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 indigenous people GuatemalaSR indigenous people Guatemala

The Special Rapporteur on indigenous peoples agreed to visit Guatemala from May 1 to 10, 2018.

* AfCHPR 49th Ordinary Session AfCHPR 49th Ordinary Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 49th Ordinary Session in Arusha, Tanzania from April 16 - May 11, 2018.

* ACHPR 62nd Ordinary Session ACHPR 62nd Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 62nd Ordinary Session from April 25 - May 9, 2018 in Nouakchott, Islamic Republic of Mauritania.

* ACERWC 31st Ordinary Session ACERWC 31st Ordinary Session

The African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) will hold its 31st Ordinary Session from April 23 - May 4, 2018, in Bamako, Mali.

* ACHPR 62nd Ordinary SessionACHPR 62nd Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 62nd Ordinary Session from April 25 to May 9, 2018 in Nouakchott, Mauritania.

* SR on racism (UK)SR on racism (UK)

The Special Rapporteur on racism agreed to visit the United Kingdom from April 30 to May 11, 2018.

* CERD 95th SessionCERD 95th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 95th Session to review state reports of Kyrgyzstan, Mauritania, Nepal, Peru, Saudi Arabia, and Sweden.

* WG Enforced Disappearances WG Enforced Disappearances

The Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances will hold its 115th Session from April 23 to May 2, 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* SR human rights defenders SR human rights defenders

The Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders agreed to visit Honduras from April 29 to May 12, 2018.

* CAT 63rd SessionCAT 63rd Session

The Committee against Torture will hold its 63rd Session from April 23-May 18, 2018 to review state reports of Belarus, Czech Republic, Norway, Qatar, Senegal, and Tajikistan.

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* SR indigenous people GuatemalaSR indigenous people Guatemala

The Special Rapporteur on indigenous peoples agreed to visit Guatemala from May 1 to 10, 2018.

* AfCHPR 49th Ordinary Session AfCHPR 49th Ordinary Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 49th Ordinary Session in Arusha, Tanzania from April 16 - May 11, 2018.

* ACHPR 62nd Ordinary Session ACHPR 62nd Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 62nd Ordinary Session from April 25 - May 9, 2018 in Nouakchott, Islamic Republic of Mauritania.

* ACERWC 31st Ordinary Session ACERWC 31st Ordinary Session

The African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) will hold its 31st Ordinary Session from April 23 - May 4, 2018, in Bamako, Mali.

* ACHPR 62nd Ordinary SessionACHPR 62nd Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 62nd Ordinary Session from April 25 to May 9, 2018 in Nouakchott, Mauritania.

* SR on racism (UK)SR on racism (UK)

The Special Rapporteur on racism agreed to visit the United Kingdom from April 30 to May 11, 2018.

* CERD 95th SessionCERD 95th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 95th Session to review state reports of Kyrgyzstan, Mauritania, Nepal, Peru, Saudi Arabia, and Sweden.

* WG Enforced Disappearances WG Enforced Disappearances

The Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances will hold its 115th Session from April 23 to May 2, 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* SR human rights defenders SR human rights defenders

The Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders agreed to visit Honduras from April 29 to May 12, 2018.

* CAT 63rd SessionCAT 63rd Session

The Committee against Torture will hold its 63rd Session from April 23-May 18, 2018 to review state reports of Belarus, Czech Republic, Norway, Qatar, Senegal, and Tajikistan.

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* IACHR 168 Period of Sessions IACHR 168 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 168th Period of Sessions from May 3-11, 2018 in Dominican Republic. t will hold hearings on matters related to all OAS countries, except for Dominican Republic.

* AfCHPR 49th Ordinary Session AfCHPR 49th Ordinary Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 49th Ordinary Session in Arusha, Tanzania from April 16 - May 11, 2018.

* ACHPR 62nd Ordinary Session ACHPR 62nd Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 62nd Ordinary Session from April 25 - May 9, 2018 in Nouakchott, Islamic Republic of Mauritania.

* ACERWC 31st Ordinary Session ACERWC 31st Ordinary Session

The African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) will hold its 31st Ordinary Session from April 23 - May 4, 2018, in Bamako, Mali.

* SR indigenous people GuatemalaSR indigenous people Guatemala

The Special Rapporteur on indigenous peoples agreed to visit Guatemala from May 1 to 10, 2018.

* ACHPR 62nd Ordinary SessionACHPR 62nd Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 62nd Ordinary Session from April 25 to May 9, 2018 in Nouakchott, Mauritania.

* CERD 95th SessionCERD 95th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 95th Session to review state reports of Kyrgyzstan, Mauritania, Nepal, Peru, Saudi Arabia, and Sweden.

* SR human rights defenders SR human rights defenders

The Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders agreed to visit Honduras from April 29 to May 12, 2018.

* SR on racism (UK)SR on racism (UK)

The Special Rapporteur on racism agreed to visit the United Kingdom from April 30 to May 11, 2018.

* CAT 63rd SessionCAT 63rd Session

The Committee against Torture will hold its 63rd Session from April 23-May 18, 2018 to review state reports of Belarus, Czech Republic, Norway, Qatar, Senegal, and Tajikistan.

