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HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL – 50TH SESSION

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The Geneva Centre monitored the UN Human Rights Council meetings during its 50th regular session (HRC50) from 13 June to 8 July 2022. The session began with the presentation of the Annual Report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. During the session, the Council held 27 Interactive Dialogues with Special Procedures mandate holders and mechanisms and 9 Interactive Dialogues with the High Commissioner. On the opening day the Council heard statements from 2 visiting dignitaries, the Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs from the Republic of Indonesia, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka. The Council also adopted outcomes of the UPR.

Thematic areas/discussions included topics related to economic, social and cultural rights, civil and political rights and the rights of specific groups, including the Annual Discussion on Women’s Rights, peaceful assembly, climate change, migrants, freedom of expression, extreme poverty, racism, trafficking, education, and health, among others.

Country specific topics included human rights situations in Afghanistan, Belarus, Burundi, Central African Republic, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Libya, Mali, Mariupol (Ukraine), Myanmar, Nicaragua, the Occupied Palestinian Territory, Syrian Arab Republic, Sudan, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, and Venezuela.

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For any queries, please contact Ms. Reetta Delás Näsi: rdelas-nasi@gchragd.org

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING                                             DATE VIEW
Organizational Meeting of the 50th session of the Human Rights Council
30 May 2022
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URGENT DEBATE                     DATE VIEW
Urgent debate on human rights of women and girls in Afghanistan
1 July 2022
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WEEKLY OVERVIEWS                                                           DATE VIEW
Week 1 Overview
   13 June 2022
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Week 2 Overview
20 June 2022
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Week 3 Overview
27 June 2022
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Week 4 Overview
04 July 2022
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INTERACTIVE DIALOGUES                                               DATE VIEW
Opening Meeting
13 June 2022
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ID with the independent international commission of inquiry on the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem and Israel
13-14 June 2022
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ID on the oral update of the High Commissioner on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
14 June 2022
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EID on the report of the High Commissioner on the situation of human rights since, and human rights violations and abuses committed during, the period of the military takeover in the Sudan
15 June 2022
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ID on the oral update of the High Commissioner on the situation of human rights in Afghanistan
15-16 June 2022
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ID on the oral update of the High Commissioner on the grave human rights and humanitarian situation in Mariupol (Ukraine)
16 June 2022
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ID with the Working Group on discrimination against women and girls
17 June 2022
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ID with the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences
20 June 2022
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ID with the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
22 June 2022
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ID with the Special Rapporteur on the right to education
23 June 2022
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ID with the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights in the context of climate change
23 June 2022
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ID with the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
24 June 2022
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ID with the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic
29 June 2022
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ID with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
29 June 2022
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ID on the report of the High Commissioner on the situation of human rights in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
29-30 June 2022
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ID with the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance
5 July 2022
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ID on oral update of the High Commissioner on the situation of human rights in Ukraine and on the situation of human rights in Crimea
5 July 2022
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ID with the Fact-Finding Mission on Libya
6 July 2022
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REPORT PRESENTATIONS AND ORAL UPDATES            DATE VIEW
Item 2: Presentation of the annual report of the High Commissioner
13 June 2022
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Item 4: Presentation of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on civilian deaths in the Syrian Arab Republic
30 June 2022
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Item 2: Presentation of the Secretary-General’s report on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
21 June 2022
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PANEL DISCUSSIONS                                                       DATE VIEW
Panel discussion on human rights violations against Rohingya and other minorities in Myanmar
15 June 2022
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Annual full-day discussion on the human rights of women
27 June 2022
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Panel discussion on the adverse impact of climate change on the full and effective enjoyment of human rights by people in vulnerable situations
28 June 2022
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UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW OUTCOMES                  DATE VIEW
Universal Periodic Review Outcomes of Venezuela, Togo, Syrian Arab Republic, Iceland, Zimbabwe, Lithuania, Uganda, Timor-Leste, Republic of Moldova, South Sudan, Haiti, Sudan
30 June – 04 July 2022
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DETAILED SUMMARIES                                                      DATE VIEW
Adoption of Draft Resolutions
7 – 8 July 2022
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