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Monday, February 22
 

9:00am CET

1st meeting: Opening of the 46th session
Opening of the 46th Human Rights Council session 

A/HRC/46/1

Opening of the session by the President of the Human Rights Council, H.E. Ms. Nazhat Shameem Khan followed by speeches by:
  • President of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Volkan Bozkir
  • Secretary-General, H.E. Mr. António Guterres
  • United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Michelle Bachelet
  •  S.E. M. Ignazio Cassis, Chef du Département fédéral des Affaires étrangères de la Confédération suisse


Speakers
avatar for Michelle Bachelet

Michelle Bachelet

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
avatar for Antonio Gueterres

Antonio Gueterres

Secretary-General, United Nations
avatar for Volkan Bozkir

Volkan Bozkir

President of the United Nations General Assembly
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Nazhat Shameem Khan

President of the Human Rights Council


Monday February 22, 2021 9:00am - 9:35am CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

9:35am CET

1st meeting: High-level segment
Speakers:
  • H.E. Mr. Shavkat Mirziyoyev, President of Uzbekistan
  • H.E. Mr. Iván Duque Márquez, President of Colombia
  • H.E. Mr. Mr. Gitanas Nausėda, President of Lithuania
  • H.E. Mr. Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, President of Afghanistan
  • H.E. Mr. Andrzej Duda, President of Poland
  • H.E. Mr. Nicolás Maduro Moros, President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
  • H.E. Mr. Abdalla Adam Hamdok, Prime Minister of the Sudan
  • H.E. Ms. Sanna Marin, Prime Minister of Finland
  • H.E. Mr. Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, CF (Mil), OStJ, MSD, JSSC, PSC, Prime Minister and Minister for iTaukei Affairs, Sugar Industry, and Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Fiji
  • H.E. Mr. Aureliu Ciocoi, Acting Prime Minister and Acting Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Moldova
  • H.E. Mr. David Zalkaliani, Vice Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Georgia
  • H.E. Mr. Mukhtar Tileuberdi, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan
  • H.E. Mr. Alfonso Nsue Mokuy, Third Deputy Prime Minister in charge of Human Rights of Equatorial Guinea
  • Mr. Pham Binh Minh, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam
  • Mme Sophie Wilmes, Vice-Premier Ministre et Ministre des Affaires étrangères, des Affaires européennes et du Commerce extérieur, et des Institutions culturelles fédérales du Royaume de Belgique
  • S.E. M. Mustafa Al Ramid, Ministre d’Etat chargé des Droits de l’Homme et des Relations avec le Parlement
  • H.E. Mr. Felipe Carlos Solá, Minister for Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship of Argentina
  • H.E. Mr. Ðorđe Radulović, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Montenegro
  • H.E. Mr. Heiko Maas, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany
  • H.E. Mr. Evarist Bartolo, Minister for Foreign and European Affairs of Malta
  • H.E. Ms. Katrin Eggenberger, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Justice, and Culture of Liechtenstein
  • H.E. Mr. Alan Ganoo, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade of the Republic of Mauritius
  • H.E. Mr. Jeppe Kofod, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Denmark

Speakers
avatar for Nazhat Shameem Khan

Nazhat Shameem Khan

President of the Human Rights Council


Monday February 22, 2021 9:35am - 12:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

12:00pm CET

2nd meeting: High-level segment (continued)
Speakers:
  • H.E. Mr. Dominic Raab, First Secretary of State and Secretary for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • H.E. Mr. Alexander Schallenberg, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Austria
  • H.E. Mr. Hishammuddin Tun Hussein, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Malaysia
  • H.E. Mr. Augusto Santos Silva, Minister of State and for Foreign Affairs of Portugal
  • H.E. Mr. Téte António, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Angola
  • H.E. Mr. Ivan Korčok, Minister for Foreign and European Affairs of Slovakia
  • H.E. Mr. Riad Al-Malki, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the State of Palestine
  • H.E. Mr. Anže Logar, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Slovenia
  • H.E. Mr. Andrés Allamand, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Chile
  • H.E. Mr. Fayssal Mekdad, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of the Syrian Arab Republic
  • H.E. Mr. Tomáš Petříček, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Czech Repbulic
  • H.E. Mr. Jeyhun Bayramov, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan
  • H.E. Ms. Ine Eriksen Søreide, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Norway
  • H.E. Mr. Ernesto Henrique Fraga Araújo, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Brazil and H.E. Ms. Damares Alves, Minister of Women, Family and Human Rights of Brazil
  • H. E. Mr. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Turkey
  • S.E. Mme Maria Ubach Font, Ministre des Affaires étrangères d’Andorre
  • H.E. Mr. Rodolfo Solano Quirós, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Worship of Costa Rica
  • H.E. Mr. Sam Kutesa, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Uganda
  • H.E. Mr. Bujar Osmani, Minister for Foreign Affairs of North Macedonia
  • S.E. Mme S.E. Mme Louise Mushikiwabo, Secrétaire générale de la Francophonie
  • H.E. Ms. Martha Delgado Peralta, Vice Minister of Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico

Monday February 22, 2021 12:00pm - 3:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

3:00pm CET

3rd meeting: High-level segment (continued)
Speakers:
  • H.E. Mr. Wang Yi, State Councilor and Minister for Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China
  • H.E. Ms. Ann Christin Linde, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden
  • H.E. Mr. Stef Blok, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands
  • H.E. Mr. Ara Alvazian, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Armenia
  • H.E. Mr. Mr. Abdulla Shahid, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Maldives
  • H.E. Ms. Eva-Maria Liimets, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Estonia
  • H.E. Mr. Fancisco Bustillo, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Uruguay
  • H.E. Ms. Lolwah Rashid Al-Khater, Assistant Minister for Foreign Affairs of Qatar
  • H.E. Mr. Alvin Botes, Deputy Minister for International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa

Monday February 22, 2021 3:00pm - 5:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

5:00pm CET

3rd meeting: High-level panel discussion on human rights mainstreaming
Annual high-level panel discussion on human rights mainstreaming

Theme: The state of play in the fight against racism and discrimination 20 years after the adoption of the Durban Declaration and Plan of Action and the exacerbating effects the COVID-19 pandemic has had on these efforts 

Date and venue:22 February 2021, 4 to 6 p.m., Assembly Hall, Palais des Nations, Geneva (will be broadcast live and archived on http://webtv.un.org)

Objectives: The annual high-level panel discussion will gather high-level representatives of United Nations agencies and funds, high-level representatives of Member States and other stakeholders to discuss progress made in efforts to eliminate racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance 20 years after the adoption of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action. The event will also serve as the commemoration of the twentieth anniversary of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action by the Human Rights Council.
High-level representatives of United Nations agencies and funds will share their views, good practices and challenges, including those related to the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, in the fight against racism and discrimination.









Speakers
avatar for Michelle Bachelet

Michelle Bachelet

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights


Monday February 22, 2021 5:00pm - 7:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom
 
Tuesday, February 23
 

9:00am CET

4th meeting: Biennial high-level panel discussion on the question of the death penalty
Biennial high-level panel discussion on the question of the death penalty

Theme: Human rights violations related to the use of the death penalty, in particular with respect to whether the use of the death penalty has a deterrent effect on crime rate 

Date and venue:  23 February 2021, 9 to 11 a.m., Assembly Hall, Palais des Nations, Geneva
(will be broadcast live and archived on http://webtv.un.org)

Objectives:The panel discussion aims for an exchange of views to address the human rights violations related to the use of the death penalty, in particular with respect to whether the use of the death penalty has a deterrent effect on crime rate.

Chair:H.E. Ms. Nazhat Shameem Khan, President of the Human Rights Council
Opening statement:Ms. Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
(video message)
Panellists:
H.E. Mr. Djimet Arabi, Minister of Justice of Chad (video message)
Mr. Tsakhia Elbegdorj, Commissioner of the International Commission against the Death Penalty (video message)
Mr. Christopher Arif Bulkan, Member of the Human Rights Committee
(video message)
Professor Carolyn Hoyle, Professor of Criminology at the University of Oxford
(video message)

A/HRC/RES/26/2A/HRC/RES/42/24A/HRC/46/NGO/51, A/HRC/46/NGO/53, A/HRC/46/NGO/55,
A/HRC/46/NGO/93

Speakers
avatar for Michelle Bachelet

Michelle Bachelet

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights


Tuesday February 23, 2021 9:00am - 11:00am CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

11:00am CET

4th meeting: High-level segment (continued)
Speakers:
  • H.E. Mr. Don Pramudwinai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Thailand
  • H.E. Dr. S. Jaishankar, Minister for External Affairs of India
  • H.E. Mr. Bogdan Aurescu, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Romania
  • S.E. Mme Aïssata Tall Sall, Ministre des Affaires étrangères et des Sénégalais de l'extérieur de la République du Sénégal
  • H.E. Ms. Adaljiza Magno, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Timor-Leste
  • H.E. Mr. Francesco Ribeiro Telles, Executive Secretary of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries
  • H.E. Ms. Patricia Scotland, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth
  • H.E. Mr. Nqosa Mahao, Minister of Law and Justice of Lesotho
  • H.E. Mr. Achim Steiner, Administrator of the United Nations Development Program
  • H.E. Mr. Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross

Tuesday February 23, 2021 11:00am - 12:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

12:00pm CET

5th meeting: High-level segment (continued)
Speakers:
  • H.E. Mr. Ruslan Kazakbaev, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan
  • H.E. Mr. Vladimir Makei, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Belarus
  • H.E. Ms. Aráncha González Laya, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Spain
  • H.E. Mr. Gudlaugur Thór Thórdarson, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Development Cooperation of Iceland
  • H.E. Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nigeria
  • H.E. Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, Secretary for Relations with States of the Holy See
  • H.E. Mr. Palamagamba Kabudi, MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation of the United Republic of Tanzania
  • S.E. M Jean Asselborn, Ministre des Affaires étrangères et européennes de Luxembourg
  • H.E. Mr. Motegi Toshimitsu, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan
  • H.E. Mr. Edgars Rinkēvičs, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Latvia
  • H.E. Mr. Pedro Brolo Vila, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Guatemala
  • H.E. Mr. Agron Tare, Vice-Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of Albania
  • H.E. Mr. Rogelio Mayta Mayta, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Plurinational State of Bolivia
  • H.E. Mr. Kazembe Kazembe, Minster of Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage and Acting Minister for Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs of Zimbabwe
  • H.E. Ms. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of United Nations Population Fund

Tuesday February 23, 2021 12:00pm - 3:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

