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February 2012

02/22/2012

UN Human Rights Council Sessions


  • The next session of the UN Human Rights Council will take place in Geneva from June 13 – July 1, 2016. During this session, the Council is expected to focus on the human rights situation in Syria, Belarus, and Eritrea, as well as examining the state of women’s rights and the rights of LGBT people. In addition, four Special Rapporteurs will be appointed. The mandates to be appointed include a country-specific rapporteur for the Democratic People’s Republic of North Korea, and three thematic rapporteurs including extrajudicial, summary, or arbitrary executions, freedom of religion or belief, and the right to education.
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