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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* IE SOGI (Ukraine)IE SOGI (Ukraine)

The Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity agreed to visit Ukraine from April 30 to May 10, 2019.

* SR human rights defendersSR human rights defenders

The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders agreed to visit Mongolia from April 30 to May 13, 2019.

* WG Right to Development 20thWG Right to Development 20th

The Intergovernmental Working Group on the Right to Development will hold its 20th Session from April 29 to May 3, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* WG Arbitrary Detention 84thWG Arbitrary Detention 84th

The Working Group on Arbitrary Detention will hold its 84th Session from April 24 to May 3, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* CERD 98th SessionCERD 98th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 98th Session from April 23 to May 10, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to consider reports from Andorra, Guatemala, Hungary, Lithuania, and Zambia.

* CAT 66th SessionCAT 66th Session

The Committee Against Torture will hold its 66th Session from April 23 to May 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Benin, the DRC, Germany, Mexico, South Africa, the U.K., Burkina Faso, Uzbekistan, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Kuwait, Lesotho, and Mongolia.

* ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 64th Ordinary Session from 24 April to 14 May 2019 in Cairo, Egypt.

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* SR human rights defendersSR human rights defenders

The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders agreed to visit Mongolia from April 30 to May 13, 2019.

* UN World Tuna DayUN World Tuna Day

The UN World Tuna Day is observed on May 2, 2019.

* IACHR 172 Period of SessionsIACHR 172 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 172nd Period of Sessions from May 2 to 10, 2019 in Kingston, Jamaica.

* IE SOGI (Ukraine)IE SOGI (Ukraine)

The Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity agreed to visit Ukraine from April 30 to May 10, 2019.

* WG Right to Development 20thWG Right to Development 20th

The Intergovernmental Working Group on the Right to Development will hold its 20th Session from April 29 to May 3, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* CERD 98th SessionCERD 98th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 98th Session from April 23 to May 10, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to consider reports from Andorra, Guatemala, Hungary, Lithuania, and Zambia.

* CAT 66th SessionCAT 66th Session

The Committee Against Torture will hold its 66th Session from April 23 to May 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Benin, the DRC, Germany, Mexico, South Africa, the U.K., Burkina Faso, Uzbekistan, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Kuwait, Lesotho, and Mongolia.

* WG Arbitrary Detention 84thWG Arbitrary Detention 84th

The Working Group on Arbitrary Detention will hold its 84th Session from April 24 to May 3, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 64th Ordinary Session from 24 April to 14 May 2019 in Cairo, Egypt.

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* SR human rights defendersSR human rights defenders

The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders agreed to visit Mongolia from April 30 to May 13, 2019.

* UN World Press Freedom DayUN World Press Freedom Day

The UN World Press Freedom Day is observed on May 3, 2019.

* IACHR 172 Period of SessionsIACHR 172 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 172nd Period of Sessions from May 2 to 10, 2019 in Kingston, Jamaica.

* IE SOGI (Ukraine)IE SOGI (Ukraine)

The Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity agreed to visit Ukraine from April 30 to May 10, 2019.

* WG Right to Development 20thWG Right to Development 20th

The Intergovernmental Working Group on the Right to Development will hold its 20th Session from April 29 to May 3, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* CERD 98th SessionCERD 98th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 98th Session from April 23 to May 10, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to consider reports from Andorra, Guatemala, Hungary, Lithuania, and Zambia.

* CAT 66th SessionCAT 66th Session

The Committee Against Torture will hold its 66th Session from April 23 to May 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Benin, the DRC, Germany, Mexico, South Africa, the U.K., Burkina Faso, Uzbekistan, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Kuwait, Lesotho, and Mongolia.

* WG Arbitrary Detention 84thWG Arbitrary Detention 84th

The Working Group on Arbitrary Detention will hold its 84th Session from April 24 to May 3, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 64th Ordinary Session from 24 April to 14 May 2019 in Cairo, Egypt.

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* SR human rights defendersSR human rights defenders

The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders agreed to visit Mongolia from April 30 to May 13, 2019.

* IACHR 172 Period of SessionsIACHR 172 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 172nd Period of Sessions from May 2 to 10, 2019 in Kingston, Jamaica.

* IE SOGI (Ukraine)IE SOGI (Ukraine)

The Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity agreed to visit Ukraine from April 30 to May 10, 2019.

