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Monday, September 14
 

9:00am CEST

African Group meeting
Monday September 14, 2020 9:00am - 10:00am CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

10:00am CEST

1st meeting: Opening of HRC45
Opening of the 45th Human Rights Council session 

A/HRC/45/1A/HRC/45/1/Corr.1,



Speakers
avatar for Elisabeth Tichy-Fisslberger

Elisabeth Tichy-Fisslberger

President of the Human Rights Council


Monday September 14, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

11:00am CEST

1st meeting: HC oral update and oral updates on Nicaragua and Venezuela
PLEASE NOTE: Dignitary (at approx, 10:40) - Video message by H.E. Ms Marise Payne, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Australia



Speakers
avatar for Michelle Bachelet

Michelle Bachelet

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights


Monday September 14, 2020 11:00am - 11:45am CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

11:45am CEST

1st meeting: Enhanced ID on Rohingya and other minorities in Myanmar
Enhanced interactive dialogue on the situation of Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Myanmar

A/HRC/RES/S-27/1, A/HRC/45/5

[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 8 September 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 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


Monday September 14, 2020 11:45am - 1:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

1:00pm CEST

OIC meeting
Monday September 14, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

3:00pm CEST

2nd meeting: ID with Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar
Interactive dialogue with the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar

A/HRC/RES/39/2, A/HRC/45/60

[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 8 September 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 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 Nicholas Koumjian

Nicholas Koumjian

Head of Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar


Monday September 14, 2020 3:00pm - 4:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

4:00pm CEST

2nd meeting: Enhanced ID on human rights impact of COVID-19 pandemic
Enhanced interactive dialogue on an oral update by the High Commissioner on the human rights impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic

A/HRC/PRST/43/1, A/HRC/45/NGO/1, A/HRC/45/NGO/5, A/HRC/45/NGO/7,  A/HRC/45/NGO/8, A/HRC/45/NGO/9, A/HRC/45/NGO/10, A/HRC/45/NGO/14; A/HRC/45/NGO/15, A/HRC/45/NGO/16, A/HRC/45/NGO/17, A/HRC/45/NGO/19, A/HRC/45/NGO/20, A/HRC/45/NGO/21, A/HRC/45/NGO/22, A/HRC/45/NGO/23, A/HRC/45/NGO/24, A/HRC/45/NGO/25, A/HRC/45/NGO/26, A/HRC/45/NGO/27, A/HRC/45/NGO/28, A/HRC/45/NGO/29, A/HRC/45/NGO/30, A/HRC/45/NGO/31, A/HRC/45/NGO/32, A/HRC/45/NGO/33, A/HRC/45/NGO/35, A/HRC/45/NGO/37, A/HRC/45/NGO/40, A/HRC/45/NGO/41, A/HRC/45/NGO/42, A/HRC/45/NGO/44, A/HRC/45/NGO/45, A/HRC/45/NGO/48, A/HRC/45/NGO/49, A/HRC/45/NGO/50, A/HRC/45/NGO/51, A/HRC/45/NGO/52, A/HRC/45/NGO/55, A/HRC/45/NGO/56, A/HRC/45/NGO/57, A/HRC/45/NGO/9

[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 8 September 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 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


Monday September 14, 2020 4:00pm - 6:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall
 
Tuesday, September 15
 

9:00am CEST

African Group meeting
Tuesday September 15, 2020 9:00am - 10:00am CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

9:00am CEST

OIC meeting
Tuesday September 15, 2020 9:00am - 10:00am CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

10:00am CEST

3rd meeting: Enhanced ID on human rights impact of COVID-19 pandemic (continued)
Enhanced interactive dialogue on an oral update by the High Commissioner on the human rights impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic

A/HRC/PRST/43/1, A/HRC/45/NGO/1, A/HRC/45/NGO/5, A/HRC/45/NGO/7,  A/HRC/45/NGO/8, A/HRC/45/NGO/9, A/HRC/45/NGO/10, A/HRC/45/NGO/14; A/HRC/45/NGO/15, A/HRC/45/NGO/16, A/HRC/45/NGO/17, A/HRC/45/NGO/19, A/HRC/45/NGO/20, A/HRC/45/NGO/21, A/HRC/45/NGO/22, A/HRC/45/NGO/23, A/HRC/45/NGO/24, A/HRC/45/NGO/25, A/HRC/45/NGO/26, A/HRC/45/NGO/27, A/HRC/45/NGO/28, A/HRC/45/NGO/29, A/HRC/45/NGO/30, A/HRC/45/NGO/31, A/HRC/45/NGO/32, A/HRC/45/NGO/33, A/HRC/45/NGO/35, A/HRC/45/NGO/37, A/HRC/45/NGO/40, A/HRC/45/NGO/41, A/HRC/45/NGO/42, A/HRC/45/NGO/44, A/HRC/45/NGO/45, A/HRC/45/NGO/48, A/HRC/45/NGO/49, A/HRC/45/NGO/50, A/HRC/45/NGO/51, A/HRC/45/NGO/52, A/HRC/45/NGO/55, A/HRC/45/NGO/56, A/HRC/45/NGO/57, A/HRC/45/NGO/9

[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 8 September 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 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


Tuesday September 15, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

11:00am CEST

3rd meeting: General debate on item 2
General debate on the oral update by the High Commissioner for Human Rights and oral updates of the High Commissioner on the situation of human rights in Nicaragua and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

A/HRC/45/NGO/47

[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 8 September 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 or in person, at the list of speakers’ desk in the Assembly Hall. 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 emailngoconfirmation@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


Tuesday September 15, 2020 11:00am - 1:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

1:00pm CEST

2:00pm CEST

Press conference with COI Syria
NOTE: Access to press conferences is strictly limited to accredited journalists

Launch of report by the Commission of Inquiry on Syria investigating human rights violations in Syria from 11 January to 1 July 2020 (mandated by HRC resolution 43/28 of 22 June 2020; scheduled to be presented to the HRC on 22 September)

Speakers:
  • Paulo Pinheiro, Chairperson of the Independent Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic
  • Karen Abuzayd, Member of the Independent Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic
  • Hanny Megally, Member of the Independent Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic

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


Tuesday September 15, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm CEST
Virtual

2:30pm CEST

Permanent Mission of Switzerland - Co-sponsors meeting
Co-sponsors meeting on the draft resolution on the contribution of the Human Rights Council to the prevention of human rights violations

Tuesday September 15, 2020 2:30pm - 4:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

2:30pm CEST

Permanent Mission of Sweden - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on accountability for ensuring women’s and girl’s full enjoyment of human rights in humanitarian settings

Tuesday September 15, 2020 2:30pm - 4:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

3:00pm CEST

4th meeting: General debate on item 2 (continued)
[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 8 September 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 or in person, at the list of speakers’ desk in the Assembly Hall. 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


Tuesday September 15, 2020 3:00pm - 6:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall
 
Wednesday, September 16
 

9:00am CEST

9:00am CEST

OIC experts meeting
Wednesday September 16, 2020 9:00am - 10:00am CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

10:00am CEST

Permanent Mission of Mexico - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on human rights and indigenous peoples

Wednesday September 16, 2020 10:00am - 11:30am CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

10:00am CEST

Permanent Mission of Thailand - informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on enhancement of technical cooperation and capacity-building in the field of human rights

Wednesday September 16, 2020 10:00am - 11:30am CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

10:00am CEST

5th meeting: ID with SR on slavery
Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the contemporary forms of slavery

A/HRC/45/8, A/HRC/45/8/Add.1,
A/HRC/45/NI/2,A/HRC/45/NGO/30, A/HRC/45/NGO/48, A/HRC/45/NGO/58,

[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 8 September 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 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 Tomoya Obokata

Tomoya Obokata

Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences


Wednesday September 16, 2020 10:00am - 11:45am CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

