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 read a description of each month’s hearings and sessions, visit the monthly overviews in the News Room.  To submit an event for inclusion in the calendar, please contact IJRC.

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* IACtHR 164th Regular SessionIACtHR 164th Regular Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) is holding its 164th Regular Session from January 24 to February 9, 2024 in hybrid form from its seat in Costa Rica. The Court will hold public hearings in seven cases, in addition to other activities.

* Universal Periodic ReviewUniversal Periodic Review

The Working Group of the Universal Periodic Review is holding its 45th session from January 22 to February 2 to conduct the fourth cycle reviews for Belize, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Congo, Jordan, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Nigeria, Senegal, and Saudi Arabia.

* CRC 95th SessionCRC 95th Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is holding its 95th Session from January 15 to February 2, in person in Geneva, Switzerland. The Committee has held constructive dialogues with Bulgaria, Congo, Lithuania, Russia, Senegal, and South Africa concerning their implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. It has also considered Senegal’s implementation of the two optional protocols, concerning child prostitution and children in armed conflict.

* CEDAW Committee 87th SessionCEDAW Committee 87th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) is holding its 87th Session from January 29 to February 16, in person in Geneva. The Committee is holding constructive dialogues with the Central African Republic, Djibouti, Greece, Italy, Niger, Oman, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan concerning their implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.

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* IACtHR 164th Regular SessionIACtHR 164th Regular Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) is holding its 164th Regular Session from January 24 to February 9, 2024 in hybrid form from its seat in Costa Rica. The Court will hold public hearings in seven cases, in addition to other activities.

* Universal Periodic ReviewUniversal Periodic Review

The Working Group of the Universal Periodic Review is holding its 45th session from January 22 to February 2 to conduct the fourth cycle reviews for Belize, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Congo, Jordan, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Nigeria, Senegal, and Saudi Arabia.

* CRC 95th SessionCRC 95th Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is holding its 95th Session from January 15 to February 2, in person in Geneva, Switzerland. The Committee has held constructive dialogues with Bulgaria, Congo, Lithuania, Russia, Senegal, and South Africa concerning their implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. It has also considered Senegal’s implementation of the two optional protocols, concerning child prostitution and children in armed conflict.

* CEDAW Committee 87th SessionCEDAW Committee 87th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) is holding its 87th Session from January 29 to February 16, in person in Geneva. The Committee is holding constructive dialogues with the Central African Republic, Djibouti, Greece, Italy, Niger, Oman, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan concerning their implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.

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* IACtHR 164th Regular SessionIACtHR 164th Regular Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) is holding its 164th Regular Session from January 24 to February 9, 2024 in hybrid form from its seat in Costa Rica. The Court will hold public hearings in seven cases, in addition to other activities.

* CEDAW Committee 87th SessionCEDAW Committee 87th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) is holding its 87th Session from January 29 to February 16, in person in Geneva. The Committee is holding constructive dialogues with the Central African Republic, Djibouti, Greece, Italy, Niger, Oman, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan concerning their implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.

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* World Cancer DayWorld Cancer Day


* IACtHR 164th Regular SessionIACtHR 164th Regular Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) is holding its 164th Regular Session from January 24 to February 9, 2024 in hybrid form from its seat in Costa Rica. The Court will hold public hearings in seven cases, in addition to other activities.

* CEDAW Committee 87th SessionCEDAW Committee 87th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) is holding its 87th Session from January 29 to February 16, in person in Geneva. The Committee is holding constructive dialogues with the Central African Republic, Djibouti, Greece, Italy, Niger, Oman, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan concerning their implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.

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* IACtHR 164th Regular SessionIACtHR 164th Regular Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) is holding its 164th Regular Session from January 24 to February 9, 2024 in hybrid form from its seat in Costa Rica. The Court will hold public hearings in seven cases, in addition to other activities.

* CEDAW Committee 87th SessionCEDAW Committee 87th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) is holding its 87th Session from January 29 to February 16, in person in Geneva. The Committee is holding constructive dialogues with the Central African Republic, Djibouti, Greece, Italy, Niger, Oman, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan concerning their implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.

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* Zero Tolerance for FGM DayZero Tolerance for FGM Day

The World Health Organization's International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation is observed on February 6.

