Geneva News : 7th July

  • Virtual Counter-Terrorism Week has started to take place, 6-10 July, under the overarching theme of “Strategic and Practical Challenges of Countering Terrorism in a Global Pandemic Environment”. 


  • The continuing of the virtual 76th session of CEDAW ON THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN (29 June - 9 July)


  • The 129th session of the Human Rights Committee will be held online, from 29 June- 24 July : The Committee will adopt the List of Issues Prior to Reporting of Burundi, Congo, Gabon, Guyana, Indonesia, and Iran (Islamic Republic of) and the List of issues on Armenia, Cambodia, China (Hong Kong), China (Macau), Iraq, Panama, Qatar and the Russian Federation. Moreover, the Committee will continue the second reading of the draft General Comment on the right to peaceful assembly. In Addition, the Committee will adopt the Progress report of Special Rapporteur on Follow-up to the Concluding Observations of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Italy, Mongolia and Thailand (subject to change) and Progress reports of Special Rapporteur on Follow-up to Views. Finally, the Committee will adopt the Annual Report to the General Assembly. All discussions will be webcast.



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