3:00pm CET

6th meeting: High-level segment (continued)
Speakers:
  • H.E. Ms. Gail Taxeira, Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Governance of Guyana
  • H.E. Ms. Shireen Mazari, Minister of Human Rights of Pakistan
  • H.E. Mr. A.K. Abdul Momen, MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh
  • H.E. Mr. Josep Borrell Fontelles, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission
  • H.E. Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nepal
  • H.E. Mr. Gordan Grlić-Radman, Minister for Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia
  • H.E. Ms. Retno Lestari Priansari Marsudi, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Indonesia
  • H.E. Mr. Luca Beccari, Minister for Foreign Affairs, International Economic Cooperation and Telecommunications of San Marino
  • H.E. Mr. Euclides Roberto Acevedo Candia, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Paraguay
  • H.E. Mr. Nikos Christodoulides, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Cyprus
  • H.E. Mr. Luis Gallegos Chiriboga, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ecuador
  • S.E. M. Othman Jerandi, Ministre des Affaires étrangères de la Tunisie
  • H.E. Mr. Nikola Selaković, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Serbia
  • H.E. Mr. Bruno Eduardo Rodríguez Parrilla, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Cuba
  • H.E. Ms. Nanaia Mahuta, Minister for Foreign Affairs of New Zealand
  • H.E. Mr. Dinesh Gunawardena, Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka
  • H.E. Mr. Fuad Mohammad Hussein, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iraq
  • H.E. Ms. Alexandra Hill Tinoco, Minister of Foreign Affairs of El Salvador
  • H.E. Mr. Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary
  • H.E. Mr. Dmytro Kuleba, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine
  • H.E. Mr. Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad, Head of the Human Rights Commission of Saudi Arabia
  • H.E. Mr. Choi Jong-moon, Second Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea
  • H.E. Mr. Alaa Roushdy, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Egypt
  • H.E. Mr. José Antonio Dos Santos, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Paraguay
  • H.E. Mr. Albrecht Freiherr von Böselager, Grand Chancellor and Foreign Minister of the Sovereign Order of Malta
  • H.E. Mr. Stuart Minchin, Director General of the Pacific Community
  • H.E. Mr. Yousef Al Othaimeen, Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation
  • H.E. Ms. Marija Pejčinović Burić, Secretary-General of the Council of Europe

Tuesday February 23, 2021 3:00pm - 6:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom
 
Wednesday, February 24
 

9:00am CET

7th meeting: High-level segment (continued)
Speakers:
  • H.E. Ms. Ekaterina Zaharieva, Deputy Prime Minister for Judicial Reform and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria
  • H.E Mr. Demeke Mekonnen Hassen, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia
  • H.E. Mr Titus Songiso Mvalo, Minister of Justice of Malawi
  • H.E. Mr. Mr. Simon Coveney, TD, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ireland
  • H.E. Mr. Sergey Lavrov, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
  • H.E. Mr. Nikos Dendias, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece
  • H.E. Mr. Anthony J. Blinken, Secretary of State of the United States of America
  • H.E. Mr. Darren Allan Henfield, MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas
  • H.E. Ms. Yvonne Dausab, Minister of Justice of Namibia
  • S.E. Mme Aimée Gbakrehonon Zebeyoux, Secrétaire d'Etat auprès du Garde des Sceaux, Ministre de la Justice et des Droits de l'Homme, chargée des Droits de l'homme de Côte d’Ivoire
  • H.E. Mr. Marc Garneau, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Canada
  • S.E. M. Zeyni Moulaye, Ministre des Affaires étrangères et de la Coopération internationale du Mali
  • S.E. Mme Erlyne Antonela Ndembet Damas, Ministre de la Justice, Garde des Sceaux et chargé des droits de l'homme du Gabon
  • H.E. Mr.  Casten N. Nemra, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Marshall Islands
  • S.E. M. Lejeune Mbella Mbella,  Ministre des Relations extérieures du Cameroun
  • H.E. Mr. Mohamed T. H. Siala, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Libya
  • S.E. M. Jean-Yves Le DrianMinistre de l'Europe et des affaires étrangères de la République française
  • S.E. M. Luigi Di Maio, Ministre des Affaires Etrangères et de la Coopération Internationale d'Italie
  • H.E. Mr. Menardo I. Guevarra, Minister of Justice of the Philippines
  • H.E. Mr. Ali Bagheri Kani, Deputy of International Affairs of the Judiciary of Iran and Secretary of the High Council for Human Rights of the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • H.E. Ms. Ana Luisa Castro, Vice Minister of Multilateral Affairs and Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Panama
  • H.E. Ms. Gillian Triggs, Assistant High Commissioner for Protection of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • H.E. Ms. Jan Beagle, Director-General of the International Development Law Organization
  • H.E. Ms. Meg Taylor, Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum
  • H.E. Mr. Joel Hernández, President of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
  • H.E. Mr. Martin Chungong, Secretary-General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union

Wednesday February 24, 2021 9:00am - 12:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

12:00pm CET

8th meeting: General segment
General segment modalities:

Delegations not represented by dignitaries at the high-level segment may take the floor during the general segment, which is scheduled immediately following the high-level segment. The speaking time limits is 5 minutes for States members of the Council, and 3 minutes for observer States and other observers.


Wednesday February 24, 2021 12:00pm - 2:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

2:30pm CET

9th meeting: ID on High Commissioner's report on Occupied Palestinian Territory
Ensuring accountability and justice for all violations of international law in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem
A/HRC/46/22A/HRC/RES/43/3
A/HRC/46/NI/5
A/HRC/46/NGO/11, A/HRC/46/NGO/92, A/HRC/46/NGO/107, A/HRC/46/NGO/128, A/HRC/46/NGO/129
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Wednesday February 24, 2021 2:30pm - 4:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

4:00pm CET

9th meeting: ID on oral update by Special Rapporteur on Eritrea
Oral update of Mohamed Abdelsalam Babiker, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea

A/HRC/RES/41/1,A/HRC/46/NGO/13, A/HRC/46/NGO/23

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opened on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please also refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Wednesday February 24, 2021 4:00pm - 5:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

5:40pm CET

9th meeting: ID on High Commissioner's report on Sri Lanka
Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka

A/HRC/46/20, A/HRC/RES/30/1, A/HRC/RES/40/1A/HRC/46/NGO/24, A/HRC/46/NGO/70, A/HRC/46/NGO/77

A/HRC/46/G/16

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Wednesday February 24, 2021 5:40pm - 6:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom
 
Thursday, February 25
 

10:00am CET

10th meeting: ID on High Commissioner's report on Sri Lanka (continued)
Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka

A/HRC/46/20, A/HRC/RES/30/1, A/HRC/RES/40/1A/HRC/46/NGO/24, A/HRC/46/NGO/70, A/HRC/46/NGO/77

A/HRC/46/G/16

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Thursday February 25, 2021 10:00am - 11:30am CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

11:30am CET

10th meeting: ID on High Commissioner's report on Nicaragua
Promotion and protection of human rights in Nicaragua
A/HRC/46/21A/HRC/RES/43/2 

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opened on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please also refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Thursday February 25, 2021 11:30am - 1:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

2:00pm CET

Permanent Missions of Morocco, Norway, Peru, Republic of Korea, Romania and Tunisia - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on human rights, democracy and rule of law

Thursday February 25, 2021 2:00pm - 3:30pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact Gabriel Sarafian: gabriel.sarafian@romaniaunog.org

3:00pm CET

11th meeting: Enhanced interactive dialogue on High Commissioner's report on Belarus
Situation of human rights in Belarus in the run-up to the 2020 presidential election and in its aftermath
A/HRC/46/4
A/HRC/RES/45/1
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Thursday February 25, 2021 3:00pm - 5:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

5:00pm CET

11th meeting: ID on oral update of Group of eminent experts on Yemen
Oral update by the Group of Eminent International and Regional Experts on Yemen on the situation of human rights in Yemen and the development and implementation of resolution 45/15

A/HRC/RES/45/15 A/HRC/46/NGO/1, A/HRC/46/NGO/2, A/HRC/46/NGO/3, A/HRC/46/NGO/12, A/HRC/46/NGO/26, A/HRC/46/NGO/110, A/HRC/46/NGO/111

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Speakers
avatar for Kamel Jendoubi

Kamel Jendoubi

Chair of the Group Eminent Experts on Yemen
avatar for Melissa Parke

Melissa Parke

Member of the Group Eminent Experts on Yemen
avatar for Ardi Imseis

Ardi Imseis

Member of the Group Eminent Experts on Yemen


Thursday February 25, 2021 5:00pm - 6:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom
 
Friday, February 26
 

10:00am CET

12th meeting: Meeting on the role of poverty alleviation in promoting and protecting human rights
Meeting on the role of poverty alleviation in promoting and protecting human rights

A/HRC/46/NGO/18A/HRC/46/NGO/34

Date and venue:26 February 2021, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Assembly Hall, Palais des Nations, Geneva
(will be broadcast live and archived at http://webtv.un.org)

With a view to advancing mutually beneficial cooperation in the field of human rights, this meeting will discuss the role of poverty alleviation in promoting and protecting human rights, with the participation of senior officials from States to share good practices and experience in their countries with regard to particular aspects of the promotion and protection of human rights. The meeting is also aimed at encouraging States to take this opportunity to share information and facilitate relevant technical cooperation.

