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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* Older Persons DayOlder Persons Day

International Day of Older Persons is observed on October 1.

* WG trans corps 24th sessionWG trans corps 24th session

The Working Group on the issue of human rights transnational corporations and other business enterprises will hold its 24th Session from September 30 to October 4, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* CRC Pre Sess WG 84th SessionCRC Pre Sess WG 84th Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child Pre-Sessional Working Group will hold its 84th Session from 30 September to October 4, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Afghanistan, Cambodia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Eswatini, Tunisia, the Netherlands, and Switzerland.

* CED 17th SessionCED 17th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances will hold its 17th Session from September 30 to October 11, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Bolivia, Slovakia, Nigeria, Mongolia, and Switzerland.

* CESCR 66th SessionCESCR 66th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights will hold its 66th Session from September 30 - October 18, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Denmark, Ecuador, Guinea, Israel, Senegal, Slovakia, and Switzerland.

* IACHR 173rd Period of SessionsIACHR 173rd Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 173rd Period of Sessions from September 23 to October 2, 2019 in Washington, DC.

* SR migrants-Bosnia&HerzegovinaSR migrants-Bosnia&Herzegovina

The Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants will visit Bosnia and Herzegovina from September 24 to October 1, 2019.

* SR development (Switzerland)SR development (Switzerland)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to development agreed to visit Switzerland from September 23 to October 2, 2019.

* SR racism (The Netherlands)SR racism (The Netherlands)

The UN Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance agreed to visit The Netherlands from September 30 to October 7, 2019.

* SR food (Azerbaijan)SR food (Azerbaijan)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food agreed to visit Azerbaijan from October 1 to October 11, 2019.

* WG business 24th SessionWG business 24th Session

Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises will hold its 24th Session from September 30 to October 4, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

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* Non-Violence DayNon-Violence Day

International Day of Non-Violence is observed on October 2.

* WG trans corps 24th sessionWG trans corps 24th session

The Working Group on the issue of human rights transnational corporations and other business enterprises will hold its 24th Session from September 30 to October 4, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* CRC Pre Sess WG 84th SessionCRC Pre Sess WG 84th Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child Pre-Sessional Working Group will hold its 84th Session from 30 September to October 4, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Afghanistan, Cambodia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Eswatini, Tunisia, the Netherlands, and Switzerland.

* CED 17th SessionCED 17th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances will hold its 17th Session from September 30 to October 11, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Bolivia, Slovakia, Nigeria, Mongolia, and Switzerland.

* CESCR 66th SessionCESCR 66th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights will hold its 66th Session from September 30 - October 18, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Denmark, Ecuador, Guinea, Israel, Senegal, Slovakia, and Switzerland.

* IACHR 173rd Period of SessionsIACHR 173rd Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 173rd Period of Sessions from September 23 to October 2, 2019 in Washington, DC.

* SR development (Switzerland)SR development (Switzerland)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to development agreed to visit Switzerland from September 23 to October 2, 2019.

* SR racism (The Netherlands)SR racism (The Netherlands)

The UN Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance agreed to visit The Netherlands from September 30 to October 7, 2019.

* SR food (Azerbaijan)SR food (Azerbaijan)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food agreed to visit Azerbaijan from October 1 to October 11, 2019.

* SR disability rights (Norway)SR disability rights (Norway)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities agreed to visit Norway from October 2 to October 11, 2019.

* WG business 24th SessionWG business 24th Session

Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises will hold its 24th Session from September 30 to October 4, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

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* WG trans corps 24th sessionWG trans corps 24th session

The Working Group on the issue of human rights transnational corporations and other business enterprises will hold its 24th Session from September 30 to October 4, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* CRC Pre Sess WG 84th SessionCRC Pre Sess WG 84th Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child Pre-Sessional Working Group will hold its 84th Session from 30 September to October 4, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Afghanistan, Cambodia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Eswatini, Tunisia, the Netherlands, and Switzerland.

