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Leeds Harvard: United Nations resolution

Reference examples

Author. Year. Resolution and resolution number: Title (full date). [Online]. Document number. [Date accessed]. Available from: URL


United Nations Human Rights Council. 2012. Resolution 20/11: Promotion of the cultural rights of everyone and respect for cultural diversity (16 July 2012). [Online]. A/HRC/RES/2/11. [Accessed 25 August 2017]. Available from:

Citation examples

UN resolution or treaty

United Nations resolution

Cite by: (author, year)

(United Nations Human Rights Council, 2012)

United Nations treaty

Cite by: (Treaty title, year signed)

(Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, 2007)

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