Statelessness: A Minority Issue - Eleventh Session of the Forum on Minority Issues
Dates: 29-30 November 2018
Venue: Room XVII of the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland
The Eleventh Session of the UN Forum on Minority Issues is convened on 29 and 30 November 2018 pursuant to Human Rights Council
resolution 6/15 of 28 September 2007 and
resolution 19/23 of 23 March 2012.
A Preparatory Meeting for all participants will be held on
28 November 2018 from
10 a.m. to 13:00 in Palais des Nations
This year’s Forum is convened on the theme
"Statelessness: A Minority Issue". Statelessness is a human rights issue disproportionately affecting minorities around the world.
The Forum aims at addressing the interrelatedness and interconnection between the promotion and protection of the human
rights of persons belonging to national or ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities and statelessness.
The Forum on Minority Issues meets annually for two working days allocated to thematic discussions. Special Rapporteur on minority issues guides the work of the Forum, prepares its annual meetings and reports on the thematic recommendations of the Forum to the Human Rights Council.
Information on the Eleventh Session of the Forum
For easier access to Program of Work and the list of invited speakers you can download the following link on your mobile device:
Registration: Opens 1 September 2018 and closed on 23 November 2018
Registration inquiries: FMIfirstname.lastname@example.org