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Ninth session of the Forum on Minority Issues on "Minorities in situations of humanitarian crises”


Dates: 24 and 25 November 2016

Venue: Room XX of the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

The ninth session of the Forum on Minority issues reflected on the specific needs of and disproportionate impacts on minorities in times of humanitarian crisis such as conflict, disaster and pandemics. The participants worked on a set of draft recommendations regarding minorities in situations of humanitarian crises and strive to identify additional recommendations for states, intergovernmental and non-governmental humanitarian actors to ensure non-discrimination and respect and promotion of minority rights at all stages of any humanitarian crisis. 

Recommendations of the ninth session of the Forum on Minority Issues

Recommendations on "Minorities in situations of humanitarian crises" (A/HRC/34/68)
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Key Documents for the Forum:

Background documentation:

The report of the Special Rapporteur on minority issues to the General Assembly on "Minorities in situations of humanitarian crises" is available and downloadable in 6 languages.