* CED 17th SessionCED 17th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances will hold its 17th Session from September 30 to October 11, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Bolivia, Slovakia, Nigeria, Mongolia, and Switzerland.

* CESCR 66th SessionCESCR 66th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights will hold its 66th Session from September 30 - October 18, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Denmark, Ecuador, Guinea, Israel, Senegal, Slovakia, and Switzerland.

* SR food (Azerbaijan)SR food (Azerbaijan)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food agreed to visit Azerbaijan from October 1 to October 11, 2019.

* SR disability rights (Norway)SR disability rights (Norway)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities agreed to visit Norway from October 2 to October 11, 2019.

* WG business 24th SessionWG business 24th Session

Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises will hold its 24th Session from September 30 to October 4, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

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* WG trans corps 24th sessionWG trans corps 24th session

The Working Group on the issue of human rights transnational corporations and other business enterprises will hold its 24th Session from September 30 to October 4, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* CRC Pre Sess WG 84th SessionCRC Pre Sess WG 84th Session

The Committee on the Rights of the Child Pre-Sessional Working Group will hold its 84th Session from 30 September to October 4, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Afghanistan, Cambodia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Eswatini, Tunisia, the Netherlands, and Switzerland.

* CED 17th SessionCED 17th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances will hold its 17th Session from September 30 to October 11, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Bolivia, Slovakia, Nigeria, Mongolia, and Switzerland.

* CESCR 66th SessionCESCR 66th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights will hold its 66th Session from September 30 - October 18, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Denmark, Ecuador, Guinea, Israel, Senegal, Slovakia, and Switzerland.

* SR food (Azerbaijan)SR food (Azerbaijan)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food agreed to visit Azerbaijan from October 1 to October 11, 2019.

* SR disability rights (Norway)SR disability rights (Norway)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities agreed to visit Norway from October 2 to October 11, 2019.

* WG business 24th SessionWG business 24th Session

Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises will hold its 24th Session from September 30 to October 4, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

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* CED 17th SessionCED 17th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances will hold its 17th Session from September 30 to October 11, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Bolivia, Slovakia, Nigeria, Mongolia, and Switzerland.

* CESCR 66th SessionCESCR 66th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights will hold its 66th Session from September 30 - October 18, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Denmark, Ecuador, Guinea, Israel, Senegal, Slovakia, and Switzerland.

* SR food (Azerbaijan)SR food (Azerbaijan)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food agreed to visit Azerbaijan from October 1 to October 11, 2019.

* SR disability rights (Norway)SR disability rights (Norway)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities agreed to visit Norway from October 2 to October 11, 2019.

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* CED 17th SessionCED 17th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances will hold its 17th Session from September 30 to October 11, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Bolivia, Slovakia, Nigeria, Mongolia, and Switzerland.

* CESCR 66th SessionCESCR 66th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights will hold its 66th Session from September 30 - October 18, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Denmark, Ecuador, Guinea, Israel, Senegal, Slovakia, and Switzerland.

* SR food (Azerbaijan)SR food (Azerbaijan)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food agreed to visit Azerbaijan from October 1 to October 11, 2019.

* SR disability rights (Norway)SR disability rights (Norway)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities agreed to visit Norway from October 2 to October 11, 2019.

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* CED 17th SessionCED 17th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances will hold its 17th Session from September 30 to October 11, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Bolivia, Slovakia, Nigeria, Mongolia, and Switzerland.

* CESCR 66th SessionCESCR 66th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights will hold its 66th Session from September 30 - October 18, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Denmark, Ecuador, Guinea, Israel, Senegal, Slovakia, and Switzerland.

* SR food (Azerbaijan)SR food (Azerbaijan)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food agreed to visit Azerbaijan from October 1 to October 11, 2019.

* SR disability rights (Norway)SR disability rights (Norway)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities agreed to visit Norway from October 2 to October 11, 2019.

