26th session of the Advisory Committee

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The twenty-sixth session of the Advisory Committee will take place from 16 to 20 August 2021.

Note: In view of the current restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the session will be held in a hybrid format. Participants may therefore choose to either be physically present in Room XX at the Palais des Nations or participate remotely via Zoom. All participants who choose to be physically present in Room XX will be required, for their safety and the safety of others, to be free of COVID-19 symptoms, to maintain the recommended physical distancing at all times, and to wear face-covering masks at all times.

The secretariat will communicate in due course the Zoom link(s) and detailed guidelines on how to follow the proceedings in the 6 official languages and take the floor through Zoom to all representatives accredited to the session through INDICO.

Accreditation

Accreditation to the session is required through INDICO. All representatives of States, national human rights institutions and non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council wishing to participate in the session, either in person or remotely via Zoom, are requested to register their participation with the secretariat of the Advisory Committee through the following INDICO registration page: https://indico.un.org/event/33610/.

Inscription on the list of speakers

All participants registered through INDICO could deliver their statements either in-person from Room XX (while respecting the COVID-19 related measures in place), via pre-recorded messages, or live on Zoom.

Requests for inscription on the list of speakers should also be made online on INDICO at https://indico.un.org/event/33610/.

The online inscription for the lists of speakers will close on Thursday 12 August 2021 at 3 p.m. Geneva time. Please note that this requirement also applies to those participating through video-messages or live remote participation via Zoom.

What's new

Report of the session (A/HRC/AC/26/2)
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Draft programme of work
English

Provisional agenda and annotations (A/HRC/AC/26/1)
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Reports, Studies and Concept Papers

Moving towards racial equality: study of the Advisory Committee on appropriate ways and means of assessing the situation – Report of the Human Rights Council Advisory Committee (A/HRC/48/72)
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Negative effects of terrorism on the enjoyment of human rights – Report of the Human Rights Council Advisory Committee (A/HRC/48/66)
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Current levels of representation of women in human rights organs and mechanisms: ensuring gender balance – Report of the Human Rights Council Advisory Committee (A/HRC/47/51)
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Possible impacts, opportunities and challenges of new and emerging digital technologies with regard to the promotion and protection of human rights – Report of the Human Rights Council Advisory Committee (A/HRC/47/52)
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Experts' Contribution

Statements

Opening Statements

Statement by HRC President

Statement by HRCB Chief

Member States statements

Opening of the session

Cameroon

Cuba

Indonesia

Digital technologies

Cameroon

India

China

Russian Federation

Women's representation

Cameroon (on behalf of the African Group)

Peru

Mexico

Russian Federation

Follow up to report on Women's representation

Peru

Mexico

Racial equality in the world

Cameroon (on behalf of the African Group)

Cuba

China

India

Russian Federation

Negative effects of terrorism

Cameroon (on behalf of the African Group)

China

Cuba

India

Libya

Mexico

Russian Federation

Reflection papers and research proposals

Sri Lanka

NGO oral statement

Opening of the session

Digital technologies

International Commission of Jurists

Maat for Peace, Development and Human Rights Association

Institue for NGO Research

Women's representation

Maat for Peace, Development and Human Rights Association

Racial equality in the world

Organization for Defending Victims of Violence

Maat for Peace, Development and Human Rights Association

Institue for NGO Research

Negative effects of terrorism

International Commission of Jurists 

Maat for Peace, Development and Human Rights Association

Institue for NGO Research

NGO Written statements

Written statement submitted by Organization for Defending Victims of Violence (ODVV) (A/HRC/AC/26/NGO/1)

Written statement submitted by Maat for Peace, Development and Human Rights Association (A/HRC/AC/26/NGO/2)


Press Releases

Twenty-sixth session of the Human Rights Council Advisory Committee taking place from 16 to 20 August 2021
English
11 August 2021

Human Rights Council Advisory Committee concludes its 26th session
English
20 August 2021

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