Chair:H.E. Ms. Nazhat Shameem KHAN, President of the Human Rights Council
Opening statement:Ms. Peggy HICKS, Director of the Thematic Engagement, Special Procedures and Right to Development Division, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

Discussants:
H.E. Mr. Kung PHOAK, Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN for ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (video message) 
Ms. SU Guoxia, Director-General of the General Affairs Department and Spokesperson of the National Administration of Rural Revitalization of China
(video message)
Mr. Sonnia-Magba Bu-Buakei JABBI, Director of the Demographic, Health and Social Statistics Division and Head of Research and Innovation at Statistics Sierra Leone (video message)
Mr. Máximo TORERO, Chief Economist of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) (video message)
 




Friday February 26, 2021 10:00am - 12:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

12:00pm CET

12th meeting: HC oral update and presentation of Item 2 reports, followed by general debate
Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and reports of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General

Reports of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and reports on Guatemala, Honduras and Colombia, pursuant to General Assembly resolution 48/141: 
A/HRC/46/74, A/HRC/46/75, A/HRC/46/76
 
Human rights implications of the COVID-19 pandemic (A/HRC/46/19)

Question of human rights in Cyprus (A/HRC/46/23 )

Oral update ton progress made in the cooperation between Eritrea and OHCHR, and its impact on the situation of human rights in Eritrea

Oral update on the situation of human rights in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

 
Other Item 2 reports

A/HRC/RES/45/2, A/HRC/46/24,
A/HRC/46/25, A/HRC/46/41, A/HRC/46/42, A/HRC/46/43, A/HRC/46/44, A/HRC/46/45, A/HRC/46/46, A/HRC/46/47, A/HRC/46/49,

A/HRC/46/NI/6
A/HRC/46/NGO/10, A/HRC/46/NGO/13, A/HRC/46/NGO/19, A/HRC/46/NGO/20, A/HRC/46/NGO/23,A/HRC/46/NGO/29, A/HRC/46/NGO/31, A/HRC/46/NGO/34, A/HRC/46/NGO/40,
A/HRC/46/NGO/57, A/HRC/46/NGO/60, A/HRC/46/NGO/61, A/HRC/46/NGO/66, A/HRC/46/NGO/67, A/HRC/46/NGO/83,
A/HRC/46/NGO/89, A/HRC/46/NGO/90, A/HRC/46/NGO/91,
A/HRC/46/NGO/92, A/HRC/46/NGO/108, A/HRC/46/NGO/117,
A/HRC/46/NGO/118, A/HRC/46/NGO/125, A/HRC/46/NGO/127
A/HRC/46/NGO/130

Speakers
avatar for Michelle Bachelet

Michelle Bachelet

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights


Friday February 26, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

3:00pm CET

13th meeting: HC oral update and presentation of Item 2 reports, followed by general debate (continued)
Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and reports of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General

Reports of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and reports on Guatemala, Honduras and Colombia, pursuant to General Assembly resolution 48/141: 
A/HRC/46/74, A/HRC/46/75, A/HRC/46/76
 
Human rights implications of the COVID-19 pandemic (A/HRC/46/19)

Question of human rights in Cyprus (A/HRC/46/23 )

Oral update ton progress made in the cooperation between Eritrea and OHCHR, and its impact on the situation of human rights in Eritrea

Oral update on the situation of human rights in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

 
Other Item 2 reports

A/HRC/RES/45/2, A/HRC/46/24,
A/HRC/46/25, A/HRC/46/41, A/HRC/46/42, A/HRC/46/43, A/HRC/46/44, A/HRC/46/45, A/HRC/46/46, A/HRC/46/47, A/HRC/46/49,

A/HRC/46/NI/6
A/HRC/46/NGO/10, A/HRC/46/NGO/13, A/HRC/46/NGO/19, A/HRC/46/NGO/20, A/HRC/46/NGO/23,A/HRC/46/NGO/29, A/HRC/46/NGO/31, A/HRC/46/NGO/34, A/HRC/46/NGO/40,
A/HRC/46/NGO/57, A/HRC/46/NGO/60, A/HRC/46/NGO/61, A/HRC/46/NGO/66, A/HRC/46/NGO/67, A/HRC/46/NGO/83,
A/HRC/46/NGO/89, A/HRC/46/NGO/90, A/HRC/46/NGO/91,
A/HRC/46/NGO/92, A/HRC/46/NGO/108, A/HRC/46/NGO/117,
A/HRC/46/NGO/118, A/HRC/46/NGO/125, A/HRC/46/NGO/127
A/HRC/46/NGO/130

[Modalities for participation in the general debate: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opened on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the general debate in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made by email hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org. The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each general debate. NHRIs and NGOs are requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration by email ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 2.5 minutes for States Members of the Council and 1.5 minutes for all observers. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Speakers
avatar for Michelle Bachelet

Michelle Bachelet

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights


Friday February 26, 2021 3:00pm - 6:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom
 
Monday, March 1
 

10:00am CET

Permanent Missions of Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Burkina Faso, Djibouti, Maldives, Mauritius, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Senegal, Singapore, Sudan, Switzerland, Turkey and Vanuatu - Informal consultations
Informal consultation on draft decision for a High-Level Panel discussion on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the Voluntary Technical Assistance Trust Fund to Support the Participation of Least Developed Countries and Small Island Developing States in the Work of the Human Rights Council

Monday March 1, 2021 10:00am - 11:30am CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact Barbara Fontana: barbara.fontana@eda.admin.ch

10:00am CET

14th meeting: Annual full-day meeting on the rights of the child
Annual full-day meeting on the rights of the child [accessible panel]
Theme: Rights of the child and the Sustainable Development Goals

Live English captioning: https://www.streamtext.net/player?event=CFI-UNOG 

A/HRC/RES/7/29A/HRC/RES/45/30A/HRC/46/NGO/45

Date and venue:1 March 2021, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 
(broadcast live and archived on http://webtv.un.org)

Objectives: The event will be an opportunity to follow up on the Human Rights Council full-day meeting on the rights of the child in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development held at its 34th session. It will identify the implications of a child rights approach for the Decade of Action to accelerate delivery on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including how children being left behind within and beyond the context of the COVID-19 pandemic can urgently be reached.

Chair: H.E. Ms. Nazhat Shameem Khan, President of the Human Rights Council

Opening statement:Ms. Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (video message)

Panellists and themes:

Ms. Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) (video message) and Ms. Afshan Khan, Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia, UNICEF (concluding remarks)A child rights approach to SDG implementation and building back better  

Fred, Child human rights defender (video message)
Children’s rights and views upfront: transformative, empowering and sustainable solutions 

Ms. Trisha Shetty, Chief Executive Officer of SheSays and President of the Steering Committee of the Paris Peace Forum (video message)

Ms. Mary Robinson, Chair of The Elders (video message)
Galvanizing global commitments and actions on the ground to deliver on children’s rights and the pledge to leave no one behind  




Speakers
avatar for Michelle Bachelet

Michelle Bachelet

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
avatar for Nazhat Shameem Khan

Nazhat Shameem Khan

President of the Human Rights Council


Monday March 1, 2021 10:00am - 12:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

12:00pm CET

14th meeting: Item 2 general debate (continued)
Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and reports of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General

Reports of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and reports on Guatemala, Honduras and Colombia, pursuant to General Assembly resolution 48/141: 
A/HRC/46/74, A/HRC/46/75, A/HRC/46/76
 
Human rights implications of the COVID-19 pandemic (A/HRC/46/19)

Question of human rights in Cyprus (A/HRC/46/23 )

Oral update ton progress made in the cooperation between Eritrea and OHCHR, and its impact on the situation of human rights in Eritrea

Oral update on the situation of human rights in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

 
Other Item 2 reports

A/HRC/RES/45/2, A/HRC/46/24,
A/HRC/46/25, A/HRC/46/41, A/HRC/46/42, A/HRC/46/43, A/HRC/46/44, A/HRC/46/45, A/HRC/46/46, A/HRC/46/47, A/HRC/46/49,

A/HRC/46/NI/6
A/HRC/46/NGO/10, A/HRC/46/NGO/13, A/HRC/46/NGO/19, A/HRC/46/NGO/20, A/HRC/46/NGO/23,A/HRC/46/NGO/29, A/HRC/46/NGO/31, A/HRC/46/NGO/34, A/HRC/46/NGO/40,
A/HRC/46/NGO/57, A/HRC/46/NGO/60, A/HRC/46/NGO/61, A/HRC/46/NGO/66, A/HRC/46/NGO/67, A/HRC/46/NGO/83,
A/HRC/46/NGO/89, A/HRC/46/NGO/90, A/HRC/46/NGO/91,
A/HRC/46/NGO/92, A/HRC/46/NGO/108, A/HRC/46/NGO/117,
A/HRC/46/NGO/118, A/HRC/46/NGO/125, A/HRC/46/NGO/127
A/HRC/46/NGO/130

[Modalities for participation in the general debate: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opened on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the general debate in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made by email hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org. The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each general debate. NHRIs and NGOs are requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration by email ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 2.5 minutes for States Members of the Council and 1.5 minutes for all observers. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Speakers
avatar for Michelle Bachelet

Michelle Bachelet

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights


Monday March 1, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

12:00pm CET

Permanent Missions of Canada, Germany, Malawi, Montenegro, North Macedonia and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Informal consultations
Informal consultation on promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka

Monday March 1, 2021 12:00pm - 1:30pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact Bob Last : Bob.Last@fco.gov.uk - Jemma Clegg: jemma.clegg@fcdo.gov.uk

12:00pm CET

Permanent Missions of Canada, Germany, Malawi, Montenegro, North Macedonia and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Informal consultations
Informal consultation on promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka

Monday March 1, 2021 12:00pm - 1:30pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact Bob Last : Bob.Last@fco.gov.uk - Jemma Clegg: jemma.clegg@fcdo.gov.uk

1:30pm CET

Permanent Mission of Pakistan on behalf of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation - Informal consultations
Combatting intolerance, negative stereotyping and stigmatization of, and discrimination, incitement to violence and violence against, persons based on religion or belief

Monday March 1, 2021 1:30pm - 3:00pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact Junaid Suleman: junaidsul181@gmail.com

3:00pm CET

Permanent Mission of European Union - Informal consultations
Virtual informal Consultation on the Situation of human rights in Myanmar

Monday March 1, 2021 3:00pm - 4:30pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact Frank Marieluna: Marieluna.FRANK@ext.eeas.europa.eu

4:00pm CET

15th meeting: Annual full-day meeting on the rights of the child (part 2)
Annual full-day meeting on the rights of the child [accessible panel]

Theme: Rights of the child and the Sustainable Development Goals

Live English captioning: https://www.streamtext.net/player?event=CFI-UNOG 

A/HRC/RES/7/29A/HRC/RES/45/30A/HRC/46/NGO/45

Date and venue:1 March 2021, 4 to 6 p.m.
(broadcast live and archived on http://webtv.un.org)

Objectives: The event will be an opportunity to follow up on the Human Rights Council full-day meeting on the rights of the child in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development held at its 34th session. It will identify the implications of a child rights approach for the Decade of Action to accelerate delivery on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including how children being left behind within and beyond the context of the COVID-19 pandemic can urgently be reached.