11:30am CEST

Permanent Mission of Australia - Informal consultations
Informal consultation on the draft resolution on national human rights institutions

Wednesday September 16, 2020 11:30am - 1:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

11:45am CEST

5th meeting: ID with SR on the right to development
Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the right to development

A(HRC/45/15 and Add.1
A/HRC/45/NGO/27, A/HRC/45/NGO/62, A/HRC/45/NGO/97, A/HRC/45/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 8 September 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 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 Saad Alfarargi

Saad Alfarargi

Special Rapporteur on the right to development


Wednesday September 16, 2020 11:45am - 1:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

1:00pm CEST

Permanent Delegation of the European Union - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on the situation of human rights in Belarus 

Wednesday September 16, 2020 1:00pm - 2:30pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

1:00pm CEST

Permanent Mission of China - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on putting people at the centre of efforts in promoting and protecting human rights

Wednesday September 16, 2020 1:00pm - 2:30pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

2:00pm CEST

Press conference with FFM Venezuela
NOTE: Access to press conferences is strictly limited to accredited journalists

Launch of the report of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (FFM) (mandated by resolution 42/25 for a period of one year, to assess alleged human rights violations committed since 2014).

Speakers:
  • Marta Valiñas, Chairperson of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela 
  • Francisco Cox Vial, Member of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela 
  • Paul Seils, Member of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

Speakers
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
avatar for Paul Seils

Paul Seils

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


Wednesday September 16, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm CEST
Virtual

2:30pm CEST

Permanent Mission of Austria - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on safety of journalists

Wednesday September 16, 2020 2:30pm - 4:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

3:00pm CEST

6th meeting: ID with SR on the right to development (continued)
Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the right to development

A/HRC/45/15, A/HRC/45/15/Add.1
A/HRC/45/NGO/27, A/HRC/45/NGO/62, A/HRC/45/NGO/97, A/HRC/45/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 8 September 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 requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at hngoconfirmation@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 Saad Alfarargi

Saad Alfarargi

Special Rapporteur on the right to development


Wednesday September 16, 2020 3:00pm - 3:45pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

3:45pm CEST

6th meeting: ID with SR on water and sanitation
Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe water and sanitation

A/HRC/45/10, A/HRC/45/10/Add.1, A/HRC/45/10/Add.2, A/HRC/45/10/Add.3, A/HRC/45/10/Add.3/Corr.1,
A/HRC/45/NI/3,
A/HRC/45/NGO/59, A/HRC/45/NGO/60, A/HRC/45/NGO/61,

[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 8 September 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 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 Léo Heller

Léo Heller

Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation


Wednesday September 16, 2020 3:45pm - 5:45pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

4:00pm CEST

Permanent Delegation of the European Union and GRULAC - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on the right of the child: realizing the rights of the child through a healthy environment

Wednesday September 16, 2020 4:00pm - 5:30pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX
 
Thursday, September 17
 

9:00am CEST

OIC meeting
Thursday September 17, 2020 9:00am - 10:00am CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

10:00am CEST

Press conference with COI Burundi
NOTE: Access to press conferences is strictly limited to accredited journalists

The members of the Commission of Inquiry will present their conclusions and written report on human rights violations committed in Burundi since May 2019 in the context of the electoral process in 2020 and the main risk factors after the 2020 elections.

Speakers:
  • Doudou Diène, President of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Burundi
  • Françoise Hampson, member of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Burundi
  • Lucy Asuagbor, member of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Burundi

Speakers
avatar for Doudou Diène

Doudou Diène

Members of the Commission of Inquiry on Burundi
avatar for Lucy Asuagbor

Lucy Asuagbor

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

Francoise Hampson

Member of the Commission of Inquiry on Burundi


Thursday September 17, 2020 10:00am - 10:45am CEST
Virtual

10:00am CEST

Permanent Missions of Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Finland, Iraq, Namibia, Tunisia and Spain - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on the mainstreaming Human Rights aspects arising from United Nations Security Council resolution 1325 in the work of the Human Rights Council and its mechanisms, on the occasion of its 20th Anniversary

Thursday September 17, 2020 10:00am - 11:30am CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

10:00am CEST

Permanent Missions of Ecuador and Peru - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on human rights and the regulation of civilian acquisition, possession and use of firearms

Thursday September 17, 2020 10:00am - 11:30am CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

10:00am CEST

7th meeting: Biennial panel discussion on the right to development
Biennial panel discussion on the right to development 
Accessible to persons with disabilities through close captioning: https://www.streamtext.net/player?event=CFI-UNOG

A/HRC/RES/42/23

Chair
H.E. Ms. Socorro Flores Liera, Vice-President of the Human Rights Council
Opening statement
Ms. Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Video messages
H.E. Mr. Abdulla Shahid, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Maldives
Mr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization 

Panellists
  • H.E. Mr. Vaqif Sadiqov, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Azerbaijan to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva, on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement
  • Ms. Isabelle Durant, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
  • Mr. Carlos Correa, Executive Director of the South Centre
  • Ms. Maria Mercedes Rossi, Main representative of the Associazione Comunità Papa Giovanni XXIII to the United Nations in Geneva and Coordinator of the Working Group on the Right to Development of the Forum of Catholic-Inspired NGOs in Geneva

Speakers
avatar for Socorro Flores Liera

Socorro Flores Liera

Vice President of the Human Rights Council
avatar for Michelle Bachelet

Michelle Bachelet

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights


Thursday September 17, 2020 10:00am - 12:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

11:30am CEST

Permanent Missions of Argentina, Morocco and Switzerland - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on the Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence

Thursday September 17, 2020 11:30am - 1:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

11:30am CEST

Permanent Missions of Austria, Brazil, France, Greece, Morocco and Tunisia - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on safety of journalists

Thursday September 17, 2020 11:30am - 1:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

12:00pm CEST

7th meeting: ID with WG on mercenaries
Interactive dialogue with the Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination

A/HRC/45/9, A/HRC/45/9/Add.1,A/HRC/45/NGO/76, A/HRC/45/NGO/130

[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 8 September 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 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 Chris M. A. Kwaja

Chris M. A. Kwaja

Chairperson-Rapporteur of the Working Group on the use of mercenaries
avatar for Jelena Aparac

Jelena Aparac

Member of the Working Group on the use of mercenaries
avatar for Saeed Mokbil

Saeed Mokbil

Member of the Working Group on the use of mercenaries
avatar for Sorcha MacLeod

Sorcha MacLeod

Member of the Working Group on the use of mercenaries
avatar for Lilian Bobea

Lilian Bobea

Member of the Working Group on the use of mercenaries


Thursday September 17, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

1:00pm CEST

Permanent Missions of Egypt and Mexico - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on terrorism and human rights

Thursday September 17, 2020 1:00pm - 2:30pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

2:30pm CEST

Permanent Missions of Belgium, Canada, Ireland, Luxembourg and the Netherlands - Co-sponsors meeting
Co-sponsors meeting on the draft resolution on the human rights situation in Yemen

Thursday September 17, 2020 2:30pm - 4:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

2:30pm CEST

Permanent Missions of Australia, Chile, Poland, Republic of Korea and South Africa - informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on the role of good governance in the promotion and protection of human rights

Thursday September 17, 2020 2:30pm - 4:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

3:00pm CEST

8th meeting: ID with Expert Mechanism on the Right to Development
Interactive dialogue with the Expert Mechanism on the Right To Development

A/HRC/45/29

Speakers
avatar for Koen De Feyter

Koen De Feyter

Independent Expert on the Expert Mechanism on the Right to Development
avatar for Armando Antonio De Negri Filho

Armando Antonio De Negri Filho

Independent Expert on the Expert Mechanism on the Right to Development
avatar for Bonny Ibhawoh

