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UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

22nd regular session of the Human Rights Council (25 February - 22 March 2013)



SESSION REPORT

Report of the Human Rights Council on its 22nd session (A/HRC/22/2) - Advance unedited version


WHAT'S NEW
Documents: Provisional agenda, Draft programme of work, list of reports

Annotations to the agenda (A/HRC/22/1): Arabic - Chinese - English - French - Russian - Spanish
Corrigendum to annotations (A/HRC/22/Corr.1): English only
Programme of Work for Human Rights Council 22nd session (provisional; subject to change): English and French
List of reports for the 22nd session of the Human Rights Council
Annual calendar of thematic resolutions (by HRC session)
List of themes and countries to be discussed at 22nd session (per reports submitted)
NGO parallel events calendar

Report of Commission of Inquiry on Syria - A/HRC/22/59
5 February 2013 - English  Arabic and Spanish
Corrigendum - English and Arabic 



STATEMENTS

 Statement of High Commissioner for Human Rights to the 22nd session of Human Rights Council, 25 February 2013


PANEL DISCUSSIONS

The online registration system for the list of speakers for States for the High-Level Panel on Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action ( 25 February from 12.15 to 3 p.m.) and the High-Level Panel on Human Rights Mainstreaming (1 March from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.) will be activated at 3 p.m. (Geneva time) on Friday 22 February 2013. Interested delegations are kindly invited to proceed to the on-line inscription through the following link:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/OnlineinscriptionHLPanels

The list of speakers will be closed approximately 15 minutes after the beginning of each panel.

High-level panel on Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action

High-level panel on human rights mainstreaming

Annual discussion on human rights and persons with disabilities

Annual full-day meeting on the rights of the child (part I and part II)

Panel on the impact of corruption on human rights

Annual thematic discussion on technical cooperation 


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FEATURE STORIES
Combating child sex tourism
By 2030 the number of international tourists will reach an estimated 1.8 billion. Tourism, however, has a dark side and can be a potential vehicle for child abuse. Child sex tourism (CST) is a growing trend affecting millions of children around the globe.
10-04-2013
A move to raise a healthier generation of kids
Human rights and health experts participated in an interactive dialogue on the challenges in achieving the full realization of the right of the child to health during the full-day meeting on the Rights of the Child.
21-03-2013
Mistreatment in healthcare settings: when a carer becomes a torturer
The Special Rapporteur on torture, Juan Méndez, analyses forms of abuse in healthcare settings which could constitute torture.
13-03-2013
Discrimination faced by rural women impacts negatively food security
The UN independent expert on the right to food deplores the negative impact of discrimination faced by rural women on food security, in his new report to the Human Rights Council.
12-03-2013
20 years working for human rights
Two decades on from the World Conference on Human Rights in Vienna, the international community recalls it as a ‘milestone’ in the development of the global human rights movement.
28-02-2013
The 22nd Session of the Human Rights Council opens in Geneva
At the opening of the 22nd Session of the Human Rights Council, the UN Human Rights Chief, Navi Pillay, evokes the 20th anniversary of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action, and acknowledges achievements and challenges ahead.
25-02-2013