The Geneva Centre assesses the outcome of the 42nd regular session of the UN Human Rights Council with special reference to countries and issues in the MENA region
The 42nd regular session of the Human Rights Council was held from Monday 9 September to Friday 27 September at the United Nations Office in Geneva.
The Geneva Centre regularly followed the proceedings of this 42nd session, in particular those relating to the human rights situation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and themes of special interest.
I. Opening statement by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms Michelle Bachelet: