34th Session of the Human Rights Council
Highlights include the presentation of the report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, appointment of the new mandate holder for the position of Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, and the High Commissioner for Human Right's oral report on Ukraine.
When: Monday, 27 February 2017 to Friday, 24 March 2017
More info: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/Regula…
Florian Irminger, Head of Advocacy at HRHF, discusses priorities at the 34th session of the Human Rights Council
On 7 March, at the side event Azerbaijan: Continued Repression of Civil Society and Human Rights Defenders, Azerbaijani human rights defenders and UN and State representatives will outline their different perspectives on the situation in the country, and call for the international community to respond.