Hearings & Sessions

This calendar displays upcoming sessions and hearings held by regional and universal human rights monitoring bodies, special rapporteurs and independent experts’ country visits, annual assemblies of intergovernmental organizations, and international days observed by the United Nations. For the brief description of an event, hover over the entry.  For additional details, click on the event.  To submit an event for inclusion in the calendar, please contact IJRC.

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* Committee Against Torture 61stCommittee Against Torture 61st

The United Nations Committee Against Torture will hold its 61st Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 24 to August 11, 2017 to review the State reports of Antigua and Barbuda, Ireland, Panama, and Paraguay.

* CERD 93rd SessionCERD 93rd Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 93rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 31 to August 25, 2017 to review the State reports of Canada, Djibouti, Ecuador, Kuwait, New Zealand, Russia, Tajikistan, and the United Arab Emirates.

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* Committee Against Torture 61stCommittee Against Torture 61st

The United Nations Committee Against Torture will hold its 61st Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 24 to August 11, 2017 to review the State reports of Antigua and Barbuda, Ireland, Panama, and Paraguay.

* CERD 93rd SessionCERD 93rd Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 93rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 31 to August 25, 2017 to review the State reports of Canada, Djibouti, Ecuador, Kuwait, New Zealand, Russia, Tajikistan, and the United Arab Emirates.

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* Committee Against Torture 61stCommittee Against Torture 61st

The United Nations Committee Against Torture will hold its 61st Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 24 to August 11, 2017 to review the State reports of Antigua and Barbuda, Ireland, Panama, and Paraguay.

* CERD 93rd SessionCERD 93rd Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 93rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 31 to August 25, 2017 to review the State reports of Canada, Djibouti, Ecuador, Kuwait, New Zealand, Russia, Tajikistan, and the United Arab Emirates.

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* Committee Against Torture 61stCommittee Against Torture 61st

The United Nations Committee Against Torture will hold its 61st Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 24 to August 11, 2017 to review the State reports of Antigua and Barbuda, Ireland, Panama, and Paraguay.

* CERD 93rd SessionCERD 93rd Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 93rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 31 to August 25, 2017 to review the State reports of Canada, Djibouti, Ecuador, Kuwait, New Zealand, Russia, Tajikistan, and the United Arab Emirates.

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* Committee Against Torture 61stCommittee Against Torture 61st

The United Nations Committee Against Torture will hold its 61st Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 24 to August 11, 2017 to review the State reports of Antigua and Barbuda, Ireland, Panama, and Paraguay.

* CERD 93rd SessionCERD 93rd Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 93rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 31 to August 25, 2017 to review the State reports of Canada, Djibouti, Ecuador, Kuwait, New Zealand, Russia, Tajikistan, and the United Arab Emirates.

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* Committee Against Torture 61stCommittee Against Torture 61st

The United Nations Committee Against Torture will hold its 61st Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 24 to August 11, 2017 to review the State reports of Antigua and Barbuda, Ireland, Panama, and Paraguay.

* CERD 93rd SessionCERD 93rd Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 93rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 31 to August 25, 2017 to review the State reports of Canada, Djibouti, Ecuador, Kuwait, New Zealand, Russia, Tajikistan, and the United Arab Emirates.

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* Committee Against Torture 61stCommittee Against Torture 61st

The United Nations Committee Against Torture will hold its 61st Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 24 to August 11, 2017 to review the State reports of Antigua and Barbuda, Ireland, Panama, and Paraguay.

* CERD 93rd SessionCERD 93rd Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 93rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 31 to August 25, 2017 to review the State reports of Canada, Djibouti, Ecuador, Kuwait, New Zealand, Russia, Tajikistan, and the United Arab Emirates.

* HR Council Advisory CommitteeHR Council Advisory Committee

The UN Human Rights Council Advisory Committee will hold its 19th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 7 to August 11, 2017.

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* WG Discr Women - SamoaWG Discr Women - Samoa

The United Nations Working Group on discrimination against Women in law and practice will conduct a country visit to Samoa from August 8 to 18, 2017.

* Committee Against Torture 61stCommittee Against Torture 61st

The United Nations Committee Against Torture will hold its 61st Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 24 to August 11, 2017 to review the State reports of Antigua and Barbuda, Ireland, Panama, and Paraguay.

* CERD 93rd SessionCERD 93rd Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 93rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 31 to August 25, 2017 to review the State reports of Canada, Djibouti, Ecuador, Kuwait, New Zealand, Russia, Tajikistan, and the United Arab Emirates.

* HR Council Advisory CommitteeHR Council Advisory Committee

The UN Human Rights Council Advisory Committee will hold its 19th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 7 to August 11, 2017.

