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.

* IACtHR 144 Period of SessionsIACtHR 144 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 144th Ordinary Period of Sessions from September 20 to October 15, 2021.

* Human Rights CouncilHuman Rights Council

The UN Human Rights Council will hold its 48th Regular Session from September 13 to October 1, 2021.

* CESCR 70th Session (TBC)CESCR 70th Session (TBC)

The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is tentatively scheduled to hold its 70th Session from September 27 to October 15, 2021. The States under review are Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bolivia, Bosnia nad Herzegovina, Kuwait, and Nicaragua.

* CMW 33rd SessionCMW 33rd Session

The UN Committee on Migrant Workers will convene its 33rd Session from September 27 to October 8, 2021.

* WG Business - ItalyWG Business - Italy

The UN Working Group on business and human rights will visit Italy from September 27 to October 6, 2021.

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* Non-Violence DayNon-Violence Day

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

* IACtHR 144 Period of SessionsIACtHR 144 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 144th Ordinary Period of Sessions from September 20 to October 15, 2021.

* CESCR 70th Session (TBC)CESCR 70th Session (TBC)

The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is tentatively scheduled to hold its 70th Session from September 27 to October 15, 2021. The States under review are Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bolivia, Bosnia nad Herzegovina, Kuwait, and Nicaragua.

* CMW 33rd SessionCMW 33rd Session

The UN Committee on Migrant Workers will convene its 33rd Session from September 27 to October 8, 2021.

* WG Business - ItalyWG Business - Italy

The UN Working Group on business and human rights will visit Italy from September 27 to October 6, 2021.

3
* IACtHR 144 Period of SessionsIACtHR 144 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 144th Ordinary Period of Sessions from September 20 to October 15, 2021.

* CESCR 70th Session (TBC)CESCR 70th Session (TBC)

The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is tentatively scheduled to hold its 70th Session from September 27 to October 15, 2021. The States under review are Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bolivia, Bosnia nad Herzegovina, Kuwait, and Nicaragua.

* CMW 33rd SessionCMW 33rd Session

The UN Committee on Migrant Workers will convene its 33rd Session from September 27 to October 8, 2021.

* WG Business - ItalyWG Business - Italy

The UN Working Group on business and human rights will visit Italy from September 27 to October 6, 2021.

4
* IACtHR 144 Period of SessionsIACtHR 144 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 144th Ordinary Period of Sessions from September 20 to October 15, 2021.

* CESCR 70th Session (TBC)CESCR 70th Session (TBC)

The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is tentatively scheduled to hold its 70th Session from September 27 to October 15, 2021. The States under review are Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bolivia, Bosnia nad Herzegovina, Kuwait, and Nicaragua.

* CMW 33rd SessionCMW 33rd Session

The UN Committee on Migrant Workers will convene its 33rd Session from September 27 to October 8, 2021.

* WG Business - ItalyWG Business - Italy

The UN Working Group on business and human rights will visit Italy from September 27 to October 6, 2021.

5
* IACtHR 144 Period of SessionsIACtHR 144 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 144th Ordinary Period of Sessions from September 20 to October 15, 2021.

* CESCR 70th Session (TBC)CESCR 70th Session (TBC)

The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is tentatively scheduled to hold its 70th Session from September 27 to October 15, 2021. The States under review are Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bolivia, Bosnia nad Herzegovina, Kuwait, and Nicaragua.

* CMW 33rd SessionCMW 33rd Session

The UN Committee on Migrant Workers will convene its 33rd Session from September 27 to October 8, 2021.

* WG Business - ItalyWG Business - Italy

The UN Working Group on business and human rights will visit Italy from September 27 to October 6, 2021.

6
* IACtHR 144 Period of SessionsIACtHR 144 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 144th Ordinary Period of Sessions from September 20 to October 15, 2021.

* CESCR 70th Session (TBC)CESCR 70th Session (TBC)

The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is tentatively scheduled to hold its 70th Session from September 27 to October 15, 2021. The States under review are Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bolivia, Bosnia nad Herzegovina, Kuwait, and Nicaragua.

* CMW 33rd SessionCMW 33rd Session

The UN Committee on Migrant Workers will convene its 33rd Session from September 27 to October 8, 2021.

* WG Business - ItalyWG Business - Italy

The UN Working Group on business and human rights will visit Italy from September 27 to October 6, 2021.

7
* IACtHR 144 Period of SessionsIACtHR 144 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 144th Ordinary Period of Sessions from September 20 to October 15, 2021.