* CAT 66th SessionCAT 66th Session

The Committee Against Torture will hold its 66th Session from April 23 to May 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Benin, the DRC, Germany, Mexico, South Africa, the U.K., Burkina Faso, Uzbekistan, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Kuwait, Lesotho, and Mongolia.

* CERD 98th SessionCERD 98th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 98th Session from April 23 to May 10, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to consider reports from Andorra, Guatemala, Hungary, Lithuania, and Zambia.

* ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 64th Ordinary Session from 24 April to 14 May 2019 in Cairo, Egypt.

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* SR human rights defendersSR human rights defenders

The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders agreed to visit Mongolia from April 30 to May 13, 2019.

* IACHR 172 Period of SessionsIACHR 172 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 172nd Period of Sessions from May 2 to 10, 2019 in Kingston, Jamaica.

* IE SOGI (Ukraine)IE SOGI (Ukraine)

The Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity agreed to visit Ukraine from April 30 to May 10, 2019.

* CAT 66th SessionCAT 66th Session

The Committee Against Torture will hold its 66th Session from April 23 to May 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Benin, the DRC, Germany, Mexico, South Africa, the U.K., Burkina Faso, Uzbekistan, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Kuwait, Lesotho, and Mongolia.

* CERD 98th SessionCERD 98th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 98th Session from April 23 to May 10, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to consider reports from Andorra, Guatemala, Hungary, Lithuania, and Zambia.

* ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 64th Ordinary Session from 24 April to 14 May 2019 in Cairo, Egypt.

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* SR privacy (Argentina)SR privacy (Argentina)

The Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy agreed to visit Argentina from May 6 to 17, 2019.

* IE foreign debt (Bolivia)IE foreign debt (Bolivia)

The Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights agreed to visit Bolivia from May 6 to 15, 2019.

* IACHR 172 Period of SessionsIACHR 172 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 172nd Period of Sessions from May 2 to 10, 2019 in Kingston, Jamaica.

* IACtHR 60th Special SessionIACtHR 60th Special Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 60th Special Session from May 6 to 10, 2019 in Montevideo, Uruguay.

* WG on the UPR 33rd SessionWG on the UPR 33rd Session

The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review will hold its 33rd Session from May 6 to 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* SR human rights defendersSR human rights defenders

The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders agreed to visit Mongolia from April 30 to May 13, 2019.

* CERD 98th SessionCERD 98th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 98th Session from April 23 to May 10, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to consider reports from Andorra, Guatemala, Hungary, Lithuania, and Zambia.

* CAT 66th SessionCAT 66th Session

The Committee Against Torture will hold its 66th Session from April 23 to May 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Benin, the DRC, Germany, Mexico, South Africa, the U.K., Burkina Faso, Uzbekistan, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Kuwait, Lesotho, and Mongolia.

* IE SOGI (Ukraine)IE SOGI (Ukraine)

The Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity agreed to visit Ukraine from April 30 to May 10, 2019.

* ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 64th Ordinary Session from 24 April to 14 May 2019 in Cairo, Egypt.

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* SR privacy (Argentina)SR privacy (Argentina)

The Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy agreed to visit Argentina from May 6 to 17, 2019.

* IE foreign debt (Bolivia)IE foreign debt (Bolivia)

The Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights agreed to visit Bolivia from May 6 to 15, 2019.

* IACHR 172 Period of SessionsIACHR 172 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 172nd Period of Sessions from May 2 to 10, 2019 in Kingston, Jamaica.

* IACtHR 60th Special SessionIACtHR 60th Special Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 60th Special Session from May 6 to 10, 2019 in Montevideo, Uruguay.

* WG on the UPR 33rd SessionWG on the UPR 33rd Session

The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review will hold its 33rd Session from May 6 to 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* SR human rights defendersSR human rights defenders

The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders agreed to visit Mongolia from April 30 to May 13, 2019.

* CERD 98th SessionCERD 98th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 98th Session from April 23 to May 10, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to consider reports from Andorra, Guatemala, Hungary, Lithuania, and Zambia.

* CAT 66th SessionCAT 66th Session

The Committee Against Torture will hold its 66th Session from April 23 to May 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Benin, the DRC, Germany, Mexico, South Africa, the U.K., Burkina Faso, Uzbekistan, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Kuwait, Lesotho, and Mongolia.