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* IACHR 168 Period of Sessions IACHR 168 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 168th Period of Sessions from May 3-11, 2018 in Dominican Republic. t will hold hearings on matters related to all OAS countries, except for Dominican Republic.

* AfCHPR 49th Ordinary Session AfCHPR 49th Ordinary Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 49th Ordinary Session in Arusha, Tanzania from April 16 - May 11, 2018.

* ACHPR 62nd Ordinary Session ACHPR 62nd Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 62nd Ordinary Session from April 25 - May 9, 2018 in Nouakchott, Islamic Republic of Mauritania.

* ACERWC 31st Ordinary Session ACERWC 31st Ordinary Session

The African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) will hold its 31st Ordinary Session from April 23 - May 4, 2018, in Bamako, Mali.

* SR indigenous people GuatemalaSR indigenous people Guatemala

The Special Rapporteur on indigenous peoples agreed to visit Guatemala from May 1 to 10, 2018.

* ACHPR 62nd Ordinary SessionACHPR 62nd Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 62nd Ordinary Session from April 25 to May 9, 2018 in Nouakchott, Mauritania.

* CERD 95th SessionCERD 95th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 95th Session to review state reports of Kyrgyzstan, Mauritania, Nepal, Peru, Saudi Arabia, and Sweden.

* SR human rights defenders SR human rights defenders

The Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders agreed to visit Honduras from April 29 to May 12, 2018.

* SR on racism (UK)SR on racism (UK)

The Special Rapporteur on racism agreed to visit the United Kingdom from April 30 to May 11, 2018.

* CAT 63rd SessionCAT 63rd Session

The Committee against Torture will hold its 63rd Session from April 23-May 18, 2018 to review state reports of Belarus, Czech Republic, Norway, Qatar, Senegal, and Tajikistan.

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* IACHR 168 Period of Sessions IACHR 168 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 168th Period of Sessions from May 3-11, 2018 in Dominican Republic. t will hold hearings on matters related to all OAS countries, except for Dominican Republic.

* AfCHPR 49th Ordinary Session AfCHPR 49th Ordinary Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 49th Ordinary Session in Arusha, Tanzania from April 16 - May 11, 2018.

* ACHPR 62nd Ordinary Session ACHPR 62nd Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 62nd Ordinary Session from April 25 - May 9, 2018 in Nouakchott, Islamic Republic of Mauritania.

* SR indigenous people GuatemalaSR indigenous people Guatemala

The Special Rapporteur on indigenous peoples agreed to visit Guatemala from May 1 to 10, 2018.

* ACHPR 62nd Ordinary SessionACHPR 62nd Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 62nd Ordinary Session from April 25 to May 9, 2018 in Nouakchott, Mauritania.

* CERD 95th SessionCERD 95th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 95th Session to review state reports of Kyrgyzstan, Mauritania, Nepal, Peru, Saudi Arabia, and Sweden.

* SR human rights defenders SR human rights defenders

The Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders agreed to visit Honduras from April 29 to May 12, 2018.

* SR on racism (UK)SR on racism (UK)

The Special Rapporteur on racism agreed to visit the United Kingdom from April 30 to May 11, 2018.

* CAT 63rd SessionCAT 63rd Session

The Committee against Torture will hold its 63rd Session from April 23-May 18, 2018 to review state reports of Belarus, Czech Republic, Norway, Qatar, Senegal, and Tajikistan.

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* IACHR 168 Period of Sessions IACHR 168 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 168th Period of Sessions from May 3-11, 2018 in Dominican Republic. t will hold hearings on matters related to all OAS countries, except for Dominican Republic.

* AfCHPR 49th Ordinary Session AfCHPR 49th Ordinary Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 49th Ordinary Session in Arusha, Tanzania from April 16 - May 11, 2018.

* ACHPR 62nd Ordinary Session ACHPR 62nd Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 62nd Ordinary Session from April 25 - May 9, 2018 in Nouakchott, Islamic Republic of Mauritania.

* SR indigenous people GuatemalaSR indigenous people Guatemala

The Special Rapporteur on indigenous peoples agreed to visit Guatemala from May 1 to 10, 2018.

* ACHPR 62nd Ordinary SessionACHPR 62nd Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 62nd Ordinary Session from April 25 to May 9, 2018 in Nouakchott, Mauritania.

* CERD 95th SessionCERD 95th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 95th Session to review state reports of Kyrgyzstan, Mauritania, Nepal, Peru, Saudi Arabia, and Sweden.

* SR human rights defenders SR human rights defenders

The Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders agreed to visit Honduras from April 29 to May 12, 2018.

* SR on racism (UK)SR on racism (UK)

The Special Rapporteur on racism agreed to visit the United Kingdom from April 30 to May 11, 2018.

* CAT 63rd SessionCAT 63rd Session

The Committee against Torture will hold its 63rd Session from April 23-May 18, 2018 to review state reports of Belarus, Czech Republic, Norway, Qatar, Senegal, and Tajikistan.

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* IACHR 168 Period of Sessions IACHR 168 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 168th Period of Sessions from May 3-11, 2018 in Dominican Republic. t will hold hearings on matters related to all OAS countries, except for Dominican Republic.

