Hearings & Sessions

This calendar displays upcoming sessions and hearings held by regional and universal human rights monitoring bodies, special rapporteurs and independent experts’ country visits, annual assemblies of intergovernmental organizations, and international days observed by the United Nations. For the brief description of an event, hover over the entry.  For additional details, click on the event.  To submit an event for inclusion in the calendar, please contact IJRC.

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* SR Disability (Kuwait)SR Disability (Kuwait)

The Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities agreed to visit Kuwait from November 27 to December 6, 2018.

* AfCHPR 51st Session AfCHPR 51st Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 51st Ordinary Session in Tunis, Tunisia from November 12 to December 7, 2018.

* CERD 97th Session CERD 97th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 97th Session from November 26 to December 14, 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland where it will consider state reports from Albania, Honduras, Iraq, Norway, Qatar and the Republic of Korea.

* CAT 65th Session CAT 65th Session

The Committee Against Torture will hold its 65th Session from November 12 to December 7, 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland to review Canada, Guatemala, Maldives, Netherlands, Peru, Vietnam, Benin, South Africa, France, Israel, the Philippines, and Turkey.

* World AIDS DayWorld AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is observed on December 1.

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* SR Disability (Kuwait)SR Disability (Kuwait)

The Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities agreed to visit Kuwait from November 27 to December 6, 2018.

* AfCHPR 51st Session AfCHPR 51st Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 51st Ordinary Session in Tunis, Tunisia from November 12 to December 7, 2018.

* CERD 97th Session CERD 97th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 97th Session from November 26 to December 14, 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland where it will consider state reports from Albania, Honduras, Iraq, Norway, Qatar and the Republic of Korea.

* CAT 65th Session CAT 65th Session

The Committee Against Torture will hold its 65th Session from November 12 to December 7, 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland to review Canada, Guatemala, Maldives, Netherlands, Peru, Vietnam, Benin, South Africa, France, Israel, the Philippines, and Turkey.

* Slavery Abolition DaySlavery Abolition Day

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery is observed on December 2.

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* WG people of African descent WG people of African descent

The Working Group of experts on people of African descent will hold its 23rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland from December 3 to 7, 2018.

* WG disc against women WG disc against women

The Working Group on discrimination against women agreed to visit Poland from December 3 to 13, 2018.

* IACHR 170th Period of SessionsIACHR 170th Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 170th Period of Sessions from December 3 to 7, 2018 in Washington, D.C.

* SR Disability (Kuwait)SR Disability (Kuwait)

The Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities agreed to visit Kuwait from November 27 to December 6, 2018.

* AfCHPR 51st Session AfCHPR 51st Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 51st Ordinary Session in Tunis, Tunisia from November 12 to December 7, 2018.

* ECSR 303rd Session ECSR 303rd Session

The European Committee of Social Rights will hold its 303rd in Strasbourg, France Session from December 3 to 6, 2018.

* CAT 65th Session CAT 65th Session

The Committee Against Torture will hold its 65th Session from November 12 to December 7, 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland to review Canada, Guatemala, Maldives, Netherlands, Peru, Vietnam, Benin, South Africa, France, Israel, the Philippines, and Turkey.

* CERD 97th Session CERD 97th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 97th Session from November 26 to December 14, 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland where it will consider state reports from Albania, Honduras, Iraq, Norway, Qatar and the Republic of Korea.

* Persons with Disabilities DayPersons with Disabilities Day

International Day of Persons with Disabilities is observed on December 3.

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* WG people of African descent WG people of African descent

The Working Group of experts on people of African descent will hold its 23rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland from December 3 to 7, 2018.

* WG disc against women WG disc against women

The Working Group on discrimination against women agreed to visit Poland from December 3 to 13, 2018.

* IACHR 170th Period of SessionsIACHR 170th Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 170th Period of Sessions from December 3 to 7, 2018 in Washington, D.C.

* SR Disability (Kuwait)SR Disability (Kuwait)

The Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities agreed to visit Kuwait from November 27 to December 6, 2018.

* AfCHPR 51st Session AfCHPR 51st Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 51st Ordinary Session in Tunis, Tunisia from November 12 to December 7, 2018.

* CAT 65th Session CAT 65th Session

The Committee Against Torture will hold its 65th Session from November 12 to December 7, 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland to review Canada, Guatemala, Maldives, Netherlands, Peru, Vietnam, Benin, South Africa, France, Israel, the Philippines, and Turkey.

* CERD 97th Session CERD 97th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 97th Session from November 26 to December 14, 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland where it will consider state reports from Albania, Honduras, Iraq, Norway, Qatar and the Republic of Korea.

* ECSR 303rd Session ECSR 303rd Session

The European Committee of Social Rights will hold its 303rd in Strasbourg, France Session from December 3 to 6, 2018.

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* WG people of African descent WG people of African descent

The Working Group of experts on people of African descent will hold its 23rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland from December 3 to 7, 2018.

