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人权理事会咨询委员会将于8月8日至12日在日内瓦举行第十七届会议(部分翻译)

背景信息

日内瓦(2016年8月4日)——人权理事会咨询委员会将于2016年8月8日至12日在日内瓦万国宫第二十号会议室召开第十七届会议。

日内瓦(2016年8月4日)——人权理事会咨询委员会将于2016年8月8日至12日在日内瓦万国宫第二十号会议室召开第十七届会议。

会议期间,委员会将继续就理事会要求开展的专题研究进行讨论,其中包括无人陪伴的移徙儿童和青少年(人权理事会第29/12号决议);消除对麻风病患者及其家庭成员的歧视(人权理事会第29/5号决议);非法来源资金流动以及不把这类资金归还原主国对享有人权的影响(人权理事会第31/22号决议);以及秃鹫基金活动及其对人权的影响(人权理事会第27/30).号决议)。

咨询委员会将于8月11日(周一)上午11点召开公开会议,并通过会议议程与工作方案。委员会随后将利用上午剩余时间及下午的部分时间审议有关无人陪伴的移徙儿童和青少年以及人权的全球问题的进展报告(A/HRC/33/55)。委员会将于2016年9月人权理事会第三十三届会议上向其呈递进展报告。

周一下午晚些时候,咨询委员会将审议有关消除对麻风病患者及其家庭成员的歧视问题的进展报告。

8月9日(周二)上午10点,委员会将与非政府组织举行会议。委员会将于上午11点继续审议有关消除对麻风病患者及其家庭成员的歧视问题的进展报告。

周二下午,委员会将就非法来源资金流动以及不把这类资金归还原主国对享有人权的影响开展讨论,并为编制将于人权理事会第三十六届会议上呈递的进展报告建立一个起草小组。

8月10日(周三)上午10点,咨询委员会将讨论有关人权的区域安排,并为编制将于人权理事会第三十九届会议上呈递的报告设立第二个起草小组。

周三下午,委员会将审议有关秃鹫资金活动及其对人权的影响的进展报告 (A/HRC/33/56),这份报告同样将于九月呈递至理事会。委员会随后将在闭门会议中讨论其工作方法。

与人权理事会主席团和区域及政治团体协调员举行不公开会议后,咨询委员会将于8月11日(周四)上午11点召开全体会议,讨论关于气候导致的流离失所、对文化遗产的破坏及其对享有经济、社会及文化权利造成的后果、对咨询委员会工作影响及落实情况的评估以及促进文化权和社会共同遗产权的反思文件和研究提议。

8月12日(周五),咨询委员会将在报告通过之前就向人权理事会提出的建议采取行动,随后将结束本次会议。

关于第十七届会议的文件,包括会议议程和工作方案草案,请参见咨询委员会网页

Background

The Advisory Committee is a body of 18 independent experts serving as a think-tank to the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC). It was established in 2008, pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 5/1, to provide studies and research-based advice, as requested by the Council, and meets twice annually. The Committee’s work is implementation-oriented and follows thematic issues linked to the mandate of the Council, namely, the promotion and protection of all human rights. It interacts with States, national human rights institutions, non-governmental organizations and other civil society bodies.

Membership

The membership of the Advisory Committee conforms to the following geographical distribution guidelines set out in its establishing resolution: five members each from African and Asian States; three each from Latin American and Caribbean States, and Western European and other States; and two members from Eastern European States.

Following is the list of members of the Advisory Committee and expiration dates for their respective terms of office:

Ibrahim Abdul Aziz Alsheddi (Saudi Arabia, 2018); Mohamed Bennani (Morocco, 2017); Laurence Boisson de Chazournes (France, 2017); Mario Luis Coriolano (Argentina, 2018); Laura-Maria Craciunean (Romania, 2017); Hoda Elsadda (Egypt, 2016); Karla Hananía de Varela (El Salvador 2016); Mikhail Lebedev (Russian Federation, 2016); Alfred Ntunduguru Karokora (Uganda, 2016); Kaoru Obata (Japan, 2016); Obiora Chinedu Okafor (Nigeria, 2017); Katharina Pabel (Austria, 2018); Anantonia Reyes Prado (Guatemala, 2017); Changrok Soh (Republic of Korea, 2017); Ahmer Bilal Soofi (Pakistan, 2017); Imeru Tamrat Yigezu (Ethiopia, 2018); Yishan Zhang (China, 2016) and Jean Ziegler (Switzerland, 2016).

Programme of Work

Monday, 8 August

10 a.m. Expert member meeting (private).

11 a.m. Opening of the session, adoption of the agenda and organization of work. Discussion on unaccompanied migrant children and adolescents.

3 p.m. Discussion on unaccompanied migrant children and adolescents (continued). Discussion on the elimination of discrimination against persons
with leprosy.

Tuesday, 9 August

10 a.m. Meeting with non-governmental organizations (Room XXVII).

11 a.m. Discussion on the elimination of discrimination against persons with leprosy (continued).

3 p.m. Discussion on the non-repatriation of illicit funds.

Wednesday, 10 August

10 a.m. Discussion on regional arrangements on human rights.

3 p.m. Discussion on activities of vulture funds and the impact on human rights.

Thursday, 11 August

12 p.m. Discussion on reflection papers and research proposals.

3 p.m. Discussion on reflection papers and research proposals (continued).

Friday, 12 August

11 a.m. Action taking by the Advisory Committee and adoption of the report.
3 p.m. Action taking by the Advisory Committee and adoption of the report (continued). Closing of the session.

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