* CESCR 70th Session (TBC)CESCR 70th Session (TBC)

The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is tentatively scheduled to hold its 70th Session from September 27 to October 15, 2021. The States under review are Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bolivia, Bosnia nad Herzegovina, Kuwait, and Nicaragua.

* CMW 33rd SessionCMW 33rd Session

The UN Committee on Migrant Workers will convene its 33rd Session from September 27 to October 8, 2021.

8
* IACtHR 144 Period of SessionsIACtHR 144 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 144th Ordinary Period of Sessions from September 20 to October 15, 2021.

* CESCR 70th Session (TBC)CESCR 70th Session (TBC)

The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is tentatively scheduled to hold its 70th Session from September 27 to October 15, 2021. The States under review are Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bolivia, Bosnia nad Herzegovina, Kuwait, and Nicaragua.

* CMW 33rd SessionCMW 33rd Session

The UN Committee on Migrant Workers will convene its 33rd Session from September 27 to October 8, 2021.

9
* IACtHR 144 Period of SessionsIACtHR 144 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 144th Ordinary Period of Sessions from September 20 to October 15, 2021.

* CESCR 70th Session (TBC)CESCR 70th Session (TBC)

The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is tentatively scheduled to hold its 70th Session from September 27 to October 15, 2021. The States under review are Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bolivia, Bosnia nad Herzegovina, Kuwait, and Nicaragua.

10
* World Mental Health DayWorld Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is observed on October 10.

* IACtHR 144 Period of SessionsIACtHR 144 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 144th Ordinary Period of Sessions from September 20 to October 15, 2021.

* CESCR 70th Session (TBC)CESCR 70th Session (TBC)

The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is tentatively scheduled to hold its 70th Session from September 27 to October 15, 2021. The States under review are Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bolivia, Bosnia nad Herzegovina, Kuwait, and Nicaragua.

11
* Day of the Girl ChildDay of the Girl Child

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

* IACtHR 144 Period of SessionsIACtHR 144 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 144th Ordinary Period of Sessions from September 20 to October 15, 2021.

* CESCR 70th Session (TBC)CESCR 70th Session (TBC)

The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is tentatively scheduled to hold its 70th Session from September 27 to October 15, 2021. The States under review are Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bolivia, Bosnia nad Herzegovina, Kuwait, and Nicaragua.

* Human Rights Committee 133rdHuman Rights Committee 133rd

The UN Human Rights Committee will hold its 133rd Session from October 11 to November 5, 2021.

12
* IACtHR 144 Period of SessionsIACtHR 144 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 144th Ordinary Period of Sessions from September 20 to October 15, 2021.

* CESCR 70th Session (TBC)CESCR 70th Session (TBC)

The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is tentatively scheduled to hold its 70th Session from September 27 to October 15, 2021. The States under review are Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bolivia, Bosnia nad Herzegovina, Kuwait, and Nicaragua.

* Human Rights Committee 133rdHuman Rights Committee 133rd

The UN Human Rights Committee will hold its 133rd Session from October 11 to November 5, 2021.

13
* Disaster Reduction DayDisaster Reduction Day

International Day for Disaster Reduction is observed on October 13.

* IACtHR 144 Period of SessionsIACtHR 144 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 144th Ordinary Period of Sessions from September 20 to October 15, 2021.

* CESCR 70th Session (TBC)CESCR 70th Session (TBC)

The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is tentatively scheduled to hold its 70th Session from September 27 to October 15, 2021. The States under review are Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bolivia, Bosnia nad Herzegovina, Kuwait, and Nicaragua.

* Human Rights Committee 133rdHuman Rights Committee 133rd

The UN Human Rights Committee will hold its 133rd Session from October 11 to November 5, 2021.

14
* IACtHR 144 Period of SessionsIACtHR 144 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 144th Ordinary Period of Sessions from September 20 to October 15, 2021.

* CESCR 70th Session (TBC)CESCR 70th Session (TBC)

The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is tentatively scheduled to hold its 70th Session from September 27 to October 15, 2021. The States under review are Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bolivia, Bosnia nad Herzegovina, Kuwait, and Nicaragua.

* Human Rights Committee 133rdHuman Rights Committee 133rd

The UN Human Rights Committee will hold its 133rd Session from October 11 to November 5, 2021.

15
* Rural Women DayRural Women Day

International Day of Rural Women is observed on October 15.

* IACtHR 144 Period of SessionsIACtHR 144 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 144th Ordinary Period of Sessions from September 20 to October 15, 2021.

