The 36th session of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) was held in Geneva, from November 2 to 13, 2020.
Fourteen countries were reviewed during UPR36: Andorra, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, Honduras, Jamaica, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mongolia, Panama, and the United States
Joint civil society letter on the arrest and detention of EIPR human rights defenders.
The 45th session of the UN Human Rights Council took place from September 14th to October 7th, 2020.
We shall no longer wait: Organizing for abortion access, October 16 2020 14:00-16:00 CEST
In support of the upcoming International Safe Abortion Day on 28 September, the Sexual Rights Initiative, the Sexual and Reproductive Justice Coalition, the Center for Reproductive Rights, the Asian-Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women, the Association for Women’s Rights in Development, CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality, the International Planned Parenthood Federation, Ipas, the International Service for Human Rights and the Swedish Association for Sexuality Education have developed a joint statement on abortion rights for delivery at the 45th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.
The 45th session of the UN Human Rights Council will take place from Monday 14 September to Tuesday 6 October (tentative end date).
Race Matters: Examining the workings of race and gender in the UN human rights system, August 13 2020 at 4pm CEST
The 44th session of the UN Human Rights Council took place from June 30th to July 17th, 2020.
After being delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the resuming of HRC43 from 15 to 23 June, and after several rounds of consultations on dates and modalities, the 44th session of the UN Human Rights Council will take place from Tuesday 30 June to Monday 20 July (tentative end date).
Find below information about restrictions to civil society participation this session, anticipated sexual rights-related resolutions, panels and reports, UPR outcomes, and our online event taking place during the 44th session. Please note that all dates are provisional and subject to change. The latest information throughout the session will be available on the HRC44 page.