Amnesty International priorities to the UN Human Rights Council for 2007

Amnesty International priorities in 2007

REGULAR SESSIONS

6th resumed Session of the Human Rights Council
10 – 14 December 2007

Country Priorities raised in a statement:
Sudan, Myanmar, Pakistan.

Thematic Priorities raised in a statement:
Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights while countering terrorism, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights situation in the Sudan, Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Special Rapporteur on the right to the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health

Amnesty International’s compilation of statements for the 6th resumed session gathers all statements made by Amnesty International in connection with that particular session.

It includes written statements, public statements, oral statements as well as questions to Special Rapporteurs during interactive dialogues.

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Official OHCHR webpage on the 6th resumed session of the Human Rights Council

6th Session of the Human Rights Council
10 – 28 September 2007

Country Priorities raised in a statement:
Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Israel-Occupied Palestinian Territories-Palestinian Authority, Sri Lanka

Thematic Priorities raised in a statement:
Renewal of Special Procedures mandates and appointment of Special Procedures mandate-holders, Special Rapporteur on Freedom of religion or belief, membership of the Advisory Committee of the Human Rights Council, modalities of the Universal Periodic Review , adoption of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, human rights violations in the context of the so-called “war on terror”.

Amnesty International’s compilation of statements for the 6th session gathers all statements made by Amnesty International in connection with that particular session.

It includes written statements, public statements, oral statements as well as questions to Special Rapporteurs during interactive dialogues.

READ MORE:
Official OHCHR webpage on the 6th session of the Human Rights Council

5th Session of the Human Rights Council
11 – 18 June 2007

Country Priorities raised in a statement:
Sudan, Occupied palestinian Territory, Somalia

Thematic Priorities raised in a statement:
Institution-building of the Human Rights Council, Special Rapporteur on the Independence of judges and lawyers, Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, Special Rapporteur on adequate housing.

Amnesty International’s compilation of statements for the 5th session gathers all statements made by Amnesty International in connection with that particular session.

It includes written statements, public statements, oral statements as well as questions to Special Rapporteurs during interactive dialogues.

READ MORE:
Official OHCHR webpage on the 5th session of the Human Rights Council

4th Session of the Human Rights Council
12 – 30 March 2007

Country Priorities raised in a statement:
Sudan

Thematic Priorities raised in a statement:
Death penalty, UN Declaration on the Rights of indigenous Peoples, working group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances, Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, Special Representative to the Secretary General on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises, Special Rapporteurs on the Right to Health and the Special Representative of the Secretary General on the situation of human right defenders, gender integration in the work of the Council

Amnesty International’s compilation of statements for the 4th session gathers all statements made by Amnesty International in connection with that particular session.

It includes written statements, public statements, oral statements as well as questions to Special Rapporteurs during interactive dialogues.

READ MORE:
Official OHCHR webpage on the 4th session of the Human Rights Council

SPECIAL SESSIONS

5th Special session of the Human Rights Council
“the human rights situation in Myanmar”
2 October 2007

Amnesty International delivered an oral statement on the human rights situation in Myanmar
 
READ MORE:
Official OHCHR webpage on the 2nd special session of the Human Rights Council

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