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46th regular session of the Human Rights Council (22 February to 24 March 2021)


Session report

Report of the Human Rights Council on its 46th session (A/HRC/46/2)
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What's new

Agenda and annotations (A/HRC/46/1)
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English (Advance Edited Version)

Programme of work
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HRC46 Sched meeting calendar

HRC46 A to Z guide: List of themes and countries to be address through reports and updates
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List of reports for the 46th session of the Human Rights Council

Appointment of mandate holders of special procedures and expert mechanisms

Accreditation request for this session
Please note that accreditation through this platform is also mandatory for all participants participating via video statements.

Panel discussions

Annual high-level panel discussion on human rights mainstreaming
Theme: The state of play in the fight against racism and discrimination 20 years after the adoption of the Durban Declaration and Plan of Action and the exacerbating effects the COVID-19 pandemic has had on these efforts

Biennial high-level panel discussion on the question of the death penalty
Theme: Human rights violations related to the use of the death penalty, in particular with respect to whether the use of the death penalty has a deterrent effect on crime rate


Meeting on the role of poverty alleviation in promoting and protecting human rights

Annual full-day meeting on the rights of the child
Theme: Rights of the child and the Sustainable Development Goals

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

Debate on the midterm review of the International Decade for People of African Descent
(Commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination)