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Human Rights Committee Human Rights Counci - 2 to 27 March
The Human Rights Committee is meeting in Geneva from 16 March to 2 April to review the reports of Cambodia, Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Monaco and the Russian Federation The HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL
is meeting from 2 to 27 March 2015

Recent Press Releases & Meeting Summaries

Upcoming Press Conferences

Press conference by the African Union
1 April 2015 13:00 - 13:45
Human Rights Council twenty-third special session on "the terrorist attacks and human rights abuses and violations committed by the terrorist group Boko Haram”
  • HE. Mr. Pierre BUYOYA, former President of Burundi and High Representative of the African Union for Mali and the Sahel
  • Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Human Rights of Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad, Niger and possibly Benin and
  • the Coordinator of the African Group for questions related to Human Rights
  • WHO Press Conference
    2 April 2015 10:30 - 11:15
    World Health Day 2015, on 7 April, will draw attention to the issue of food safety. Ahead of the global launch, the World Health Organization will hold a media briefing to outline how globalization and the international reach of the food safety chain offer great opportunities — and threats — for human health, and also provide new figures on foodborne illnesses. The slogan for World Health Day 2015 is “From farm to plate, make food safe.”
  • Dr Kazuaki Miyagishima, Director, WHO Department of Food Safety.
  • OHCHR Press Conference
    2 April 2015 13:30 - 14:15
    Concluding Observations on Russia, Cambodia, Côte d'Ivoire, Cyprus, Croatia, Monaco
  • Fabian Salvioli (Chair)
  • Yuval Shany
  • Victor Manuel Rodriguez-Rescia