* IACtHR 131st SessionIACtHR 131st Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) will hold its 131st Regular Session from October 7 to October 18, 2019 at its seat in San José, Costa Rica.

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* CED 17th SessionCED 17th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances will hold its 17th Session from September 30 to October 11, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Bolivia, Slovakia, Nigeria, Mongolia, and Switzerland.

* CESCR 66th SessionCESCR 66th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights will hold its 66th Session from September 30 - October 18, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Denmark, Ecuador, Guinea, Israel, Senegal, Slovakia, and Switzerland.

* SR food (Azerbaijan)SR food (Azerbaijan)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food agreed to visit Azerbaijan from October 1 to October 11, 2019.

* SR disability rights (Norway)SR disability rights (Norway)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities agreed to visit Norway from October 2 to October 11, 2019.

* IACtHR 131st SessionIACtHR 131st Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) will hold its 131st Regular Session from October 7 to October 18, 2019 at its seat in San José, Costa Rica.

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* CED 17th SessionCED 17th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances will hold its 17th Session from September 30 to October 11, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Bolivia, Slovakia, Nigeria, Mongolia, and Switzerland.

* CESCR 66th SessionCESCR 66th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights will hold its 66th Session from September 30 - October 18, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Denmark, Ecuador, Guinea, Israel, Senegal, Slovakia, and Switzerland.

* SR food (Azerbaijan)SR food (Azerbaijan)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food agreed to visit Azerbaijan from October 1 to October 11, 2019.

* SR disability rights (Norway)SR disability rights (Norway)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities agreed to visit Norway from October 2 to October 11, 2019.

* ECtHR:Jónsson Hall v. IcelandECtHR:Jónsson Hall v. Iceland

The European Court of Human Rights will hold a Grand Chamber hearing in the case of Gestur Jónsson and Ragnar Halldór Hall v. Iceland (nos. 68273/14 and 68271/14) on October 9, 2019.

* IACtHR 131st SessionIACtHR 131st Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) will hold its 131st Regular Session from October 7 to October 18, 2019 at its seat in San José, Costa Rica.

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* World Mental Health DayWorld Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is observed on October 10.

* CED 17th SessionCED 17th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances will hold its 17th Session from September 30 to October 11, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Bolivia, Slovakia, Nigeria, Mongolia, and Switzerland.

* CESCR 66th SessionCESCR 66th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights will hold its 66th Session from September 30 - October 18, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Denmark, Ecuador, Guinea, Israel, Senegal, Slovakia, and Switzerland.

* SR food (Azerbaijan)SR food (Azerbaijan)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food agreed to visit Azerbaijan from October 1 to October 11, 2019.

* SR disability rights (Norway)SR disability rights (Norway)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities agreed to visit Norway from October 2 to October 11, 2019.

* IACtHR 131st SessionIACtHR 131st Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) will hold its 131st Regular Session from October 7 to October 18, 2019 at its seat in San José, Costa Rica.

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* Day of the Girl ChildDay of the Girl Child

International Day of the Girl Child is observed on October 11.

* CED 17th SessionCED 17th Session

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances will hold its 17th Session from September 30 to October 11, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Bolivia, Slovakia, Nigeria, Mongolia, and Switzerland.

* CESCR 66th SessionCESCR 66th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights will hold its 66th Session from September 30 - October 18, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Denmark, Ecuador, Guinea, Israel, Senegal, Slovakia, and Switzerland.

* SR food (Azerbaijan)SR food (Azerbaijan)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food agreed to visit Azerbaijan from October 1 to October 11, 2019.

* SR disability rights (Norway)SR disability rights (Norway)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities agreed to visit Norway from October 2 to October 11, 2019.

* IACtHR 131st SessionIACtHR 131st Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) will hold its 131st Regular Session from October 7 to October 18, 2019 at its seat in San José, Costa Rica.

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* CESCR 66th SessionCESCR 66th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights will hold its 66th Session from September 30 - October 18, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Denmark, Ecuador, Guinea, Israel, Senegal, Slovakia, and Switzerland.