Bonny Ibhawoh

Independent Expert on the Expert Mechanism on the Right to Development
avatar for Mihir Kanade

Mihir Kanade

Independent Expert on the Expert Mechanism on the Right to Development
avatar for Klentiana Mahmutaj

Klentiana Mahmutaj

Independent Expert on the Expert Mechanism on the Right to Development


Thursday September 17, 2020 3:00pm - 4:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

4:00pm CEST

Permanent Mission of South Africa - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on the elimination of discrimination against women and girls in sport

Thursday September 17, 2020 4:00pm - 5:30pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

4:00pm CEST

8th meeting: ID with SR on truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence

A/HRC/45/45, A/HRC/45/45/Add.1, A/HRC/45/45/Add.2, A/HRC/45/45/Add.3
A/HRC/45/NGO/30, A/HRC/45/NGO/57, A/HRC/45/NGO/139, A/HRC/45/NGO/145

[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 8 September 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 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 Fabian Salvioli

Fabian Salvioli

Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence


Thursday September 17, 2020 4:00pm - 6:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

4:00pm CEST

NAM - Meeting of experts
Thursday September 17, 2020 4:00pm - 6:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX
 
Friday, September 18
 

9:00am CEST

9:00am CEST

OIC meeting
Friday September 18, 2020 9:00am - 10:00am CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

10:00am CEST

Permanent Missions of Iceland and the Philippines - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on the promotion and protection of human rights in the Philippines

Friday September 18, 2020 10:00am - 11:30am CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

10:00am CEST

9th meeting: Urgent debate on situation of human rights in Belarus
Urgent debate on the human rights situation in Belarus

Confirmed speakers:
  • Ms Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Ms Anaïs Marin, Special Rapporteur on Belarus (on behalf of the Coordination Committee of Special Procedures, via video message
  • Mrs. Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya ( via video messages)
  • Mrs. Ekaterina Novikava, (via video conference)

[Modalities for participation in the urgent debate: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opened on 15 September and will remains open for inscriptions until the evening before the urgent debate is scheduled to start. Afterwards, inscription can still be made by email hrclistofspeakers@ohchr.org or in person, at the list of speakers’ desk in the Assembly Hall. The list will close approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of the debate. Members speak before observers, and dignitaries and groups are moved to the top of each list. 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. These limits also apply for dignitaries taking the floor during the urgent debate. 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
avatar for Anaïs Marin

Anaïs Marin

Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus


Friday September 18, 2020 10:00am - 1:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

11:30am CEST

Permanent Mission of China - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on putting people at the centre of efforts in promoting and protecting human rights

Friday September 18, 2020 11:30am - 1:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

1:00pm CEST

Permanent Mission of South Africa - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on tackling inequality for the realization of all human rights

Friday September 18, 2020 1:00pm - 2:30pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

1:00pm CEST

Permanent Missions of Norway, Sierra Leone, Switzerland and Uruguay - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on the contribution of the Human Rights Council to the prevention of human rights violations

Friday September 18, 2020 1:00pm - 2:30pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

2:30pm CEST

Permanent Mission of Peru - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on the human rights situation in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

Friday September 18, 2020 2:30pm - 4:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

2:30pm CEST

Permanent Missions of Argentina, France, Japan and Morocco - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on enforced or involuntary disappearances

Friday September 18, 2020 2:30pm - 4:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

3:00pm CEST

10th meeting: Urgent debate on situation of human rights in Belarus, action on draft proposals
Urgent debate on the situation of human rights in Belarus

Action on A/HRC/45/L.1
and amendments L.2, L.3, L.4, L.5, L.6, L.7, L.8, L.9, L.10, L.11, L.12, L.13, L.14, L.15, L.16, L.17 and L.18



Friday September 18, 2020 3:00pm - 6:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

4:00pm CEST

Permanent Missions of Austria, Brazil, France, Greece, Morocco, Qatar and Tunisia - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on safety of journalists

Friday September 18, 2020 4:00pm - 5:30pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall
 
Monday, September 21
 

9:00am CEST

African Group - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on draft resolution on the Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management of hazardous substances and wastes

Monday September 21, 2020 9:00am - 10:00am CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

9:00am CEST

11th meeting: ID with WG on arbitrary detention
Interactive dialogue with the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention

A/HRC/45/16, A/HRC/45/16/Add.1, A/HRC/45/16/Add.2, A/HRC/45/16/Add.3
A/HRC/45/NI/5,
A/HRC/45/NGO/39, A/HRC/45/NGOS/46, A/HRC/45/NGO/47, A/HRC/45/NGO/75, A/HRC/45/NGO/77, A/HRC/45/NGO/99, A/HRC/45/NGO/102, A/HRC/45/NGO/103, A/HRC/45/NGO/110,A/HRC/45/NGO/133, A/HRC/45/NGO/135, A/HRC/45/NGO/144, A/HRC/45/NGO/149, A/HRC/45/NGO/153, A/HRC/45/NGO/154, A/HRC/45/NGO/168,

[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 8 September 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 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 Leigh Toomey

Leigh Toomey

Chair-Rapporteur of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention
avatar for Elina Steinerte

Elina Steinerte

Vice-Chair of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention
avatar for José Guevara Bermúdez

José Guevara Bermúdez

Member of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention
avatar for Seong-Phil Hong

Seong-Phil Hong

Member of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention
avatar for Sètondji Roland Adjovi

Sètondji Roland Adjovi

Member of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention


Monday September 21, 2020 9:00am - 11:00am CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

10:00am CEST

African Group - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolutions on the mandate of the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent and on the 20th anniversary of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action (DDPA)

Monday September 21, 2020 10:00am - 11:30am CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

10:00am CEST

Permanent Missions of Germany and Spain - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation

Monday September 21, 2020 10:00am - 11:30am CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

11:00am CEST

11th meeting: ID with IE on older persons
Interactive dialogue with the Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons

A/HRC/45/14, Add.1, Add.2, Add.3
A/HRC/45/NGO/26, A/HRC/45/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 8 September 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 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 Claudia Mahler

Claudia Mahler

Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons


Monday September 21, 2020 11:00am - 1:15pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

11:30am CEST

Permanent Mission of Yemen - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on technical assistance and capacity-building for Yemen in the field of human rights

Monday September 21, 2020 11:30am - 1:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

11:30am CEST

Permanent Missions of Iceland and the Philippines - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on the promotion and protection of human rights in the Philippines through technical cooperation and capacity building

Monday September 21, 2020 11:30am - 1:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

1:00pm CEST

Permanent Missions of Belgium, Canada, Ireland, Luxembourg and the Netherlands - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on the human rights situation in Yemen

Monday September 21, 2020 1:00pm - 2:30pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

1:15pm CEST

12th meeting: ID with IE on international order
Interactive dialogue with the Independent  Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order

A/HRC/45/28

[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 8 September 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 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 Livingstone Sewanyana

Livingstone Sewanyana

Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order


Monday September 21, 2020 1:15pm - 2:15pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

2:15pm CEST

12th meeting: ID with WG on enforced disappearances
Interactive dialogue with the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

A/HRC/45/13, A/HRC/45/13/Add.1, A/HRC/45/13/Add.2, A/HRC/45/13/Add.3, A/HRC/45/13/Add.4, A/HRC/45/13/Add.5, A/HRC/45/13/Add.6, A/HRC/45/13/Add.7
A/HRC/45/NGO/1,A/HRC/45/NGO/38, A/HRC/45/NGO/55, A/HRC/45/NGO/69, A/HRC/45/NGO/104, A/HRC/45/NGO/134, A/HRC/45/NGO/138, A/HRC/45/NGO/150

[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 8 September 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 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 Luciano A. Hazan

Luciano A. Hazan

Chair-Rapporteur of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances
avatar for Tae-Ung Baik

