International law - United Nations

High-Level Panel Discussion On The Question Of The Death Penalty

By Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) / Human Rights Council, on 1 January 2019

The present report is submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolutions 26/2 and 36/17. It provides a summary of the high-level panel discussion on the question of the death penalty held on 26 February 2019 at the fortieth session of the Council. The panel discussion addressed human rights violations related to the use of the death penalty, in particular with respect to the rights to non-discrimination and equality.