* CESCR 70th Session (TBC)CESCR 70th Session (TBC)

The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is tentatively scheduled to hold its 70th Session from September 27 to October 15, 2021. The States under review are Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bolivia, Bosnia nad Herzegovina, Kuwait, and Nicaragua.

* Human Rights Committee 133rdHuman Rights Committee 133rd

The UN Human Rights Committee will hold its 133rd Session from October 11 to November 5, 2021.

16
* World Food DayWorld Food Day

World Food Day is observed on October 16.

* Human Rights Committee 133rdHuman Rights Committee 133rd

The UN Human Rights Committee will hold its 133rd Session from October 11 to November 5, 2021.

17
* Poverty Eradication DayPoverty Eradication Day

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

* Human Rights Committee 133rdHuman Rights Committee 133rd

The UN Human Rights Committee will hold its 133rd Session from October 11 to November 5, 2021.

18
* ECSR 323rd SessionECSR 323rd Session

The European Committee of Social Rights will hold its 323rd Session from October 18 to 22, 2021.

* IACHR 181 Period of SessionsIACHR 181 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 181st Period of Sessions from October 18 to 29, 2021.

* Human Rights Committee 133rdHuman Rights Committee 133rd

The UN Human Rights Committee will hold its 133rd Session from October 11 to November 5, 2021.

* CEDAW Committee 80th SessionCEDAW Committee 80th Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women will hold its 80th Session from October 18 to November 5, 2021. The States under review are: Azerbaijan, Ecuador, Egypt, Indonesia, Lebanon, Peru, South Africa, and Sweden.

19
* ECSR 323rd SessionECSR 323rd Session

The European Committee of Social Rights will hold its 323rd Session from October 18 to 22, 2021.

* IACHR 181 Period of SessionsIACHR 181 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 181st Period of Sessions from October 18 to 29, 2021.

* Human Rights Committee 133rdHuman Rights Committee 133rd

The UN Human Rights Committee will hold its 133rd Session from October 11 to November 5, 2021.

* CEDAW Committee 80th SessionCEDAW Committee 80th Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women will hold its 80th Session from October 18 to November 5, 2021. The States under review are: Azerbaijan, Ecuador, Egypt, Indonesia, Lebanon, Peru, South Africa, and Sweden.

20
* ECSR 323rd SessionECSR 323rd Session

The European Committee of Social Rights will hold its 323rd Session from October 18 to 22, 2021.

* IACHR 181 Period of SessionsIACHR 181 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 181st Period of Sessions from October 18 to 29, 2021.

* Human Rights Committee 133rdHuman Rights Committee 133rd

The UN Human Rights Committee will hold its 133rd Session from October 11 to November 5, 2021.

* CEDAW Committee 80th SessionCEDAW Committee 80th Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women will hold its 80th Session from October 18 to November 5, 2021. The States under review are: Azerbaijan, Ecuador, Egypt, Indonesia, Lebanon, Peru, South Africa, and Sweden.

21
* ECSR 323rd SessionECSR 323rd Session

The European Committee of Social Rights will hold its 323rd Session from October 18 to 22, 2021.

* IACHR 181 Period of SessionsIACHR 181 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 181st Period of Sessions from October 18 to 29, 2021.

* Human Rights Committee 133rdHuman Rights Committee 133rd

The UN Human Rights Committee will hold its 133rd Session from October 11 to November 5, 2021.

* CEDAW Committee 80th SessionCEDAW Committee 80th Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women will hold its 80th Session from October 18 to November 5, 2021. The States under review are: Azerbaijan, Ecuador, Egypt, Indonesia, Lebanon, Peru, South Africa, and Sweden.

22
* ECSR 323rd SessionECSR 323rd Session

The European Committee of Social Rights will hold its 323rd Session from October 18 to 22, 2021.

* IACHR 181 Period of SessionsIACHR 181 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 181st Period of Sessions from October 18 to 29, 2021.

* Human Rights Committee 133rdHuman Rights Committee 133rd

The UN Human Rights Committee will hold its 133rd Session from October 11 to November 5, 2021.

* CEDAW Committee 80th SessionCEDAW Committee 80th Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women will hold its 80th Session from October 18 to November 5, 2021. The States under review are: Azerbaijan, Ecuador, Egypt, Indonesia, Lebanon, Peru, South Africa, and Sweden.

23
* IACHR 181 Period of SessionsIACHR 181 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 181st Period of Sessions from October 18 to 29, 2021.

* Human Rights Committee 133rdHuman Rights Committee 133rd

The UN Human Rights Committee will hold its 133rd Session from October 11 to November 5, 2021.

