42nd session of the Human Rights Council (9 - 27 September 2019)

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Biennial panel discussion on unilateral coercive measures and human rights 
Theme: The way forward to a United Nations declaration on the negative impact of unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of all human rights, including the right to development

Annual half-day panel discussion on the rights of indigenous peoples
Theme: Promotion and preservation of indigenous languages

Annual discussion on the integration of a gender perspective throughout the work of the Human Rights Council and that of its mechanisms
Theme: Gender-responsive initiatives to accelerate gender equality


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No human rights progress despite new presidency, Burundi inquiry finds
No human rights progress despite new presidency, Burundi inquiry finds
The Commission of Inquiry on Burundi outlines the serious human rights violations occurring in the context of the 2020 elections, including summary executions, arbitrary detentions and arrests, torture and sexual violence.
23 September 2020
Independent Mission says crimes against humanity committed in Venezuela
Independent Mission says crimes against humanity committed in Venezuela
A 411-page report, released today by the UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela established by the UN Human Rights Council (resolution 42/25), urges accountability for crimes against humanity.
16 September 2020
In her global human rights update, Bachelet calls for urgent action to heighten resilience and protect people
In her global human rights update, Bachelet calls for urgent action to heighten resilience and protect people's rights
Opening the latest session of the Human Rights Council, the High Commissioner noted "at this critical moment in world history, with poverty and tensions shooting up and a sharp decline in many people's hope for a better life," human rights guidance will help States and people weather the crisis
14 September 2020
"To learn from what went right, we must look at what went wrong" - how to address, and recover from, the impact of COVID-19
"To learn from what went right, we must look at what went wrong" - how to address, and recover from, the impact of COVID-19
In an interactive discussion at the Human Rights Council, High Commissioner pointed out that while some leaders “have demonstrated deep mistrust of their people…( and) undermined public health”, others “have sought to preserve their peoples' rights and future. They have informed and empowered people and have helped them to weather this crisis.”
14 September 2020

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