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Meetings and events

27-28 November - Fifth Session of the Forum on Minority Issues: "Implementing the Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities: Identifying positive practices and opportunities"
Room XX, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland
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18-19 October - Expert Workshop: "Effective participation of persons belonging to minorities in law enforcement: Building an inclusive and responsive police force and judiciary"
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
More details: Concept note,  Agenda and Report (PDF)

25-26 September - Regional Consultation:"The role of the UN, and other human rights and development actors in advancing the participation of minorities in poverty reduction and development strategies in South East Asia".
Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.
More details: Concept note, Agenda and Report (PDF)

22-23 May – Expert Seminar: “Enhancing the effectiveness of international, regional and national human rights mechanisms in protecting and promoting the rights of religious minorities”
Vienna Diplomatic Academy, Favoritenstrasse 15A, Vienna, Austria
More details: Concept Note, Agenda and Report (PDF) 

13 March – Human Rights Council/ 19th session: Panel to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration on Minority Rights
Palais des Nations room XX, Geneva, Switzerland
More details: Concept note and Report (PDF)

UN Declaration on Minority Rights at 20

See also

Contact us

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Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
Palais des Nations
CH–1211 Geneva 10
Switzerland
Tel: +41 22 917 9000
E-mail: minorities@ohchr.org