May 02 2019
Past event

Pre-Glion policy dialogue with the Permanent Mission of Botswana on ‘Towards 2026: Perspectives on the future of the Human Rights Council’

Ahead of Glion VI, the Universal Rights Group (URG), with a number of supportive State delegations in Geneva, will organise a series of informal policy dialogues, designed to allow early consideration and exchange on different aspects of ‘Towards 2026: Perspectives on the future of the Human Rights Council’.

On Thursday 2nd May 2019, the Permanent Mission of Botswana and the URG will host a Policy Dialogue on ‘The contribution of the Human Rights Council to the General Assembly’s 2021-2026 review of the Council’s status’. The event will bring together around 40 senior level human rights experts to exchange views on a number of issues including, ‘the status of human rights within the UN’, ‘timing and basis for the review’ and ‘potential HRC contributions’.

The agenda of the meeting can be consulted here.

The background paper of the policy dialogue can be found here.

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