42nd session of the Human Rights Council (9 - 27 September 2019)

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Biennial panel discussion on unilateral coercive measures and human rights 
Theme: The way forward to a United Nations declaration on the negative impact of unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of all human rights, including the right to development

Annual half-day panel discussion on the rights of indigenous peoples
Theme: Promotion and preservation of indigenous languages

Annual discussion on the integration of a gender perspective throughout the work of the Human Rights Council and that of its mechanisms
Theme: Gender-responsive initiatives to accelerate gender equality


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Rohingya refugees and the right to education
Rohingya refugees and the right to education
A learning centre in Malaysia is giving Rohingya refugees a chance to have an education. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet visited the centre on a recent trip to the country.
15 October 2019
Older persons invisible and vulnerable in emergencies
Older persons invisible and vulnerable in emergencies
Lack of data, exacerbated inequalities and concerns for mobility and safety are some of the issues facing older persons in emergency situations, said Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, UN Independent Expert on the enjoyment and exercise of human rights of older persons. This lack of assistance and programmes renders older persons invisible during emergencies.
1 October 2019
10,000 people a day must be freed to end slavery by 2030
10,000 people a day must be freed to end slavery by 2030
In her latest report to the Human Rights Council, UN expert on contemporary forms of slavery, Urmila Bhoola, says that emerging global issues are putting more people of risk of being exploited or enslaved.
19 September 2019

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