Tae-Ung Baik

Vice-Chairperson of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances
avatar for Bernard Duhaime

Bernard Duhaime

Member of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances
avatar for Houria Es-Slami

Houria Es-Slami

Member of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances
avatar for Henrikas Mickevičius

Henrikas Mickevičius

Member of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances


Monday September 21, 2020 2:15pm - 4:15pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

2:30pm CEST

Permanent Mission of Chile, Egypt, Romania and Republic of Korea - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on local government and human rights

Monday September 21, 2020 2:30pm - 4:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

4:00pm CEST

Permanent Missions of Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Finland, Iraq, Namibia, Spain and Tunisia - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on the mainstreaming Human Rights aspects arising from United Nations Security Council resolution 1325 in the work of the Human Rights Council and its mechanisms, on the occasion of its 20th Anniversary

Monday September 21, 2020 4:00pm - 5:30pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

4:15pm CEST

13th meeting: ID with SR on hazardous substances and wastes
Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes, Marcos A. Orellana

A/HRC/45/12, A/HRC/45/12/Add.1, A/HRC/45/12/Add.2, A/HRC/45/12/Add.3, A/HRC/45/12/Add.4,A/HRC/45/NI/4

[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 8 September 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 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 Marcos A. Orellana

Marcos A. Orellana

Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes


Monday September 21, 2020 4:15pm - 6:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall
 
Tuesday, September 22
 

8:30am CEST

Permanent Mission of Norway, Sierra Leone, Uruguay and Switzerland - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on the contribution of the Human Rights Council to the prevention of human rights violations

Tuesday September 22, 2020 8:30am - 10:00am CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

9:00am CEST

10:00am CEST

14th meeting: ID with SR on unilateral coercive measures
Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the negative impact of unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights

A/HRC/45/7, A/HRC/45/NGO/100
[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 8 September 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 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 Alena Douhan

Alena Douhan

Special Rapporteur on the negative impact of the unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights


Tuesday September 22, 2020 10:00am - 11:15am CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

10:00am CEST

Permanent Delegation of the European Union and GRULAC - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on the right of the child: realizing the rights of the child through a healthy environment

Tuesday September 22, 2020 10:00am - 11:30am CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

10:00am CEST

Permanent Missions of Ecuador and Peru - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on human rights and the regulation of civilian acquisition, possession and use of firearms

Tuesday September 22, 2020 10:00am - 11:30am CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

11:15am CEST

14th meeting: General debate on agenda item 3 (following presentation of reports and briefing by ECOSOC President)
  • Briefing by His Excellency Munir Akram, President of the Economic and Social Council (video message)
  • Report of the Intergovernmental Working Group on the Right to Development (video message)
  • Report of the open-ended intergovernmental working group to consider the possibility of elaborating an international regulatory framework on the regulation, monitoring and oversight of the activities of private military and security companies
  • 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/45/9A/HRC/45/9/Add.1, A/HRC/45/17, A/HRC/45/18, A/HRC/45/19, A/HRC/45/20A/HRC/45/21, A/HRC/45/24, A/HRC/45/25, A/HRC/45/26, A/HRC/45/27, A/HRC/45/29, A/HRC/45/30A/HRC/45/NGO/3A/HRC/45/NGO/4, A/HRC/45/NGO/5, A/HRC/45/NGO/7, A/HRC/45/NGO/11A/HRC/45/NGO/13, A/HRC/45/NGO/19, A/HRC/45/NGO/29, A/HRC/45/NGO/32, A/HRC/45/NGO/33, A/HRC/45/NGO/37, A/HRC/45/NGO/41, A/HRC/45/NGO/43, A/HRC/45/NGO/45, A/HRC/45/NGO/52, A/HRC/45/NGO/56A/HRC/45/NGO/65, A/HRC/45/NGO/66, A/HRC/45/NGO/67, A/HRC/45/NGO/70, A/HRC/45/NGO/71, A/HRC/45/NGO/72, A/HRC/45/NGO/73, A/HRC/45/NGO/74, A/HRC/45/NGO/107, A/HRC/45/NGO/115, A/HRC/45/NGO/116, A/HRC/45/NGO/126, A/HRC/45/NGO/142, A/HRC/45/NGO/151, A/HRC/45/NGO/152, A/HRC/45/NGO/157, A/HRC/45/NGO/167, A/HRC/45/NGO/170A/HRC/45/NGO/171, A/HRC/45/NGO/172

[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 8 September 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@ohch

Speakers
avatar for Munir Akram

Munir Akram

President of the Economic and Social Council


Tuesday September 22, 2020 11:15am - 1:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

11:30am CEST

Permanent Mission of Guatemala and Mexico - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on human rights and indigenous peoples

Tuesday September 22, 2020 11:30am - 1:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

1:00pm CEST

1:00pm CEST

Permanent Mission of South Africa - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on tackling inequality for the realization of all human rights

Tuesday September 22, 2020 1:00pm - 2:30pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

2:30pm CEST

Permanent Mission of Peru - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on the human rights situation in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

Tuesday September 22, 2020 2:30pm - 4:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

2:30pm CEST

Permanent Missions of Austria, Brazil, France, Greece, Morocco, Qatar and Tunisia - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on safety of journalists

Tuesday September 22, 2020 2:30pm - 4:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

3:00pm CEST

15th meeting: ID with SR Myanmar
Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar (oral progress update)

A/HRC/45/NGO/19, A/HRC/45/NGO/22, A/HRC/45/NGO/25, A/HRC/45/NGO/51, A/HRC/45/NGO/108
[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 8 September 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 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


Tuesday September 22, 2020 3:00pm - 4:30pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

4:00pm CEST

African Group - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolutions on the mandate of the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent and 20th anniversary of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action (DDPA)

Tuesday September 22, 2020 4:00pm - 6:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

4:30pm CEST

15th 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/45/31, A/HRC/45/NGO/31, A/HRC/45/NGO/85, A/HRC/45/NGO/87, A/HRC/45/NGO/146
[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 8 September 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 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 Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro

Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro

Chair of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry for Syria
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


Tuesday September 22, 2020 4:30pm - 6:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall
 
Wednesday, September 23
 

9:00am CEST

10:00am CEST

16th meeting: ID with the Commission of Inquiry on Burundi
Interactive dialogue with the Commission of Inquiry on Burundi

A/HRC/45/32

[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 8 September 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 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 Doudou Diène

Doudou Diène

Members of the Commission of Inquiry on Burundi
avatar for Lucy Asuagbor

Lucy Asuagbor

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

Francoise Hampson

Member of the Commission of Inquiry on Burundi


Wednesday September 23, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

10:00am CEST

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 

Wednesday September 23, 2020 10:00am - 11:30am CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

11:00am CEST

16th meeting: Enhanced ID with the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan
Enhanced interactive dialogue on the oral update of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan
A/HRC/45/NGO/83

[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 8 September 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 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 Nada Al-Nashif

Nada Al-Nashif

Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights
avatar for Yasmin Sooka

Yasmin Sooka

Chair 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 Barney Afako

Barney Afako

Member of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan


Wednesday September 23, 2020 11:00am - 12:15pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

11:30am CEST

Permanent Mission of Cuba - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolutions on the mandate of the Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order

Wednesday September 23, 2020 11:30am - 1:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

11:30am CEST

President of the Human Rights Council - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft decision on postponement of the implementation of certain activities mandated by the Human Rights Council

Wednesday September 23, 2020 11:30am - 1:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

12:15pm CEST

16th 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/45/33

[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 8 September 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 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 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
avatar for Paul Seils

Paul Seils

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


Wednesday September 23, 2020 12:15pm - 1:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

1:00pm CEST

Permanent Mission of Azerbaijan on behalf of NAM - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on the right to development

Wednesday September 23, 2020 1:00pm - 2:30pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