* IACtHR 131st SessionIACtHR 131st Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) will hold its 131st Regular Session from October 7 to October 18, 2019 at its seat in San José, Costa Rica.

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* Disaster Reduction DayDisaster Reduction Day

International Day for Disaster Reduction is observed on October 13.

* CESCR 66th SessionCESCR 66th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights will hold its 66th Session from September 30 - October 18, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Denmark, Ecuador, Guinea, Israel, Senegal, Slovakia, and Switzerland.

* IACtHR 131st SessionIACtHR 131st Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) will hold its 131st Regular Session from October 7 to October 18, 2019 at its seat in San José, Costa Rica.

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* CESCR 66th SessionCESCR 66th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights will hold its 66th Session from September 30 - October 18, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Denmark, Ecuador, Guinea, Israel, Senegal, Slovakia, and Switzerland.

* Human Rights CommitteeHuman Rights Committee

The Human Rights Committee will hold its 127th Session from October 14 to November 8, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Belgium, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Czech Republic, Mexico, Senegal, Afghanistan, Croatia, and Spain.

* SR violence against womenSR violence against women

The UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences agreed to visit Bulgaria from October 14 to October 21, 2019.

* SR indigenous peoples (Congo)SR indigenous peoples (Congo)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples agreed to visit the Congo from October 14 to October 24, 2019.

* IACtHR 131st SessionIACtHR 131st Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) will hold its 131st Regular Session from October 7 to October 18, 2019 at its seat in San José, Costa Rica.

* ECSR 309th SessionECSR 309th Session

The European Committee on Social Rights of the Council of Europe will hold its 309th Session from October 14 to 18, 2019 in Strasbourg, France.

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* Rural Women DayRural Women Day

International Day of Rural Women is observed on October 15.

* CESCR 66th SessionCESCR 66th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights will hold its 66th Session from September 30 - October 18, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Denmark, Ecuador, Guinea, Israel, Senegal, Slovakia, and Switzerland.

* Human Rights CommitteeHuman Rights Committee

The Human Rights Committee will hold its 127th Session from October 14 to November 8, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Belgium, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Czech Republic, Mexico, Senegal, Afghanistan, Croatia, and Spain.

* SR violence against womenSR violence against women

The UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences agreed to visit Bulgaria from October 14 to October 21, 2019.

* SR indigenous peoples (Congo)SR indigenous peoples (Congo)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples agreed to visit the Congo from October 14 to October 24, 2019.

* IACtHR 131st SessionIACtHR 131st Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) will hold its 131st Regular Session from October 7 to October 18, 2019 at its seat in San José, Costa Rica.

* ECSR 309th SessionECSR 309th Session

The European Committee on Social Rights of the Council of Europe will hold its 309th Session from October 14 to 18, 2019 in Strasbourg, France.

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* World Food DayWorld Food Day

World Food Day is observed on October 16.

* CESCR 66th SessionCESCR 66th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights will hold its 66th Session from September 30 - October 18, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Denmark, Ecuador, Guinea, Israel, Senegal, Slovakia, and Switzerland.

* Human Rights CommitteeHuman Rights Committee

The Human Rights Committee will hold its 127th Session from October 14 to November 8, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Belgium, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Czech Republic, Mexico, Senegal, Afghanistan, Croatia, and Spain.

* SR violence against womenSR violence against women

The UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences agreed to visit Bulgaria from October 14 to October 21, 2019.

* SR indigenous peoples (Congo)SR indigenous peoples (Congo)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples agreed to visit the Congo from October 14 to October 24, 2019.

* IACtHR 131st SessionIACtHR 131st Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) will hold its 131st Regular Session from October 7 to October 18, 2019 at its seat in San José, Costa Rica.

* ECSR 309th SessionECSR 309th Session

The European Committee on Social Rights of the Council of Europe will hold its 309th Session from October 14 to 18, 2019 in Strasbourg, France.

