List of Sessions

HRC, UPR and Treaty Body sessions

The sessions listed below will take place between April and June 2019. Candidates interested in attending any of these sessions with the support of the Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Peoples are invited to submit their applications by 31 December 2018.

Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED)/ 16th session
From : 08-04-2019 To : 18-04-2019
States Parties under review: Chile, Italy, Peru.

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) / 98th session
From : 23-04-2019 To : 10-05-2019
States Parties under review: Andorra, Chile, Guatemala, Israel, Lithuania, Zambia.

Committee against Torture (CAT) / 66th session
From : 23-04-2019 To : 17-05-2019
States Parties under review: Benin, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Germany, Mexico, South Africa, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Committee on the Rights of Child / 81st session
From : 13-05-2019 To : 31-05-2019
States Parties under review: Botswana, Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Malta, Singapore, Tonga.

Committee on the Rights of Child - Pre-sessional Working Group / 83rd session
From : 03-06-2019 To : 07-06-2019
States Parties under review: Austria, Belarus, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Micronesia (Federated States of), Rwanda, State of Palestine, Tuvalu.

UPR Working Group:
Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review / 33rd session
From : 06-05-2019 To : 17-05-2019
States under review: Norway, Albania, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Portugal, Bhutan, Dominica, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Brunei Darussalam, Costa Rica, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Qatar, Nicaragua.

Human Rights Council
Human Rights Council / 41st session
From : 24-06-2019 To : 12-07-2019


Interactive hearings - Call for Applications
Pursuant to General Assembly Resolution A/RES/71/321 which aims at enhancing the participation of indigenous peoples’ representatives and institutions in meetings of relevant United Nations bodies on issues affecting them, an Interactive hearings will take place at the margins of the 19th session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (PFII) on 15 April from 10h00 to 13h00.
Candidates selected for the Interactive Hearing will have the opportunity to participate in the first week of the 19th session of the Permanent Forum (13 to 17 April 2020).
Applications for funding by the UNVFIP for participation are accepted by filling the application form for Interactive Hearing until 10 March 2020.

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