UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

27th special session of the Human Rights Council on the human rights situation of the minority Rohingya Muslim population and other minorities in the Rakhine State of Myanmar – 5 December 2017



WHAT'S NEW

Human Rights Council resolution S-27/1 adopted on 5 December 2017
Situation of human rights of Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Myanmar
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Letter dated 28 November 2017 from the Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva addressed to the President of the Human Rights Council (A//HRC/S-27/1)
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Letter dated 28 November 2017 from the Permanent Representative of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva addressed to the President of the Human Rights Council (A//HRC/S-27/2)
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Note verbale sent by the Secretariat on 28 November 2017
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French (Word) (PDF)

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STATEMENTS

PRESS RELEASES

Council concludes twenty-seventh special session on the human rights situation of the Rohginya Muslims and other minorities in Myanmar
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5 December 2017

Council condemns alleged systematic and gross violations of human rights against Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Myanmar
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5 December 2017

Human Rights Council opens special session on the situation of human rights of the Rohingya and other minorities in Rakhine State in Myanmar
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5 December 2017

Human Rights Council to hold a Special Session on the situation of human rights of the Rohingya and other minorities in Rakhine State in Myanmar on 5 December 2017
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28 November 2017 


WEBCAST
The meeting will be webcast live here.

NGO PARTICIPATION

The online system of inscriptionon the list of speakers for the 27th special session of the Human Rights Council on the human rights situation of the minority Rohingya Muslim population and other minorities in the Rakhine State of Myanmar, scheduled for Tuesday 5 December 2017 December 2017, will open on Monday4December 2017 at 2 p.m (Geneva time). NGOs are invited to inscribe online using the same login details used during the 36th session of the Council. The online inscription on the list of speakers will close shortly before the debate starts.


ACCREDITATION

Requests for accreditation for all delegates wishing to attend the special session should be made online through the platform below to the Secretariat of the Human Rights Council as from 1 December 2017.

Online request for accreditation: https://reg.unog.ch/event/22877/  

Please also see general guidance on accreditation on http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/Pages/Accreditation.aspx


FEATURE STORIES
Myanmar: systematic attacks on Rohingya require international response
High Commissioner requests Human Rights Council to take steps towards international criminal investigations.
05-12-2017

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