15 Jun 2015 to 3 Jul 2015


The 29th Regular Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council is taking place on 15 June - 3 July, 2015, at the Palais des Nations, Geneva. A draft programme of work (subject to change) is available here.

The Human Rights Council holds no fewer than three regular sessions a year, for a total of at least ten weeks. They take place in March (four weeks), June (three weeks) and September (three weeks). If one third of the Member States requests so, the Human Rights Council can decide at any time to hold a special session to address human rights violations and emergencies.

Of particular interest:
1) Report presentation on Anonymity and Encryption: Wednesday 17 June, 12:00-15:00 CET tbc (HRC webcast).
2) Side-event: Anonymity & Encryption: Thursday 18 June, 11:00-13:00 CET, Room XXVI, Palais des Nations, UN Geneva (participation with UN badge or by invitation).

For updates, visit the Human Rights Council website.

Session reports, statements, and panel discussions of the 28th Regular Session are available here.

Issues: Human rights

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