Human Rights Bodies’ Sessions & Hearings: April 2021

In April 2021, various regional and United Nations bodies will convene – mostly virtually – to continue their oversight of States’ implementation of their human rights commitments. The regional bodies in session will include the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, and the UN human rights treaty bodies focused on the rights of

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Human Rights Bodies’ Sessions & Hearings: March 2021

In March 2021, various regional and United Nations bodies will convene – mostly virtually – to continue their oversight of States’ implementation of their human rights commitments. The regional bodies in session will include the European Committee of Social Rights, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and its counterpart Court, the Human Rights Council, and the UN human rights treaty bodies

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IACtHR holds a hearing on Zoom in January 2021

Human Rights Bodies’ Sessions & Hearings: February 2021

In February 2021, various regional and United Nations bodies will convene – mostly virtually – to continue their oversight of States’ implementation of their human rights commitments. The regional bodies in session will include the African human rights court and commission, Inter-American Court of Human Rights. The United Nations bodies in session include the Human Rights Council and the UN

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The UPR of Jamaica in November 2020.Credit: UN Web TV

Human Rights Bodies’ Sessions & Hearings: January 2021

In January, regional and United Nations bodies will convene – mostly virtually – to continue their oversight of States’ implementation of their human rights commitments. The bodies in session are the European Court of Human Rights, European Committee of Social Rights, Inter-American Court of Human Rights, Committee on the Rights of the Child, and Working Group on the Universal Periodic

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Human Rights Day 2020

On this day in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, recognizing the inherent dignity and fundamental rights of all human beings. In May of that year, the countries of the Americas adopted a similar text, the American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man. Both instruments reflect an understanding that life lacks

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Human Rights Bodies’ Sessions & Hearings: December 2020

In December 2020, various regional and United Nations bodies will convene, virtually, to continue their oversight of States’ implementation of their human rights commitments. The bodies in session will include the African, European, and Inter-American human rights oversight bodies; the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent; and the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. 

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Human Rights Bodies’ Sessions & Hearings: November 2020

In November 2020, various regional and United Nations bodies will convene – mostly virtually – to continue their oversight of States’ implementation of their human rights commitments. The bodies in session will include the African and Inter-American human rights courts, African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review, Human Rights Committee, and the Committee

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