* IE SOGI (Ukraine)IE SOGI (Ukraine)

The Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity agreed to visit Ukraine from April 30 to May 10, 2019.

* ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 64th Ordinary Session from 24 April to 14 May 2019 in Cairo, Egypt.

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* SR privacy (Argentina)SR privacy (Argentina)

The Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy agreed to visit Argentina from May 6 to 17, 2019.

* IE foreign debt (Bolivia)IE foreign debt (Bolivia)

The Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights agreed to visit Bolivia from May 6 to 15, 2019.

* IACHR 172 Period of SessionsIACHR 172 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 172nd Period of Sessions from May 2 to 10, 2019 in Kingston, Jamaica.

* IACtHR 60th Special SessionIACtHR 60th Special Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 60th Special Session from May 6 to 10, 2019 in Montevideo, Uruguay.

* WG on the UPR 33rd SessionWG on the UPR 33rd Session

The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review will hold its 33rd Session from May 6 to 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* SR human rights defendersSR human rights defenders

The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders agreed to visit Mongolia from April 30 to May 13, 2019.

* ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 64th Ordinary Session from 24 April to 14 May 2019 in Cairo, Egypt.

* CERD 98th SessionCERD 98th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 98th Session from April 23 to May 10, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to consider reports from Andorra, Guatemala, Hungary, Lithuania, and Zambia.

* CAT 66th SessionCAT 66th Session

The Committee Against Torture will hold its 66th Session from April 23 to May 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Benin, the DRC, Germany, Mexico, South Africa, the U.K., Burkina Faso, Uzbekistan, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Kuwait, Lesotho, and Mongolia.

* IE SOGI (Ukraine)IE SOGI (Ukraine)

The Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity agreed to visit Ukraine from April 30 to May 10, 2019.

* 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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* SR privacy (Argentina)SR privacy (Argentina)

The Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy agreed to visit Argentina from May 6 to 17, 2019.

* IE foreign debt (Bolivia)IE foreign debt (Bolivia)

The Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights agreed to visit Bolivia from May 6 to 15, 2019.

* IACHR 172 Period of SessionsIACHR 172 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 172nd Period of Sessions from May 2 to 10, 2019 in Kingston, Jamaica.

* IACtHR 60th Special SessionIACtHR 60th Special Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 60th Special Session from May 6 to 10, 2019 in Montevideo, Uruguay.

* WG on the UPR 33rd SessionWG on the UPR 33rd Session

The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review will hold its 33rd Session from May 6 to 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* SR human rights defendersSR human rights defenders

The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders agreed to visit Mongolia from April 30 to May 13, 2019.

* ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 64th Ordinary Session from 24 April to 14 May 2019 in Cairo, Egypt.

* CERD 98th SessionCERD 98th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 98th Session from April 23 to May 10, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to consider reports from Andorra, Guatemala, Hungary, Lithuania, and Zambia.

* CAT 66th SessionCAT 66th Session

The Committee Against Torture will hold its 66th Session from April 23 to May 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Benin, the DRC, Germany, Mexico, South Africa, the U.K., Burkina Faso, Uzbekistan, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Kuwait, Lesotho, and Mongolia.

* IE SOGI (Ukraine)IE SOGI (Ukraine)

The Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity agreed to visit Ukraine from April 30 to May 10, 2019.

* 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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* SR privacy (Argentina)SR privacy (Argentina)

The Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy agreed to visit Argentina from May 6 to 17, 2019.

* IE foreign debt (Bolivia)IE foreign debt (Bolivia)

The Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights agreed to visit Bolivia from May 6 to 15, 2019.

* IACHR 172 Period of SessionsIACHR 172 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 172nd Period of Sessions from May 2 to 10, 2019 in Kingston, Jamaica.

* IACtHR 60th Special SessionIACtHR 60th Special Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 60th Special Session from May 6 to 10, 2019 in Montevideo, Uruguay.

* WG on the UPR 33rd SessionWG on the UPR 33rd Session

The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review will hold its 33rd Session from May 6 to 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* SR human rights defendersSR human rights defenders

The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders agreed to visit Mongolia from April 30 to May 13, 2019.

* CERD 98th SessionCERD 98th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 98th Session from April 23 to May 10, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to consider reports from Andorra, Guatemala, Hungary, Lithuania, and Zambia.