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* WG Discr Women - SamoaWG Discr Women - Samoa

The United Nations Working Group on discrimination against Women in law and practice will conduct a country visit to Samoa from August 8 to 18, 2017.

* Committee Against Torture 61stCommittee Against Torture 61st

The United Nations Committee Against Torture will hold its 61st Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 24 to August 11, 2017 to review the State reports of Antigua and Barbuda, Ireland, Panama, and Paraguay.

* CERD 93rd SessionCERD 93rd Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 93rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 31 to August 25, 2017 to review the State reports of Canada, Djibouti, Ecuador, Kuwait, New Zealand, Russia, Tajikistan, and the United Arab Emirates.

* HR Council Advisory CommitteeHR Council Advisory Committee

The UN Human Rights Council Advisory Committee will hold its 19th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 7 to August 11, 2017.

* Indigenous Peoples DayIndigenous Peoples Day

International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples is observed on August 9.

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* WG Discr Women - SamoaWG Discr Women - Samoa

The United Nations Working Group on discrimination against Women in law and practice will conduct a country visit to Samoa from August 8 to 18, 2017.

* Committee Against Torture 61stCommittee Against Torture 61st

The United Nations Committee Against Torture will hold its 61st Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 24 to August 11, 2017 to review the State reports of Antigua and Barbuda, Ireland, Panama, and Paraguay.

* CERD 93rd SessionCERD 93rd Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 93rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 31 to August 25, 2017 to review the State reports of Canada, Djibouti, Ecuador, Kuwait, New Zealand, Russia, Tajikistan, and the United Arab Emirates.

* HR Council Advisory CommitteeHR Council Advisory Committee

The UN Human Rights Council Advisory Committee will hold its 19th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 7 to August 11, 2017.

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* WG Discr Women - SamoaWG Discr Women - Samoa

The United Nations Working Group on discrimination against Women in law and practice will conduct a country visit to Samoa from August 8 to 18, 2017.

* Committee Against Torture 61stCommittee Against Torture 61st

The United Nations Committee Against Torture will hold its 61st Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 24 to August 11, 2017 to review the State reports of Antigua and Barbuda, Ireland, Panama, and Paraguay.

* CERD 93rd SessionCERD 93rd Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 93rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 31 to August 25, 2017 to review the State reports of Canada, Djibouti, Ecuador, Kuwait, New Zealand, Russia, Tajikistan, and the United Arab Emirates.

* HR Council Advisory CommitteeHR Council Advisory Committee

The UN Human Rights Council Advisory Committee will hold its 19th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 7 to August 11, 2017.

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* WG Discr Women - SamoaWG Discr Women - Samoa

The United Nations Working Group on discrimination against Women in law and practice will conduct a country visit to Samoa from August 8 to 18, 2017.

* CERD 93rd SessionCERD 93rd Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 93rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 31 to August 25, 2017 to review the State reports of Canada, Djibouti, Ecuador, Kuwait, New Zealand, Russia, Tajikistan, and the United Arab Emirates.

* International Youth DayInternational Youth Day

International Youth Day is observed on August 12.

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* WG Discr Women - SamoaWG Discr Women - Samoa

The United Nations Working Group on discrimination against Women in law and practice will conduct a country visit to Samoa from August 8 to 18, 2017.

* CERD 93rd SessionCERD 93rd Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 93rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 31 to August 25, 2017 to review the State reports of Canada, Djibouti, Ecuador, Kuwait, New Zealand, Russia, Tajikistan, and the United Arab Emirates.

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* WG Discr Women - SamoaWG Discr Women - Samoa

The United Nations Working Group on discrimination against Women in law and practice will conduct a country visit to Samoa from August 8 to 18, 2017.

* SR Hazard Waste - Sierra LeoneSR Hazard Waste - Sierra Leone

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes will conduct a country visit to Sierra Leone from August 14 to 25, 2017.

* SR IDPs - El SalvadorSR IDPs - El Salvador

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons will conduct a country visit in El Salvador from August 14 to 18, 2017.

* WG Communications 21st SessWG Communications 21st Sess

The United Nations Human Rights Council Working Group on Communications will hold its 21st Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 14 to 18, 2017.

* CRP Disabilities 18th SessionCRP Disabilities 18th Session

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will hold its 18th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 14 to September 1, 2017 to review the State reports of Haiti, Latvia, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Morocco, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

* CERD 93rd SessionCERD 93rd Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 93rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 31 to August 25, 2017 to review the State reports of Canada, Djibouti, Ecuador, Kuwait, New Zealand, Russia, Tajikistan, and the United Arab Emirates.

