Sexual Rights at HRC 28

Published on февраля 27, 2015

The 28th session of the UN Human Rights Council will take place from the 2nd to the 27th of March 2015.

Below you will find information regarding some sexual rights-related resolutions, panels and presentations, UPR outcomes and parallel events taking place during the 28th session.
 

Click here to access the full programme of work for HRC28

 

 

  • Towards better investment in the rights of the child

 

 

Panels

Annual high-level panel on human rights mainstreaming (HRC res. 16/21)
Enhancement of international cooperation in the field of human rights
3 March, 9:00AM-12:00PM, Room XX
Concept note

Annual interactive debate on the rights of persons with disabilities (HRC res. 7/9 and 25/20)
Article 19 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on living independently and being included in the community
10 March, 3:00PM-6:00PM, Room XX
Concept note

Annual full-day meeting on the rights of the child (HRC res. 7/29 and 25/6)
Towards better investment in the rights of the child 12 March,
9:00AM-12:00PM and 3:00PM-6:PM, Room XX
Concept note

Debate on the state of racial discrimination worldwide
Commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Learning from historical tragedies to combat racial discrimination today
20 March, Room XX
Concept note
 

Click here to review all panels and concept notes

 

 

A/HRC/28/32
Summary of the discussions held during the expert consultation on human rights considerations relating to the issues of administration of justice through military tribunals and the role of the integral judicial system in combating human rights violations – Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

A/HRC/28/33
Towards better investment in the rights of the child – Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

A/HRC/28/34
Summary of the panel discussion on accelerating global efforts to end violence against children – Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

A/HRC/28/37
Thematic study on the right of persons with disabilities to live independently and be included in the community – Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

A/HRC/28/39
Summary report on the panel discussion on the promotion and protection of the right to privacy in the digital age in the context of domestic and extraterritorial surveillance and/or the interception of digital communications and the collection of personal data, including on a mass scale – Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

A/HRC/28/40
Summary of the Human Rights Council panel discussion on the protection of the family – Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

A/HRC/28/52
Report of the Secretary-General on missing persons – Note by the Secretariat

A/HRC/28/54
Annual report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Leila Zerrougui

A/HRC/28/55
Annual report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children, Marta Santos Pais

A/HRC/28/56
Report of the Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography, Maud De Boer-Buquicchio

A/HRC/28/58
Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities

A/HRC/28/63
Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, Michel Forst

A/HRC/28/77
Recommendations of the Forum on Minority Issues at its seventh session: Preventing and addressing violence and atrocity crimes targeted against minorities (25 and 26 November 2014)

 

Outcomes from the 20th session of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) will be adopted during this session of the HRC. The 20th session of the UPR was held from the 27th of October to the 7th of November.

Fourteen countries were reviewed: Angola, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Egypt, El Salvador, Fiji, Gambia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kazakhstan, Madagascar, San Marino and Slovenia.

SRI collaborated with organizations and individuals in preparing nine reports for seven countries:

Bolivia

  • Ipas
  • Colectivo LGBT Bolivia

Bosnia Herzegovina

  • Dzenan Karic
  • Sarajevo Open Centre

Egypt

  • Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights

El Salvador

  • Asociación Solidaria para Impulsar el Desarrollo Humano

Iran

  • Iranian Queer Organization

Kazakhstan

  • Kazakhstan Association on Sexual and Reproductive Health

Madagascar

  • Association Nationale pour l’Autopromotion des Populations Vulnérables

 

Click here to review all stakeholder submissions

All Reports from the Working Groups, containing all recommendations received by States Under Review can be accessed here.

 

9 MARCH
Disarmament and Women’s Rights
2:00-4:00PM, Room XXVII
Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom

11 MARCH
Sexual Rights: Mapping the Intersections
10:00-11:30AM, Room XXIII
Sexual Rights Initiative (SRI)

13 MARCH
Human rights in Syria and Iran: Civil society
11:30-12:30PM, Room XXIV
Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom

LGBT Rights
3:30-5:00PM, Room XXII
International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights (IGLHRC)

16 MARCH
LGBTI children and human rights
4:30-6:30PM, Room XXI
International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA)

17 MARCH
Human rights in Bahrain: Women
2:00-4:00PM, Room XXI
Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
 

Click here for a list of all parallel events

 

 

HRC appointments at the March session
2-27 March 2015

  • Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP)*, member from African States HRC res. 6/36
  • Special Rapporteur on the negative impact of unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights HRC res. 27/21
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia HRC res. 24/29

HRC appointments at the June session
15 June-3 July 2015

  • Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers HRC res. 26/7
  • Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences HRC res. 23/25
  • Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, member from Western European and other States HRC res. 24/7
  • Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances, member from Asia-Pacific States HRC res. 27/1

HRC appointments at the September session
14 September-2 October 2015

 

Film Screening: Des Femmes, Des Hommes
Palais des Nations Room XVIII
6 March, 5:00PM