* CAT 66th SessionCAT 66th Session

The Committee Against Torture will hold its 66th Session from April 23 to May 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Benin, the DRC, Germany, Mexico, South Africa, the U.K., Burkina Faso, Uzbekistan, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Kuwait, Lesotho, and Mongolia.

* IE SOGI (Ukraine)IE SOGI (Ukraine)

The Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity agreed to visit Ukraine from April 30 to May 10, 2019.

* ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 64th Ordinary Session from 24 April to 14 May 2019 in Cairo, Egypt.

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* SR privacy (Argentina)SR privacy (Argentina)

The Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy agreed to visit Argentina from May 6 to 17, 2019.

* IE foreign debt (Bolivia)IE foreign debt (Bolivia)

The Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights agreed to visit Bolivia from May 6 to 15, 2019.

* SR counter terrorismSR counter terrorism

The Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism agreed to visit Kazakhstan from May 11 to 17, 2019.

* UN World Migratory Bird DayUN World Migratory Bird Day

The UN World Migratory Bird Day is observed May 11, 2019.

* WG on the UPR 33rd SessionWG on the UPR 33rd Session

The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review will hold its 33rd Session from May 6 to 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* CAT 66th SessionCAT 66th Session

The Committee Against Torture will hold its 66th Session from April 23 to May 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Benin, the DRC, Germany, Mexico, South Africa, the U.K., Burkina Faso, Uzbekistan, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Kuwait, Lesotho, and Mongolia.

* SR human rights defendersSR human rights defenders

The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders agreed to visit Mongolia from April 30 to May 13, 2019.

* ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 64th Ordinary Session from 24 April to 14 May 2019 in Cairo, Egypt.

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* IE foreign debt (Bolivia)IE foreign debt (Bolivia)

The Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights agreed to visit Bolivia from May 6 to 15, 2019.

* SR counter terrorismSR counter terrorism

The Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism agreed to visit Kazakhstan from May 11 to 17, 2019.

* SR privacy (Argentina)SR privacy (Argentina)

The Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy agreed to visit Argentina from May 6 to 17, 2019.

* WG on the UPR 33rd SessionWG on the UPR 33rd Session

The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review will hold its 33rd Session from May 6 to 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* CAT 66th SessionCAT 66th Session

The Committee Against Torture will hold its 66th Session from April 23 to May 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Benin, the DRC, Germany, Mexico, South Africa, the U.K., Burkina Faso, Uzbekistan, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Kuwait, Lesotho, and Mongolia.

* SR human rights defendersSR human rights defenders

The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders agreed to visit Mongolia from April 30 to May 13, 2019.

* ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 64th Ordinary Session from 24 April to 14 May 2019 in Cairo, Egypt.

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* SR privacy (Argentina)SR privacy (Argentina)

The Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy agreed to visit Argentina from May 6 to 17, 2019.

* IE foreign debt (Bolivia)IE foreign debt (Bolivia)

The Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights agreed to visit Bolivia from May 6 to 15, 2019.

* SR counter terrorismSR counter terrorism

The Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism agreed to visit Kazakhstan from May 11 to 17, 2019.

* IACtHR 61st Special SessionIACtHR 61st Special Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 61st Special Session from May 13 to 19, 2019 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

* CRC 81st SessionCRC 81st Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 81st Session from May 13 to 31, 2019 in Geneva Switzerland to review Botswana, Cabo Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, Malta, Singapore, Tonga, and Sri Lanka.

* WG enforced disappearancesWG enforced disappearances

The Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances will hold its 118th Session from May 13 to 22, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* CAT 66th SessionCAT 66th Session

The Committee Against Torture will hold its 66th Session from April 23 to May 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Benin, the DRC, Germany, Mexico, South Africa, the U.K., Burkina Faso, Uzbekistan, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Kuwait, Lesotho, and Mongolia.

* SR human rights defendersSR human rights defenders

The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders agreed to visit Mongolia from April 30 to May 13, 2019.

* WG on the UPR 33rd SessionWG on the UPR 33rd Session

The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review will hold its 33rd Session from May 6 to 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* WG transnational corporationsWG transnational corporations

The Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises will hold its 23rd Session from May 13 to 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 64th Ordinary Session from 24 April to 14 May 2019 in Cairo, Egypt.

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* SR privacy (Argentina)SR privacy (Argentina)

The Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy agreed to visit Argentina from May 6 to 17, 2019.

* IE foreign debt (Bolivia)IE foreign debt (Bolivia)

The Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights agreed to visit Bolivia from May 6 to 15, 2019.

* SR counter terrorismSR counter terrorism

The Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism agreed to visit Kazakhstan from May 11 to 17, 2019.

* IACtHR 61st Special SessionIACtHR 61st Special Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 61st Special Session from May 13 to 19, 2019 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

* CRC 81st SessionCRC 81st Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 81st Session from May 13 to 31, 2019 in Geneva Switzerland to review Botswana, Cabo Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, Malta, Singapore, Tonga, and Sri Lanka.

* WG enforced disappearancesWG enforced disappearances

The Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances will hold its 118th Session from May 13 to 22, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* CAT 66th SessionCAT 66th Session

The Committee Against Torture will hold its 66th Session from April 23 to May 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Benin, the DRC, Germany, Mexico, South Africa, the U.K., Burkina Faso, Uzbekistan, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Kuwait, Lesotho, and Mongolia.

* WG on the UPR 33rd SessionWG on the UPR 33rd Session

The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review will hold its 33rd Session from May 6 to 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* WG transnational corporationsWG transnational corporations

The Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises will hold its 23rd Session from May 13 to 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 64th Ordinary Session from 24 April to 14 May 2019 in Cairo, Egypt.

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* IE foreign debt (Bolivia)IE foreign debt (Bolivia)

The Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights agreed to visit Bolivia from May 6 to 15, 2019.

* SR privacy (Argentina)SR privacy (Argentina)

The Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy agreed to visit Argentina from May 6 to 17, 2019.

* SR counter terrorismSR counter terrorism

The Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism agreed to visit Kazakhstan from May 11 to 17, 2019.

* IACtHR 61st Special SessionIACtHR 61st Special Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 61st Special Session from May 13 to 19, 2019 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

* ECtHR (S.M. v. Croatia)ECtHR (S.M. v. Croatia)

The European Court of Human Rights will hold a Grand Chamber hearing in the case of S.M. v. Croatia on May 15, 2019.

* UN Int'l Day of FamiliesUN Int'l Day of Families

The UN International Day of Families is observed on May 15, 2019.

* CRC 81st SessionCRC 81st Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 81st Session from May 13 to 31, 2019 in Geneva Switzerland to review Botswana, Cabo Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, Malta, Singapore, Tonga, and Sri Lanka.

* CAT 66th SessionCAT 66th Session

The Committee Against Torture will hold its 66th Session from April 23 to May 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Benin, the DRC, Germany, Mexico, South Africa, the U.K., Burkina Faso, Uzbekistan, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Kuwait, Lesotho, and Mongolia.

* ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 64th Ordinary Session from 24 April to 14 May 2019 in Cairo, Egypt.

* WG on the UPR 33rd SessionWG on the UPR 33rd Session

The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review will hold its 33rd Session from May 6 to 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* WG transnational corporationsWG transnational corporations

The Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises will hold its 23rd Session from May 13 to 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* WG enforced disappearancesWG enforced disappearances

The Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances will hold its 118th Session from May 13 to 22, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* International Day of FamiliesInternational Day of Families

International Day of Families is observed on May 15.

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* UN International Day of LightUN International Day of Light

The UN International Day of Light is observed on May 16, 2019.

* SR privacy (Argentina)SR privacy (Argentina)

The Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy agreed to visit Argentina from May 6 to 17, 2019.

* SR counter terrorismSR counter terrorism

The Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism agreed to visit Kazakhstan from May 11 to 17, 2019.

* IACtHR 61st Special SessionIACtHR 61st Special Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 61st Special Session from May 13 to 19, 2019 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

* CRC 81st SessionCRC 81st Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 81st Session from May 13 to 31, 2019 in Geneva Switzerland to review Botswana, Cabo Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, Malta, Singapore, Tonga, and Sri Lanka.

* WG enforced disappearancesWG enforced disappearances

The Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances will hold its 118th Session from May 13 to 22, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* CAT 66th SessionCAT 66th Session

The Committee Against Torture will hold its 66th Session from April 23 to May 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Benin, the DRC, Germany, Mexico, South Africa, the U.K., Burkina Faso, Uzbekistan, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Kuwait, Lesotho, and Mongolia.