Chair: H.E. Ms. Monique T.G. Van Daalen, Vice-President of the Human Rights Council

Panellists and themes: 

Dr. Najat Maalla M’jid, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence Against Children (video message) 
Scaling up efforts to safeguard children’s freedom from violence and advance implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Claudia, Member of the Network of Children's and Adolescent Correspondents of the Americas and the Caribbean from the Inter-American Institute of the Child (RED CORIA DEL IIN-OEA) (video message)
Gaps and barriers raised by children in consultation with the UN Human Rights Office on realizing children’s rights through the SDGs

Mr. Benyam Dawit Mezmur, Member of the Committee on the Rights of the Child (video message)
Assessment of the global status of the rights of the child and SDG achievement based on the Committee’s monitoring process 

Mr. Bruce Adamson, Children and Young People's Commissioner Scotland (video message)
Building back and accelerating SDG implementation through a child rights-based approach: lessons from country experience 


Speakers
avatar for Monique Van Daalen

Monique Van Daalen

Vice President of the Human Rights Council


Monday March 1, 2021 4:00pm - 6:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

4:30pm CET

Permanent Mission of European Union - Informal consultations
Informal consultation on the resolution on Situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Monday March 1, 2021 4:30pm - 6:00pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact Frank Marieluna: Marieluna.FRANK@ext.eeas.europa.eu
 
Tuesday, March 2
 

9:30am CET

Permanent Missions of Canada, Germany, Malawi, Montenegro, North Macedonia and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Informal consultations
Informal consultation on promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka

Tuesday March 2, 2021 9:30am - 11:00am CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact Jemma Clegg: jemma.clegg@fcdo.gov.uk /Bob Last: Bob.Last@fco.gov.uk

10:00am CET

16th meeting: Item 2 general debate (continued)
Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and reports of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General

Reports of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and reports on Guatemala, Honduras and Colombia, pursuant to General Assembly resolution 48/141: 
A/HRC/46/74, A/HRC/46/75, A/HRC/46/76
 
Human rights implications of the COVID-19 pandemic (A/HRC/46/19)

Question of human rights in Cyprus (A/HRC/46/23 )

Oral update ton progress made in the cooperation between Eritrea and OHCHR, and its impact on the situation of human rights in Eritrea

Oral update on the situation of human rights in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

 
Other Item 2 reports

A/HRC/RES/45/2, A/HRC/46/24,
A/HRC/46/25, A/HRC/46/41, A/HRC/46/42, A/HRC/46/43, A/HRC/46/44, A/HRC/46/45, A/HRC/46/46, A/HRC/46/47, A/HRC/46/49,

A/HRC/46/NI/6
A/HRC/46/NGO/10, A/HRC/46/NGO/13, A/HRC/46/NGO/19, A/HRC/46/NGO/20, A/HRC/46/NGO/23,A/HRC/46/NGO/29, A/HRC/46/NGO/31, A/HRC/46/NGO/34, A/HRC/46/NGO/40,
A/HRC/46/NGO/57, A/HRC/46/NGO/60, A/HRC/46/NGO/61, A/HRC/46/NGO/66, A/HRC/46/NGO/67, A/HRC/46/NGO/83,
A/HRC/46/NGO/89, A/HRC/46/NGO/90, A/HRC/46/NGO/91,
A/HRC/46/NGO/92, A/HRC/46/NGO/108, A/HRC/46/NGO/117,
A/HRC/46/NGO/118, A/HRC/46/NGO/125, A/HRC/46/NGO/127
A/HRC/46/NGO/130

[Modalities for participation in the general debate: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opened on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the general debate in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made by email hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org. The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each general debate. NHRIs and NGOs are requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration by email ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 2.5 minutes for States Members of the Council and 1.5 minutes for all observers. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Tuesday March 2, 2021 10:00am - 11:00am CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

11:00am CET

Permanent Missions of Costa Rica, Maldives, Morocco, Slovenia and Switzerland - Informal consultations
Informal consultation on the draft resolution on human rights and the environment (SR environment mandate renewal, based on res. 37/8)

Tuesday March 2, 2021 11:00am - 12:30pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact Mariana Castro: mcastro2@rree.go.cr

11:00am CET

16th meeting: ID with SR on the sale of children
Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children, including child prostitution, child pornography and other child sexual abuse material

A/HRC/46/31A/HRC/46/31/Add.1

A/HRC/46/NGO/46

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Speakers
avatar for Mama Fatima Singhateh

Mama Fatima Singhateh

Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children


Tuesday March 2, 2021 11:00am - 1:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

1:00pm CET

Permanent Missions of Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay and Peru - Informal consultations
Informal consultation for the resolution on "Promotion and protection of human rights in Nicaragua",

Tuesday March 2, 2021 1:00pm - 2:30pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact Philip Ponce: pponce@onuperu.org

3:00pm CET

Permanent Mission of Ecuador - Informal consultations
Informal consultation on "Guaranteeing the right to health through equitable and universal access to vaccines in response to pandemics and other health emergencies"

Tuesday March 2, 2021 3:00pm - 4:30pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact patriciaborjav@gmail.com / marciabrg2018@gmail.com

3:00pm CET

17th meeting: ID with SR on the right to food
Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the right to food

A/HRC/46/33

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Speakers
avatar for Michael Fakhri

Michael Fakhri

Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food


Tuesday March 2, 2021 3:00pm - 5:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

4:30pm CET

Permanent Mission of Portugal - Informal consultations
Informal consultation on the draft resolution on the question of the realization in all countries of economic, social and cultural rights (biennialized resolution)

Tuesday March 2, 2021 4:30pm - 6:00pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact eduardo.silva@mne.pt

5:00pm CET

17th meeting: ID with IE on albinism
Interactive dialogue with the Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Speakers
avatar for Ikponwosa Ero

Ikponwosa Ero

Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism


Tuesday March 2, 2021 5:00pm - 6:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom
 
Wednesday, March 3
 

10:00am CET

Permanent Mission of European Union - Informal consultations
Situation of human rights in Belarus 

Wednesday March 3, 2021 10:00am - 11:30am CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact Jana Micova: Jana.micova@ext.eeas.europa.eu

10:00am CET

18th meeting: ID with SR on rights of persons with disabilities
Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities (accessible)

Live English captioning: https://www.streamtext.net/player?event=CFI-UNOG 

A/HRC/46/27,
A/HRC/46/NGO/8A/HRC/46/NI/14

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Speakers
avatar for Gerard Quinn

Gerard Quinn

Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities


Wednesday March 3, 2021 10:00am - 12:30pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

11:30am CET

Permanent Mission of Cameroon on behalf of the Group of African States - Informal consultations
The negative impact of the non-repatriation of funds of illicit origin to the countries of origin on the enjoyment of human rights, and the importance of improving international cooperation

Wednesday March 3, 2021 11:30am - 1:00pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact awoumou@cameroon-ge.ch

12:30pm CET

18th meeting: ID with IE on foreign debt
Interactive dialogue with the Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights

A/HRC/46/33, A/HRC/46/NGO/54

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Speakers
avatar for Yuefen Li

Yuefen Li

Independent Expert on Foreign Debt and Human Rights


Wednesday March 3, 2021 12:30pm - 1:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

1:00pm CET

Permanent Mission of Denmark - Informal consultations
Informal consultation on “Torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment: the roles and responsibilities of police and other law enforcement officials”.

Wednesday March 3, 2021 1:00pm - 2:30pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact solars@um.dk

2:30pm CET

Permanent Mission of European Union - Informal consultations
Situation of human rights in Myanmar

Wednesday March 3, 2021 2:30pm - 4:00pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact Frank Marieluna: Marieluna.FRANK@ext.eeas.europa.eu

3:00pm CET

19th meeting: ID with IE on albinism (continued)
Interactive dialogue with the Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Speakers
avatar for Ikponwosa Ero

Ikponwosa Ero

Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism


Wednesday March 3, 2021 3:00pm - 3:15pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

3:15pm CET

19th meeting: ID with SR on cultural rights
Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights

A/HRC/46/34, A/HRC/46/34/Add.1,
A/HRC/46/NGO/82

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Speakers
avatar for Karima Bennoune

Karima Bennoune

Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights


Wednesday March 3, 2021 3:15pm - 5:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

4:00pm CET

Permanent Mission of Denmark - Informal consultations
Informal consultation on “Torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment: the roles and responsibilities of police and other law enforcement officials”

Wednesday March 3, 2021 4:00pm - 5:30pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact solars@um.dk

5:00pm CET

19th meeting: ID with SR on environment
Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the issue of human rights obligations relating to the enjoyment of a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment 

A/HRC/46/28,
A/HRC/46/NGO/9, A/HRC/46/NGO/15, A/HRC/46/NGO/38,
A/HRC/46/NGO/94, A/HRC/46/NGO/112, A/HRC/46/NGO/120

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Speakers
avatar for David R. Boyd

David R. Boyd

Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment


Wednesday March 3, 2021 5:00pm - 6:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom
 
Thursday, March 4
 

10:00am CET

20th meeting: ID with IE on foreign debt (continued)
Interactive dialogue with the Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights

A/HRC/46/33, A/HRC/46/NGO/54

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Speakers
avatar for Yuefen Li

Yuefen Li

Independent Expert on Foreign Debt and Human Rights


Thursday March 4, 2021 10:00am - 11:00am CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

10:00am CET

Permanent Mission of Portugal - Informal consultations
Informal consultation on the draft resolution on the question of the realization in all countries of economic, social and cultural rights (biennialized resolution)

Thursday March 4, 2021 10:00am - 11:30am CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact eduardo.silva@mne.pt

11:00am CET

20th meeting: ID with SR on freedom of religion
Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief 

 
A/HRC/46/30
A/HRC/46/NGO/52, A/HRC/46/NGO/55, A/HRC/46/NGO/58,
A/HRC/46/NGO/72A/HRC/46/NGO/76A/HRC/46/NGO/98
A/HRC/46/NGO/102

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Thursday March 4, 2021 11:00am - 1:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

11:30am CET

Permanent Mission of European Union - Informal consultations
Virtual informal Consultation Meeting on the Belarus Resolution

Thursday March 4, 2021 11:30am - 1:00pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact Marieluna.FRANK@ext.eeas.europa.eu

1:00pm CET

Permanent Mission of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland + Core group - Informal consultations
Informal consultation on the human rights situation in the Syrian Arab Republic

Thursday March 4, 2021 1:00pm - 2:30pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact Jemma Clegg: jemma.clegg@fcdo.gov.uk / Michaela Throup: Michaela.Throup@fco.gov.uk

3:00pm CET

21st meeting: ID with SR on environment (continued)
Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the issue of human rights obligations relating to the enjoyment of a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment 

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Speakers
avatar for David R. Boyd

David R. Boyd

Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment


Thursday March 4, 2021 3:00pm - 4:30pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

3:00pm CET

Permanent Missions of Morocco, Norway, Peru, Republic of Korea, Romania and Tunisia - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on human rights, democracy and rule of law

Thursday March 4, 2021 3:00pm - 4:30pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact Gabriel Sarafian: gabriel.sarafian@romaniaunog.org

4:30pm CET

21st meeting: ID with SR on counterterrorism
Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism 