1:00pm CEST

Permanent Missions of Germany and Spain - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation

Wednesday September 23, 2020 1:00pm - 2:30pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

2:30pm CEST

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

Wednesday September 23, 2020 2:30pm - 4:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

3:00pm CEST

17th meeting: ID with the Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic (continued)
Interactive dialogue with the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic


A/HRC/45/31, A/HRC/45/NGO/31, A/HRC/45/NGO/85, A/HRC/45/NGO/87, A/HRC/45/NGO/146
[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 8 September 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 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


Wednesday September 23, 2020 3:00pm - 3:30pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

3:30pm CEST

17th meeting: ID with the fact-finding mission on Venezuela (continued)
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/45/33

[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 8 September 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 requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at hrcngo@ohchr.org . Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Wednesday September 23, 2020 3:30pm - 4:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

4:00pm CEST

Permanent Mission of Iran - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on strengthening cooperation and technical assistance in the field of human rights in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

Wednesday September 23, 2020 4:00pm - 5:30pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

4:00pm CEST

17th meeting: Annual panel discussion on the rights of indigenous peoples
Panel half-day panel discussion on the rights of indigenous peoples, on the theme Protection of indigenous human rights defenders

Accessible to persons with disabilities through international sign language and live captioning: https://www.streamtext.net/player?event=CFI-UNOG

A/HRC/RES/18/8A/HRC/RES/39/13A/HRC/RES/42/19A/HRC/45/22A/HRC/45/NI/6A/HRC/45/NI/7

Chair:
H.E. Mr.Yackoley Kokou Johnson, Vice-President of the Human Rights Council

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

Panellists:
  • Ms. Aida Quilcue Vivas, Indigenous woman from the Nasa peoples of Colombia and Human Rights Counselor of the National Indigenous Organization of Colombia (video message)
  • Mr. Andrew Anderson, Executive Director of Front Line Defenders (video message)
  • Ms. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, Indigenous woman from the Kankanaey Igorot peoples of the Cordillera Region of the Philippines and former Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples (video message)
  • Mr. Joseph Itongwa, Président du conseil d’administration du Réseau des Peuples autochtones pour la gestion durable des écosystèmes forestiers en République démocratique du Congo et Directeur de l’Alliance Nationale d'Appui et de Promotion des Aires et territoires conservés par les peuples autochtones et communautés locales en République démocratique du Congo (video message)

Speakers
avatar for Yackoley Kokou Johnson

Yackoley Kokou Johnson

Vice President of the Human Rights Council
avatar for Nada Al-Nashif

Nada Al-Nashif

Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights


Wednesday September 23, 2020 4:00pm - 6:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

4:00pm CEST

African Group - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolutions on the open-ended intergovernmental working group to elaborate the content of an international regulatory framework on the regulation, monitoring and oversight of the activities of private military and security companies

Wednesday September 23, 2020 4:00pm - 6:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

4:30pm CEST

Permanent Missions of Argentina, Azerbaijan, Finland, Namibia, Spain and Tunisia - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on the mainstreaming human rights aspects arising from United Nations Security Council resolution 1325 in the work of the Human Rights Council and its mechanisms, on the occasion of its 20th Anniversary

Wednesday September 23, 2020 4:30pm - 6:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XXIV
 
Thursday, September 24
 

8:30am CEST

Permanent Missions of Canada, Fiji, Georgia, Sweden and Uruguay - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on accountability for ensuring women’s and girl’s full enjoyment of human rights in humanitarian settings

Thursday September 24, 2020 8:30am - 10:00am CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XXIV

9:00am CEST

9:00am CEST

Permanent Mission of South Africa - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on the discrimination against women and girls in sport

Thursday September 24, 2020 9:00am - 10:00am CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

10:00am CEST

Permanent Delegation of the European Union and GRULAC- Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on the rights of the child: Realizing the rights of the child through a healthy environment

Thursday September 24, 2020 10:00am - 11:30am CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

10:00am CEST

Permanent Missions of Belgium, Canada, Luxembourg, Ireland and the Netherlands - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on the human rights situation in Yemen

Thursday September 24, 2020 10:00am - 11:30am CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

10:00am CEST

18th meeting: General debate on agenda item 3 (continued)
  • Briefing by His Excellency Munir Akram, President of the Economic and Social Council (video message)
  • Report of the Intergovernmental Working Group on the Right to Development (video message)
  • Report of the open-ended intergovernmental working group to consider the possibility of elaborating an international regulatory framework on the regulation, monitoring and oversight of the activities of private military and security companies
  • 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/45/9A/HRC/45/9/Add.1, A/HRC/45/17, A/HRC/45/18, A/HRC/45/19, A/HRC/45/20A/HRC/45/21, A/HRC/45/24, A/HRC/45/25, A/HRC/45/26, A/HRC/45/27, A/HRC/45/29, A/HRC/45/30A/HRC/45/NGO/3A/HRC/45/NGO/4, A/HRC/45/NGO/5, A/HRC/45/NGO/7, A/HRC/45/NGO/11A/HRC/45/NGO/13, A/HRC/45/NGO/19, A/HRC/45/NGO/29, A/HRC/45/NGO/32, A/HRC/45/NGO/33, A/HRC/45/NGO/37, A/HRC/45/NGO/41, A/HRC/45/NGO/43, A/HRC/45/NGO/45, A/HRC/45/NGO/52, A/HRC/45/NGO/56A/HRC/45/NGO/65, A/HRC/45/NGO/66, A/HRC/45/NGO/67, A/HRC/45/NGO/70, A/HRC/45/NGO/71, A/HRC/45/NGO/72, A/HRC/45/NGO/73, A/HRC/45/NGO/74, A/HRC/45/NGO/107, A/HRC/45/NGO/115, A/HRC/45/NGO/116, A/HRC/45/NGO/126, A/HRC/45/NGO/142, A/HRC/45/NGO/151, A/HRC/45/NGO/152, A/HRC/45/NGO/157, A/HRC/45/NGO/167, A/HRC/45/NGO/170A/HRC/45/NGO/171, A/HRC/45/NGO/172

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Speakers
avatar for Munir Akram

Munir Akram

President of the Economic and Social Council


Thursday September 24, 2020 10:00am - 1:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

11:30am CEST

Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on assistance to Somalia in the field of human rights

Thursday September 24, 2020 11:30am - 1:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

11:30am CEST

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

Thursday September 24, 2020 11:30am - 1:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XXIV

11:30am CEST

Permanent Missions of Norway, Sierra Leone, Switzerland and Uruguay - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on the contribution of the Human Rights Council to the prevention of human rights violations

Thursday September 24, 2020 11:30am - 1:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

1:00pm CEST

1:00pm CEST

1:00pm CEST

Permanent Mission of Azerbaijan on behalf of NAM - Co-sponsor meeting
Co-sponsor meeting on the draft resolution on the right to development

Thursday September 24, 2020 1:00pm - 2:30pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

1:00pm CEST

Permanent Mission of China - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on putting people at the centre of efforts in promoting and protecting human rights

Thursday September 24, 2020 1:00pm - 2:30pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

2:30pm CEST

Permanent Mission of Azerbaijan on behalf of NAM - Co-sponsor meeting
Co-sponsor meeting on the draft resolution on human rights and unilateral coercive measures

Thursday September 24, 2020 2:30pm - 4:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

2:30pm CEST

African Group - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolutions on technical assistance and capacity-building in the field of human rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic and Sudan

Thursday September 24, 2020 2:30pm - 4:30pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

3:00pm CEST

18th meeting: ID with the fact-finding mission on Venezuela (continued)
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/45/33

[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 8 September 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 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


Thursday September 24, 2020 3:00pm - 4:15pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

4:00pm CEST

Permanent Delegation of the European Union - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on the situation of human rights in Burundi

Thursday September 24, 2020 4:00pm - 5:30pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

