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Pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 5/1, the Human Rights Council Advisory Committee (hereinafter "the Advisory Committee"), composed of 18 experts, has been established to function as a think-tank for the Council and work at its direction. The Advisory Committee replaces the former Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights.
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New - Upcoming Elections for 4 members of the Human Rights Council Advisory Committee (text with link to 3 Notes verbales attached)
Deadline 4 July 2017
African States - Latin American & Caribbean States - Western European and other States


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Report of the Advisory Committee on its 18th session A/HRC/AC/18/2
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Elections to be held at the 33rd session of the Human Rights Council (A/HRC/33/3)

Addendum to A/HRC/33/3
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HRC organizational meeting on the 36th session
28 August 2017

HRC intersessional panel discussion on the role of local government in the promotion and protection of human rights 4 September 2017

Human Rights Council 36th regular session
11 to 29 September 2017

HRC intersessional panel discussion on human rights, climate change, migrants and persons displaced across international borders
6 October 2017

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