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UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Brands Kehris to visit the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 13-22 February 2023
13 February 2023
NEW YORK (13 February 2023) – UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ilze Brands Kehris will arrive today in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) for a 10-day official visit.
During the visit, the Assistant Secretary-General will meet senior Government officials, members of parliament, as well as representatives of civil society organizations and victims of human rights violations and abuses.
She will visit the capital, Kinshasa, as well as Goma and Bunia in the east, where she plans to meet with local authorities and communities affected by conflict.
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