* WG on the UPR 33rd SessionWG on the UPR 33rd Session

The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review will hold its 33rd Session from May 6 to 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* WG transnational corporationsWG transnational corporations

The Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises will hold its 23rd Session from May 13 to 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 64th Ordinary Session from 24 April to 14 May 2019 in Cairo, Egypt.

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* Telecommunication and Info DayTelecommunication and Info Day

The UN World Telecommunication and Information Society Day is observed on May 17, 2019.

* SR privacy (Argentina)SR privacy (Argentina)

The Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy agreed to visit Argentina from May 6 to 17, 2019.

* SR counter terrorismSR counter terrorism

The Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism agreed to visit Kazakhstan from May 11 to 17, 2019.

* IACtHR 61st Special SessionIACtHR 61st Special Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 61st Special Session from May 13 to 19, 2019 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

* CRC 81st SessionCRC 81st Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 81st Session from May 13 to 31, 2019 in Geneva Switzerland to review Botswana, Cabo Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, Malta, Singapore, Tonga, and Sri Lanka.

* WG enforced disappearancesWG enforced disappearances

The Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances will hold its 118th Session from May 13 to 22, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* CAT 66th SessionCAT 66th Session

The Committee Against Torture will hold its 66th Session from April 23 to May 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Benin, the DRC, Germany, Mexico, South Africa, the U.K., Burkina Faso, Uzbekistan, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Kuwait, Lesotho, and Mongolia.

* WG on the UPR 33rd SessionWG on the UPR 33rd Session

The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review will hold its 33rd Session from May 6 to 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* WG transnational corporationsWG transnational corporations

The Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises will hold its 23rd Session from May 13 to 17, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 64th Ordinary Session from 24 April to 14 May 2019 in Cairo, Egypt.

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* IACtHR 61st Special SessionIACtHR 61st Special Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 61st Special Session from May 13 to 19, 2019 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

* CRC 81st SessionCRC 81st Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 81st Session from May 13 to 31, 2019 in Geneva Switzerland to review Botswana, Cabo Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, Malta, Singapore, Tonga, and Sri Lanka.

* WG enforced disappearancesWG enforced disappearances

The Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances will hold its 118th Session from May 13 to 22, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 64th Ordinary Session from 24 April to 14 May 2019 in Cairo, Egypt.

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* IACtHR 61st Special SessionIACtHR 61st Special Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 61st Special Session from May 13 to 19, 2019 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

* CRC 81st SessionCRC 81st Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 81st Session from May 13 to 31, 2019 in Geneva Switzerland to review Botswana, Cabo Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, Malta, Singapore, Tonga, and Sri Lanka.

* WG enforced disappearancesWG enforced disappearances

The Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances will hold its 118th Session from May 13 to 22, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session ACHPR 64th Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will hold its 64th Ordinary Session from 24 April to 14 May 2019 in Cairo, Egypt.

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* ECSR 306th SessionECSR 306th Session

The European Committee of Social Rights will hold its 306th Session from May 20 to 24, 2019 in Strasbourg, France.

* UN World Bee DayUN World Bee Day

The UN World Bee Day is observed on May 20, 2019.

* CRC 81st SessionCRC 81st Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 81st Session from May 13 to 31, 2019 in Geneva Switzerland to review Botswana, Cabo Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, Malta, Singapore, Tonga, and Sri Lanka.

* WG enforced disappearancesWG enforced disappearances

The Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances will hold its 118th Session from May 13 to 22, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

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* ECSR 306th SessionECSR 306th Session

The European Committee of Social Rights will hold its 306th Session from May 20 to 24, 2019 in Strasbourg, France.

* UN Day for Cultural DiversityUN Day for Cultural Diversity

The UN World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development is observed on May 21, 2019.

* CRC 81st SessionCRC 81st Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 81st Session from May 13 to 31, 2019 in Geneva Switzerland to review Botswana, Cabo Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, Malta, Singapore, Tonga, and Sri Lanka.

* WG enforced disappearancesWG enforced disappearances

The Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances will hold its 118th Session from May 13 to 22, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* 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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* ECSR 306th SessionECSR 306th Session

The European Committee of Social Rights will hold its 306th Session from May 20 to 24, 2019 in Strasbourg, France.

* CRC 81st SessionCRC 81st Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 81st Session from May 13 to 31, 2019 in Geneva Switzerland to review Botswana, Cabo Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, Malta, Singapore, Tonga, and Sri Lanka.

* WG enforced disappearancesWG enforced disappearances

The Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances will hold its 118th Session from May 13 to 22, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* Biological Diversity DayBiological Diversity Day

International Day for Biological Diversity is observed on May 22.

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* ECSR 306th SessionECSR 306th Session

The European Committee of Social Rights will hold its 306th Session from May 20 to 24, 2019 in Strasbourg, France.

* CRC 81st SessionCRC 81st Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 81st Session from May 13 to 31, 2019 in Geneva Switzerland to review Botswana, Cabo Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, Malta, Singapore, Tonga, and Sri Lanka.

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* ECSR 306th SessionECSR 306th Session

The European Committee of Social Rights will hold its 306th Session from May 20 to 24, 2019 in Strasbourg, France.

* SR hazardous substancesSR hazardous substances

The Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes agreed to visit Canada from May 24 to June 5, 2019.

* CRC 81st SessionCRC 81st Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 81st Session from May 13 to 31, 2019 in Geneva Switzerland to review Botswana, Cabo Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, Malta, Singapore, Tonga, and Sri Lanka.

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* SR hazardous substancesSR hazardous substances

The Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes agreed to visit Canada from May 24 to June 5, 2019.

* CRC 81st SessionCRC 81st Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 81st Session from May 13 to 31, 2019 in Geneva Switzerland to review Botswana, Cabo Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, Malta, Singapore, Tonga, and Sri Lanka.

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* SR hazardous substancesSR hazardous substances

The Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes agreed to visit Canada from May 24 to June 5, 2019.

* CRC 81st SessionCRC 81st Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 81st Session from May 13 to 31, 2019 in Geneva Switzerland to review Botswana, Cabo Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, Malta, Singapore, Tonga, and Sri Lanka.

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* SR slavery (Togo)SR slavery (Togo)

The Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences, agreed to visit Togo from May 27 to 31, 2019.

* SR hazardous substancesSR hazardous substances

The Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes agreed to visit Canada from May 24 to June 5, 2019.

* CRC 81st SessionCRC 81st Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 81st Session from May 13 to 31, 2019 in Geneva Switzerland to review Botswana, Cabo Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, Malta, Singapore, Tonga, and Sri Lanka.

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* SR slavery (Togo)SR slavery (Togo)

The Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences, agreed to visit Togo from May 27 to 31, 2019.

* SR hazardous substancesSR hazardous substances

The Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes agreed to visit Canada from May 24 to June 5, 2019.

* CRC 81st SessionCRC 81st Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 81st Session from May 13 to 31, 2019 in Geneva Switzerland to review Botswana, Cabo Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, Malta, Singapore, Tonga, and Sri Lanka.

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* SR slavery (Togo)SR slavery (Togo)

The Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences, agreed to visit Togo from May 27 to 31, 2019.

* SR hazardous substancesSR hazardous substances

The Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes agreed to visit Canada from May 24 to June 5, 2019.

* Int'l Day of UN PeacekeepersInt'l Day of UN Peacekeepers

The UN International Day of UN Peacekeepers is observed on May 29, 2019.

* CRC 81st SessionCRC 81st Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 81st Session from May 13 to 31, 2019 in Geneva Switzerland to review Botswana, Cabo Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, Malta, Singapore, Tonga, and Sri Lanka.

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* SR slavery (Togo)SR slavery (Togo)

The Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences, agreed to visit Togo from May 27 to 31, 2019.

* SR hazardous substancesSR hazardous substances

The Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes agreed to visit Canada from May 24 to June 5, 2019.

* CRC 81st SessionCRC 81st Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 81st Session from May 13 to 31, 2019 in Geneva Switzerland to review Botswana, Cabo Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, Malta, Singapore, Tonga, and Sri Lanka.

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* SR slavery (Togo)SR slavery (Togo)

The Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences, agreed to visit Togo from May 27 to 31, 2019.

* SR hazardous substancesSR hazardous substances

The Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes agreed to visit Canada from May 24 to June 5, 2019.

* UN World No-Tobacco DayUN World No-Tobacco Day

The UN World No-Tobacco Day is observed on May 31, 2019.

* CRC 81st SessionCRC 81st Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 81st Session from May 13 to 31, 2019 in Geneva Switzerland to review Botswana, Cabo Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, Malta, Singapore, Tonga, and Sri Lanka.

 
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