* IACtHR 164th Regular SessionIACtHR 164th Regular Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) is holding its 164th Regular Session from January 24 to February 9, 2024 in hybrid form from its seat in Costa Rica. The Court will hold public hearings in seven cases, in addition to other activities.

* CEDAW Committee 87th SessionCEDAW Committee 87th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) is holding its 87th Session from January 29 to February 16, in person in Geneva. The Committee is holding constructive dialogues with the Central African Republic, Djibouti, Greece, Italy, Niger, Oman, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan concerning their implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.

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* IACtHR 164th Regular SessionIACtHR 164th Regular Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) is holding its 164th Regular Session from January 24 to February 9, 2024 in hybrid form from its seat in Costa Rica. The Court will hold public hearings in seven cases, in addition to other activities.

* CEDAW Committee 87th SessionCEDAW Committee 87th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) is holding its 87th Session from January 29 to February 16, in person in Geneva. The Committee is holding constructive dialogues with the Central African Republic, Djibouti, Greece, Italy, Niger, Oman, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan concerning their implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.

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* IACtHR 164th Regular SessionIACtHR 164th Regular Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) is holding its 164th Regular Session from January 24 to February 9, 2024 in hybrid form from its seat in Costa Rica. The Court will hold public hearings in seven cases, in addition to other activities.

* CEDAW Committee 87th SessionCEDAW Committee 87th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) is holding its 87th Session from January 29 to February 16, in person in Geneva. The Committee is holding constructive dialogues with the Central African Republic, Djibouti, Greece, Italy, Niger, Oman, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan concerning their implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.

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* IACtHR 164th Regular SessionIACtHR 164th Regular Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) is holding its 164th Regular Session from January 24 to February 9, 2024 in hybrid form from its seat in Costa Rica. The Court will hold public hearings in seven cases, in addition to other activities.

* CEDAW Committee 87th SessionCEDAW Committee 87th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) is holding its 87th Session from January 29 to February 16, in person in Geneva. The Committee is holding constructive dialogues with the Central African Republic, Djibouti, Greece, Italy, Niger, Oman, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan concerning their implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.

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* World Pulses DayWorld Pulses Day


* CEDAW Committee 87th SessionCEDAW Committee 87th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) is holding its 87th Session from January 29 to February 16, in person in Geneva. The Committee is holding constructive dialogues with the Central African Republic, Djibouti, Greece, Italy, Niger, Oman, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan concerning their implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.

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* CEDAW Committee 87th SessionCEDAW Committee 87th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) is holding its 87th Session from January 29 to February 16, in person in Geneva. The Committee is holding constructive dialogues with the Central African Republic, Djibouti, Greece, Italy, Niger, Oman, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan concerning their implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.

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* AfCHPR 72nd Ordinary SessionAfCHPR 72nd Ordinary Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) will hold its 72nd Ordinary Session from February 12 to March 8. Additional details will be publicized closer to the start of the session. Videos of the opening ceremony and delivery of the judgments will be available on the Court’s YouTube channel.

* CEDAW Committee 87th SessionCEDAW Committee 87th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) is holding its 87th Session from January 29 to February 16, in person in Geneva. The Committee is holding constructive dialogues with the Central African Republic, Djibouti, Greece, Italy, Niger, Oman, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan concerning their implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.

* CESCR 75th SessionCESCR 75th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) will hold its 75th Session from February 12 to March 1 in person in Geneva. The Committee will hold constructive dialogues with Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Mauritania, Romania, and Sweden, in addition to conducting follow-up to its concluding observations concerning Belgium and Kuwait.

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* World Radio DayWorld Radio Day


* AfCHPR 72nd Ordinary SessionAfCHPR 72nd Ordinary Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) will hold its 72nd Ordinary Session from February 12 to March 8. Additional details will be publicized closer to the start of the session. Videos of the opening ceremony and delivery of the judgments will be available on the Court’s YouTube channel.

* CEDAW Committee 87th SessionCEDAW Committee 87th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) is holding its 87th Session from January 29 to February 16, in person in Geneva. The Committee is holding constructive dialogues with the Central African Republic, Djibouti, Greece, Italy, Niger, Oman, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan concerning their implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.

