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Human Rights Council 35

On 6 June 2017, the Human Rights Council opened its thirty-fifth regular session.

When: Tuesday, 06 June 2017 to Friday, 23 June 2017

Where: Gevenva, Palace of Nations

Host: United Nations

Ahead of the 35th session of the Human Rights Council, Florian Irminger, Head of Advocacy at HRHF, discussed HRHF's priorities for the session in its May 2017 Newsletter

Highlights from the sesson include: 

  • Interactive dialogue with the UN Special Rapporteur on assembly and association at HRC 35, including the presentation of the report Mapping the Achievements of Civil Society (6 June)
  • Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers at HRC 35 (12 June)
  • General debate on Item 4 – human rights situations that require the Council’s attention (15 June)
  • General debate at HRC 35 on the Universal Periodic Review (16 June)
  • Interactive dialogue on regular periodic update on Ukraine at HRC 35 (21 June)

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