A/HRC/46/36
A/HRC/46/NGO/16, A/HRC/46/NGO/20, A/HRC/46/NGO/121

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Speakers
avatar for Fionnuala Ní Aoláin

Fionnuala Ní Aoláin

Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism


Thursday March 4, 2021 4:30pm - 6:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

4:30pm CET

Permanent Missions of Austria, Brazil, Liechtenstein and Mexico - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the right to privacy

Thursday March 4, 2021 4:30pm - 6:00pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact carlos.zimmermann@itamaraty.gov.br
 
Friday, March 5
 

10:00am CET

22nd meeting: ID with SR on freedom of religion (continued)
Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief 

 
A/HRC/46/30
A/HRC/46/NGO/52, A/HRC/46/NGO/55, A/HRC/46/NGO/58,
A/HRC/46/NGO/72A/HRC/46/NGO/76A/HRC/46/NGO/98
A/HRC/46/NGO/102

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Friday March 5, 2021 10:00am - 10:20am CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

10:00am CET

Permanent Missions of Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay and Peru - Informal consultations
Informal consultation for the resolution on "Promotion and protection of human rights in Nicaragua"

Friday March 5, 2021 10:00am - 11:30am CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact pponce@onuperu.org

10:20am CET

22nd meeting: ID with SR on counterterrorism (continued)
Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism 

A/HRC/46/36
A/HRC/46/NGO/16, A/HRC/46/NGO/20, A/HRC/46/NGO/121

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Speakers
avatar for Fionnuala Ní Aoláin

Fionnuala Ní Aoláin

Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism


Friday March 5, 2021 10:20am - 10:40am CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

10:40am CET

22nd meeting: ID with SR on human rights defenders
Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation with human rights defenders

A/HRC/46/35, A/HRC/46/35/Add.1, A/HRC/46/35/Add.2,
A/HRC/46/35/Add.3
A/HRC/46/NI/1, A/HRC/46/NI/2, A/HRC/46/NI/9,
A/HRC/46/NI/10, A/HRC/46/NI/11
A/HRC/46/NGO/22, A/HRC/46/NGO/31, A/HRC/46/NGO/73
A/HRC/46/NGO/113, A/HRC/46/NGO/119

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Speakers
avatar for Mary Lawlor

Mary Lawlor

Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders


Friday March 5, 2021 10:40am - 1:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

11:30am CET

Permanent Mission of Ecuador - Informal consultations
Informal consultation on "Guaranteeing the right to health through equitable and universal access to vaccines in response to pandemics and other health emergencies"

Friday March 5, 2021 11:30am - 1:00pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact patriciaborjav@gmail.com; marciabrg2018@gmail.com

1:00pm CET

Permanent Mission of Azerbaijan on behalf of NAM - Informal consultations
“Informal consultations on the draft Resolution on the negative impact of unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights”

Friday March 5, 2021 1:00pm - 2:30pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact k_seyfullayev@mfa.gov.az

3:00pm CET

Permanent Missions of Costa Rica, Maldives, Morocco, Slovenia and Switzerland - Informal consultations
Human rights and the environment (SR environment mandate renewal, based on res. 37/8)

Friday March 5, 2021 3:00pm - 4:30pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact mcastro2@rree.go.cr

4:00pm CET

23rd meeting: Annual interactive debate on the rights of persons with disabilities
Annual interactive debate on the rights of persons with disabilities on the theme “Participation in sport under article 30 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities”

Accessible to persons with disabilities, Live English captioning:
https://www.streamtext.net/player?event=CFI-UNOG

A/HRC/RES/7/9, A/HRC/RES/43/23, A/HRC/46/49
A/HRC/46/NI/14 A/HRC/46/NGO/48

Date and venue:Friday, 5 March 2021, 4 to 6 p.m., Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall, Geneva 
(will be broadcast live and archived on http://webtv.un.org)

Objectives:This panel discussion will address the obligation under article 30(5) of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (hereinafter “Convention”) to enable persons with disabilities to participate in recreation, leisure and sports on an equal basis with others, including in mainstream and disability-specific sporting activities, in sporting, recreational, leisure and tourism venues, and in education

Chair: H.E. Ms. Nazhat Shameem Khan, President of the Human Rights Council
Opening statement: Ms. Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (video message)
Panellists:
Mr. Gerard Quinn, Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
(video message)
Ms. Rita van Driel, Governing Board Member of the International Paralympic Committee (video message)
Mr. Jaime Cruz Juscamaita, Inclusion International (video message)
Ms. Bodour Almeer, Sustainability Director of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 (video message)


Speakers
avatar for Michelle Bachelet

Michelle Bachelet

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
avatar for Nazhat Shameem Khan

Nazhat Shameem Khan

President of the Human Rights Council


Friday March 5, 2021 4:00pm - 6:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

4:30pm CET

Permanent Mission of European Union - Informal consultations
Virtual informal Consultation Meeting on the Belarus Resolution

Friday March 5, 2021 4:30pm - 6:00pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact Marieluna.FRANK@ext.eeas.europa.eu
 
Monday, March 8
 

9:00am CET

Permanent Mission of Cameroon on behalf of the Group of African States - Informal consultations
Informal meeting on the draft resolution on the Mandate of the independent expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism

Monday March 8, 2021 9:00am - 10:30am CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact awoumou@cameroon-ge.ch

10:00am CET

24th meeting: ID with SR on human rights defenders (continued)
Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation with human rights defenders

A/HRC/46/35, A/HRC/46/35/Add.1, A/HRC/46/35/Add.2,
A/HRC/46/35/Add.3
A/HRC/46/NI/1, A/HRC/46/NI/2, A/HRC/46/NI/9,
A/HRC/46/NI/10, A/HRC/46/NI/11
A/HRC/46/NGO/22, A/HRC/46/NGO/31, A/HRC/46/NGO/73
A/HRC/46/NGO/113, A/HRC/46/NGO/119

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Speakers
avatar for Mary Lawlor

Mary Lawlor

Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders


Monday March 8, 2021 10:00am - 11:30am CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

10:00am CET

Permanent Missions of Canada, Germany, Malawi, Montenegro, North Macedonia and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Informal consultations
Informal consultation on promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka

Monday March 8, 2021 10:00am - 11:30am CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact jemma.clegg@fcdo.gov.uk / Bob.Last@fco.gov.uk

11:30am CET

24th meeting: ID with SR on torture
Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment 

A/HRC/46/26A/HRC/46/26/Add.1,
A/HRC/46/NI/12
A/HRC/46/NGO/68, A/HRC/46/NGO/95, A/HRC/46/NGO/101

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Speakers
avatar for Nils Melzer

Nils Melzer

Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment


Monday March 8, 2021 11:30am - 1:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

11:30am CET

Permanent Mission of China - Informal consultations
Informal consultation of zero draft of resolution "Promoting mutually beneficial cooperation in the field of human rights"

Monday March 8, 2021 11:30am - 1:00pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact fang_zhengxiao@mfa.gov.cn

1:00pm CET

Permanent Mission of Denmark - Informal consultations
Informal consultation on “Torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment: the roles and responsibilities of police and other law enforcement officials”

Monday March 8, 2021 1:00pm - 2:30pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact solars@um.dk

3:00pm CET

Permanent Missions of Iceland, North Macedonia, Republic of Moldova, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Informal consultations
Informal consultation for the resolution on the Situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran

Monday March 8, 2021 3:00pm - 4:30pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact thorvardur.thorsson@utn.is

3:00pm CET

25th meeting: ID with SRSG on violence against children
Interactive dialogue with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on violence against children


A/HRC/46/40
A/HRC/46/NI/3
A/HRC/46/NGO/118
 


[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Speakers
avatar for Najat Maalla M'jid

Najat Maalla M'jid

Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence Against Children


Monday March 8, 2021 3:00pm - 4:45pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

4:30pm CET

Permanent Mission of China - Informal consultations
Informal consultation of zero draft of resolution "Promoting mutually beneficial cooperation in the field of human rights"

Monday March 8, 2021 4:30pm - 6:00pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact fang_zhengxiao@mfa.gov.cn

4:30pm CET

Permanent Missions of Austria, Brazil, Liechtenstein and Mexico - Informal consultations - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the right to privacy

Monday March 8, 2021 4:30pm - 6:00pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact carlos.zimmermann@itamaraty.gov.br

4:45pm CET

25th meeting: ID with SRSG on children and armed conflict
Interactive dialogue with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict


A/HRC/46/39A/HRC/46/NI/4A/HRC/46/NGO/42

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Speakers
avatar for Virginia Gamba

Virginia Gamba

Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict


Monday March 8, 2021 4:45pm - 6:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

5:30pm CET

Permanent Mission of Pakistan on behalf of OIC - Informal consultations
Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and in the occupied Syrian Golan

Monday March 8, 2021 5:30pm - 7:30pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact afaqkhokhar6@gmail.com
 
Tuesday, March 9
 

9:00am CET

Permanent Mission of Azerbaijan on behalf of NAM - Informal consultations
Informal consultation on the draft Resolution human rights implications of the lack of affordable, timely, equitable, and universal access by all countries to Covid-19 vaccines

Tuesday March 9, 2021 9:00am - 10:30am CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact k_seyfullayev@mfa.gov.az

10:00am CET

26th meeting: ID with SR on torture (continued)
Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment 

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Speakers
avatar for Nils Melzer

Nils Melzer

Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment


Tuesday March 9, 2021 10:00am - 10:30am CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

10:00am CET

Permanent Mission of Ecuador - Informal consultations
Informal consultation on "Guaranteeing the right to health through equitable and universal access to vaccines in response to pandemics and other health emergencies"

Tuesday March 9, 2021 10:00am - 11:30am CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact patriciaborjav@gmail.com; marciabrg2018@gmail.com

10:30am CET

26th meeting: General debate on agenda item 3 (following presentation of reports)
  • Report of the open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises  (video message)
  • Report of third intersessional meeting for dialogue and cooperation on human rights and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, held on 14 January 2021  (video message)
  • Presentation of Secretary-General's and the High Commissioner's thematic reports 
A/HRC/46/73A/HRC/46/48
A/HRC/46/24A/HRC/46/25A/HRC/46/41,
A/HRC/46/42A/HRC/46/43A/HRC/46/44,
A/HRC/46/45A/HRC/46/47
A/HRC/46/NGO/4A/HRC/46/NGO/5A/HRC/46/NGO/7,
A/HRC/46/NGO/10A/HRC/46/NGO/14A/HRC/46/NGO/21,
A/HRC/46/NGO/25A/HRC/46/NGO/30A/HRC/46/NGO/32,
A/HRC/46/NGO/37A/HRC/46/NGO/40A/HRC/46/NGO/41
A/HRC/46/NGO/43A/HRC/46/NGO/44A/HRC/46/NGO/47,
A/HRC/46/NGO/49A/HRC/46/NGO/59A/HRC/46/NGO/122
A/HRC/46/NGO/123A/HRC/46/NGO/130A/HRC/46/NGO/131,
A/HRC/46/NGO/132

