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Published on November 26, 2020

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

Published on September 16, 2020

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.

Published on September 14, 2020

The 45th session of the UN Human Rights Council will take place from Monday 14 September to Tuesday 6 October (tentative end date).

Published on June 30, 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.