* CESCR 75th SessionCESCR 75th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) will hold its 75th Session from February 12 to March 1 in person in Geneva. The Committee will hold constructive dialogues with Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Mauritania, Romania, and Sweden, in addition to conducting follow-up to its concluding observations concerning Belgium and Kuwait.

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* AfCHPR 72nd Ordinary SessionAfCHPR 72nd Ordinary Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) will hold its 72nd Ordinary Session from February 12 to March 8. Additional details will be publicized closer to the start of the session. Videos of the opening ceremony and delivery of the judgments will be available on the Court’s YouTube channel.

* CEDAW Committee 87th SessionCEDAW Committee 87th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) is holding its 87th Session from January 29 to February 16, in person in Geneva. The Committee is holding constructive dialogues with the Central African Republic, Djibouti, Greece, Italy, Niger, Oman, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan concerning their implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.

* CESCR 75th SessionCESCR 75th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) will hold its 75th Session from February 12 to March 1 in person in Geneva. The Committee will hold constructive dialogues with Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Mauritania, Romania, and Sweden, in addition to conducting follow-up to its concluding observations concerning Belgium and Kuwait.

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* AfCHPR 72nd Ordinary SessionAfCHPR 72nd Ordinary Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) will hold its 72nd Ordinary Session from February 12 to March 8. Additional details will be publicized closer to the start of the session. Videos of the opening ceremony and delivery of the judgments will be available on the Court’s YouTube channel.

* CEDAW Committee 87th SessionCEDAW Committee 87th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) is holding its 87th Session from January 29 to February 16, in person in Geneva. The Committee is holding constructive dialogues with the Central African Republic, Djibouti, Greece, Italy, Niger, Oman, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan concerning their implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.

* CESCR 75th SessionCESCR 75th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) will hold its 75th Session from February 12 to March 1 in person in Geneva. The Committee will hold constructive dialogues with Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Mauritania, Romania, and Sweden, in addition to conducting follow-up to its concluding observations concerning Belgium and Kuwait.

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* AfCHPR 72nd Ordinary SessionAfCHPR 72nd Ordinary Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) will hold its 72nd Ordinary Session from February 12 to March 8. Additional details will be publicized closer to the start of the session. Videos of the opening ceremony and delivery of the judgments will be available on the Court’s YouTube channel.

* CEDAW Committee 87th SessionCEDAW Committee 87th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) is holding its 87th Session from January 29 to February 16, in person in Geneva. The Committee is holding constructive dialogues with the Central African Republic, Djibouti, Greece, Italy, Niger, Oman, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan concerning their implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.

* CESCR 75th SessionCESCR 75th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) will hold its 75th Session from February 12 to March 1 in person in Geneva. The Committee will hold constructive dialogues with Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Mauritania, Romania, and Sweden, in addition to conducting follow-up to its concluding observations concerning Belgium and Kuwait.

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* AfCHPR 72nd Ordinary SessionAfCHPR 72nd Ordinary Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) will hold its 72nd Ordinary Session from February 12 to March 8. Additional details will be publicized closer to the start of the session. Videos of the opening ceremony and delivery of the judgments will be available on the Court’s YouTube channel.

* CESCR 75th SessionCESCR 75th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) will hold its 75th Session from February 12 to March 1 in person in Geneva. The Committee will hold constructive dialogues with Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Mauritania, Romania, and Sweden, in addition to conducting follow-up to its concluding observations concerning Belgium and Kuwait.

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* AfCHPR 72nd Ordinary SessionAfCHPR 72nd Ordinary Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) will hold its 72nd Ordinary Session from February 12 to March 8. Additional details will be publicized closer to the start of the session. Videos of the opening ceremony and delivery of the judgments will be available on the Court’s YouTube channel.

* CESCR 75th SessionCESCR 75th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) will hold its 75th Session from February 12 to March 1 in person in Geneva. The Committee will hold constructive dialogues with Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Mauritania, Romania, and Sweden, in addition to conducting follow-up to its concluding observations concerning Belgium and Kuwait.

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* AfCHPR 72nd Ordinary SessionAfCHPR 72nd Ordinary Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) will hold its 72nd Ordinary Session from February 12 to March 8. Additional details will be publicized closer to the start of the session. Videos of the opening ceremony and delivery of the judgments will be available on the Court’s YouTube channel.