4:15pm CEST

19th meeting: ID with EMRIP
Interactive dialogue with the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

A/HRC/RES/33/25, A/HRC/45/35, A/HRC/45/38, A/HRC/45/61,A/HRC/45/NGO/24, A/HRC/45/NGO/23, A/HRC/45/NGO/155

[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 8 September 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 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 Kristen Carpenter

Kristen Carpenter

Independent Expert in the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
avatar for Megan Davis

Megan Davis

Independent Expert in the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
avatar for Belkacem Lounes

Belkacem Lounes

Independent Expert in the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
avatar for Binota Moy Dhamai

Binota Moy Dhamai

Independent Expert in the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
avatar for Rodion Sulyandziga

Rodion Sulyandziga

Independent Expert in the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
avatar for Laila Vars

Laila Vars

Independent Expert in the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
avatar for Erika M. Yamada

Erika M. Yamada

Independent Expert in the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples


Thursday September 24, 2020 4:15pm - 5:15pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

4:30pm CEST

Permanent Missions of India and South Africa - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on the discrimination against women and girls in sport

Thursday September 24, 2020 4:30pm - 6:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

5:15pm CEST

19th meeting: ID with SR on the rights of indigenous peoples
Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, José Francisco Cali Tzay

A/HRC/45/34, A/HRC/45/34/Add.1, A/HRC/45/34/Add.2, A/HRC/45/34/Add.3 A/HRC/45/NGO/20, A/HRC/45/NGO/63, A/HRC/45/NGO/64, A/HRC/45/NGO/68

[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 8 September 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 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 Francisco Cali Tzay

Francisco Cali Tzay

Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples


Thursday September 24, 2020 5:15pm - 6:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall
 
Friday, September 25
 

9:00am CEST

10:00am CEST

20th meeting: ID with the Human Rights Advisory Committee
Interactive dialogue with the Human Rights Council Advisory Committee

A/HRC/45/37, A/HRC/45/39, A/HRC/45/40, A/HRC/45/41

[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 8 September 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 requested to inscribe online and NGOs are requested to confirm their on-line registration at hngoconfirmation@ohchr.org.  Speaking time is 1.5 minutes for all. Please refer to announcements made in the Assembly Hall and through SMS alert.]

Friday September 25, 2020 10:00am - 10:45am CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

10:45am CEST

20th meeting: HC oral update on Venezuela, general debate under agenda item 4
Oral update by the High Commissioner on the human rights situation in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (resolution 42/25), followed by a general debate on agenda item 4

A/HRC/45/NGO/15, A/HRC/45/NGO/16, A/HRC/45/NGO/17, A/HRC/45/NGO/42, A/HRC/45/NGO/54, A/HRC/45/NGO/80, A/HRC/45/NGO/82, A/HRC/45/NGO/89, A/HRC/45/NGO/93, A/HRC/45/NGO/98, A/HRC/45/NGO/109, A/HRC/45/NGO/111, A/HRC/45/NGO/122, A/HRC/45/NGO/140, A/HRC/45/NGO/147, A/HRC/45/NGO/148, A/HRC/45/NGO/156, A/HRC/45/NGO/158, A/HRC/45/NGO/160, A/HRC/45/NGO/164, A/HRC/45/NGO/166

[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 8 September 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 or in person, at the list of speakers’ desk in the Assembly Hall. 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 September 25, 2020 10:45am - 1:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

1:00pm CEST

1:00pm CEST

3:00pm CEST

21st meeting: ID with SR on the rights of indigenous peoples (continued)
Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, José Francisco Cali Tzay

A/HRC/45/34, A/HRC/45/34/Add.1, A/HRC/45/34/Add.2, A/HRC/45/34/Add.3A/HRC/45/NGO/20, A/HRC/45/NGO/63, A/HRC/45/NGO/64, A/HRC/45/NGO/68

[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 8 September 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 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 Francisco Cali Tzay

Francisco Cali Tzay

Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples


Friday September 25, 2020 3:00pm - 3:45pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

3:45pm CEST

21st meeting: General debate under agenda item 4 (continued)
Oral update by the High Commissioner on the human rights situation in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (resolution 42/25), followed by a general debate on agenda item 4

A/HRC/45/NGO/15, A/HRC/45/NGO/16, A/HRC/45/NGO/17, A/HRC/45/NGO/42, A/HRC/45/NGO/54, A/HRC/45/NGO/80, A/HRC/45/NGO/82, A/HRC/45/NGO/89, A/HRC/45/NGO/93, A/HRC/45/NGO/98, A/HRC/45/NGO/109, A/HRC/45/NGO/111, A/HRC/45/NGO/122, A/HRC/45/NGO/140, A/HRC/45/NGO/147, A/HRC/45/NGO/148, A/HRC/45/NGO/156, A/HRC/45/NGO/158, A/HRC/45/NGO/160, A/HRC/45/NGO/164, A/HRC/45/NGO/166

[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 8 September 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 or in person, at the list of speakers’ desk in the Assembly Hall. 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 September 25, 2020 3:45pm - 5:30pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

5:30pm CEST

21st meeting: Complaint procedure (closed meeting)
Report of the Working Group on Situations on its 25th session (27-31 January 2020)



Friday September 25, 2020 5:30pm - 6:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall
 
Monday, September 28
 

9:00am CEST

9:00am CEST

22nd meeting: General debate under agenda item 4 (continued)
Oral update by the High Commissioner on the human rights situation in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (resolution 42/25), followed by a general debate on agenda item 4

A/HRC/45/NGO/15, A/HRC/45/NGO/16, A/HRC/45/NGO/17, A/HRC/45/NGO/42, A/HRC/45/NGO/54, A/HRC/45/NGO/80, A/HRC/45/NGO/82, A/HRC/45/NGO/89, A/HRC/45/NGO/93, A/HRC/45/NGO/98, A/HRC/45/NGO/109, A/HRC/45/NGO/111, A/HRC/45/NGO/122, A/HRC/45/NGO/140, A/HRC/45/NGO/147, A/HRC/45/NGO/148, A/HRC/45/NGO/156, A/HRC/45/NGO/158, A/HRC/45/NGO/160, A/HRC/45/NGO/164, A/HRC/45/NGO/166

[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 8 September 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 or in person, at the list of speakers’ desk in the Assembly Hall. 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 September 28, 2020 9:00am - 10:30am CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

10:00am CEST

OIC experts meeting
Monday September 28, 2020 10:00am - 12:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

10:30am CEST

22nd meeting: Adoption of UPR outcomes of Kyrgyzstan
Adoption of the final outcomes of the review of Kyrgyzstan

A/HRC/44/4, A/HRC/44/4/Add.1

Monday September 28, 2020 10:30am - 11:30am CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

11:30am CEST

22nd meeting: Adoption of UPR outcomes of Guinea
Adoption of the final outcomes of the review of Guinea

A/HRC/44/5, A/HRC/44/5/Add.1

Monday September 28, 2020 11:30am - 12:15pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

12:15pm CEST

23rd meeting: Adoption of UPR outcomes of the Lao People's Democratic Republic
 Adoption of the final outcomes of the review of the Lao People's Democratic Republic

A/HRC/44/6, A/HRC/44/6/Add.1
A/HRC/45/NGO/109

Monday September 28, 2020 12:15pm - 1:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

1:15pm CEST

23rd meeting: Adoption of UPR outcomes of Lesotho
Adoption of the final outcomes of the review of Lesotho

A/HRC/44/8

Monday September 28, 2020 1:15pm - 2:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

2:00pm CEST

23rd meeting: Adoption of UPR outcomes of Kenya
Adoption of the final outcomes of the review of Kenya

A/HRC/44/9, A/HRC/44/9/Add.1

Monday September 28, 2020 2:00pm - 2:45pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

