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UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

15th session of the Human Rights Council (13 September-1 October 2010)



SESSION REPORT

Report of the Human Rights Council on its 15th session (A/HRC/15/60) 
E F S A C R


WHAT'S NEW
Documents: Provisional agenda, Draft programme of work, list of reports Annotations to the agenda: E F S A C R 
Programme of Work for Human Rights Council 15th session
List of reports for the 15th Session of the Human Rights Council


PANEL DISCUSSION

Panel discussion on elimination of discrimination against women

Annual discussion on the integration of a gender perspective in the work of the Human Rights Council

Concept note on the stand-alone interactive dialogue on assistance to Somalia in the field of human rights


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FEATURE STORIES

Forensic genetics and the search for the truth
The Human Rights Council decides to continue exploring the possibility of developing international guidelines for the use of forensic genetics.
29-10-2010
A landmark decision to make the right to water and sanitation legally binding
The UN Human Rights Council takes a decision which gives legal standing to the right to water and sanitation
06-10-2010
From domestic work to modern day slavery
The UN expert on contemporary forms of slavery highlights human rights abuses in the domestic work service industry, one of the largest industries in the world.
01-10-2010
UN expert urges more law reform in Sudan
UN expert on the Sudan addresses the Human Rights Council and urges the Government to continue its process of law reform in the country
24-09-2010
Urgent need to protect the rights of migrant children
A new study by the United Nations Human Rights office has identified “serious protection gaps for migrant children in every region of the world.”
21-09-2010
The Human Rights Council opens 15th session
The Human Rights Council opens its 15th regular session in Geneva for 3 weeks of review and discussion on thematic and country specific human rights issues.
13-09-2010