At its forty-first session in June 2019, the Human Rights Council adopted resolution
41/6, in which it requested the Advisory Committee to prepare a report, in close cooperation with the Working Group and the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, on current levels of representation of women in human rights organs and mechanisms such as the Advisory Committee, the treaty bodies and the special procedures established by the Human Rights Council. The report is to include good practices by States in nominating, electing and appointing candidates to ensure balanced gender representation, in line with the system-wide strategy on gender parity, and recommendations to assist the Council and Member States in this regard. The report will be presented at to the Council at its forty-seventh session (June 2021).
The current members of the drafting group are:
Non-governmental organizations and Civil Society Organizations
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