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* Poverty Eradication DayPoverty Eradication Day

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed on October 17.

* CESCR 66th SessionCESCR 66th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights will hold its 66th Session from September 30 - October 18, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Denmark, Ecuador, Guinea, Israel, Senegal, Slovakia, and Switzerland.

* Human Rights CommitteeHuman Rights Committee

The Human Rights Committee will hold its 127th Session from October 14 to November 8, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Belgium, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Czech Republic, Mexico, Senegal, Afghanistan, Croatia, and Spain.

* SR violence against womenSR violence against women

The UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences agreed to visit Bulgaria from October 14 to October 21, 2019.

* SR indigenous peoples (Congo)SR indigenous peoples (Congo)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples agreed to visit the Congo from October 14 to October 24, 2019.

* IACtHR 131st SessionIACtHR 131st Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) will hold its 131st Regular Session from October 7 to October 18, 2019 at its seat in San José, Costa Rica.

* ECSR 309th SessionECSR 309th Session

The European Committee on Social Rights of the Council of Europe will hold its 309th Session from October 14 to 18, 2019 in Strasbourg, France.

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* CESCR 66th SessionCESCR 66th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights will hold its 66th Session from September 30 - October 18, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Denmark, Ecuador, Guinea, Israel, Senegal, Slovakia, and Switzerland.

* Human Rights CommitteeHuman Rights Committee

The Human Rights Committee will hold its 127th Session from October 14 to November 8, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Belgium, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Czech Republic, Mexico, Senegal, Afghanistan, Croatia, and Spain.

* SR violence against womenSR violence against women

The UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences agreed to visit Bulgaria from October 14 to October 21, 2019.

* SR indigenous peoples (Congo)SR indigenous peoples (Congo)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples agreed to visit the Congo from October 14 to October 24, 2019.

* IACtHR 131st SessionIACtHR 131st Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) will hold its 131st Regular Session from October 7 to October 18, 2019 at its seat in San José, Costa Rica.

* ECSR 309th SessionECSR 309th Session

The European Committee on Social Rights of the Council of Europe will hold its 309th Session from October 14 to 18, 2019 in Strasbourg, France.

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* Human Rights CommitteeHuman Rights Committee

The Human Rights Committee will hold its 127th Session from October 14 to November 8, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Belgium, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Czech Republic, Mexico, Senegal, Afghanistan, Croatia, and Spain.

* SR violence against womenSR violence against women

The UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences agreed to visit Bulgaria from October 14 to October 21, 2019.

* SR indigenous peoples (Congo)SR indigenous peoples (Congo)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples agreed to visit the Congo from October 14 to October 24, 2019.

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* Human Rights CommitteeHuman Rights Committee

The Human Rights Committee will hold its 127th Session from October 14 to November 8, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Belgium, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Czech Republic, Mexico, Senegal, Afghanistan, Croatia, and Spain.

* SR violence against womenSR violence against women

The UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences agreed to visit Bulgaria from October 14 to October 21, 2019.

* SR indigenous peoples (Congo)SR indigenous peoples (Congo)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples agreed to visit the Congo from October 14 to October 24, 2019.

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* CESCR Pre-Sess WG 65th SessionCESCR Pre-Sess WG 65th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Pre-sessional Working Group will hold its 65th Session from October 21 to October 25, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* CEDAW Committee 74th SessionCEDAW Committee 74th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women will hold its 74th Session from October 21 to November 8, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, and Seychelles.

* Human Rights CommitteeHuman Rights Committee

The Human Rights Committee will hold its 127th Session from October 14 to November 8, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Belgium, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Czech Republic, Mexico, Senegal, Afghanistan, Croatia, and Spain.

* SR violence against womenSR violence against women

The UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences agreed to visit Bulgaria from October 14 to October 21, 2019.

* SR indigenous peoples (Congo)SR indigenous peoples (Congo)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples agreed to visit the Congo from October 14 to October 24, 2019.

