Member Name E86r038
23 May 1986
19th plenary meeting
Study on amnesty laws
The Economic and Social Council,
Taking account of resolution 1985/33 of 30 August 1985 of the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities and Commission on Human Rights resolution 1986/51 of 13 March 1986 entitled "Study on amnesty laws",
1. Expresses its appreciation to the Special Rapporteur of the Sub-Commission, Mr. Louis Joinet, for his report on the study on amnesty laws and their role in the safeguard and promotion of human rights;
2. Decides that the study should be disseminated as widely as possible in all the official languages of the United Nations.