3:00pm CEST

24th meeting: Adoption of UPR outcomes of Armenia
Adoption of the final outcomes of the review of Armenia

A/HRC/44/10, A/HRC/44/10/Add.1

Monday September 28, 2020 3:00pm - 4:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

4:00pm CEST

24th meeting: Panel discussion on integration of gender perspective
Annual discussion on the integration of a gender  perspective throughout the work of the Human Rights Council that that of its mechanisms (A/HRC/RES/6/30)

Theme: Gender and diversity: strengthening the intersectional perspective
in the work of the Human Rights Council


Chair: H.E. Ms. Elisabeth Tichy-Fisslberger, President of the Human Rights Council
Opening speech: Ms. Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Panellists:
  • Ms. Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)
  • Mr. Felipe Gonzáles Morales, Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants (video message)
  • Dr. Joia Crear Perry, President of the National Birth Equity Collaborative (video message)
  • Ms. Pragna Patel, Founding member and current director of Southall Black Sisters (video message)


Speakers
avatar for Michelle Bachelet

Michelle Bachelet

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
avatar for Elisabeth Tichy-Fisslberger

Elisabeth Tichy-Fisslberger

President of the Human Rights Council


Monday September 28, 2020 4:00pm - 6:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall
 
Tuesday, September 29
 

9:00am CEST

25th meeting: Adoption of UPR outcomes of Sweden
Adoption of the final outcomes of the review of Sweden

A/HRC/44/12, A/HRC/44/12/Add.1

Tuesday September 29, 2020 9:00am - 9:45am CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

9:00am CEST

9:45am CEST

25th meeting: Adoption of UPR outcomes of Grenada
Adoption of the final outcomes of the review of Grenada

A/HRC/44/13

Tuesday September 29, 2020 9:45am - 10:30am CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

10:00am CEST

Permanent Delegation of the European Union - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on the situation of human rights in Burundi

Tuesday September 29, 2020 10:00am - 11:30am CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

10:30am CEST

11:00am CEST

Permanent Missions of Norway, Sierra Leone, Switzerland and Uruguay - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on the contribution of the Human Rights Council to the prevention of human rights violations

Tuesday September 29, 2020 11:00am - 12:30pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

11:00am CEST

Permanent Missions of Norway, Sierra Leone, Switzerland and Uruguay - Informal consultations
Informal consultations on the draft resolution on the contribution of the Human Rights Council to the prevention of human rights violations

Tuesday September 29, 2020 11:00am - 12:30pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

11:15am CEST

25th meeting: Adoption of UPR outcomes of Kiribati
Adoption of the final outcomes of the review of Kiribati

A/HRC/44/15

Tuesday September 29, 2020 11:15am - 11:45am CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

11:45am CEST

25th meeting: Oral update on decision 43/117, general debate on agenda item 5
Oral update by the President on decision 43/117 (methods of work of the Consultative Group of the Human Rights Council), followed by a general debate on agenda item 5

A/HRC/DEC/43/117, A/HRC/45/NGO/117, A/HRC/45/NGO/118, A/HRC/45/NGO/119, A/HRC/45/NGO/121, A/HRC/45/NGO/123, A/HRC/45/NGO/124, A/HRC/45/NGO/125, A/HRC/45/NGO/132

[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 8 September 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 or in person, at the list of speakers’ desk in the Assembly Hall. 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 September 29, 2020 11:45am - 12:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

12:15pm CEST

1:00pm CEST

1:00pm CEST

2:00pm CEST

26th meeting: Interactive dialogue with Group of Eminent Experts on Yemen
Interactive dialogue on the report of the Group of Eminent International Experts on the human rights situation in Yemen

A/HRC/45/6, A/HRC/45/NGO/8, A/HRC/45/NGO/9, A/HRC/45/NGO/10, A/HRC/45/NGO/18, A/HRC/45/NGO/34, A/HRC/45/NGO/36, A/HRC/45/NGO/38, A/HRC/45/NGO/39, A/HRC/45/NGO/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 8 September 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 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.]

Tuesday September 29, 2020 2:00pm - 3:30pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

2:00pm CEST

3:30pm CEST

26th meeting: Oral update on decision 43/117, general debate on agenda item 5 (continued)
Oral update by the President on decision 43/117 (methods of work of the Consultative Group of the Human Rights Council), followed by a general debate on agenda item 5

A/HRC/DEC/43/117, A/HRC/45/NGO/117, A/HRC/45/NGO/118, A/HRC/45/NGO/119, A/HRC/45/NGO/121, A/HRC/45/NGO/123, A/HRC/45/NGO/124, A/HRC/45/NGO/125, A/HRC/45/NGO/132

[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 8 September 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 or in person, at the list of speakers’ desk in the Assembly Hall. 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 September 29, 2020 3:30pm - 5:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall
 
Wednesday, September 30
 

9:00am CEST

10:00am CEST

27th meeting: General debate under agenda item 6

A/HRC/45/NGO/44A/HRC/45/NGO/92A/HRC/45/NGO/127A/HRC/45/NGO/132

[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 8 September 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 or in person, at the list of speakers’ desk in the Assembly Hall. 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 hrcngo@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.]

Wednesday September 30, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

11:00am CEST

11:00am CEST

27th 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/45/NI/8A/HRC/45/NGO/49A/HRC/45/NGO/114A/HRC/45/NGO/131A/HRC/45/NGO/161A/HRC/45/NGO/163A/HRC/45/NGO/165

[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 8 September 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 or in person, at the list of speakers’ desk in the Assembly Hall. 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.]

Wednesday September 30, 2020 11:00am - 1:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

11:30am CEST

OIC experts meeting
Wednesday September 30, 2020 11:30am - 12:30pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

1:00pm CEST

3:00pm CEST

28th meeting: ID with WG on People of African Descent
Interactive dialogue with the Working Group on People of African Descent
A/HRC/45/44A/HRC/45/44/Add.1, A/HRC/45/44/Add.2A/HRC/45/44/Add.3A/HRC/45/47
A/HRC/45/NGO/113A/HRC/45/NGO/137A/HRC/45/NGO/169
[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 8 September 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 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 Dominique Day

Dominique Day

Chair of the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
avatar for Ahmed Reid

Ahmed Reid

Member of the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
avatar for Michal Balcerzak

Michal Balcerzak

Member of the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
avatar for Sabelo Gumedze

Sabelo Gumedze

Member of the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
avatar for Ricardo Sunga III

Ricardo Sunga III

Member of the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent


Wednesday September 30, 2020 3:00pm - 4:30pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

4:00pm CEST

Permanent Missions of Argentina, Azerbaijan, Finland, Namibia, Spain and Tunisia - Co-sponsors meeting
Co-sponsors meeting on the draft resolution L24. Promoting and protecting human rights of women and girls in conflict and post conflict situations on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of United Nations Security Council resolution 1325

Wednesday September 30, 2020 4:00pm - 5:30pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XVIII

4:30pm CEST

28th meeting: ID with on the report of the SG on co-operation with the United Nations
Interactive dialogue with the Assistant Secretary General for Human Rights on the report of the Secretary-General on co-operation with the United Nations, its representatives and mechanisms in the field of human rights
A/HRC/45/36


[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 8 September 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 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.]

Wednesday September 30, 2020 4:30pm - 6:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall
 
Thursday, October 1
 

9:00am CEST

29th meeting: ID with on the report of the SG on co-operation with the United Nations (continued)
Interactive dialogue with the Assistant Secretary General for Human Rights on the report of the Secretary-General on co-operation with the United Nations, its representatives and mechanisms in the field of human rights
A/HRC/45/36


[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 8 September 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 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 October 1, 2020 9:00am - 9:15am CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

9:00am CEST

9:15am CEST

29th meeting: General debate under agenda item 7 (continued)
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/45/NI/8A/HRC/45/NGO/49A/HRC/45/NGO/114A/HRC/45/NGO/131A/HRC/45/NGO/161A/HRC/45/NGO/163A/HRC/45/NGO/165

[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 8 September 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 or in person, at the list of speakers’ desk in the Assembly Hall. 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.]