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* WG Discr Women - SamoaWG Discr Women - Samoa

The United Nations Working Group on discrimination against Women in law and practice will conduct a country visit to Samoa from August 8 to 18, 2017.

* SR Hazard Waste - Sierra LeoneSR Hazard Waste - Sierra Leone

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes will conduct a country visit to Sierra Leone from August 14 to 25, 2017.

* SR IDPs - El SalvadorSR IDPs - El Salvador

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons will conduct a country visit in El Salvador from August 14 to 18, 2017.

* WG Communications 21st SessWG Communications 21st Sess

The United Nations Human Rights Council Working Group on Communications will hold its 21st Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 14 to 18, 2017.

* CRP Disabilities 18th SessionCRP Disabilities 18th Session

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will hold its 18th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 14 to September 1, 2017 to review the State reports of Haiti, Latvia, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Morocco, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

* CERD 93rd SessionCERD 93rd Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 93rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 31 to August 25, 2017 to review the State reports of Canada, Djibouti, Ecuador, Kuwait, New Zealand, Russia, Tajikistan, and the United Arab Emirates.

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* WG Discr Women - SamoaWG Discr Women - Samoa

The United Nations Working Group on discrimination against Women in law and practice will conduct a country visit to Samoa from August 8 to 18, 2017.

* SR Hazard Waste - Sierra LeoneSR Hazard Waste - Sierra Leone

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes will conduct a country visit to Sierra Leone from August 14 to 25, 2017.

* SR IDPs - El SalvadorSR IDPs - El Salvador

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons will conduct a country visit in El Salvador from August 14 to 18, 2017.

* WG Communications 21st SessWG Communications 21st Sess

The United Nations Human Rights Council Working Group on Communications will hold its 21st Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 14 to 18, 2017.

* CRP Disabilities 18th SessionCRP Disabilities 18th Session

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will hold its 18th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 14 to September 1, 2017 to review the State reports of Haiti, Latvia, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Morocco, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

* CERD 93rd SessionCERD 93rd Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 93rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 31 to August 25, 2017 to review the State reports of Canada, Djibouti, Ecuador, Kuwait, New Zealand, Russia, Tajikistan, and the United Arab Emirates.

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* WG Discr Women - SamoaWG Discr Women - Samoa

The United Nations Working Group on discrimination against Women in law and practice will conduct a country visit to Samoa from August 8 to 18, 2017.

* SR Hazard Waste - Sierra LeoneSR Hazard Waste - Sierra Leone

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes will conduct a country visit to Sierra Leone from August 14 to 25, 2017.

* SR IDPs - El SalvadorSR IDPs - El Salvador

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons will conduct a country visit in El Salvador from August 14 to 18, 2017.

* WG Communications 21st SessWG Communications 21st Sess

The United Nations Human Rights Council Working Group on Communications will hold its 21st Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 14 to 18, 2017.

* CRP Disabilities 18th SessionCRP Disabilities 18th Session

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will hold its 18th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 14 to September 1, 2017 to review the State reports of Haiti, Latvia, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Morocco, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

* CERD 93rd SessionCERD 93rd Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 93rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 31 to August 25, 2017 to review the State reports of Canada, Djibouti, Ecuador, Kuwait, New Zealand, Russia, Tajikistan, and the United Arab Emirates.

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* WG Discr Women - SamoaWG Discr Women - Samoa

The United Nations Working Group on discrimination against Women in law and practice will conduct a country visit to Samoa from August 8 to 18, 2017.

* SR Hazard Waste - Sierra LeoneSR Hazard Waste - Sierra Leone

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes will conduct a country visit to Sierra Leone from August 14 to 25, 2017.

* SR IDPs - El SalvadorSR IDPs - El Salvador

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons will conduct a country visit in El Salvador from August 14 to 18, 2017.

* WG Communications 21st SessWG Communications 21st Sess

The United Nations Human Rights Council Working Group on Communications will hold its 21st Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 14 to 18, 2017.

* CRP Disabilities 18th SessionCRP Disabilities 18th Session

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will hold its 18th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 14 to September 1, 2017 to review the State reports of Haiti, Latvia, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Morocco, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

* CERD 93rd SessionCERD 93rd Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 93rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 31 to August 25, 2017 to review the State reports of Canada, Djibouti, Ecuador, Kuwait, New Zealand, Russia, Tajikistan, and the United Arab Emirates.

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* SR Hazard Waste - Sierra LeoneSR Hazard Waste - Sierra Leone

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes will conduct a country visit to Sierra Leone from August 14 to 25, 2017.

