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.

* IACHR 177th Period of SessionsIACHR 177th Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 177th Period of Sessions from September 28 to October 9, 2020. Civil society organizations or individuals wishing to submit hearing requests must do so via the IACHR online system portal between June 11 and July 8, 2020.

* CESCR 68th SessionCESCR 68th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights will hold its 68th Session from September 28 to October 16, 2020.

* IACtHR 137th SessionIACtHR 137th Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 137th session virtually, from September 28 to October 8.

* Human Rights CouncilHuman Rights Council

The United Nations Human Rights Council will hold its 45th regular session from September 14 to October 6 in Geneva, Switzerland.

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* Non-Violence DayNon-Violence Day

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

* IACHR 177th Period of SessionsIACHR 177th Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 177th Period of Sessions from September 28 to October 9, 2020. Civil society organizations or individuals wishing to submit hearing requests must do so via the IACHR online system portal between June 11 and July 8, 2020.

* CESCR 68th SessionCESCR 68th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights will hold its 68th Session from September 28 to October 16, 2020.

* IACtHR 137th SessionIACtHR 137th Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 137th session virtually, from September 28 to October 8.

* Human Rights CouncilHuman Rights Council

The United Nations Human Rights Council will hold its 45th regular session from September 14 to October 6 in Geneva, Switzerland.

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* IACHR 177th Period of SessionsIACHR 177th Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 177th Period of Sessions from September 28 to October 9, 2020. Civil society organizations or individuals wishing to submit hearing requests must do so via the IACHR online system portal between June 11 and July 8, 2020.

* CESCR 68th SessionCESCR 68th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights will hold its 68th Session from September 28 to October 16, 2020.

* IACtHR 137th SessionIACtHR 137th Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 137th session virtually, from September 28 to October 8.

* Human Rights CouncilHuman Rights Council

The United Nations Human Rights Council will hold its 45th regular session from September 14 to October 6 in Geneva, Switzerland.

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* IACHR 177th Period of SessionsIACHR 177th Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 177th Period of Sessions from September 28 to October 9, 2020. Civil society organizations or individuals wishing to submit hearing requests must do so via the IACHR online system portal between June 11 and July 8, 2020.

* CESCR 68th SessionCESCR 68th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights will hold its 68th Session from September 28 to October 16, 2020.

* IACtHR 137th SessionIACtHR 137th Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 137th session virtually, from September 28 to October 8.

* Human Rights CouncilHuman Rights Council

The United Nations Human Rights Council will hold its 45th regular session from September 14 to October 6 in Geneva, Switzerland.

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* IACHR 177th Period of SessionsIACHR 177th Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 177th Period of Sessions from September 28 to October 9, 2020. Civil society organizations or individuals wishing to submit hearing requests must do so via the IACHR online system portal between June 11 and July 8, 2020.

* CMW 33rd SessionCMW 33rd Session

The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families will hold its 33th Session from October 5 to 16, 2020.

* CESCR 68th SessionCESCR 68th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights will hold its 68th Session from September 28 to October 16, 2020.

* UN SR displaced persons-MexicoUN SR displaced persons-Mexico

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons agreed to visit Mexico from October 5 to 13, 2020.

* IACtHR 137th SessionIACtHR 137th Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 137th session virtually, from September 28 to October 8.

* Human Rights CouncilHuman Rights Council

The United Nations Human Rights Council will hold its 45th regular session from September 14 to October 6 in Geneva, Switzerland.

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* IACHR 177th Period of SessionsIACHR 177th Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 177th Period of Sessions from September 28 to October 9, 2020. Civil society organizations or individuals wishing to submit hearing requests must do so via the IACHR online system portal between June 11 and July 8, 2020.

* CMW 33rd SessionCMW 33rd Session

The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families will hold its 33th Session from October 5 to 16, 2020.

* CESCR 68th SessionCESCR 68th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights will hold its 68th Session from September 28 to October 16, 2020.

* UN SR displaced persons-MexicoUN SR displaced persons-Mexico

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons agreed to visit Mexico from October 5 to 13, 2020.

* IACtHR 137th SessionIACtHR 137th Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 137th session virtually, from September 28 to October 8.

* Human Rights CouncilHuman Rights Council

The United Nations Human Rights Council will hold its 45th regular session from September 14 to October 6 in Geneva, Switzerland.

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* IACHR 177th Period of SessionsIACHR 177th Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 177th Period of Sessions from September 28 to October 9, 2020. Civil society organizations or individuals wishing to submit hearing requests must do so via the IACHR online system portal between June 11 and July 8, 2020.

