strengthened mandate on the occasion of the 5th anniversary of the establishment of the Trust Fund
On 24 March 2017, the Human Rights Council adopted without a vote
Promoting the Voluntary Technical Assistance Trust Fund to Support the Participation of Least Developed Countries and Small Island Developing States in the Work of the Human Rights Council.
Resolution 34/40 was sponsored /co-sponsored
by 120 countries hence becoming the second most sponsored resolution since the establishment of the Human Rights Council in 2006.
The resolution recognizes:
In the same resolution, the HRC decides that the Trust Fund:
Thematic Concept Note
Keynote speech at the Workshop
Pictures and Videos
Legend: Opening Ceremony LDCs/SIDS Workshop for the Caribbean Region, 19-20 November 2018, Georgetown, Guyana
From left to right: Ambassador Missouri Sherman Peter ( Permanent Observer of CARICOM to the United Nations in New York); Eric Tistounet (Chief, Human Rights Council Branch, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights);The Hon. Moses Verasammy Nagamootoo (First Vice-President and Prime Minister of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, performing functions of the President); Ambassador Vojislav Šuc (President of the United Nations Human Rights Council - Twelfth Cycle, 2018); Ambassador Colin Granderson (Assistant Secretary-General, Directorate for Foreign and Community Relations – CARICOM) and Ms. Fatou Camara Houel (Coordinator of Voluntary Technical Assistance Trust Fund to Support the Participation of Least Developed Countries (LDCs)and Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the work of the Human Rights Council ).
2. Photo boot
70 UDHR, Universal Participation, Elimination of Violence Against Women
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