Human Rights Bodies’ Sessions & Hearings: November 2021

In November 2021, various international human rights bodies will meet – some virtually – to continue their monitoring and oversight of States’ human rights practices. For more information on each of the bodies mentioned, visit the Courts & Monitoring Bodies section of the IJRC Online Resource Hub. At the regional level, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, African

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UN Bodies Advance Recognition of Human Right to a Healthy Environment

In the past week, three developments at the United Nations strengthened international recognition of the relationship between the health of our planet and human rights. On October 8, the UN Human Rights Council adopted its first-ever resolution to recognize the human right to a healthy environment. [OHCHR Press Release: Bachelet] That same day, the Council created a new special procedure,

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Human Rights Bodies’ Sessions & Hearings: October 2021

In October 2021, various international human rights bodies will meet – mostly virtually – to continue their monitoring and oversight of States’ human rights practices. For more information on each of the bodies mentioned, visit the Courts & Monitoring Bodies section of the IJRC Online Resource Hub. At the regional level, the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, European

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Human Rights Bodies’ Sessions & Hearings: September 2021

In September 2021, various international human rights bodies will meet – some virtually – to continue their monitoring and oversight of States’ human rights practices. For more information on each of the bodies mentioned, visit the Courts & Monitoring Bodies section of the IJRC Online Resource Hub.  At the regional level, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, African Court on

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Human Rights Bodies’ Sessions & Hearings: August 2021

In August 2021, a few international human rights bodies will meet – mostly virtually – to continue their monitoring and oversight of States’ human rights practices. At the regional level, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights will be in session. At the United Nations, the Committee on Elimination of Racial Discrimination and Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

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Human Rights Bodies’ Sessions & Hearings: July 2021

In July 2021, various regional and United Nations bodies are meeting – mostly virtually – to continue their monitoring and oversight of States’ human rights practices. The regional bodies in session are the European Committee of Social Rights and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. In addition, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) will hold

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Human Rights Bodies’ Sessions & Hearings: June 2021

In June 2021, various regional and United Nations bodies are meeting – mostly virtually – to continue their oversight and monitoring of human rights conditions. The regional bodies in session are the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, European Committee of Social Rights, and the Inter-American human rights commission and court. In addition, the Grand Chamber of the European

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Human Rights Bodies’ Sessions & Hearings: May 2021

In May 2021, various regional and United Nations bodies are meeting – mostly virtually – to continue their oversight and monitoring of human rights conditions. The regional bodies in session are the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, European Committee of Social Rights, and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. In addition, the Grand Chamber of the European Court

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Human Rights Bodies’ Sessions & Hearings: April 2021

In April 2021, various regional and United Nations bodies are meeting – mostly virtually – to continue their oversight and monitoring of human rights conditions. The regional bodies in session will include the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, and the UN human rights treaty bodies focused on the rights of persons with

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Human Rights Bodies’ Sessions & Hearings: March 2021

In March 2021, various regional and United Nations bodies are meeting – mostly virtually – to continue their oversight and monitoring of human rights conditions. The regional bodies in session will include the European Committee of Social Rights, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and its counterpart Court, the Human Rights Council, and the UN human rights treaty bodies focused on

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