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22 Mar 2017 description

Human Rights Council
MIDDAY
22 March 2017

The Human Rights Council in its midday meeting held separate interactive dialogues on the situation of human rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and in Sri Lanka under its agenda item on technical assistance and capacity building.

22 Mar 2017 description

Human Rights Council
Thirty-fourth session
27 February-24 March 2017
Agenda item 10
Technical assistance and capacity-building

I. Executive Summary

1. This report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) covers the period from 14 March 2014 to 31 January 2017. It applies to the whole territory of Ukraine, including the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, as per United Nations General Assembly resolution 68/262 on the territorial integrity of Ukraine.

22 Mar 2017 description

​Human Rights Council
MORNING
22 March 2017

The Human Rights Council this morning held separate interactive dialogues on an oral update of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of human rights in Ukraine, and on the report of the High Commissioner on the situation of human rights and the activities of the Office in Guinea, under its agenda item on technical assistance and capacity building.

22 Mar 2017 description

Human Rights Council
AFTERNOON
21 March 2017

The Human Rights Council this afternoon held an interactive dialogue with Gustavo Gallon, the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Haiti, after hearing the presentation of his report. The Council also held an interactive dialogue with Kate Gilmore, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, after she presented the report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of human rights in Libya.

21 Mar 2017 description

Human Rights Council
AFTERNOON
20 March 2017

The Human Rights Council this afternoon held a general debate on racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related forms of intolerance after hearing the presentation of the report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on combatting intolerance, negative stereotyping, and violence against persons based on religion or belief; and the report of the Ad Hoc Committee on the Elaboration of Complementary Standards to the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.