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(as of 26 January 2021)

The sessions are listed in chronological order. For additional information, you can consult the Three-year programme of work of the Human Rights Council for 2021 – 2023, available on the HRC Extranet.

2021 - TENTATIVE

48th session (13 September – 1 October 2021

  • Annual half-day panel discussion on the rights of indigenous peoples (theme: Situation of human rights of indigenous peoples facing the COVID-19 pandemic, with a special focus on the right to participation) (HRC res. 18/8 and 45/12)
  • High-level panel discussion on the tenth anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights Education and Training: good practices, challenges and the way forward (HRC res. 42/7)
  • Panel discussion on the promotion and protection of human rights in the context of peaceful protests, with a particular focus on achievements and contemporary challenges (HRC res. 44/20)
  • Half-day panel discussion on deepening inequalities exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and their implications for the realization of human rights (HRC res. 45/14)

47th session (21 June – 9 July 2021)

  • Quadrennial thematic panel discussion on promoting human rights through sport and the Olympic ideal (theme: "The potential of leveraging sport and the Olympic ideal for promoting human rights for young people" (HRC res. 37/18 and 43/18)
  • Panel discussion on the adverse impact of climate change on the full and effective enjoyment of human rights by older persons (HRC res. 44/7)

46th session (22 February – 23 March 2021)

  • Annual full-day meeting on the rights of the child (two panels, theme: "The rights of the child and the Sustainable Development Goals") (HRC res. 7/29, 19/37 and 45/30)
  • Annual interactive debate on the rights of persons with disabilities (theme: "Participation in sport under article 30 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities") (HRC res. 7/9 and 43/23)
  • Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities

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