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 on health (Fiji)SR on health (Fiji)

The Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health agreed to visit Fiji from November 28 to December 6, 2019.

* SR safe drinking water (Benin)SR safe drinking water (Benin)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation agreed to visit Benin from November 29 to December 12, 2019

* IE on older persons (China)IE on older persons (China)

The Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons agreed to visit China from November 25 to December 3, 2019.

* SR on racism (Qatar)SR on racism (Qatar)

The Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance agreed to visit Qatar from November 24 to December 1, 2019.

* CAT 68th SessionCAT 68th Session

The Committee against Torture will hold its 68th Session from November 11 to December 6, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* CERD Committee 100th SessCERD Committee 100th Sess

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 100th Session from November 25 to December 13, 2019.

* World AIDS DayWorld AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is observed on December 1.

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* SR on health (Fiji)SR on health (Fiji)

The Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health agreed to visit Fiji from November 28 to December 6, 2019.

* SR safe drinking water (Benin)SR safe drinking water (Benin)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation agreed to visit Benin from November 29 to December 12, 2019

* IE on older persons (China)IE on older persons (China)

The Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons agreed to visit China from November 25 to December 3, 2019.

* CERD Committee 100th SessCERD Committee 100th Sess

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 100th Session from November 25 to December 13, 2019.

* CAT 68th SessionCAT 68th Session

The Committee against Torture will hold its 68th Session from November 11 to December 6, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* Slavery Abolition DaySlavery Abolition Day

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

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* SR on health (Fiji)SR on health (Fiji)

The Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health agreed to visit Fiji from November 28 to December 6, 2019.

* SR safe drinking water (Benin)SR safe drinking water (Benin)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation agreed to visit Benin from November 29 to December 12, 2019

* IE on older persons (China)IE on older persons (China)

The Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons agreed to visit China from November 25 to December 3, 2019.

* CERD Committee 100th SessCERD Committee 100th Sess

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 100th Session from November 25 to December 13, 2019.

* CAT 68th SessionCAT 68th Session

The Committee against Torture will hold its 68th Session from November 11 to December 6, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* Persons with Disabilities DayPersons with Disabilities Day

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

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* SR safe drinking water (Benin)SR safe drinking water (Benin)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation agreed to visit Benin from November 29 to December 12, 2019

* SR on health (Fiji)SR on health (Fiji)

The Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health agreed to visit Fiji from November 28 to December 6, 2019.

* CERD Committee 100th SessCERD Committee 100th Sess

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 100th Session from November 25 to December 13, 2019.

* CAT 68th SessionCAT 68th Session

The Committee against Torture will hold its 68th Session from November 11 to December 6, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

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* SR safe drinking water (Benin)SR safe drinking water (Benin)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation agreed to visit Benin from November 29 to December 12, 2019

* SR on health (Fiji)SR on health (Fiji)

The Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health agreed to visit Fiji from November 28 to December 6, 2019.

* CERD Committee 100th SessCERD Committee 100th Sess

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 100th Session from November 25 to December 13, 2019.

* CAT 68th SessionCAT 68th Session

The Committee against Torture will hold its 68th Session from November 11 to December 6, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* International Volunteer DayInternational Volunteer Day

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

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* SR safe drinking water (Benin)SR safe drinking water (Benin)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation agreed to visit Benin from November 29 to December 12, 2019

* SR on health (Fiji)SR on health (Fiji)

The Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health agreed to visit Fiji from November 28 to December 6, 2019.

* CERD Committee 100th SessCERD Committee 100th Sess

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 100th Session from November 25 to December 13, 2019.

* CAT 68th SessionCAT 68th Session

The Committee against Torture will hold its 68th Session from November 11 to December 6, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

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* SR safe drinking water (Benin)SR safe drinking water (Benin)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation agreed to visit Benin from November 29 to December 12, 2019

* CERD Committee 100th SessCERD Committee 100th Sess

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 100th Session from November 25 to December 13, 2019.

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* SR safe drinking water (Benin)SR safe drinking water (Benin)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation agreed to visit Benin from November 29 to December 12, 2019

* CERD Committee 100th SessCERD Committee 100th Sess

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 100th Session from November 25 to December 13, 2019.

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* SR safe drinking water (Benin)SR safe drinking water (Benin)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation agreed to visit Benin from November 29 to December 12, 2019

* CERD Committee 100th SessCERD Committee 100th Sess

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 100th Session from November 25 to December 13, 2019.

* Anti-Corruption DayAnti-Corruption Day

International Anti-Corruption Day is observed on December 9.

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* SR safe drinking water (Benin)SR safe drinking water (Benin)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation agreed to visit Benin from November 29 to December 12, 2019

* CERD Committee 100th SessCERD Committee 100th Sess

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 100th Session from November 25 to December 13, 2019.

* Human Rights DayHuman Rights Day

Human Rights Day is observed on December 10.

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* SR safe drinking water (Benin)SR safe drinking water (Benin)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation agreed to visit Benin from November 29 to December 12, 2019

* CERD Committee 100th SessCERD Committee 100th Sess

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 100th Session from November 25 to December 13, 2019.

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* SR safe drinking water (Benin)SR safe drinking water (Benin)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation agreed to visit Benin from November 29 to December 12, 2019

* CERD Committee 100th SessCERD Committee 100th Sess

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 100th Session from November 25 to December 13, 2019.

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* CERD Committee 100th SessCERD Committee 100th Sess

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 100th Session from November 25 to December 13, 2019.

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* International Migrants DayInternational Migrants Day

International Migrants Day is observed on December 18.

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* Human Solidarity DayHuman Solidarity Day

International Human Solidarity Day is observed on December 20.

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