* CESCR 75th SessionCESCR 75th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) will hold its 75th Session from February 12 to March 1 in person in Geneva. The Committee will hold constructive dialogues with Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Mauritania, Romania, and Sweden, in addition to conducting follow-up to its concluding observations concerning Belgium and Kuwait.

* CED 26th SessionCED 26th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED) will hold its 26th Session from February 19 to March 1, in person in Geneva. It will hold constructive dialogues with Cambodia, adopt the list of issues for Malawi, and conduct follow-up to its concluding observations concerning Panama. In addition, the CED will adopt a list of issues in absence of a report from Belize, and consider additional information submitted by Burkina Faso and Honduras.

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* World Day of Social JusticeWorld Day of Social Justice

World Day of Social Justice is observed on February 20.

* AfCHPR 72nd Ordinary SessionAfCHPR 72nd Ordinary Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) will hold its 72nd Ordinary Session from February 12 to March 8. Additional details will be publicized closer to the start of the session. Videos of the opening ceremony and delivery of the judgments will be available on the Court’s YouTube channel.

* CESCR 75th SessionCESCR 75th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) will hold its 75th Session from February 12 to March 1 in person in Geneva. The Committee will hold constructive dialogues with Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Mauritania, Romania, and Sweden, in addition to conducting follow-up to its concluding observations concerning Belgium and Kuwait.

* CED 26th SessionCED 26th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED) will hold its 26th Session from February 19 to March 1, in person in Geneva. It will hold constructive dialogues with Cambodia, adopt the list of issues for Malawi, and conduct follow-up to its concluding observations concerning Panama. In addition, the CED will adopt a list of issues in absence of a report from Belize, and consider additional information submitted by Burkina Faso and Honduras.

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* AfCHPR 72nd Ordinary SessionAfCHPR 72nd Ordinary Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) will hold its 72nd Ordinary Session from February 12 to March 8. Additional details will be publicized closer to the start of the session. Videos of the opening ceremony and delivery of the judgments will be available on the Court’s YouTube channel.

* CESCR 75th SessionCESCR 75th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) will hold its 75th Session from February 12 to March 1 in person in Geneva. The Committee will hold constructive dialogues with Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Mauritania, Romania, and Sweden, in addition to conducting follow-up to its concluding observations concerning Belgium and Kuwait.

* CED 26th SessionCED 26th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED) will hold its 26th Session from February 19 to March 1, in person in Geneva. It will hold constructive dialogues with Cambodia, adopt the list of issues for Malawi, and conduct follow-up to its concluding observations concerning Panama. In addition, the CED will adopt a list of issues in absence of a report from Belize, and consider additional information submitted by Burkina Faso and Honduras.

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* AfCHPR 72nd Ordinary SessionAfCHPR 72nd Ordinary Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) will hold its 72nd Ordinary Session from February 12 to March 8. Additional details will be publicized closer to the start of the session. Videos of the opening ceremony and delivery of the judgments will be available on the Court’s YouTube channel.

* CESCR 75th SessionCESCR 75th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) will hold its 75th Session from February 12 to March 1 in person in Geneva. The Committee will hold constructive dialogues with Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Mauritania, Romania, and Sweden, in addition to conducting follow-up to its concluding observations concerning Belgium and Kuwait.

* CED 26th SessionCED 26th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED) will hold its 26th Session from February 19 to March 1, in person in Geneva. It will hold constructive dialogues with Cambodia, adopt the list of issues for Malawi, and conduct follow-up to its concluding observations concerning Panama. In addition, the CED will adopt a list of issues in absence of a report from Belize, and consider additional information submitted by Burkina Faso and Honduras.

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* AfCHPR 72nd Ordinary SessionAfCHPR 72nd Ordinary Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) will hold its 72nd Ordinary Session from February 12 to March 8. Additional details will be publicized closer to the start of the session. Videos of the opening ceremony and delivery of the judgments will be available on the Court’s YouTube channel.

* ACHPR 78th Private SessionACHPR 78th Private Session

Per the final communiqué from its last session, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) will hold its 78th Private Ordinary Session, virtually, from February 23 to March 8. The session will not include public participation.