* AfCHPR 49th Ordinary Session AfCHPR 49th Ordinary Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 49th Ordinary Session in Arusha, Tanzania from April 16 - May 11, 2018.

* ACHPR 62nd Ordinary Session ACHPR 62nd Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 62nd Ordinary Session from April 25 - May 9, 2018 in Nouakchott, Islamic Republic of Mauritania.

* UPR WG 30th Session UPR WG 30th Session

The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review will hold its 30th Session from May 7-18, 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* SR indigenous people GuatemalaSR indigenous people Guatemala

The Special Rapporteur on indigenous peoples agreed to visit Guatemala from May 1 to 10, 2018.

* ACHPR 62nd Ordinary SessionACHPR 62nd Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 62nd Ordinary Session from April 25 to May 9, 2018 in Nouakchott, Mauritania.

* CERD 95th SessionCERD 95th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 95th Session to review state reports of Kyrgyzstan, Mauritania, Nepal, Peru, Saudi Arabia, and Sweden.

* SR human rights defenders SR human rights defenders

The Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders agreed to visit Honduras from April 29 to May 12, 2018.

* SR on racism (UK)SR on racism (UK)

The Special Rapporteur on racism agreed to visit the United Kingdom from April 30 to May 11, 2018.

* CAT 63rd SessionCAT 63rd Session

The Committee against Torture will hold its 63rd Session from April 23-May 18, 2018 to review state reports of Belarus, Czech Republic, Norway, Qatar, Senegal, and Tajikistan.

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* IACHR 168 Period of Sessions IACHR 168 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 168th Period of Sessions from May 3-11, 2018 in Dominican Republic. t will hold hearings on matters related to all OAS countries, except for Dominican Republic.

* AfCHPR 49th Ordinary Session AfCHPR 49th Ordinary Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 49th Ordinary Session in Arusha, Tanzania from April 16 - May 11, 2018.

* ACHPR 62nd Ordinary Session ACHPR 62nd Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 62nd Ordinary Session from April 25 - May 9, 2018 in Nouakchott, Islamic Republic of Mauritania.

* UPR WG 30th Session UPR WG 30th Session

The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review will hold its 30th Session from May 7-18, 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* SR indigenous people GuatemalaSR indigenous people Guatemala

The Special Rapporteur on indigenous peoples agreed to visit Guatemala from May 1 to 10, 2018.

* ACHPR 62nd Ordinary SessionACHPR 62nd Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 62nd Ordinary Session from April 25 to May 9, 2018 in Nouakchott, Mauritania.

* CAT 63rd SessionCAT 63rd Session

The Committee against Torture will hold its 63rd Session from April 23-May 18, 2018 to review state reports of Belarus, Czech Republic, Norway, Qatar, Senegal, and Tajikistan.

* CERD 95th SessionCERD 95th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 95th Session to review state reports of Kyrgyzstan, Mauritania, Nepal, Peru, Saudi Arabia, and Sweden.

* SR human rights defenders SR human rights defenders

The Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders agreed to visit Honduras from April 29 to May 12, 2018.

* SR on racism (UK)SR on racism (UK)

The Special Rapporteur on racism agreed to visit the United Kingdom from April 30 to May 11, 2018.

* WWII Victim RemembranceWWII Victim Remembrance

Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives during the Second World War is observed on May 8 and 9.

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* IACHR 168 Period of Sessions IACHR 168 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 168th Period of Sessions from May 3-11, 2018 in Dominican Republic. t will hold hearings on matters related to all OAS countries, except for Dominican Republic.

* AfCHPR 49th Ordinary Session AfCHPR 49th Ordinary Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 49th Ordinary Session in Arusha, Tanzania from April 16 - May 11, 2018.

* ACHPR 62nd Ordinary Session ACHPR 62nd Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 62nd Ordinary Session from April 25 - May 9, 2018 in Nouakchott, Islamic Republic of Mauritania.

* UPR WG 30th Session UPR WG 30th Session

The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review will hold its 30th Session from May 7-18, 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* SR indigenous people GuatemalaSR indigenous people Guatemala

The Special Rapporteur on indigenous peoples agreed to visit Guatemala from May 1 to 10, 2018.

* ACHPR 62nd Ordinary SessionACHPR 62nd Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 62nd Ordinary Session from April 25 to May 9, 2018 in Nouakchott, Mauritania.

* CAT 63rd SessionCAT 63rd Session

The Committee against Torture will hold its 63rd Session from April 23-May 18, 2018 to review state reports of Belarus, Czech Republic, Norway, Qatar, Senegal, and Tajikistan.

* CERD 95th SessionCERD 95th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 95th Session to review state reports of Kyrgyzstan, Mauritania, Nepal, Peru, Saudi Arabia, and Sweden.

* SR human rights defenders SR human rights defenders

The Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders agreed to visit Honduras from April 29 to May 12, 2018.

* SR on racism (UK)SR on racism (UK)

The Special Rapporteur on racism agreed to visit the United Kingdom from April 30 to May 11, 2018.

* WWII Victim RemembranceWWII Victim Remembrance

Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives during the Second World War is observed on May 8 and 9.