* CMW 33rd SessionCMW 33rd Session

The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families will hold its 33th Session from October 5 to 16, 2020.

* CESCR 68th SessionCESCR 68th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights will hold its 68th Session from September 28 to October 16, 2020.

* UN SR displaced persons-MexicoUN SR displaced persons-Mexico

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons agreed to visit Mexico from October 5 to 13, 2020.

* IACtHR 137th SessionIACtHR 137th Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 137th session virtually, from September 28 to October 8.

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* IACHR 177th Period of SessionsIACHR 177th Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 177th Period of Sessions from September 28 to October 9, 2020. Civil society organizations or individuals wishing to submit hearing requests must do so via the IACHR online system portal between June 11 and July 8, 2020.

* CMW 33rd SessionCMW 33rd Session

The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families will hold its 33th Session from October 5 to 16, 2020.

* CESCR 68th SessionCESCR 68th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights will hold its 68th Session from September 28 to October 16, 2020.

* UN SR displaced persons-MexicoUN SR displaced persons-Mexico

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons agreed to visit Mexico from October 5 to 13, 2020.

* IACtHR 137th SessionIACtHR 137th Session

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 137th session virtually, from September 28 to October 8.

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* IACHR 177th Period of SessionsIACHR 177th Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 177th Period of Sessions from September 28 to October 9, 2020. Civil society organizations or individuals wishing to submit hearing requests must do so via the IACHR online system portal between June 11 and July 8, 2020.

* CMW 33rd SessionCMW 33rd Session

The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families will hold its 33th Session from October 5 to 16, 2020.

* CESCR 68th SessionCESCR 68th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights will hold its 68th Session from September 28 to October 16, 2020.

* UN SR displaced persons-MexicoUN SR displaced persons-Mexico

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons agreed to visit Mexico from October 5 to 13, 2020.

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* World Mental Health DayWorld Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is observed on October 10.

* CMW 33rd SessionCMW 33rd Session

The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families will hold its 33th Session from October 5 to 16, 2020.

* CESCR 68th SessionCESCR 68th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights will hold its 68th Session from September 28 to October 16, 2020.

* UN SR displaced persons-MexicoUN SR displaced persons-Mexico

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons agreed to visit Mexico from October 5 to 13, 2020.

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* Day of the Girl ChildDay of the Girl Child

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

* CMW 33rd SessionCMW 33rd Session

The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families will hold its 33th Session from October 5 to 16, 2020.

* CESCR 68th SessionCESCR 68th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights will hold its 68th Session from September 28 to October 16, 2020.

* UN SR displaced persons-MexicoUN SR displaced persons-Mexico

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons agreed to visit Mexico from October 5 to 13, 2020.

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* CMW 33rd SessionCMW 33rd Session

The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families will hold its 33th Session from October 5 to 16, 2020.

* CESCR 68th SessionCESCR 68th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights will hold its 68th Session from September 28 to October 16, 2020.

* UN SR displaced persons-MexicoUN SR displaced persons-Mexico

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons agreed to visit Mexico from October 5 to 13, 2020.

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* Disaster Reduction DayDisaster Reduction Day

International Day for Disaster Reduction is observed on October 13.

* CMW 33rd SessionCMW 33rd Session

The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families will hold its 33th Session from October 5 to 16, 2020.

* CESCR 68th SessionCESCR 68th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights will hold its 68th Session from September 28 to October 16, 2020.

* UN SR displaced persons-MexicoUN SR displaced persons-Mexico

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons agreed to visit Mexico from October 5 to 13, 2020.

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* CMW 33rd SessionCMW 33rd Session

The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families will hold its 33th Session from October 5 to 16, 2020.

* CESCR 68th SessionCESCR 68th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights will hold its 68th Session from September 28 to October 16, 2020.

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* Rural Women DayRural Women Day

International Day of Rural Women is observed on October 15.

* CMW 33rd SessionCMW 33rd Session

The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families will hold its 33th Session from October 5 to 16, 2020.

* CESCR 68th SessionCESCR 68th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights will hold its 68th Session from September 28 to October 16, 2020.

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* World Food DayWorld Food Day

World Food Day is observed on October 16.

* CMW 33rd SessionCMW 33rd Session

The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families will hold its 33th Session from October 5 to 16, 2020.

* CESCR 68th SessionCESCR 68th Session

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights will hold its 68th Session from September 28 to October 16, 2020.

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* Poverty Eradication DayPoverty Eradication Day

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

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* United Nations DayUnited Nations Day

United Nations Day is observed on October 24.

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