* CESCR 75th SessionCESCR 75th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) will hold its 75th Session from February 12 to March 1 in person in Geneva. The Committee will hold constructive dialogues with Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Mauritania, Romania, and Sweden, in addition to conducting follow-up to its concluding observations concerning Belgium and Kuwait.

* CED 26th SessionCED 26th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED) will hold its 26th Session from February 19 to March 1, in person in Geneva. It will hold constructive dialogues with Cambodia, adopt the list of issues for Malawi, and conduct follow-up to its concluding observations concerning Panama. In addition, the CED will adopt a list of issues in absence of a report from Belize, and consider additional information submitted by Burkina Faso and Honduras.

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* AfCHPR 72nd Ordinary SessionAfCHPR 72nd Ordinary Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) will hold its 72nd Ordinary Session from February 12 to March 8. Additional details will be publicized closer to the start of the session. Videos of the opening ceremony and delivery of the judgments will be available on the Court’s YouTube channel.

* ACHPR 78th Private SessionACHPR 78th Private Session

Per the final communiqué from its last session, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) will hold its 78th Private Ordinary Session, virtually, from February 23 to March 8. The session will not include public participation.

* CESCR 75th SessionCESCR 75th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) will hold its 75th Session from February 12 to March 1 in person in Geneva. The Committee will hold constructive dialogues with Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Mauritania, Romania, and Sweden, in addition to conducting follow-up to its concluding observations concerning Belgium and Kuwait.

* CED 26th SessionCED 26th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED) will hold its 26th Session from February 19 to March 1, in person in Geneva. It will hold constructive dialogues with Cambodia, adopt the list of issues for Malawi, and conduct follow-up to its concluding observations concerning Panama. In addition, the CED will adopt a list of issues in absence of a report from Belize, and consider additional information submitted by Burkina Faso and Honduras.

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* AfCHPR 72nd Ordinary SessionAfCHPR 72nd Ordinary Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) will hold its 72nd Ordinary Session from February 12 to March 8. Additional details will be publicized closer to the start of the session. Videos of the opening ceremony and delivery of the judgments will be available on the Court’s YouTube channel.

* ACHPR 78th Private SessionACHPR 78th Private Session

Per the final communiqué from its last session, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) will hold its 78th Private Ordinary Session, virtually, from February 23 to March 8. The session will not include public participation.

* CESCR 75th SessionCESCR 75th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) will hold its 75th Session from February 12 to March 1 in person in Geneva. The Committee will hold constructive dialogues with Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Mauritania, Romania, and Sweden, in addition to conducting follow-up to its concluding observations concerning Belgium and Kuwait.

* CED 26th SessionCED 26th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED) will hold its 26th Session from February 19 to March 1, in person in Geneva. It will hold constructive dialogues with Cambodia, adopt the list of issues for Malawi, and conduct follow-up to its concluding observations concerning Panama. In addition, the CED will adopt a list of issues in absence of a report from Belize, and consider additional information submitted by Burkina Faso and Honduras.

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* AfCHPR 72nd Ordinary SessionAfCHPR 72nd Ordinary Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) will hold its 72nd Ordinary Session from February 12 to March 8. Additional details will be publicized closer to the start of the session. Videos of the opening ceremony and delivery of the judgments will be available on the Court’s YouTube channel.

* ACHPR 78th Private SessionACHPR 78th Private Session

Per the final communiqué from its last session, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) will hold its 78th Private Ordinary Session, virtually, from February 23 to March 8. The session will not include public participation.

* IACHR 189th Period of SessionsIACHR 189th Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) wil hold its 189th Period of Sessions from February 26 to March 7, in person at its headquarters in Washington, D.C. The Commission will hold public hearings concerning issues of concern and pending complaints, and is also accepting expressions of interest in three hearings the IACHR is organizing at its own initiative. Those hearings will address judicial independence, the situation of human rights defenders, and the human rights of older people. Expressions of interest in participating are due by February 1.