* CRP Disabilities 18th SessionCRP Disabilities 18th Session

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will hold its 18th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 14 to September 1, 2017 to review the State reports of Haiti, Latvia, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Morocco, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

* CERD 93rd SessionCERD 93rd Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 93rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 31 to August 25, 2017 to review the State reports of Canada, Djibouti, Ecuador, Kuwait, New Zealand, Russia, Tajikistan, and the United Arab Emirates.

* World Humanitarian DayWorld Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day is observed on August 19.

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* SR Hazard Waste - Sierra LeoneSR Hazard Waste - Sierra Leone

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes will conduct a country visit to Sierra Leone from August 14 to 25, 2017.

* CRP Disabilities 18th SessionCRP Disabilities 18th Session

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will hold its 18th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 14 to September 1, 2017 to review the State reports of Haiti, Latvia, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Morocco, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

* CERD 93rd SessionCERD 93rd Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 93rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 31 to August 25, 2017 to review the State reports of Canada, Djibouti, Ecuador, Kuwait, New Zealand, Russia, Tajikistan, and the United Arab Emirates.

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* SR Hazard Waste - Sierra LeoneSR Hazard Waste - Sierra Leone

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes will conduct a country visit to Sierra Leone from August 14 to 25, 2017.

* WG Arbitrary Detention 79thWG Arbitrary Detention 79th

The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention will hold its 79th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 21 to 25, 2017.

* CRP Disabilities 18th SessionCRP Disabilities 18th Session

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will hold its 18th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 14 to September 1, 2017 to review the State reports of Haiti, Latvia, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Morocco, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

* Inter-American Court 119thInter-American Court 119th

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 119th Regular Session in San Jose, Costa Rica from August 21 to September 1, 2017.

* CERD 93rd SessionCERD 93rd Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 93rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 31 to August 25, 2017 to review the State reports of Canada, Djibouti, Ecuador, Kuwait, New Zealand, Russia, Tajikistan, and the United Arab Emirates.

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* SR Hazard Waste - Sierra LeoneSR Hazard Waste - Sierra Leone

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes will conduct a country visit to Sierra Leone from August 14 to 25, 2017.

* SR Housing - JapanSR Housing - Japan

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context will conduct a country visit in Japan from August 22 to 31, 2017.

* WG Arbitrary Detention 79thWG Arbitrary Detention 79th

The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention will hold its 79th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 21 to 25, 2017.

* CRP Disabilities 18th SessionCRP Disabilities 18th Session

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will hold its 18th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 14 to September 1, 2017 to review the State reports of Haiti, Latvia, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Morocco, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

* Inter-American Court 119thInter-American Court 119th

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 119th Regular Session in San Jose, Costa Rica from August 21 to September 1, 2017.

* CERD 93rd SessionCERD 93rd Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 93rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 31 to August 25, 2017 to review the State reports of Canada, Djibouti, Ecuador, Kuwait, New Zealand, Russia, Tajikistan, and the United Arab Emirates.

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* SR Hazard Waste - Sierra LeoneSR Hazard Waste - Sierra Leone

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes will conduct a country visit to Sierra Leone from August 14 to 25, 2017.

* SR Housing - JapanSR Housing - Japan

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context will conduct a country visit in Japan from August 22 to 31, 2017.

* WG Arbitrary Detention 79thWG Arbitrary Detention 79th

The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention will hold its 79th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 21 to 25, 2017.

* CRP Disabilities 18th SessionCRP Disabilities 18th Session

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will hold its 18th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 14 to September 1, 2017 to review the State reports of Haiti, Latvia, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Morocco, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

* CERD 93rd SessionCERD 93rd Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 93rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 31 to August 25, 2017 to review the State reports of Canada, Djibouti, Ecuador, Kuwait, New Zealand, Russia, Tajikistan, and the United Arab Emirates.

* Inter-American Court 119thInter-American Court 119th

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 119th Regular Session in San Jose, Costa Rica from August 21 to September 1, 2017.

* Slave Trade Abolition DaySlave Trade Abolition Day

International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition is observed on August 23.

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* SR Hazard Waste - Sierra LeoneSR Hazard Waste - Sierra Leone

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes will conduct a country visit to Sierra Leone from August 14 to 25, 2017.

* SR Housing - JapanSR Housing - Japan

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context will conduct a country visit in Japan from August 22 to 31, 2017.

* WG Arbitrary Detention 79thWG Arbitrary Detention 79th

The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention will hold its 79th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 21 to 25, 2017.

