dcsimg
English Site French Site Spanish Site Russian Site Arabic Site Chinese Site OHCHR header
Make a donation to OHCHR


In this section

HRC home

Welcome to the HRC

Sessions

Documents and Resolutions

Membership

Presidency and Bureau

Universal Periodic Review

Advisory Committee

Complaint Procedure

Other Subsidiary Bodies

Special Procedures
(Human Rights Experts)

NGOs and NHRIs information

Commissions of Inquiry, Fact-Finding Missions and Investigations

Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Commission of Inquiry on Syria

OHCHR Investigation on Sri Lanka

Media

Live Webcast and Archived Webcasts

News and Media

Related links

UN home page

General Assembly

HRC Extranet

UPR Extranet


UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

President of the 7th Cycle


Remigiusz Achilles Henczel, President of the Human Rights Council, Seventh Cycle (2013)

Remigiusz Achilles Henczel, President of the Human Rights Council, Seventh Cycle (2013) © UN PhotoRemigiusz Achilles Henczel has served as Permanent Representative of Poland to the United Nations Office at Geneva since October 2010.

Prior to his appointment to Geneva, Mr. Henczel held numerous positions in his Government including Director of the Legal and Treaty Department in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2003 and 2010); Polish representative to United Nations General Assembly Sixth Committee (legal) and Legal Advisor of the Council of Europe and the European Union; and head of the Department of Labour and Industrial Relations in the framework of the United Nations Temporary Administration Mission in Kosovo (2001-2002).

Mr. Henczel previously served in the Permanent Representation of Poland to the United Nations Office at Geneva as a Counsellor from 1997 to 2001 during which time he was responsible for labour and social affairs issues.  Between 1991 and 1997 he was Director of the Department of International Relations and European Integration in the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy.

Ambassador Henczel received a PhD degree in public international law and international organizations at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan in 1987.

Born in Jarocin on 23 June 1957, he is married with one daughter.


STATEMENTS

ACTIVITIES

Opening Video Statement by the President of the Human Rights Council at the 6th Budapest Human Rights Forum, Budapest, 7 - 8 November 2013 and Transcript in Word