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* IACHR 168 Period of Sessions IACHR 168 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 168th Period of Sessions from May 3-11, 2018 in Dominican Republic. t will hold hearings on matters related to all OAS countries, except for Dominican Republic.

* AfCHPR 49th Ordinary Session AfCHPR 49th Ordinary Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 49th Ordinary Session in Arusha, Tanzania from April 16 - May 11, 2018.

* UPR WG 30th Session UPR WG 30th Session

The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review will hold its 30th Session from May 7-18, 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* SR indigenous people GuatemalaSR indigenous people Guatemala

The Special Rapporteur on indigenous peoples agreed to visit Guatemala from May 1 to 10, 2018.

* SR on racism (UK)SR on racism (UK)

The Special Rapporteur on racism agreed to visit the United Kingdom from April 30 to May 11, 2018.

* CERD 95th SessionCERD 95th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 95th Session to review state reports of Kyrgyzstan, Mauritania, Nepal, Peru, Saudi Arabia, and Sweden.

* SR human rights defenders SR human rights defenders

The Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders agreed to visit Honduras from April 29 to May 12, 2018.

* CAT 63rd SessionCAT 63rd Session

The Committee against Torture will hold its 63rd Session from April 23-May 18, 2018 to review state reports of Belarus, Czech Republic, Norway, Qatar, Senegal, and Tajikistan.

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* AfCHPR 49th Ordinary Session AfCHPR 49th Ordinary Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 49th Ordinary Session in Arusha, Tanzania from April 16 - May 11, 2018.

* UPR WG 30th Session UPR WG 30th Session

The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review will hold its 30th Session from May 7-18, 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* IACHR 168 Period of Sessions IACHR 168 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 168th Period of Sessions from May 3-11, 2018 in Dominican Republic. t will hold hearings on matters related to all OAS countries, except for Dominican Republic.

* SR on racism (UK)SR on racism (UK)

The Special Rapporteur on racism agreed to visit the United Kingdom from April 30 to May 11, 2018.

* CERD 95th SessionCERD 95th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 95th Session to review state reports of Kyrgyzstan, Mauritania, Nepal, Peru, Saudi Arabia, and Sweden.

* SR human rights defenders SR human rights defenders

The Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders agreed to visit Honduras from April 29 to May 12, 2018.

* CAT 63rd SessionCAT 63rd Session

The Committee against Torture will hold its 63rd Session from April 23-May 18, 2018 to review state reports of Belarus, Czech Republic, Norway, Qatar, Senegal, and Tajikistan.

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* UPR WG 30th Session UPR WG 30th Session

The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review will hold its 30th Session from May 7-18, 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* SR human rights defenders SR human rights defenders

The Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders agreed to visit Honduras from April 29 to May 12, 2018.

* CAT 63rd SessionCAT 63rd Session

The Committee against Torture will hold its 63rd Session from April 23-May 18, 2018 to review state reports of Belarus, Czech Republic, Norway, Qatar, Senegal, and Tajikistan.

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* UPR WG 30th Session UPR WG 30th Session

The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review will hold its 30th Session from May 7-18, 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* CAT 63rd SessionCAT 63rd Session

The Committee against Torture will hold its 63rd Session from April 23-May 18, 2018 to review state reports of Belarus, Czech Republic, Norway, Qatar, Senegal, and Tajikistan.

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* SR housing (Korea)SR housing (Korea)

The Special Rapporteur on housing agreed to visit the Republic of Korea from May 14 to 23, 2018.

* ECSR 299th Session ECSR 299th Session

The European Committee of Social Rights will hold its 299th Session from May 14-17, 2018 in Strasbourg, France.

* UPR WG 30th Session UPR WG 30th Session

The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review will hold its 30th Session from May 7-18, 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* WG Corporations 20th Session WG Corporations 20th Session

The Working Group on the Issue of Human Rights and Transnational Coprorations and other Business Enterprises will hold its 20th Session from May 14-18, 2018.

* SR counter terrorism (France)SR counter terrorism (France)

The Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter terrorism agreed to visit France from May 14 to 23, 2018.

* IE foreign debt (Ukraine)IE foreign debt (Ukraine)

The Independent Expert on foreign debt agreed to visit Ukraine from May 14 to 23, 2018.

* IE - Foreign Debt IE - Foreign Debt

The Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related financial obligations of States agreed to visit Ukraine from May 14-23, 2018.

* CAT 63rd SessionCAT 63rd Session

The Committee against Torture will hold its 63rd Session from April 23-May 18, 2018 to review state reports of Belarus, Czech Republic, Norway, Qatar, Senegal, and Tajikistan.

* CRC 78th SessionCRC 78th Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 78th Session from May 14 - June 1, 2018 to review state reports of Angola, Argentina, Lesotho, Montenegro, and Norway.

* SR sale of children (Ireland)SR sale of children (Ireland)

The Special Rapporteur on sale of children agreed to visit Ireland from May 14 to May 21, 2018.

* SR exploitation of childrenSR exploitation of children

The Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children, including child prostitution, child pornography, and other sexual abuse material agreed to visit Ireland from May 14-21, 2018.

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* SR housing (Korea)SR housing (Korea)

The Special Rapporteur on housing agreed to visit the Republic of Korea from May 14 to 23, 2018.

