The SRI’s partner, Action Canada for Population and Development (ACPD), will be represented on the panel for the Annual Day of Discussion on the integration of a gender perspective. The panel discussion takes place as apart of the 24th session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC). The topic for the discussion is “Civil society’s contribution to the integration of a gender perspective in the work of the Human Rights Council and its mechanisms.”
Ms. Neha Sood, Advocacy and Policy Officer for Action Canada for Population and Development, will speak on behalf of ACPD. Ms. Sood will discuss the SRI’s success in integrating a thorough gender perspective into the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process and her experience in bringing human rights issues related to gender and sexuality in tracking States’ human rights records.
When? Thursday, September 12th 2013, 10am-1pm
Where? Room XX, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland
More details to follow.
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