* Human Rights Council 55th SessHuman Rights Council 55th Sess

The Human Rights Council will hold its 55th regular session from February 26 to April 5, in Geneva. According to its agenda, the Council will hear the annual report of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights as well as other reports by the OHCHR, Secretary-General, and special procedure mandate holders on specific countries and topics. The documentation for the session is available online. The Council will appoint mandate holders to various special procedures, including those focused on the rights of Indigenous peoples, a democratic and equitable international order, the situation of human rights in Mali, a healthy environment, climate change, truth and justice, peaceful assembly and association, the rights of peasants, and the use of mercenaries. The Council will consider and adopt the final outcomes of the Universal Periodic Review of Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Canada, Colombia, Cuba, Djibouti, Germany, Russia, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, and Uzbekistan.

* CESCR 75th SessionCESCR 75th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) will hold its 75th Session from February 12 to March 1 in person in Geneva. The Committee will hold constructive dialogues with Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Mauritania, Romania, and Sweden, in addition to conducting follow-up to its concluding observations concerning Belgium and Kuwait.

* CED 26th SessionCED 26th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED) will hold its 26th Session from February 19 to March 1, in person in Geneva. It will hold constructive dialogues with Cambodia, adopt the list of issues for Malawi, and conduct follow-up to its concluding observations concerning Panama. In addition, the CED will adopt a list of issues in absence of a report from Belize, and consider additional information submitted by Burkina Faso and Honduras.

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* AfCHPR 72nd Ordinary SessionAfCHPR 72nd Ordinary Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) will hold its 72nd Ordinary Session from February 12 to March 8. Additional details will be publicized closer to the start of the session. Videos of the opening ceremony and delivery of the judgments will be available on the Court’s YouTube channel.

* ACHPR 78th Private SessionACHPR 78th Private Session

Per the final communiqué from its last session, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) will hold its 78th Private Ordinary Session, virtually, from February 23 to March 8. The session will not include public participation.

* IACHR 189th Period of SessionsIACHR 189th Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) wil hold its 189th Period of Sessions from February 26 to March 7, in person at its headquarters in Washington, D.C. The Commission will hold public hearings concerning issues of concern and pending complaints, and is also accepting expressions of interest in three hearings the IACHR is organizing at its own initiative. Those hearings will address judicial independence, the situation of human rights defenders, and the human rights of older people. Expressions of interest in participating are due by February 1.

* Human Rights Council 55th SessHuman Rights Council 55th Sess

The Human Rights Council will hold its 55th regular session from February 26 to April 5, in Geneva. According to its agenda, the Council will hear the annual report of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights as well as other reports by the OHCHR, Secretary-General, and special procedure mandate holders on specific countries and topics. The documentation for the session is available online. The Council will appoint mandate holders to various special procedures, including those focused on the rights of Indigenous peoples, a democratic and equitable international order, the situation of human rights in Mali, a healthy environment, climate change, truth and justice, peaceful assembly and association, the rights of peasants, and the use of mercenaries. The Council will consider and adopt the final outcomes of the Universal Periodic Review of Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Canada, Colombia, Cuba, Djibouti, Germany, Russia, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, and Uzbekistan.

* CESCR 75th SessionCESCR 75th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) will hold its 75th Session from February 12 to March 1 in person in Geneva. The Committee will hold constructive dialogues with Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Mauritania, Romania, and Sweden, in addition to conducting follow-up to its concluding observations concerning Belgium and Kuwait.

* CED 26th SessionCED 26th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED) will hold its 26th Session from February 19 to March 1, in person in Geneva. It will hold constructive dialogues with Cambodia, adopt the list of issues for Malawi, and conduct follow-up to its concluding observations concerning Panama. In addition, the CED will adopt a list of issues in absence of a report from Belize, and consider additional information submitted by Burkina Faso and Honduras.

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* AfCHPR 72nd Ordinary SessionAfCHPR 72nd Ordinary Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) will hold its 72nd Ordinary Session from February 12 to March 8. Additional details will be publicized closer to the start of the session. Videos of the opening ceremony and delivery of the judgments will be available on the Court’s YouTube channel.

* ACHPR 78th Private SessionACHPR 78th Private Session

Per the final communiqué from its last session, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) will hold its 78th Private Ordinary Session, virtually, from February 23 to March 8. The session will not include public participation.