* SR counter terrorism (France)SR counter terrorism (France)

The Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter terrorism agreed to visit France from May 14 to 23, 2018.

* ECSR 299th Session ECSR 299th Session

The European Committee of Social Rights will hold its 299th Session from May 14-17, 2018 in Strasbourg, France.

* UPR WG 30th Session UPR WG 30th Session

The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review will hold its 30th Session from May 7-18, 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* WG Corporations 20th Session WG Corporations 20th Session

The Working Group on the Issue of Human Rights and Transnational Coprorations and other Business Enterprises will hold its 20th Session from May 14-18, 2018.

* IE foreign debt (Ukraine)IE foreign debt (Ukraine)

The Independent Expert on foreign debt agreed to visit Ukraine from May 14 to 23, 2018.

* SR sale of children (Ireland)SR sale of children (Ireland)

The Special Rapporteur on sale of children agreed to visit Ireland from May 14 to May 21, 2018.

* SR exploitation of childrenSR exploitation of children

The Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children, including child prostitution, child pornography, and other sexual abuse material agreed to visit Ireland from May 14-21, 2018.

* IE - Foreign Debt IE - Foreign Debt

The Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related financial obligations of States agreed to visit Ukraine from May 14-23, 2018.

* CAT 63rd SessionCAT 63rd Session

The Committee against Torture will hold its 63rd Session from April 23-May 18, 2018 to review state reports of Belarus, Czech Republic, Norway, Qatar, Senegal, and Tajikistan.

* CRC 78th SessionCRC 78th Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 78th Session from May 14 - June 1, 2018 to review state reports of Angola, Argentina, Lesotho, Montenegro, and Norway.

* International Day of FamiliesInternational Day of Families

International Day of Families is observed on May 15.

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* SR housing (Korea)SR housing (Korea)

The Special Rapporteur on housing agreed to visit the Republic of Korea from May 14 to 23, 2018.

* ECSR 299th Session ECSR 299th Session

The European Committee of Social Rights will hold its 299th Session from May 14-17, 2018 in Strasbourg, France.

* UPR WG 30th Session UPR WG 30th Session

The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review will hold its 30th Session from May 7-18, 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* WG Corporations 20th Session WG Corporations 20th Session

The Working Group on the Issue of Human Rights and Transnational Coprorations and other Business Enterprises will hold its 20th Session from May 14-18, 2018.

* SR counter terrorism (France)SR counter terrorism (France)

The Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter terrorism agreed to visit France from May 14 to 23, 2018.

* IE foreign debt (Ukraine)IE foreign debt (Ukraine)

The Independent Expert on foreign debt agreed to visit Ukraine from May 14 to 23, 2018.

* IE - Foreign Debt IE - Foreign Debt

The Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related financial obligations of States agreed to visit Ukraine from May 14-23, 2018.

* CAT 63rd SessionCAT 63rd Session

The Committee against Torture will hold its 63rd Session from April 23-May 18, 2018 to review state reports of Belarus, Czech Republic, Norway, Qatar, Senegal, and Tajikistan.

* CRC 78th SessionCRC 78th Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 78th Session from May 14 - June 1, 2018 to review state reports of Angola, Argentina, Lesotho, Montenegro, and Norway.

* SR sale of children (Ireland)SR sale of children (Ireland)

The Special Rapporteur on sale of children agreed to visit Ireland from May 14 to May 21, 2018.

* SR exploitation of childrenSR exploitation of children

The Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children, including child prostitution, child pornography, and other sexual abuse material agreed to visit Ireland from May 14-21, 2018.

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* SR housing (Korea)SR housing (Korea)

The Special Rapporteur on housing agreed to visit the Republic of Korea from May 14 to 23, 2018.

* ECSR 299th Session ECSR 299th Session

The European Committee of Social Rights will hold its 299th Session from May 14-17, 2018 in Strasbourg, France.

* UPR WG 30th Session UPR WG 30th Session

The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review will hold its 30th Session from May 7-18, 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* WG Corporations 20th Session WG Corporations 20th Session

The Working Group on the Issue of Human Rights and Transnational Coprorations and other Business Enterprises will hold its 20th Session from May 14-18, 2018.

* SR counter terrorism (France)SR counter terrorism (France)

The Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter terrorism agreed to visit France from May 14 to 23, 2018.

* IE foreign debt (Ukraine)IE foreign debt (Ukraine)

The Independent Expert on foreign debt agreed to visit Ukraine from May 14 to 23, 2018.

* IE - Foreign Debt IE - Foreign Debt

The Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related financial obligations of States agreed to visit Ukraine from May 14-23, 2018.

* CAT 63rd SessionCAT 63rd Session

The Committee against Torture will hold its 63rd Session from April 23-May 18, 2018 to review state reports of Belarus, Czech Republic, Norway, Qatar, Senegal, and Tajikistan.

* CRC 78th SessionCRC 78th Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 78th Session from May 14 - June 1, 2018 to review state reports of Angola, Argentina, Lesotho, Montenegro, and Norway.

* SR sale of children (Ireland)SR sale of children (Ireland)

The Special Rapporteur on sale of children agreed to visit Ireland from May 14 to May 21, 2018.

* SR exploitation of childrenSR exploitation of children

The Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children, including child prostitution, child pornography, and other sexual abuse material agreed to visit Ireland from May 14-21, 2018.

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* SR counter terrorism (France)SR counter terrorism (France)

The Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter terrorism agreed to visit France from May 14 to 23, 2018.

* SR housing (Korea)SR housing (Korea)

The Special Rapporteur on housing agreed to visit the Republic of Korea from May 14 to 23, 2018.

* UPR WG 30th Session UPR WG 30th Session

The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review will hold its 30th Session from May 7-18, 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* WG Corporations 20th Session WG Corporations 20th Session

The Working Group on the Issue of Human Rights and Transnational Coprorations and other Business Enterprises will hold its 20th Session from May 14-18, 2018.

* IE foreign debt (Ukraine)IE foreign debt (Ukraine)

The Independent Expert on foreign debt agreed to visit Ukraine from May 14 to 23, 2018.

* SR sale of children (Ireland)SR sale of children (Ireland)

The Special Rapporteur on sale of children agreed to visit Ireland from May 14 to May 21, 2018.

* IE - Foreign Debt IE - Foreign Debt

The Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related financial obligations of States agreed to visit Ukraine from May 14-23, 2018.

* CAT 63rd SessionCAT 63rd Session

The Committee against Torture will hold its 63rd Session from April 23-May 18, 2018 to review state reports of Belarus, Czech Republic, Norway, Qatar, Senegal, and Tajikistan.

* CRC 78th SessionCRC 78th Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 78th Session from May 14 - June 1, 2018 to review state reports of Angola, Argentina, Lesotho, Montenegro, and Norway.

* SR exploitation of childrenSR exploitation of children

The Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children, including child prostitution, child pornography, and other sexual abuse material agreed to visit Ireland from May 14-21, 2018.

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* SR counter terrorism (France)SR counter terrorism (France)

The Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter terrorism agreed to visit France from May 14 to 23, 2018.

* SR housing (Korea)SR housing (Korea)

The Special Rapporteur on housing agreed to visit the Republic of Korea from May 14 to 23, 2018.

* IE foreign debt (Ukraine)IE foreign debt (Ukraine)

The Independent Expert on foreign debt agreed to visit Ukraine from May 14 to 23, 2018.

* SR sale of children (Ireland)SR sale of children (Ireland)

The Special Rapporteur on sale of children agreed to visit Ireland from May 14 to May 21, 2018.

* IE - Foreign Debt IE - Foreign Debt

The Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related financial obligations of States agreed to visit Ukraine from May 14-23, 2018.

* CRC 78th SessionCRC 78th Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 78th Session from May 14 - June 1, 2018 to review state reports of Angola, Argentina, Lesotho, Montenegro, and Norway.

* SR exploitation of childrenSR exploitation of children

The Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children, including child prostitution, child pornography, and other sexual abuse material agreed to visit Ireland from May 14-21, 2018.

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* SR counter terrorism (France)SR counter terrorism (France)

The Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter terrorism agreed to visit France from May 14 to 23, 2018.

* SR housing (Korea)SR housing (Korea)

The Special Rapporteur on housing agreed to visit the Republic of Korea from May 14 to 23, 2018.

* IE foreign debt (Ukraine)IE foreign debt (Ukraine)

The Independent Expert on foreign debt agreed to visit Ukraine from May 14 to 23, 2018.

* SR sale of children (Ireland)SR sale of children (Ireland)

The Special Rapporteur on sale of children agreed to visit Ireland from May 14 to May 21, 2018.

* IE - Foreign Debt IE - Foreign Debt

The Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related financial obligations of States agreed to visit Ukraine from May 14-23, 2018.

* CRC 78th SessionCRC 78th Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 78th Session from May 14 - June 1, 2018 to review state reports of Angola, Argentina, Lesotho, Montenegro, and Norway.

* SR exploitation of childrenSR exploitation of children

The Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children, including child prostitution, child pornography, and other sexual abuse material agreed to visit Ireland from May 14-21, 2018.

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* IE foreign debt (Ukraine)IE foreign debt (Ukraine)

The Independent Expert on foreign debt agreed to visit Ukraine from May 14 to 23, 2018.

* SR counter terrorism (France)SR counter terrorism (France)

The Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter terrorism agreed to visit France from May 14 to 23, 2018.

* SR housing (Korea)SR housing (Korea)

The Special Rapporteur on housing agreed to visit the Republic of Korea from May 14 to 23, 2018.

* SR sale of children (Ireland)SR sale of children (Ireland)

The Special Rapporteur on sale of children agreed to visit Ireland from May 14 to May 21, 2018.

* IACtHR 124th Regular Session IACtHR 124th Regular Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 124th Regular Session from May 21 to June 1.

* SR exploitation of childrenSR exploitation of children

The Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children, including child prostitution, child pornography, and other sexual abuse material agreed to visit Ireland from May 14-21, 2018.

* IE - Foreign Debt IE - Foreign Debt

The Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related financial obligations of States agreed to visit Ukraine from May 14-23, 2018.

