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Reviewing the work and functioning of the Human Rights Council. What are the priority issues? [WP1013]

Reviewing the work and functioning of the Human Rights Council. What are the priority issues? [WP1013]
Date
Thursday 14 - Saturday 16 January, 2010
Venue
Wiston House

Wilton Park
Wiston House, Steyning
West Sussex
BN44 3DZ
+44 (0) 1903 815 020

For more information see Your stay at Wilton Park

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Event no.
WP1013
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This conference constitutes the sixth of our annual human rights meetings sponsored by the Norwegian and Swiss Governments, which bring together human rights experts from governments in all regions with practitioners, academics and other non-governmental expertise.

The conference discussed how to approach the forthcoming review of the work and functioning of the Human Rights Council.  It aimed:

  •   To examine how to approach the review procedure;
  •  To identify major issues to be considered during the review;
  •  To share information and perspectives within the international community, and between representations in Geneva and in New York;
  •  To feed into the open-ended intergovernmental working group on the review of the work and functioning of the Human Rights Council scheduled to meet later in 2010.