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01 Oct 2012 description

Executive Committee of the High Commissioner’s Programme

Sixty-third session

Geneva, 1-5 October 2012

A. Situational analysis including new developments

In the Americas region, the implementation of pledges made during the Ministerial Intergovernmental Event1, held in December 2011, have been consolidated in the following areas:

Statelessness

13 Feb 2012 description

Summary

The Working Group expresses its strong objection to the decision of the United Nations Secretariat not to grant a waiver to the 10,700 word limit to the present report, as has been the case for almost every year since such a limit was imposed by the General Assembly in 1993.

16 Jan 2012 description

Consejo de Derechos Humanos

19º período de sesiones

Tema 3 de la agenda

Promoción y protección de todos los derechos humanos, civiles, políticos, económicos, sociales y culturales, incluido el derecho al desarrollo

Resumen

13 Jan 2012 description

Summary

The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, Margaret Sekaggya, presents her fourth report to the Human Rights Council, submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolutions 7/8 and 16/5.

In chapter II of the report, the Special Rapporteur provides an account of her activities during the reporting year. She draws the attention of Member States to the 234 communications sent under the mandate during the past year. More detailed information on the communications is contained in addendum 2 (A/HRC/19/55/Add.2) to the present report.