* CEDAW Committee 80th SessionCEDAW Committee 80th Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women will hold its 80th Session from October 18 to November 5, 2021. The States under review are: Azerbaijan, Ecuador, Egypt, Indonesia, Lebanon, Peru, South Africa, and Sweden.

24
* United Nations DayUnited Nations Day

United Nations Day is observed on October 24.

* IACHR 181 Period of SessionsIACHR 181 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 181st Period of Sessions from October 18 to 29, 2021.

* Human Rights Committee 133rdHuman Rights Committee 133rd

The UN Human Rights Committee will hold its 133rd Session from October 11 to November 5, 2021.

* CEDAW Committee 80th SessionCEDAW Committee 80th Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women will hold its 80th Session from October 18 to November 5, 2021. The States under review are: Azerbaijan, Ecuador, Egypt, Indonesia, Lebanon, Peru, South Africa, and Sweden.

25
* IACHR 181 Period of SessionsIACHR 181 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 181st Period of Sessions from October 18 to 29, 2021.

* Human Rights Committee 133rdHuman Rights Committee 133rd

The UN Human Rights Committee will hold its 133rd Session from October 11 to November 5, 2021.

* CEDAW Committee 80th SessionCEDAW Committee 80th Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women will hold its 80th Session from October 18 to November 5, 2021. The States under review are: Azerbaijan, Ecuador, Egypt, Indonesia, Lebanon, Peru, South Africa, and Sweden.

26
* IACHR 181 Period of SessionsIACHR 181 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 181st Period of Sessions from October 18 to 29, 2021.

* Human Rights Committee 133rdHuman Rights Committee 133rd

The UN Human Rights Committee will hold its 133rd Session from October 11 to November 5, 2021.

* CEDAW Committee 80th SessionCEDAW Committee 80th Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women will hold its 80th Session from October 18 to November 5, 2021. The States under review are: Azerbaijan, Ecuador, Egypt, Indonesia, Lebanon, Peru, South Africa, and Sweden.

27
* IACHR 181 Period of SessionsIACHR 181 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 181st Period of Sessions from October 18 to 29, 2021.

* Human Rights Committee 133rdHuman Rights Committee 133rd

The UN Human Rights Committee will hold its 133rd Session from October 11 to November 5, 2021.

* CEDAW Committee 80th SessionCEDAW Committee 80th Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women will hold its 80th Session from October 18 to November 5, 2021. The States under review are: Azerbaijan, Ecuador, Egypt, Indonesia, Lebanon, Peru, South Africa, and Sweden.

28
* IACHR 181 Period of SessionsIACHR 181 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 181st Period of Sessions from October 18 to 29, 2021.

* Human Rights Committee 133rdHuman Rights Committee 133rd

The UN Human Rights Committee will hold its 133rd Session from October 11 to November 5, 2021.

* CEDAW Committee 80th SessionCEDAW Committee 80th Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women will hold its 80th Session from October 18 to November 5, 2021. The States under review are: Azerbaijan, Ecuador, Egypt, Indonesia, Lebanon, Peru, South Africa, and Sweden.

29
* IACHR 181 Period of SessionsIACHR 181 Period of Sessions

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold its 181st Period of Sessions from October 18 to 29, 2021.

* Human Rights Committee 133rdHuman Rights Committee 133rd

The UN Human Rights Committee will hold its 133rd Session from October 11 to November 5, 2021.

* CEDAW Committee 80th SessionCEDAW Committee 80th Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women will hold its 80th Session from October 18 to November 5, 2021. The States under review are: Azerbaijan, Ecuador, Egypt, Indonesia, Lebanon, Peru, South Africa, and Sweden.

30
* Human Rights Committee 133rdHuman Rights Committee 133rd

The UN Human Rights Committee will hold its 133rd Session from October 11 to November 5, 2021.

* CEDAW Committee 80th SessionCEDAW Committee 80th Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women will hold its 80th Session from October 18 to November 5, 2021. The States under review are: Azerbaijan, Ecuador, Egypt, Indonesia, Lebanon, Peru, South Africa, and Sweden.

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* Human Rights Committee 133rdHuman Rights Committee 133rd

The UN Human Rights Committee will hold its 133rd Session from October 11 to November 5, 2021.

* CEDAW Committee 80th SessionCEDAW Committee 80th Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women will hold its 80th Session from October 18 to November 5, 2021. The States under review are: Azerbaijan, Ecuador, Egypt, Indonesia, Lebanon, Peru, South Africa, and Sweden.

           
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