* UN World Soil Day UN World Soil Day

UN World Soil Day is observed December 5, 2018.

* WG disc against women WG disc against women

The Working Group on discrimination against women agreed to visit Poland from December 3 to 13, 2018.

* IACHR 170th Period of SessionsIACHR 170th Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 170th Period of Sessions from December 3 to 7, 2018 in Washington, D.C.

* SR Disability (Kuwait)SR Disability (Kuwait)

The Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities agreed to visit Kuwait from November 27 to December 6, 2018.

* AfCHPR 51st Session AfCHPR 51st Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 51st Ordinary Session in Tunis, Tunisia from November 12 to December 7, 2018.

* ECSR 303rd Session ECSR 303rd Session

The European Committee of Social Rights will hold its 303rd in Strasbourg, France Session from December 3 to 6, 2018.

* CAT 65th Session CAT 65th Session

The Committee Against Torture will hold its 65th Session from November 12 to December 7, 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland to review Canada, Guatemala, Maldives, Netherlands, Peru, Vietnam, Benin, South Africa, France, Israel, the Philippines, and Turkey.

* CERD 97th Session CERD 97th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 97th Session from November 26 to December 14, 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland where it will consider state reports from Albania, Honduras, Iraq, Norway, Qatar and the Republic of Korea.

* International Volunteer DayInternational Volunteer Day

International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development is observed on December 5.

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* WG people of African descent WG people of African descent

The Working Group of experts on people of African descent will hold its 23rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland from December 3 to 7, 2018.

* WG disc against women WG disc against women

The Working Group on discrimination against women agreed to visit Poland from December 3 to 13, 2018.

* IACHR 170th Period of SessionsIACHR 170th Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 170th Period of Sessions from December 3 to 7, 2018 in Washington, D.C.

* SR Disability (Kuwait)SR Disability (Kuwait)

The Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities agreed to visit Kuwait from November 27 to December 6, 2018.

* AfCHPR 51st Session AfCHPR 51st Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 51st Ordinary Session in Tunis, Tunisia from November 12 to December 7, 2018.

* CAT 65th Session CAT 65th Session

The Committee Against Torture will hold its 65th Session from November 12 to December 7, 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland to review Canada, Guatemala, Maldives, Netherlands, Peru, Vietnam, Benin, South Africa, France, Israel, the Philippines, and Turkey.

* CERD 97th Session CERD 97th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 97th Session from November 26 to December 14, 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland where it will consider state reports from Albania, Honduras, Iraq, Norway, Qatar and the Republic of Korea.

* ECSR 303rd Session ECSR 303rd Session

The European Committee of Social Rights will hold its 303rd in Strasbourg, France Session from December 3 to 6, 2018.

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* WG disc against women WG disc against women

The Working Group on discrimination against women agreed to visit Poland from December 3 to 13, 2018.

* SR environment (Fiji) SR environment (Fiji)

The Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment agreed to visit Fiji from December 7 to 18, 2018.

* IACHR 170th Period of SessionsIACHR 170th Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 170th Period of Sessions from December 3 to 7, 2018 in Washington, D.C.

* UN International Aviation DayUN International Aviation Day

The UN International Civil Aviation Day is observed December 7, 2018.

* WG people of African descent WG people of African descent

The Working Group of experts on people of African descent will hold its 23rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland from December 3 to 7, 2018.

* CERD 97th Session CERD 97th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 97th Session from November 26 to December 14, 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland where it will consider state reports from Albania, Honduras, Iraq, Norway, Qatar and the Republic of Korea.

* AfCHPR 51st Session AfCHPR 51st Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 51st Ordinary Session in Tunis, Tunisia from November 12 to December 7, 2018.

* CAT 65th Session CAT 65th Session

The Committee Against Torture will hold its 65th Session from November 12 to December 7, 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland to review Canada, Guatemala, Maldives, Netherlands, Peru, Vietnam, Benin, South Africa, France, Israel, the Philippines, and Turkey.

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* SR environment (Fiji) SR environment (Fiji)

The Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment agreed to visit Fiji from December 7 to 18, 2018.

* WG disc against women WG disc against women

The Working Group on discrimination against women agreed to visit Poland from December 3 to 13, 2018.

* CERD 97th Session CERD 97th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 97th Session from November 26 to December 14, 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland where it will consider state reports from Albania, Honduras, Iraq, Norway, Qatar and the Republic of Korea.

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* SR environment (Fiji) SR environment (Fiji)

The Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment agreed to visit Fiji from December 7 to 18, 2018.

* WG disc against women WG disc against women

The Working Group on discrimination against women agreed to visit Poland from December 3 to 13, 2018.

* Victims of Genocide Day Victims of Genocide Day

The UN International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime is observed December 9, 2018.

* CERD 97th Session CERD 97th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 97th Session from November 26 to December 14, 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland where it will consider state reports from Albania, Honduras, Iraq, Norway, Qatar and the Republic of Korea.