Thursday October 1, 2020 9:15am - 9:30am CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

9:30am CEST

29th 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/45/NGO/2A/HRC/45/NGO/111A/HRC/45/NGO/141

[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 8 September 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 or in person, at the list of speakers’ desk in the Assembly Hall. 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.]

Thursday October 1, 2020 9:30am - 12:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

12:00pm CEST

30th 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/45/47, ​A/HRC/45/48​​​, ​A/HRC/45/46​​​
A/HRC/45/NGO/50A/HRC/45/NGO/86A/HRC/45/NGO/105A/HRC/45/NGO/113A/HRC/45/NGO/120A/HRC/45/NGO/136A/HRC/45/NGO/137A/HRC/45/NGO/159A/HRC/45/NGO/162A/HRC/45/NGO/169

[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 8 September 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 or in person, at the list of speakers’ desk in the Assembly Hall. 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 hrcngo@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.]

Thursday October 1, 2020 12:00pm - 3:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

1:00pm CEST

3:00pm CEST

31st 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/45/NGO/78A/HRC/45/NGO/112A/HRC/45/NGO/129

[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 8 September 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 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 October 1, 2020 3:00pm - 4:30pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

4:30pm CEST

31st meeting: ID with SR on Cambodia
Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia, Rhona Smith

A/HRC/45/51, ​Add.1​​​

[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 8 September 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 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 Rhona Smith

Rhona Smith

Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia


Thursday October 1, 2020 4:30pm - 6:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall
 
Friday, October 2
 

9:00am CEST

10:00am CEST

32nd meeting: Enhanced ID on HC report on DRC and final report of experts on Kasai
Enhanced interactive dialogue on the reports of the team of international experts on the situation in Kasai and the report of the High Commissioner on technical assistance and capacity-building in the field of human rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

A/HRC/45/50
A/HRC/45/49
A/HRC/45/NGO/88

[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 8 September 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 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 Bacre Ndiaye

Bacre Ndiaye

Member of the International Team of Experts on the Kasaï region


Friday October 2, 2020 10:00am - 11:30am CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

11:30am CEST

32nd meeting: ID with IE on Central African Republic
interactive dialogue with the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Central African Republic, Yao Agbetse

A/HRC/45/55, ​A/HRC/45/NGO/76​​​

[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 8 September 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 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 Yao Agbetse

Yao Agbetse

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


Friday October 2, 2020 11:30am - 1:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

3:00pm CEST

33rd meeting: Enhanced ID with IE on Sudan
Enhanced interactive dialogue with the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Sudan, Aristide Nononsi

A/HRC/45/53, Add.1, A/HRC/45/NGO/79, A/HRC/45/NGO/84, A/HRC/45/NGO/91, ​A/HRC/45/NGO/95​​​, ​A/HRC/45/NGO/100​​​

[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 8 September 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 A/HRC/45/NGO/91, of each interactive dialogue. NHRIs and NGOS are 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
avatar for Aristide Nononsi

Aristide Nononsi

Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan


Friday October 2, 2020 3:00pm - 4:45pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall

4:45pm CEST

33rd meeting: ID with IE on Somalia
Interactive dialogue with the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Somalia, Isha Dyfan

A/HRC/45/52, ​A/HRC/45/NGO/62​​​, ​A/HRC/45/NGO/90​​​, ​A/HRC/45/NGO/96​​​

[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 8 September 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 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 Isha Dyfan

Isha Dyfan

Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Somalia


Friday October 2, 2020 4:45pm - 6:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall
 
Monday, October 5
 

10:00am CEST

34th meeting: ID with fact-finding mission on Libya
Interactive dialogue with the fact-finding mission on the situation of human rights in Libya (oral update)

 
A/HRC/45/NGO/12, A/HRC/45/NGO/130
[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 8 September 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 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 Mohamed Auajjar

Mohamed Auajjar

Chair of the Independent Fact-Finding Mission on Libya
avatar for Tracy Robinson

Tracy Robinson

Member of the Independent Fact-Finding Mission on Libya
avatar for Chaloka Beyani

Chaloka Beyani

Member of the Independent Fact-Finding Mission on Libya


Monday October 5, 2020 10:00am - 11:30am CEST
Palais des Nations, room XIX

11:30am CEST

34th meeting: Adoption of UPR outcomes of Guinea-Bissau
Adoption of the final outcomes of the review of Guinea-Bissau

A/HRC/44/11
A/HRC/44/11/Add.1

Monday October 5, 2020 11:30am - 12:15pm CEST
Palais des Nations, room XIX

12:15pm CEST

34th meeting: Adoption of UPR outcomes of Guyana
Adoption of the final outcomes of the review of Guyana

A/HRC/44/16A/HRC/44/16/Add.1




Monday October 5, 2020 12:15pm - 1:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, room XIX

1:00pm CEST

3:00pm CEST

35th meeting: HC/SG country reports, general debate on agenda item 10
Presentation of reports of the High Commissioner on cooperation with Georgia, technical assistance and capacity-building for Yemen in the field of human rights and the report of the Secretary-General on advisory services and technical assistance for Cambodia

A/HRC/45/56, A/HRC/45/54, A/HRC/45/57,
A/HRC/45/NI/9,A/HRC/45/NGO/9, A/HRC/45/NGO/18, A/HRC/45/NGO/36, A/HRC/45/NGO/53

[Modalities for participation in the general debate: Online inscription in the list of speakers for States, United Nations agencies and international and regional organizations opens on 8 September 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 or in person, at the list of speakers’ desk in the Assembly Hall. 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 hrcngo@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 October 5, 2020 3:00pm - 6:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, room XIX
 
Tuesday, October 6
 

10:00am CEST

Permanent Missions of Argentina, Azerbaijan, Finland, Namibia, Spain and Tunisia - Co-sponsors meeting
Co-sponsors meeting on the draft resolution on the mainstreaming human rights aspects arising from United Nations Security Council resolution 1325 in the work of the Human Rights Council and its mechanisms, on the occasion of its 20th Anniversary

Tuesday October 6, 2020 10:00am - 11:30am CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XXI

10:00am CEST

36th 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 1
L.30, L50

Item 2
L.25, L.55/Rev.1

Item 3
L.19. L.21, L.22, L.23, L.27, L.28/Rev.1, L.29, L.31, L.33, L.34, L.35, L.37, L.39, L.41

Item 4
L.36/Rev.1, L.43/Rev.1, L.45

Item 8
L20

Item 9
L.44, L.47OR,

Item 10
L.40OR, L.51, L.52, .L.53, L.54

Tuesday October 6, 2020 10:00am - 1:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

3:00pm CEST

37th 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 2
L.25, L.55/Rev.1

Item 3
L.35, L.37, L.39, L.41, L.42/Rev.1. 

Item 4
L.36/Rev.1, L.43/Rev.1, L.45

Item 8
L20

Item 9
L.44, L.47OR,

Item 10
L.40OR, L.51, L.52, .L.53, L.54



Tuesday October 6, 2020 3:00pm - 6:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX
 
Wednesday, October 7
 

10:00am CEST

38th 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.24/Rev.1, L.46/Rev.1L.48/Rev.1 (and amendments L.57 and L.64)

Item 5
L.32

Item 10
L.26, L,38OR, L.53, L.54






Wednesday October 7, 2020 10:00am - 1:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX

3:00pm CEST

39th 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.

Appointment of Special Procedures mandate holders

Adoption of the session report




Wednesday October 7, 2020 3:00pm - 6:00pm CEST
Palais des Nations, Room XX