General debate on agenda item 3: promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development

[Modalities for participation in the general debate: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opened on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the general debate in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made by email hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org. The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each general debate. NHRIs and NGOs are requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration by email ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 2.5 minutes for States Members of the Council and 1.5 minutes for all observers. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]



Tuesday March 9, 2021 10:30am - 1:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

1:30pm CET

Permanent Mission of European Union - Informal consultations
Freedom of religion or belief

Tuesday March 9, 2021 1:30pm - 2:30pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact marieluna.frank@ext.eeas.europa.eu

2:00pm CET

Permanent Mission of Cameroon on behalf of the Group of African States - Informal consultations
Informal meeting on the draft resolution on the negative impact of the non-repatriation of funds of illicit origin to countries of origin on the enjoyment of human rights and the importance of improving international cooperation

Tuesday March 9, 2021 2:00pm - 3:30pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact awoumou@cameroon-ge.ch

3:00pm CET

27th meeting: ID with SRSG on children and armed conflict (continued)
Interactive dialogue with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict


A/HRC/46/39A/HRC/46/NI/4A/HRC/46/NGO/42

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Speakers
avatar for Virginia Gamba

Virginia Gamba

Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict


Tuesday March 9, 2021 3:00pm - 4:15pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

3:00pm CET

Permanent Missions of Costa Rica, Maldives, Morocco, Slovenia and Switzerland - Informal consultations
Human rights and the environment (SR environment mandate renewal, based on res. 37/8)

Tuesday March 9, 2021 3:00pm - 4:30pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact mcastro2@rree.go.cr

4:15pm CET

27th meeting: ID with the Special Rapporteur on Islamic Republic of Iran
Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran

 
A/HRC/46/50
A/HRC/46/NGO/36, A/HRC/46/NGO/62, A/HRC/46/NGO/109
A/HRC/46/NGO/60, A/HRC/46/NGO/73

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]



Speakers
avatar for Javaid Rehman

Javaid Rehman

Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran


Tuesday March 9, 2021 4:15pm - 5:45pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

4:30pm CET

Permanent Mission of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland + core group - Informal consultations
Informal consultation on the human rights situation in the Syrian Arab Republic

Tuesday March 9, 2021 4:30pm - 6:00pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact Michaela.Throup@fco.gov.uk; jemma.clegg@fcdo.gov.uk
 
Wednesday, March 10
 

9:00am CET

Permanent Mission of European Union - Informal consultations
Virtual informal Consultation on the Situation of human rights in Myanmar

Wednesday March 10, 2021 9:00am - 10:30am CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact Marieluna.FRANK@ext.eeas.europa.eu

10:00am CET

Permanent Mission of Georgia - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution “Cooperation with Georgia”

Wednesday March 10, 2021 10:00am - 11:30am CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact nbaqradze@mfa.gov.ge

10:00am CET

28th meeting: General debate on agenda item 3 (continued)
  • Report of the open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises  (video message)
  • Report of third intersessional meeting for dialogue and cooperation on human rights and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, held on 14 January 2021  (video message)
  • Presentation of Secretary-General's and the High Commissioner's thematic reports 
General debate on agenda item 3: promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development
A/HRC/46/73A/HRC/46/48
A/HRC/46/24A/HRC/46/25A/HRC/46/41,
A/HRC/46/42A/HRC/46/43A/HRC/46/44,
A/HRC/46/45A/HRC/46/47
A/HRC/46/NGO/4A/HRC/46/NGO/5A/HRC/46/NGO/7,
A/HRC/46/NGO/10A/HRC/46/NGO/14A/HRC/46/NGO/21,
A/HRC/46/NGO/25A/HRC/46/NGO/30A/HRC/46/NGO/32,
A/HRC/46/NGO/37A/HRC/46/NGO/40A/HRC/46/NGO/41
A/HRC/46/NGO/43A/HRC/46/NGO/44A/HRC/46/NGO/47,
A/HRC/46/NGO/49A/HRC/46/NGO/59A/HRC/46/NGO/122
A/HRC/46/NGO/123A/HRC/46/NGO/130A/HRC/46/NGO/131,
A/HRC/46/NGO/132

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Wednesday March 10, 2021 10:00am - 1:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

10:30am CET

Permanent Missions of Canada, Germany, Malawi, Montenegro, North Macedonia and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Informal consultations
Informal consultation on promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka

Wednesday March 10, 2021 10:30am - 12:00pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact jemma.clegg@fcdo.gov.uk; Bob.Last@fco.gov.uk

11:30am CET

12:00pm CET

Permanent Mission of Portugal - Informal consultations
Informal consultation on the draft resolution on the question of the realization in all countries of economic, social and cultural rights (biennialized resolution)

Wednesday March 10, 2021 12:00pm - 1:30pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact eduardo.silva@mne.pt

1:30pm CET

Permanent Mission of Cuba - Informal consultations
The effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights

Wednesday March 10, 2021 1:30pm - 3:00pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact politica4@ch.embacuba.cu; jrh0616@gmail.com

3:00pm CET

29th meeting: ID with the Special Rapporteur on Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea 

A/HRC/46/51,A/HRC/46/NGO/103

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]



Speakers
avatar for Tomás Ojea Quintana

Tomás Ojea Quintana

Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea


Wednesday March 10, 2021 3:00pm - 4:30pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

3:00pm CET

Permanent Mission of Cameroon on behalf of African Group - Informal consultations
Informal meeting on the draft resolution on technical assistance and capacity building in the field of human rights in South Sudan

Wednesday March 10, 2021 3:00pm - 4:30pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact awoumou@cameroon-ge.ch

4:30pm CET

29th meeting: ID with the fact-finding mission on Venezuela
Interactive dialogue with the independent international fact-finding  mission to investigate extrajudicial executions, enforced disappearances, arbitrary detentions and torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment since 2014 in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

A/HRC/RES/45/20 
A/HRC/46/NGO/28

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Speakers
avatar for Paul Seils

Paul Seils

Member of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
avatar for Marta Valiñas

Marta Valiñas

Chair of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
avatar for Francisco Cox Vial

Francisco Cox Vial

Member of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela


Wednesday March 10, 2021 4:30pm - 6:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

4:30pm CET

Permanent Mission of Cameroon on behalf of the Group of African States - Informal consultations
Informal meeting on the draft resolution on technical assistance and capacity building in the field of human rights in Mali

Wednesday March 10, 2021 4:30pm - 6:00pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact awoumou@cameroon-ge.ch

4:30pm CET

Permanent Missions of Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay and Peru - Informal consultations
Informal consultation for the resolution on "Promotion and protection of human rights in Nicaragua"

Wednesday March 10, 2021 4:30pm - 6:00pm CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact pponce@onuperu.org
 
Thursday, March 11
 

9:00am CET

Permanent Mission of European Union - Informal consultations
Virtual informal Consultation Meeting on the Belarus Resolution

Thursday March 11, 2021 9:00am - 10:30am CET
Webex
  4. Public meeting
  • Contact Jana.micova@ext.eeas.europa.eu; Marieluna.FRANK@ext.eeas.europa.eu

10:00am CET

30th meeting: ID on HC oral update on Venezuela
Interactive dialogue on the oral update of the High Commissioner on the situation of human rights in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Speakers
avatar for Michelle Bachelet

Michelle Bachelet

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights


Thursday March 11, 2021 10:00am - 11:20am CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

11:20am CET

30th meeting: ID with the Commission of Inquiry on Burundi
Interactive dialogue with the Commission of Inquiry on Burundi

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Speakers
avatar for Lucy Asuagbor

Lucy Asuagbor

Member of the Commission of Inquiry on Burundi
avatar for Doudou Diène

Doudou Diène

Members of the Commission of Inquiry on Burundi
avatar for Francoise Hampson

Francoise Hampson

Member of the Commission of Inquiry on Burundi


Thursday March 11, 2021 11:20am - 12:25pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

12:25pm CET

30th meeting: ID with the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan
Interactive dialogue on the oral update of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan

 
A/HRC/46/53

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]


Speakers
avatar for Barney Afako

Barney Afako

Member of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan
avatar for Andrew Clapham

Andrew Clapham

Member of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan
avatar for Yasmin Sooka

Yasmin Sooka

Chair of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan


Thursday March 11, 2021 12:25pm - 1:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

1:00pm CET

Deadline for tabling resolutions: Thursday, 11 March 1 p.m.
Thursday March 11, 2021 1:00pm - 1:00pm CET
e-Delegate https://delegate.un.int/dgacm/delegate.nsf/xaOpenPortal.xsp

3:00pm CET

31st meeting: ID with the Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic
Interactive dialogue with the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic
 
A/HRC/46/54A/HRC/46/55
A/HRC/46/NGO/35A/HRC/46/NGO/64A/HRC/46/NGO/71,
A/HRC/46/NGO/74

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]



Speakers
avatar for Karen Koning AbuZayd

Karen Koning AbuZayd

Member of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry for Syria
avatar for Hanny Megally

Hanny Megally

Member of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry for Syria
avatar for Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro

Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro

Chair of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry for Syria


Thursday March 11, 2021 3:00pm - 5:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

5:00pm CET

31th meeting: ID with SR Myanmar
Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
 
A/HRC/46/56
A/HRC/46/NGO/69

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]


Speakers
avatar for Thomas Andrews

Thomas Andrews

Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar


Thursday March 11, 2021 5:00pm - 6:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom
 
Friday, March 12
 

10:00am CET

32nd meeting: ID with the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan (continued)
Interactive dialogue on the oral update of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan
 
A/HRC/46/53

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]


Speakers
avatar for Barney Afako

Barney Afako

Member of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan
avatar for Andrew Clapham

Andrew Clapham

Member of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan
avatar for Yasmin Sooka

Yasmin Sooka

Chair of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan


Friday March 12, 2021 10:00am - 10:45am CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

10:45am CET

32nd meeting: HC report on DPRK, SG update on UN in Myanmar, followed by general debate under agenda item 4
Report of the High Commissioner on the implementation of the recommendations made by the group of independent experts on accountability for human rights violations in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