* CRC 78th SessionCRC 78th Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 78th Session from May 14 - June 1, 2018 to review state reports of Angola, Argentina, Lesotho, Montenegro, and Norway.

* World Day Cultural DiversityWorld Day Cultural Diversity

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development is observed on May 21.

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* SR counter terrorism (France)SR counter terrorism (France)

The Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter terrorism agreed to visit France from May 14 to 23, 2018.

* SR housing (Korea)SR housing (Korea)

The Special Rapporteur on housing agreed to visit the Republic of Korea from May 14 to 23, 2018.

* SR on health (Kyrgyzstan)SR on health (Kyrgyzstan)

The Special Rapporteur on health agreed to visit Kyrgyzstan from May 22-31, 2018.

* IE foreign debt (Ukraine)IE foreign debt (Ukraine)

The Independent Expert on foreign debt agreed to visit Ukraine from May 14 to 23, 2018.

* IACtHR 124th Regular Session IACtHR 124th Regular Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 124th Regular Session from May 21 to June 1.

* IE - Foreign Debt IE - Foreign Debt

The Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related financial obligations of States agreed to visit Ukraine from May 14-23, 2018.

* CRC 78th SessionCRC 78th Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 78th Session from May 14 - June 1, 2018 to review state reports of Angola, Argentina, Lesotho, Montenegro, and Norway.

* CED 14th Session CED 14th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances will hold its 14th Session from May 22 - June 1, 2018 to review state reports of Albania, Austria, and Honduras.

* Biological Diversity DayBiological Diversity Day

International Day for Biological Diversity is observed on May 22.

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* SR housing (Korea)SR housing (Korea)

The Special Rapporteur on housing agreed to visit the Republic of Korea from May 14 to 23, 2018.

* ECtHR: Georgia v. Russia (II)ECtHR: Georgia v. Russia (II)

The European Court of Human Rights will hold a Grand Chamber hearing of the case of Georgia v. Russia (II) on May 23, 2018.

* SR on health (Kyrgyzstan)SR on health (Kyrgyzstan)

The Special Rapporteur on health agreed to visit Kyrgyzstan from May 22-31, 2018.

* SR counter terrorism (France)SR counter terrorism (France)

The Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter terrorism agreed to visit France from May 14 to 23, 2018.

* IE foreign debt (Ukraine)IE foreign debt (Ukraine)

The Independent Expert on foreign debt agreed to visit Ukraine from May 14 to 23, 2018.

* CRC 78th SessionCRC 78th Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 78th Session from May 14 - June 1, 2018 to review state reports of Angola, Argentina, Lesotho, Montenegro, and Norway.

* CED 14th Session CED 14th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances will hold its 14th Session from May 22 - June 1, 2018 to review state reports of Albania, Austria, and Honduras.

* IACtHR 124th Regular Session IACtHR 124th Regular Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 124th Regular Session from May 21 to June 1.

* IE - Foreign Debt IE - Foreign Debt

The Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related financial obligations of States agreed to visit Ukraine from May 14-23, 2018.

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* SR on health (Kyrgyzstan)SR on health (Kyrgyzstan)

The Special Rapporteur on health agreed to visit Kyrgyzstan from May 22-31, 2018.

* SR counter terrorism (Belgium)SR counter terrorism (Belgium)

The Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter terrorism agreed to visit Belgium from May 24 to 31, 2018.

* IACtHR 124th Regular Session IACtHR 124th Regular Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 124th Regular Session from May 21 to June 1.

* CED 14th Session CED 14th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances will hold its 14th Session from May 22 - June 1, 2018 to review state reports of Albania, Austria, and Honduras.

* CRC 78th SessionCRC 78th Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 78th Session from May 14 - June 1, 2018 to review state reports of Angola, Argentina, Lesotho, Montenegro, and Norway.

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* SR on health (Kyrgyzstan)SR on health (Kyrgyzstan)

The Special Rapporteur on health agreed to visit Kyrgyzstan from May 22-31, 2018.

* SR counter terrorism (Belgium)SR counter terrorism (Belgium)

The Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter terrorism agreed to visit Belgium from May 24 to 31, 2018.

* IACtHR 124th Regular Session IACtHR 124th Regular Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 124th Regular Session from May 21 to June 1.

* CED 14th Session CED 14th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances will hold its 14th Session from May 22 - June 1, 2018 to review state reports of Albania, Austria, and Honduras.

* CRC 78th SessionCRC 78th Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 78th Session from May 14 - June 1, 2018 to review state reports of Angola, Argentina, Lesotho, Montenegro, and Norway.

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* SR on health (Kyrgyzstan)SR on health (Kyrgyzstan)

The Special Rapporteur on health agreed to visit Kyrgyzstan from May 22-31, 2018.

* SR counter terrorism (Belgium)SR counter terrorism (Belgium)

The Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter terrorism agreed to visit Belgium from May 24 to 31, 2018.

* IACtHR 124th Regular Session IACtHR 124th Regular Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 124th Regular Session from May 21 to June 1.

* CED 14th Session CED 14th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances will hold its 14th Session from May 22 - June 1, 2018 to review state reports of Albania, Austria, and Honduras.