* SR sale of children (Gambia)SR sale of children (Gambia)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children agreed to visit the Gambia from October 21 to October 29, 2019.

* WG women discriminationWG women discrimination

Working Group on discrimination against women and girls will hold its 26th Session from October 21 to October 25, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* WG Durban Declaration 17 SessWG Durban Declaration 17 Sess

Intergovernmental Working Group on the effective implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action will hold its 17th Session from October 21 to November 1, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* ACHPR 65th Ordinary SessionACHPR 65th Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights will hold its 65th Ordinary Session from October 21 to November 10, 2019 in Banjul, The Gambia.

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* CESCR Pre-Sess WG 65th SessionCESCR Pre-Sess WG 65th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Pre-sessional Working Group will hold its 65th Session from October 21 to October 25, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* CEDAW Committee 74th SessionCEDAW Committee 74th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women will hold its 74th Session from October 21 to November 8, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, and Seychelles.

* Human Rights CommitteeHuman Rights Committee

The Human Rights Committee will hold its 127th Session from October 14 to November 8, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Belgium, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Czech Republic, Mexico, Senegal, Afghanistan, Croatia, and Spain.

* SR indigenous peoples (Congo)SR indigenous peoples (Congo)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples agreed to visit the Congo from October 14 to October 24, 2019.

* SR sale of children (Gambia)SR sale of children (Gambia)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children agreed to visit the Gambia from October 21 to October 29, 2019.

* WG women discriminationWG women discrimination

Working Group on discrimination against women and girls will hold its 26th Session from October 21 to October 25, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* WG Durban Declaration 17 SessWG Durban Declaration 17 Sess

Intergovernmental Working Group on the effective implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action will hold its 17th Session from October 21 to November 1, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* ACHPR 65th Ordinary SessionACHPR 65th Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights will hold its 65th Ordinary Session from October 21 to November 10, 2019 in Banjul, The Gambia.

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* CESCR Pre-Sess WG 65th SessionCESCR Pre-Sess WG 65th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Pre-sessional Working Group will hold its 65th Session from October 21 to October 25, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* CEDAW Committee 74th SessionCEDAW Committee 74th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women will hold its 74th Session from October 21 to November 8, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, and Seychelles.

* Human Rights CommitteeHuman Rights Committee

The Human Rights Committee will hold its 127th Session from October 14 to November 8, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Belgium, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Czech Republic, Mexico, Senegal, Afghanistan, Croatia, and Spain.

* SR indigenous peoples (Congo)SR indigenous peoples (Congo)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples agreed to visit the Congo from October 14 to October 24, 2019.

* SR sale of children (Gambia)SR sale of children (Gambia)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children agreed to visit the Gambia from October 21 to October 29, 2019.

* WG women discriminationWG women discrimination

Working Group on discrimination against women and girls will hold its 26th Session from October 21 to October 25, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* WG Durban Declaration 17 SessWG Durban Declaration 17 Sess

Intergovernmental Working Group on the effective implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action will hold its 17th Session from October 21 to November 1, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* ACHPR 65th Ordinary SessionACHPR 65th Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights will hold its 65th Ordinary Session from October 21 to November 10, 2019 in Banjul, The Gambia.

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* United Nations DayUnited Nations Day

United Nations Day is observed on October 24.

* CESCR Pre-Sess WG 65th SessionCESCR Pre-Sess WG 65th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Pre-sessional Working Group will hold its 65th Session from October 21 to October 25, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* CEDAW Committee 74th SessionCEDAW Committee 74th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women will hold its 74th Session from October 21 to November 8, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, and Seychelles.

* Human Rights CommitteeHuman Rights Committee

The Human Rights Committee will hold its 127th Session from October 14 to November 8, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Belgium, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Czech Republic, Mexico, Senegal, Afghanistan, Croatia, and Spain.

* SR indigenous peoples (Congo)SR indigenous peoples (Congo)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples agreed to visit the Congo from October 14 to October 24, 2019.