A/HRC/RES/43/25
A/HRC/46/52

Oral update on the Secretary-General’s initiative to take concrete action based on the recommendations contained in the report entitled “A brief and independent inquiry into the involvement of the United Nations in Myanmar from 2010 to 2018”, and on progress made in the implementation of follow-up action to enable more effective work in the future and to strengthen the prevention capacity of the United Nations system

A/HRC/RES/43/26
 
A/HRC/46/NGO/6A/HRC/46/NGO/27A/HRC/46/NGO/56,
A/HRC/46/NGO/63A/HRC/46/NGO/65A/HRC/46/NGO/66
A/HRC/46/NGO/67A/HRC/46/NGO/78A/HRC/46/NGO/99
A/HRC/46/NGO/114A/HRC/46/NGO/124

[Modalities for participation in the general debate: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opened on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the general debate in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made by email hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org. The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each general debate. NHRIs and NGOs are requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration by email ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 2.5 minutes for States Members of the Council and 1.5 minutes for all observers. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Speakers
avatar for Mahamane Cissé-Gouro

Mahamane Cissé-Gouro

Director of OHCHR Human Rights Council and Treaty Mechanisms Division
avatar for Khaled Khiari

Khaled Khiari

Assistant Secretary-General for Middle East, Asia and the Pacific, United Nations Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs and Peace Operations


Friday March 12, 2021 10:45am - 1:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

3:00pm CET

33th meeting: ID with SR Myanmar (continued)
Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
 
A/HRC/46/56
A/HRC/46/NGO/69

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]


Speakers
avatar for Thomas Andrews

Thomas Andrews

Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar


Friday March 12, 2021 3:00pm - 4:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

4:00pm CET

33rd meeting: Debate on the midterm review of the International Decade for People of African Descent

Commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
A/HRC/RES/75/237
 
Date and venue: Friday, 12 March 2021, 4 to 6 p.m.
(will be broadcast live and archived on http://webtv.un.org)

Objectives: 
The debate will be aimed at: 
  • Assessing the situation of global youth and the role of youth in combatting racial discrimination and fostering dialogue and intergroup relations;
  • Assessing the prevalence of intersecting forms of discrimination that can affect youth, including youth of African descent; and
  • Taking stock of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the education, development and empowerment of youth and children, in particular of African descent, with a focus on racial discrimination-
Chair: H.E. Ms. Nazhat Shameem Khan, President of the Human Rights Council

Opening statement: Ms. Nada Al-Nashif, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights

Panellists:

Mr. Joel Modiri, Professor and Acting Head of the Department of Jurisprudence, University of Pretoria (South Africa) (video message)
Ms.Alicia Quevedos Canales, Specialist on Afro-Peruvian Policies, Ministry of Culture (Peru) (video message)
Mr. Pradip Pariyar, Executive Chairperson of the Samata Foundation and Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum (Nepal) (video message)
Ms. Marie-Sarah Seeberger, Member of the World Jewish Congress Jewish Diplomatic Corps (France) (video message)


Friday March 12, 2021 4:00pm - 6:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom
 
Monday, March 15
 

10:00am CET

34th meeting: General debate under agenda item 4 (continued)
Report of the High Commissioner on the implementation of the recommendations made by the group of independent experts on accountability for human rights violations in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

A/HRC/RES/43/25
A/HRC/46/52

Oral update on the Secretary-General’s initiative to take concrete action based on the recommendations contained in the report entitled “A brief and independent inquiry into the involvement of the United Nations in Myanmar from 2010 to 2018”, and on progress made in the implementation of follow-up action to enable more effective work in the future and to strengthen the prevention capacity of the United Nations system

A/HRC/RES/43/26
 
A/HRC/46/NGO/6A/HRC/46/NGO/27A/HRC/46/NGO/56,
A/HRC/46/NGO/63A/HRC/46/NGO/65A/HRC/46/NGO/66
A/HRC/46/NGO/67A/HRC/46/NGO/78A/HRC/46/NGO/99
A/HRC/46/NGO/114A/HRC/46/NGO/124

[Modalities for participation in the general debate: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opened on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the general debate in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made by email hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org. The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each general debate. NHRIs and NGOs are requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration by email ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 2.5 minutes for States Members of the Council and 1.5 minutes for all observers. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Monday March 15, 2021 10:00am - 1:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

3:00pm CET

35th meeting: General debate under agenda item 4 (continued)
Report of the High Commissioner on the implementation of the recommendations made by the group of independent experts on accountability for human rights violations in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

A/HRC/RES/43/25
A/HRC/46/52

Oral update on the Secretary-General’s initiative to take concrete action based on the recommendations contained in the report entitled “A brief and independent inquiry into the involvement of the United Nations in Myanmar from 2010 to 2018”, and on progress made in the implementation of follow-up action to enable more effective work in the future and to strengthen the prevention capacity of the United Nations system

A/HRC/RES/43/26
 
A/HRC/46/NGO/6A/HRC/46/NGO/27A/HRC/46/NGO/56,
A/HRC/46/NGO/63A/HRC/46/NGO/65A/HRC/46/NGO/66
A/HRC/46/NGO/67A/HRC/46/NGO/78A/HRC/46/NGO/99
A/HRC/46/NGO/114A/HRC/46/NGO/124

[Modalities for participation in the general debate: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opened on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the general debate in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made by email hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org. The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each general debate. NHRIs and NGOs are requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration by email ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 2.5 minutes for States Members of the Council and 1.5 minutes for all observers. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Monday March 15, 2021 3:00pm - 4:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

4:00pm CET

35th meeting: ID with Special Rapporteur on minority issues
Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on minority issues
A/HRC/46/57A/HRC/46/57/Add.1A/HRC/46/57/Add.2
A/HRC/46/58
A/HRC/46/NGO/17A/HRC/46/NGO/33A/HRC/46/NGO/50

[Modalities for participation in the interactive dialogue: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 16 February and remains open for inscriptions until 24 hours before the meeting in which the interactive dialogue in question is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made at hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org . The lists close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are also requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at ngoconfirmation@ohchr.org. Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]


Speakers
avatar for Fernand de Varennes

Fernand de Varennes

Special Rapporteur on minority issues


Monday March 15, 2021 4:00pm - 5:30pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom
 
Tuesday, March 16
 

10:00am CET

36th meeting: Adoption of UPR outcomes of Belarus
Adoption of the final outcomes of the review of Belarus
A/HRC/46/5A/HRC/46/5/Add.1

Tuesday March 16, 2021 10:00am - 10:45am CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

10:45am CET

36th meeting: Adoption of UPR outcomes of Libya
Adoption of the final outcomes of the review of Libya

A/HRC/46/17, A/HRC/46/17/Add.1
A/HRC/46/NGO/79, A/HRC/46/NGO/81,



Tuesday March 16, 2021 10:45am - 11:30am CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

11:00am CET

Deadline for tabling written revisions: Tuesday, 16 March, 11 a.m.
Tuesday March 16, 2021 11:00am - 11:00am CET
e-Delegate https://delegate.un.int/dgacm/delegate.nsf/xaOpenPortal.xsp

11:30am CET

36th meeting: Adoption of UPR outcomes of Malawi
Adoption of the final outcomes of the review of Malawi

A/HRC/46/7, A/HRC/46/7/Add.1

Tuesday March 16, 2021 11:30am - 12:15pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

12:15pm CET

36th meeting: Adoption of UPR outcomes of Panama
Adoption of the final outcomes of the review of Panama

A/HRC/46/8, A/HRC/46/8/Add.1

Tuesday March 16, 2021 12:15pm - 1:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

1:00pm CET

Deadline for tabling amendments: Tuesday, 16 March, 1 p.m.
Tuesday March 16, 2021 1:00pm - 1:00pm CET
e-Delegate https://delegate.un.int/dgacm/delegate.nsf/xaOpenPortal.xsp

3:00pm CET

36th meeting: Adoption of UPR outcomes of Mongolia
Adoption of the final outcomes of the review of Mongolia

A/HRC/46/9, A/HRC/46/9/Add.1
A/HRC/46/NI/7

Tuesday March 16, 2021 3:00pm - 3:45pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

3:45pm CET

37th meeting: Adoption of UPR outcomes of Maldives
Adoption of the final outcomes of the review of Maldives

A/HRC/46/10, A/HRC/46/10/Add.1

Tuesday March 16, 2021 3:45pm - 4:30pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

4:30pm CET

37th meeting: Adoption of UPR outcomes of Andorra
Adoption of the final outcomes of the review of Andorra

A/HRC/46/11, A/HRC/46/11/Add.1

Tuesday March 16, 2021 4:30pm - 5:15pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

5:15pm CET

37th meeting: Adoption of UPR outcomes of Honduras
Adoption of the final outcomes of the review of Honduras

A/HRC/46/12, A/HRC/46/12/Add.1

Tuesday March 16, 2021 5:15pm - 6:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom
 
Wednesday, March 17
 

10:00am CET

38th meeting: Adoption of UPR outcomes of Bulgaria
Adoption of the final outcomes of the review of Bulgaria

A/HRC/46/13, A/HRC/46/13/Add.1

Wednesday March 17, 2021 10:00am - 10:45am CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

10:45am CET

38th meeting: Adoption of UPR outcomes of Marshall Islands
Adoption of the final outcomes of the review of the Marshall Islands

A/HRC/46/14, A/HRC/46/14/Add.1

Wednesday March 17, 2021 10:45am - 11:30am CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

11:30am CET

38th meeting: Adoption of UPR outcomes of United States of America
Adoption of the final outcomes of the review of the United States of America

A/HRC/46/15A/HRC/46/15/Add.1
A/HRC/46/NGO/80A/HRC/46/NGO/116

Wednesday March 17, 2021 11:30am - 12:15pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

12:15pm CET

38th meeting: Adoption of UPR outcomes of Croatia
Adoption of the final outcomes of the review of Croatia

A/HRC/46/16A/HRC/46/16/Add.1
A/HRC/46/NI/8

Wednesday March 17, 2021 12:15pm - 1:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

3:00pm CET

38th meeting: Adoption of UPR outcomes of Liberia
Adoption of the final outcomes of the review of Liberia

A/HRC/46/6, A/HRC/46/6/Add.1

Wednesday March 17, 2021 3:00pm - 3:45pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

3:45pm CET

39th meeting: Adoption of UPR outcomes of Jamaica
Adoption of the final outcomes of the review of Jamaica

A/HRC/46/18A/HRC/46/18/Add.1

Wednesday March 17, 2021 3:45pm - 4:30pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