* CRP Disabilities 18th SessionCRP Disabilities 18th Session

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will hold its 18th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 14 to September 1, 2017 to review the State reports of Haiti, Latvia, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Morocco, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

* Inter-American Court 119thInter-American Court 119th

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 119th Regular Session in San Jose, Costa Rica from August 21 to September 1, 2017.

* CERD 93rd SessionCERD 93rd Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 93rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 31 to August 25, 2017 to review the State reports of Canada, Djibouti, Ecuador, Kuwait, New Zealand, Russia, Tajikistan, and the United Arab Emirates.

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* SR Hazard Waste - Sierra LeoneSR Hazard Waste - Sierra Leone

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes will conduct a country visit to Sierra Leone from August 14 to 25, 2017.

* SR Housing - JapanSR Housing - Japan

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context will conduct a country visit in Japan from August 22 to 31, 2017.

* WG Arbitrary Detention 79thWG Arbitrary Detention 79th

The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention will hold its 79th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 21 to 25, 2017.

* CRP Disabilities 18th SessionCRP Disabilities 18th Session

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will hold its 18th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 14 to September 1, 2017 to review the State reports of Haiti, Latvia, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Morocco, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

* Inter-American Court 119thInter-American Court 119th

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 119th Regular Session in San Jose, Costa Rica from August 21 to September 1, 2017.

* CERD 93rd SessionCERD 93rd Session

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will hold its 93rd Session in Geneva, Switzerland from July 31 to August 25, 2017 to review the State reports of Canada, Djibouti, Ecuador, Kuwait, New Zealand, Russia, Tajikistan, and the United Arab Emirates.

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* SR Housing - JapanSR Housing - Japan

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context will conduct a country visit in Japan from August 22 to 31, 2017.

* CRP Disabilities 18th SessionCRP Disabilities 18th Session

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will hold its 18th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 14 to September 1, 2017 to review the State reports of Haiti, Latvia, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Morocco, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

* Inter-American Court 119thInter-American Court 119th

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 119th Regular Session in San Jose, Costa Rica from August 21 to September 1, 2017.

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* SR Housing - JapanSR Housing - Japan

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context will conduct a country visit in Japan from August 22 to 31, 2017.

* CRP Disabilities 18th SessionCRP Disabilities 18th Session

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will hold its 18th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 14 to September 1, 2017 to review the State reports of Haiti, Latvia, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Morocco, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

* Inter-American Court 119thInter-American Court 119th

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 119th Regular Session in San Jose, Costa Rica from August 21 to September 1, 2017.

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* SR Housing - JapanSR Housing - Japan

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context will conduct a country visit in Japan from August 22 to 31, 2017.

* CRP Disabilities 18th SessionCRP Disabilities 18th Session

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will hold its 18th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 14 to September 1, 2017 to review the State reports of Haiti, Latvia, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Morocco, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

* Inter-American Court 119thInter-American Court 119th

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 119th Regular Session in San Jose, Costa Rica from August 21 to September 1, 2017.

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* SR Housing - JapanSR Housing - Japan

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context will conduct a country visit in Japan from August 22 to 31, 2017.

* CRP Disabilities 18th SessionCRP Disabilities 18th Session

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will hold its 18th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 14 to September 1, 2017 to review the State reports of Haiti, Latvia, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Morocco, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

* Inter-American Court 119thInter-American Court 119th

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 119th Regular Session in San Jose, Costa Rica from August 21 to September 1, 2017.

* Day against Nuclear TestsDay against Nuclear Tests

International Day against Nuclear Tests is observed on August 29.

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* SR Housing - JapanSR Housing - Japan

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context will conduct a country visit in Japan from August 22 to 31, 2017.

* CRP Disabilities 18th SessionCRP Disabilities 18th Session

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will hold its 18th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 14 to September 1, 2017 to review the State reports of Haiti, Latvia, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Morocco, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

* Inter-American Court 119thInter-American Court 119th

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 119th Regular Session in San Jose, Costa Rica from August 21 to September 1, 2017.

* Enforced Disappearances DayEnforced Disappearances Day

International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances is observed on August 30.

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* SR Housing - JapanSR Housing - Japan

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context will conduct a country visit in Japan from August 22 to 31, 2017.

* CRP Disabilities 18th SessionCRP Disabilities 18th Session

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will hold its 18th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from August 14 to September 1, 2017 to review the State reports of Haiti, Latvia, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Morocco, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

* Inter-American Court 119thInter-American Court 119th

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 119th Regular Session in San Jose, Costa Rica from August 21 to September 1, 2017.

   
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