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COMMITTEE ON ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES HOLDS THIRTEENTH SESSION IN GENEVA FROM 4 TO 15 SEPTEMBER 2017 HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL TO HOLD ITS THIRTY-SIXTH REGULAR SESSION FROM 11 TO 29 SEPTEMBER 2017
COMMITTEE ON ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES HOLDS THIRTEENTH SESSION IN GENEVA FROM 4 TO 15 SEPTEMBER 2017 HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL TO HOLD ITS THIRTY-SIXTH REGULAR SESSION FROM 11 TO 29 SEPTEMBER 2017

Recent Press Releases & Meeting Summaries

Today's Press Conferences

OHCHR Press Conference
20 September 2017 10:30 - 11:15
The UN Independent Expert on human rights of persons with albinism, Ikponwosa Ero will hold a press conference, along with an expert on and a survivor of witchcraft attacks. This Press Conference is organized in the framework of the Expert Workshop on witchcraft and human rights that will take place in Geneva on 21 and 22 September.
  • Ms. Ikponwosa Ero, UN Independent Expert on human rights of persons with albinism
  • Dr. Rabha Birubala, Human Rights defender (Assam State, India)
  • Allan Sembatya survivor of a witchcraft motivated attack (Uganda)
  • OHCHR Press Conference
    20 September 2017 11:30 - 12:15
    Members of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan will discuss the mandate of the Commission, and findings and concerns noted arising from the Commission’s recent trip to South Sudan and Ethiopia.
  • Ms. Yasmin Sooka, Chairperson of the Commission
  • Mr. Godfrey Musila, Member of the Commission
  • Press Conference requested by the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Yemen
    20 September 2017 13:30 - 14:15
    Speaking on freedom of opinion and expression in Yemen
  • H.E. Mr. Moammar AL-ERYANI, Minister of Information