* SR sale of children (Gambia)SR sale of children (Gambia)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children agreed to visit the Gambia from October 21 to October 29, 2019.

* WG women discriminationWG women discrimination

Working Group on discrimination against women and girls will hold its 26th Session from October 21 to October 25, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* WG Durban Declaration 17 SessWG Durban Declaration 17 Sess

Intergovernmental Working Group on the effective implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action will hold its 17th Session from October 21 to November 1, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* ACHPR 65th Ordinary SessionACHPR 65th Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights will hold its 65th Ordinary Session from October 21 to November 10, 2019 in Banjul, The Gambia.

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* CESCR Pre-Sess WG 65th SessionCESCR Pre-Sess WG 65th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Pre-sessional Working Group will hold its 65th Session from October 21 to October 25, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* CEDAW Committee 74th SessionCEDAW Committee 74th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women will hold its 74th Session from October 21 to November 8, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, and Seychelles.

* Human Rights CommitteeHuman Rights Committee

The Human Rights Committee will hold its 127th Session from October 14 to November 8, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Belgium, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Czech Republic, Mexico, Senegal, Afghanistan, Croatia, and Spain.

* SR sale of children (Gambia)SR sale of children (Gambia)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children agreed to visit the Gambia from October 21 to October 29, 2019.

* WG women discriminationWG women discrimination

Working Group on discrimination against women and girls will hold its 26th Session from October 21 to October 25, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* WG Durban Declaration 17 SessWG Durban Declaration 17 Sess

Intergovernmental Working Group on the effective implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action will hold its 17th Session from October 21 to November 1, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* ACHPR 65th Ordinary SessionACHPR 65th Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights will hold its 65th Ordinary Session from October 21 to November 10, 2019 in Banjul, The Gambia.

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* CEDAW Committee 74th SessionCEDAW Committee 74th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women will hold its 74th Session from October 21 to November 8, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, and Seychelles.

* Human Rights CommitteeHuman Rights Committee

The Human Rights Committee will hold its 127th Session from October 14 to November 8, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Belgium, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Czech Republic, Mexico, Senegal, Afghanistan, Croatia, and Spain.

* SR sale of children (Gambia)SR sale of children (Gambia)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children agreed to visit the Gambia from October 21 to October 29, 2019.

* WG Durban Declaration 17 SessWG Durban Declaration 17 Sess

Intergovernmental Working Group on the effective implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action will hold its 17th Session from October 21 to November 1, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* ACHPR 65th Ordinary SessionACHPR 65th Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights will hold its 65th Ordinary Session from October 21 to November 10, 2019 in Banjul, The Gambia.

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* CEDAW Committee 74th SessionCEDAW Committee 74th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women will hold its 74th Session from October 21 to November 8, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, and Seychelles.

* Human Rights CommitteeHuman Rights Committee

The Human Rights Committee will hold its 127th Session from October 14 to November 8, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Belgium, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Czech Republic, Mexico, Senegal, Afghanistan, Croatia, and Spain.

* SR sale of children (Gambia)SR sale of children (Gambia)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children agreed to visit the Gambia from October 21 to October 29, 2019.

* WG Durban Declaration 17 SessWG Durban Declaration 17 Sess

Intergovernmental Working Group on the effective implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action will hold its 17th Session from October 21 to November 1, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* ACHPR 65th Ordinary SessionACHPR 65th Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights will hold its 65th Ordinary Session from October 21 to November 10, 2019 in Banjul, The Gambia.

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* CEDAW Committee 74th SessionCEDAW Committee 74th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women will hold its 74th Session from October 21 to November 8, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, and Seychelles.

* Human Rights CommitteeHuman Rights Committee

The Human Rights Committee will hold its 127th Session from October 14 to November 8, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Belgium, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Czech Republic, Mexico, Senegal, Afghanistan, Croatia, and Spain.

* SR sale of children (Gambia)SR sale of children (Gambia)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children agreed to visit the Gambia from October 21 to October 29, 2019.