* Anti-Corruption DayAnti-Corruption Day

International Anti-Corruption Day is observed on December 9.

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* SR environment (Fiji) SR environment (Fiji)

The Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment agreed to visit Fiji from December 7 to 18, 2018.

* WG disc against women WG disc against women

The Working Group on discrimination against women agreed to visit Poland from December 3 to 13, 2018.

* WG Durban Declaration 16 Sess WG Durban Declaration 16 Sess

The Intergovernmental Working Group on the effective implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action will resume its 16th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from December 10 to 11, 2018.

* CERD 97th Session CERD 97th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 97th Session from November 26 to December 14, 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland where it will consider state reports from Albania, Honduras, Iraq, Norway, Qatar and the Republic of Korea.

* Human Rights DayHuman Rights Day

Human Rights Day is observed on December 10.

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* SR environment (Fiji) SR environment (Fiji)

The Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment agreed to visit Fiji from December 7 to 18, 2018.

* WG disc against women WG disc against women

The Working Group on discrimination against women agreed to visit Poland from December 3 to 13, 2018.

* Mountain Day Mountain Day

The UN International Mountain Day is observed December 11, 2018

* WG Durban Declaration 16 Sess WG Durban Declaration 16 Sess

The Intergovernmental Working Group on the effective implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action will resume its 16th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from December 10 to 11, 2018.

* CERD 97th Session CERD 97th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 97th Session from November 26 to December 14, 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland where it will consider state reports from Albania, Honduras, Iraq, Norway, Qatar and the Republic of Korea.

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* SR environment (Fiji) SR environment (Fiji)

The Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment agreed to visit Fiji from December 7 to 18, 2018.

* WG disc against women WG disc against women

The Working Group on discrimination against women agreed to visit Poland from December 3 to 13, 2018.

* Universal Health Coverage Day Universal Health Coverage Day

The UN International Universal Health Coverage Day is observed December 12, 2018.

* Neutrality Day Neutrality Day

The UN International Day of Neutrality is observed December 12, 2018.

* CERD 97th Session CERD 97th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 97th Session from November 26 to December 14, 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland where it will consider state reports from Albania, Honduras, Iraq, Norway, Qatar and the Republic of Korea.

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* SR racial discriminationSR racial discrimination

The Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance agreed to visit Morocco from December 13 to 21, 2018.

* SR environment (Fiji) SR environment (Fiji)

The Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment agreed to visit Fiji from December 7 to 18, 2018.

* WG disc against women WG disc against women

The Working Group on discrimination against women agreed to visit Poland from December 3 to 13, 2018.

* CERD 97th Session CERD 97th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 97th Session from November 26 to December 14, 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland where it will consider state reports from Albania, Honduras, Iraq, Norway, Qatar and the Republic of Korea.

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* SR racial discriminationSR racial discrimination

The Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance agreed to visit Morocco from December 13 to 21, 2018.

* SR environment (Fiji) SR environment (Fiji)

The Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment agreed to visit Fiji from December 7 to 18, 2018.

* CERD 97th Session CERD 97th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 97th Session from November 26 to December 14, 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland where it will consider state reports from Albania, Honduras, Iraq, Norway, Qatar and the Republic of Korea.

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* SR racial discriminationSR racial discrimination

The Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance agreed to visit Morocco from December 13 to 21, 2018.

* SR environment (Fiji) SR environment (Fiji)

The Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment agreed to visit Fiji from December 7 to 18, 2018.

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* SR racial discriminationSR racial discrimination

The Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance agreed to visit Morocco from December 13 to 21, 2018.

* SR environment (Fiji) SR environment (Fiji)

The Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment agreed to visit Fiji from December 7 to 18, 2018.

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* SR racial discriminationSR racial discrimination

The Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance agreed to visit Morocco from December 13 to 21, 2018.

* SR environment (Fiji) SR environment (Fiji)

The Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment agreed to visit Fiji from December 7 to 18, 2018.

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* SR racial discriminationSR racial discrimination

The Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance agreed to visit Morocco from December 13 to 21, 2018.

* SR environment (Fiji) SR environment (Fiji)

The Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment agreed to visit Fiji from December 7 to 18, 2018.

* Arabic Language Day Arabic Language Day

The UN Arabic Language Day is observed December 18, 2018.

* International Migrants DayInternational Migrants Day

International Migrants Day is observed on December 18.

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* SR racial discriminationSR racial discrimination

The Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance agreed to visit Morocco from December 13 to 21, 2018.

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* SR racial discriminationSR racial discrimination

The Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance agreed to visit Morocco from December 13 to 21, 2018.

* Human Solidarity DayHuman Solidarity Day

International Human Solidarity Day is observed on December 20.

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* SR racial discriminationSR racial discrimination

The Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance agreed to visit Morocco from December 13 to 21, 2018.

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