International law - United Nations

High-level Panel Discussion on the Question of the Death Penalty

By Human Rights Council, on 1 January 2019

The present report is submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 30/5. It provides a summary of the high-level discussion on the question of the death penalty held on 1 March 2017 at the thirty-fourth session of the Council. The objective of the panel discussion was to continue the exchange of views on the question of the death penalty and to address violations related to the use of the death penalty, in particular with respect to the prohibition of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.

  • Document type International law - United Nations
  • Themes list International law, Death Penalty, Country/Regional profiles,