* IE gender identity (Sri Lanka)IE gender identity (Sri Lanka)

UN Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity agreed to visit Sri Lanka from October 28 to November 8, 2019.

* IE albinism (Brazil)IE albinism (Brazil)

UN Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism agreed to visit Brazil from October 28 to November 8, 2019.

* WG Durban Declaration 17 SessWG Durban Declaration 17 Sess

Intergovernmental Working Group on the effective implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action will hold its 17th Session from October 21 to November 1, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* ACHPR 65th Ordinary SessionACHPR 65th Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights will hold its 65th Ordinary Session from October 21 to November 10, 2019 in Banjul, The Gambia.

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* CEDAW Committee 74th SessionCEDAW Committee 74th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women will hold its 74th Session from October 21 to November 8, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, and Seychelles.

* Human Rights CommitteeHuman Rights Committee

The Human Rights Committee will hold its 127th Session from October 14 to November 8, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Belgium, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Czech Republic, Mexico, Senegal, Afghanistan, Croatia, and Spain.

* SR sale of children (Gambia)SR sale of children (Gambia)

The UN Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children agreed to visit the Gambia from October 21 to October 29, 2019.

* IE gender identity (Sri Lanka)IE gender identity (Sri Lanka)

UN Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity agreed to visit Sri Lanka from October 28 to November 8, 2019.

* IE albinism (Brazil)IE albinism (Brazil)

UN Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism agreed to visit Brazil from October 28 to November 8, 2019.

* WG Durban Declaration 17 SessWG Durban Declaration 17 Sess

Intergovernmental Working Group on the effective implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action will hold its 17th Session from October 21 to November 1, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* ACHPR 65th Ordinary SessionACHPR 65th Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights will hold its 65th Ordinary Session from October 21 to November 10, 2019 in Banjul, The Gambia.

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* CEDAW Committee 74th SessionCEDAW Committee 74th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women will hold its 74th Session from October 21 to November 8, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, and Seychelles.

* Human Rights CommitteeHuman Rights Committee

The Human Rights Committee will hold its 127th Session from October 14 to November 8, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Belgium, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Czech Republic, Mexico, Senegal, Afghanistan, Croatia, and Spain.

* IE gender identity (Sri Lanka)IE gender identity (Sri Lanka)

UN Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity agreed to visit Sri Lanka from October 28 to November 8, 2019.

* IE albinism (Brazil)IE albinism (Brazil)

UN Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism agreed to visit Brazil from October 28 to November 8, 2019.

* WG Durban Declaration 17 SessWG Durban Declaration 17 Sess

Intergovernmental Working Group on the effective implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action will hold its 17th Session from October 21 to November 1, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* ACHPR 65th Ordinary SessionACHPR 65th Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights will hold its 65th Ordinary Session from October 21 to November 10, 2019 in Banjul, The Gambia.

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* CEDAW Committee 74th SessionCEDAW Committee 74th Session

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women will hold its 74th Session from October 21 to November 8, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, and Seychelles.

* Human Rights CommitteeHuman Rights Committee

The Human Rights Committee will hold its 127th Session from October 14 to November 8, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland to review Belgium, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Czech Republic, Mexico, Senegal, Afghanistan, Croatia, and Spain.

* IE gender identity (Sri Lanka)IE gender identity (Sri Lanka)

UN Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity agreed to visit Sri Lanka from October 28 to November 8, 2019.

* IE albinism (Brazil)IE albinism (Brazil)

UN Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism agreed to visit Brazil from October 28 to November 8, 2019.

* WG Durban Declaration 17 SessWG Durban Declaration 17 Sess

Intergovernmental Working Group on the effective implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action will hold its 17th Session from October 21 to November 1, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

* ACHPR 65th Ordinary SessionACHPR 65th Ordinary Session

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights will hold its 65th Ordinary Session from October 21 to November 10, 2019 in Banjul, The Gambia.

   
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