Dec 12 2017
Past event

Launch of report: The Human Rights Council in 2017


Ambassador Hans Brattskar, Permanent Representative of Norway to the United Nations in Geneva, has the pleasure to invite you to attend a Human Rights Council end-of-year reception, to be held on:

Tuesday 12 December 2017, 6 pm at the Norwegian Residence
(149D Route de Ferney, 1218 Grand Saconnex – near bus stop 5 “Crêts des Morillons”)

The reception, organised in cooperation with the Universal Rights Group (URG), will also mark the launch of the ‘The Human Rights Council in 2017’ report, providing a summary of the work and output of the Council this year, as well as an analysis of the activities, levels of cooperation and engagement of Council member States. 


Draft Programme

Welcome by Ambassador Hans Brattskar

Presentation of ‘The Human Rights Council in 2017: a review’ by Marc Limon, Executive Director, URG

‘Looking ahead to 2018 – key opportunities and challenges for the Human Rights Council’ by Ambassador Vojislav Suc, Permanent Representative of Slovenia

‘The Council in the public eye – a view from the press’ by Tom Miles, Chief Correspondent, Reuters Geneva

‘A poetic review of the HRC 2017’ by Dorina Xhixho, Second Secretary, Permanent Mission of Albania