* IACHR 189th Period of SessionsIACHR 189th Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) wil hold its 189th Period of Sessions from February 26 to March 7, in person at its headquarters in Washington, D.C. The Commission will hold public hearings concerning issues of concern and pending complaints, and is also accepting expressions of interest in three hearings the IACHR is organizing at its own initiative. Those hearings will address judicial independence, the situation of human rights defenders, and the human rights of older people. Expressions of interest in participating are due by February 1.

* Human Rights Council 55th SessHuman Rights Council 55th Sess

The Human Rights Council will hold its 55th regular session from February 26 to April 5, in Geneva. According to its agenda, the Council will hear the annual report of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights as well as other reports by the OHCHR, Secretary-General, and special procedure mandate holders on specific countries and topics. The documentation for the session is available online. The Council will appoint mandate holders to various special procedures, including those focused on the rights of Indigenous peoples, a democratic and equitable international order, the situation of human rights in Mali, a healthy environment, climate change, truth and justice, peaceful assembly and association, the rights of peasants, and the use of mercenaries. The Council will consider and adopt the final outcomes of the Universal Periodic Review of Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Canada, Colombia, Cuba, Djibouti, Germany, Russia, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, and Uzbekistan.

* CESCR 75th SessionCESCR 75th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) will hold its 75th Session from February 12 to March 1 in person in Geneva. The Committee will hold constructive dialogues with Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Mauritania, Romania, and Sweden, in addition to conducting follow-up to its concluding observations concerning Belgium and Kuwait.

* CED 26th SessionCED 26th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED) will hold its 26th Session from February 19 to March 1, in person in Geneva. It will hold constructive dialogues with Cambodia, adopt the list of issues for Malawi, and conduct follow-up to its concluding observations concerning Panama. In addition, the CED will adopt a list of issues in absence of a report from Belize, and consider additional information submitted by Burkina Faso and Honduras.

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* AfCHPR 72nd Ordinary SessionAfCHPR 72nd Ordinary Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) will hold its 72nd Ordinary Session from February 12 to March 8. Additional details will be publicized closer to the start of the session. Videos of the opening ceremony and delivery of the judgments will be available on the Court’s YouTube channel.

* ACHPR 78th Private SessionACHPR 78th Private Session

Per the final communiqué from its last session, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) will hold its 78th Private Ordinary Session, virtually, from February 23 to March 8. The session will not include public participation.

* IACHR 189th Period of SessionsIACHR 189th Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) wil hold its 189th Period of Sessions from February 26 to March 7, in person at its headquarters in Washington, D.C. The Commission will hold public hearings concerning issues of concern and pending complaints, and is also accepting expressions of interest in three hearings the IACHR is organizing at its own initiative. Those hearings will address judicial independence, the situation of human rights defenders, and the human rights of older people. Expressions of interest in participating are due by February 1.

* Human Rights Council 55th SessHuman Rights Council 55th Sess

The Human Rights Council will hold its 55th regular session from February 26 to April 5, in Geneva. According to its agenda, the Council will hear the annual report of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights as well as other reports by the OHCHR, Secretary-General, and special procedure mandate holders on specific countries and topics. The documentation for the session is available online. The Council will appoint mandate holders to various special procedures, including those focused on the rights of Indigenous peoples, a democratic and equitable international order, the situation of human rights in Mali, a healthy environment, climate change, truth and justice, peaceful assembly and association, the rights of peasants, and the use of mercenaries. The Council will consider and adopt the final outcomes of the Universal Periodic Review of Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Canada, Colombia, Cuba, Djibouti, Germany, Russia, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, and Uzbekistan.

* CESCR 75th SessionCESCR 75th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) will hold its 75th Session from February 12 to March 1 in person in Geneva. The Committee will hold constructive dialogues with Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Mauritania, Romania, and Sweden, in addition to conducting follow-up to its concluding observations concerning Belgium and Kuwait.

* CED 26th SessionCED 26th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED) will hold its 26th Session from February 19 to March 1, in person in Geneva. It will hold constructive dialogues with Cambodia, adopt the list of issues for Malawi, and conduct follow-up to its concluding observations concerning Panama. In addition, the CED will adopt a list of issues in absence of a report from Belize, and consider additional information submitted by Burkina Faso and Honduras.

   
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