4:30pm CET

39th meeting: General debate on agenda item 5
Agenda item 5: Human rights bodies and mechanisms
  • Report of the Forum on Minority Issues
  • Report of the Social Forum
  • Report on the activities of special rapporteurs/representatives, independent experts and working groups of the special procedures of the Council  and the communications report of the special procedures  
  • Report of the Advisory Committee on the negative effects of terrorism on the enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms
  • Report of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 

A/HRC/46/58A/HRC/46/59A/HRC/46/60A/HRC/46/61
A/HRC/46/61/Add.1A/HRC/46/3A/HRC/46/72
A/HRC/46/NGO/75A/HRC/46/NGO/105

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Wednesday March 17, 2021 4:30pm - 6:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom
 
Thursday, March 18
 

10:00am CET

40th meeting: General debate on agenda item 5 (continued)
Agenda item 5: Human rights bodies and mechanisms
  • Report of the Forum on Minority Issues
  • Report of the Social Forum
  • Report on the activities of special rapporteurs/representatives, independent experts and working groups of the special procedures of the Council  and the communications report of the special procedures  
  • Report of the Advisory Committee on the negative effects of terrorism on the enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms
  • Report of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 
A/HRC/46/58, A/HRC/46/59, A/HRC/46/60, A/HRC/46/61
A/HRC/46/61/Add.1, A/HRC/46/3, A/HRC/46/72
A/HRC/46/NGO/75, A/HRC/46/NGO/105

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Thursday March 18, 2021 10:00am - 12:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

12:00pm CET

40th meeting: General debate under agenda item 6
Agenda item 6: Universal periodic review

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Thursday March 18, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

3:00pm CET

41st meeting: General debate under agenda item 7
General debate under agenda item 7: human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories
agenda item 7: human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories
A/HRC/46/63, A/HRC/46/64, A/HRC/46/65,
A/HRC/46/NGO/11, A/HRC/46/NGO/57, A/HRC/46/NGO/61, A/HRC/46/NGO/85, A/HRC/46/NGO/86, A/HRC/46/NGO/87,A/HRC/46/NGO/88, A/HRC/46/NGO/89, A/HRC/46/NGO/90, A/HRC/46/NGO/96, A/HRC/46/NGO/97,A/HRC/46/NGO/115, A/HRC/46/NGO/125, A/HRC/46/NGO/126, A/HRC/46/NGO/128, A/HRC/46/NGO/129,  A/HRC/46/NGO/133

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Thursday March 18, 2021 3:00pm - 5:30pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

5:30pm CET

41st meeting: General debate under agenda item 8
General debate under agenda item 8: follow-up to and implementation of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action

A/HRC/46/NGO/100

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Thursday March 18, 2021 5:30pm - 6:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom
 
Friday, March 19
 

10:00am CET

42nd meeting: General debate under agenda item 8 (continued)
General debate under agenda item 8: follow-up to and implementation of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action

A/HRC/46/NGO/100

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Friday March 19, 2021 10:00am - 12:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

12:00pm CET

42nd meeting: General debate under agenda item 9
General debate on agenda item 9: racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related forms of intolerance, follow-up to and implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action

A/HRC/RES/43/1, A/HRC/46/66, A/HRC/46/67,
A/HRC/46/NI/13

A/HRC/46/NGO/39, A/HRC/46/NGO/58, A/HRC/46/NGO/84
A/HRC/46/NGO/104,A/HRC/46/NGO/127, A/HRC/46/NGO/134, A/HRC/46/NGO/135
A/HRC/46/NGO/136

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Friday March 19, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

3:00pm CET

43rd meeting: General debate under agenda item 9 (continued)
General debate on agenda item 9: racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related forms of intolerance, follow-up to and implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action

A/HRC/RES/43/1, A/HRC/46/66A/HRC/46/67,
A/HRC/46/NI/13
A/HRC/46/NGO/39, A/HRC/46/NGO/58, A/HRC/46/NGO/84
A/HRC/46/NGO/104,A/HRC/46/NGO/127, A/HRC/46/NGO/134, A/HRC/46/NGO/135
A/HRC/46/NGO/136

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Friday March 19, 2021 3:00pm - 6:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom
 
Monday, March 22
 

9:00am CET

44th meeting: General debate under agenda item 9 (continued)
General debate on agenda item 9: racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related forms of intolerance, follow-up to and implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action

A/HRC/RES/43/1, A/HRC/46/66A/HRC/46/67,
A/HRC/46/NI/13
A/HRC/46/NGO/39, A/HRC/46/NGO/58, A/HRC/46/NGO/84
A/HRC/46/NGO/104,A/HRC/46/NGO/127, A/HRC/46/NGO/134, A/HRC/46/NGO/135
A/HRC/46/NGO/136

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Monday March 22, 2021 9:00am - 10:00am CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

10:00am CET

44th meeting: Enhanced ID on oral updates of HC on Democratic Republic of the Congo and of experts on Kasai
Enhanced interactive dialogue on the oral updates of the team of international experts on the situation in Kasai and of the High Commissioner on technical assistance and capacity-building in the field of human rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Speakers
avatar for Bacre Ndiaye

Bacre Ndiaye

Member of the International Team of Experts on the Kasaï region


Monday March 22, 2021 10:00am - 11:30am CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

11:30am CET

44th meeting: ID with IE on human rights situation in Mali
Interactive dialogue with the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Mali  
A/HRC/46/68,

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Speakers
avatar for Alioune Tine

Alioune Tine

Independent Expert on the human rights situation in Mali


Monday March 22, 2021 11:30am - 12:45pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

1:00pm CET

44th meeting: ID on HC oral update on Ukraine
Interactive dialogue with the High Commissioner on the findings of OHCHR report on the situation of human rights in Ukraine

A/HRC/46/CRP/3,

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Monday March 22, 2021 1:00pm - 2:30pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

2:45pm CET

45th meeting: High-level ID on human rights situation in the Central African Republic
High-level interactive dialogue  the situation of human rights in the Central African Republic

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Speakers
avatar for Yao Agbetse

Yao Agbetse

Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic


Monday March 22, 2021 2:45pm - 4:30pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

4:30pm CET

46th meeting: General debate on agenda item 10 (following presentation of reports and updates)
Agenda item 10: Enhancement of technical cooperation and capacity-building in the field of human rights

Annual comprehensive report on the work of the Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Technical Cooperation in the Field of Human Rights to the Council (A/HRC/46/70)

Oral presentation of the High Commissioner on the overview of and successes, best practices and challenges in technical assistance and capacity-building efforts, particularly those provided by OHCHR and relevant United Nations agencies.

Report of the High Commissioner on the situation of human rights in Afghanistan and on the achievements of technical assistance in the field of human rights (A/HRC/46/69)


A/HRC/46/NGO/106

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Monday March 22, 2021 4:30pm - 6:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom
 
Tuesday, March 23
 

9:00am CET

47th meeting: General debate on agenda item 10 (continued)
Agenda item 10: Enhancement of technical cooperation and capacity-building in the field of human rights

Annual comprehensive report on the work of the Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Technical Cooperation in the Field of Human Rights to the Council (A/HRC/46/70)

Oral presentation of the High Commissioner on the overview of and successes, best practices and challenges in technical assistance and capacity-building efforts, particularly those provided by OHCHR and relevant United Nations agencies.

Report of the High Commissioner on the situation of human rights in Afghanistan and on the achievements of technical assistance in the field of human rights (A/HRC/46/69)


A/HRC/46/NGO/106

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Tuesday March 23, 2021 9:00am - 11:00am CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom

11:00am CET

47th meeting: Decisions & conclusions
Decisions and conclusions

NOTE: The following list includes all the draft proposals submitted by the sponsors and arranged by agenda item.

Item 2
L.1/Rev.1
L.8
L.31

Item 3
L.2
L.4
L.5
L.6/Rev.1
L.10
L.12
L.13
L.14
L.15
L.22
L.25/Rev.1 (orally revised)
L.27
L.28

Item 4
L.7
L.9
L.19 and amendments: L.32, L.33, L.34, L.35, L.36, L.37, L.38, L.39, L.40, L.41, L.42, L.43, L.44
L.24

Item 7
L.16
L.18
L.30

Item 9
L.3

Item 10
L.17
L.20
L.26

Tuesday March 23, 2021 11:00am - 12:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom/e-deleGATE

12:00pm CET

48th meeting: Decisions & conclusions (continued)
Decisions and conclusions

NOTE: The following list includes all the draft proposals submitted by the sponsors and arranged by agenda item.

Item 3
L.14
L.15
L.22
L.25/Rev.1 (orally revised)
L.27
L.28

Item 4
L.7
L.9
L.19 and amendments: L.32, L.33, L.34, L.35, L.36, L.37, L.38, L.39, L.40, L.41, L.42, L.43, L.44
L.24

Item 7
L.16
L.18
L.30

Item 9
L.3

Item 10
L.17
L.20
L.26




Tuesday March 23, 2021 12:00pm - 3:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom/e-deleGATE

3:00pm CET

49th meeting: Decisions & conclusions (continued)
Decisions and conclusions

NOTE: The following list includes all the draft proposals submitted by the sponsors and arranged by agenda item.

Item 3
L.14
L.15
L.22
L.25/Rev.1 (orally revised)
L.27
L.28

Item 4
L.7
L.9
L.24

Item 7
L.16
L.18
L.30

Item 9
L.3

Item 10
L.17
L.20
L.26

Tuesday March 23, 2021 3:00pm - 6:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom/e-deleGATE
 
Wednesday, March 24
 

10:00am CET

50th meeting: Decisions & conclusions (continued)
Decisions and conclusions

NOTE: The following list includes all the remaining draft proposals submitted by the sponsors and arranged by agenda item.

Item 3
L.11 (orally revised)
L.23

Item 4
L.19 and amendments: L.32, L.33, L.34, L.35, L.36, L.37, L.38, L.39, L.40, L.41, L.42, L.43, L.44, ​L.45​​​
L,21/Rev.1
L.24
L.29/Rev.1(orally revised)

Item 7
L.16
L.18
L.30

Item 9
L.3

Item 10
L.17
L.20
L.26





Wednesday March 24, 2021 10:00am - 1:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom/e-deleGATE

3:00pm CET

51st meeting: Decisions & conclusions (continued)
Decisions and conclusions

NOTE: The following list includes all the remaining draft proposals submitted by the sponsors and arranged by agenda item.

Item 4
L.24
L.29/Rev.1(orally revised)

Item 7
L.16
L.18
L.30

Item 9
L.3

Item 10
L.17
L.20
L.26

Appointment of Special Procedures mandate holders

Adoption of the session report




Wednesday March 24, 2021 3:00pm - 6:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom/e-deleGATE
 
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