* CRC 78th SessionCRC 78th Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 78th Session from May 14 - June 1, 2018 to review state reports of Angola, Argentina, Lesotho, Montenegro, and Norway.

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* SR on health (Kyrgyzstan)SR on health (Kyrgyzstan)

The Special Rapporteur on health agreed to visit Kyrgyzstan from May 22-31, 2018.

* SR counter terrorism (Belgium)SR counter terrorism (Belgium)

The Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter terrorism agreed to visit Belgium from May 24 to 31, 2018.

* IACtHR 124th Regular Session IACtHR 124th Regular Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 124th Regular Session from May 21 to June 1.

* CED 14th Session CED 14th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances will hold its 14th Session from May 22 - June 1, 2018 to review state reports of Albania, Austria, and Honduras.

* CRC 78th SessionCRC 78th Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 78th Session from May 14 - June 1, 2018 to review state reports of Angola, Argentina, Lesotho, Montenegro, and Norway.

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* SR on health (Kyrgyzstan)SR on health (Kyrgyzstan)

The Special Rapporteur on health agreed to visit Kyrgyzstan from May 22-31, 2018.

* WG private military 7 SessionWG private military 7 Session

The Working Group on regulatory framework of activiteis of private military and security companies will hold its 7th Session from May 28 to June 1, 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* SR torture (Ukraine) SR torture (Ukraine)

The Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment agreed to visit Ukraine from May 28 to June 9, 2018.

* SR counter terrorism (Belgium)SR counter terrorism (Belgium)

The Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter terrorism agreed to visit Belgium from May 24 to 31, 2018.

* CED 14th Session CED 14th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances will hold its 14th Session from May 22 - June 1, 2018 to review state reports of Albania, Austria, and Honduras.

* IACtHR 124th Regular Session IACtHR 124th Regular Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 124th Regular Session from May 21 to June 1.

* CRC 78th SessionCRC 78th Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 78th Session from May 14 - June 1, 2018 to review state reports of Angola, Argentina, Lesotho, Montenegro, and Norway.

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* SR on health (Kyrgyzstan)SR on health (Kyrgyzstan)

The Special Rapporteur on health agreed to visit Kyrgyzstan from May 22-31, 2018.

* WG private military 7 SessionWG private military 7 Session

The Working Group on regulatory framework of activiteis of private military and security companies will hold its 7th Session from May 28 to June 1, 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* SR torture (Ukraine) SR torture (Ukraine)

The Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment agreed to visit Ukraine from May 28 to June 9, 2018.

* SR counter terrorism (Belgium)SR counter terrorism (Belgium)

The Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter terrorism agreed to visit Belgium from May 24 to 31, 2018.

* CED 14th Session CED 14th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances will hold its 14th Session from May 22 - June 1, 2018 to review state reports of Albania, Austria, and Honduras.

* IACtHR 124th Regular Session IACtHR 124th Regular Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 124th Regular Session from May 21 to June 1.

* CRC 78th SessionCRC 78th Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 78th Session from May 14 - June 1, 2018 to review state reports of Angola, Argentina, Lesotho, Montenegro, and Norway.

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* SR on health (Kyrgyzstan)SR on health (Kyrgyzstan)

The Special Rapporteur on health agreed to visit Kyrgyzstan from May 22-31, 2018.

* WG private military 7 SessionWG private military 7 Session

The Working Group on regulatory framework of activiteis of private military and security companies will hold its 7th Session from May 28 to June 1, 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* SR torture (Ukraine) SR torture (Ukraine)

The Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment agreed to visit Ukraine from May 28 to June 9, 2018.

* SR counter terrorism (Belgium)SR counter terrorism (Belgium)

The Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter terrorism agreed to visit Belgium from May 24 to 31, 2018.

* CED 14th Session CED 14th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances will hold its 14th Session from May 22 - June 1, 2018 to review state reports of Albania, Austria, and Honduras.

* IACtHR 124th Regular Session IACtHR 124th Regular Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 124th Regular Session from May 21 to June 1.

* CRC 78th SessionCRC 78th Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 78th Session from May 14 - June 1, 2018 to review state reports of Angola, Argentina, Lesotho, Montenegro, and Norway.

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* SR on health (Kyrgyzstan)SR on health (Kyrgyzstan)

The Special Rapporteur on health agreed to visit Kyrgyzstan from May 22-31, 2018.

* WG private military 7 SessionWG private military 7 Session

The Working Group on regulatory framework of activiteis of private military and security companies will hold its 7th Session from May 28 to June 1, 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* SR torture (Ukraine) SR torture (Ukraine)

The Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment agreed to visit Ukraine from May 28 to June 9, 2018.

* SR counter terrorism (Belgium)SR counter terrorism (Belgium)

The Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter terrorism agreed to visit Belgium from May 24 to 31, 2018.

* CED 14th Session CED 14th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances will hold its 14th Session from May 22 - June 1, 2018 to review state reports of Albania, Austria, and Honduras.

* IACtHR 124th Regular Session IACtHR 124th Regular Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 124th Regular Session from May 21 to June 1.

* CRC 78th SessionCRC 78th Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 78th Session from May 14 - June 1, 2018 to review state reports of Angola, Argentina, Lesotho, Montenegro, and Norway.

   
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