16th Annual Meeting

The 16th annual meeting of special procedures will took place 29 June to 3 July 2009.

Report of the 16th annual meeting of special procedures of the Human Rights Council from 29 June to 3 July 2009.
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Documentation

ITEM I
Organization of work

Provisional Draft Agenda E F S
Timetable E F S
Annotated Agenda E F S

ITEM II
Activities of the Coordination Committee
Note on the activities of the Coordination Committee since June 2008 E F S

ITEM III
Exchange of views with the High Commissioner

   

ITEM IV
The Human Rights Council and the Special Procedures system


Note by the Secretariat: Developments at the Human Rights Council since June 2008 E
   

ITEM V
Working methods

Note by the Secretariat: A joint report on communications of all Special Procedures mandate holders

E F S

Note by the Secretariat: The Universal Periodic Review mechanism - Recent developments

E F S

Paper by Ms. Gay McDougall, Independent Expert on minority issues, and Mr. Olivier De Schutter, Special Rapporteur on the right to food, on a common approach to special human rights situations

E F S

Briefing material prepared by the UNOG Conference Services Division

E F S

Briefing material prepared by the OHCHR Media Section

E F S

   

ITEM VI
Integrating approaches and new mechanisms into the work of the Special Procedures

Note by the Secretariat on the protection of victims and witnesses who cooperate with United Nations Human Rights mechanisms

E F S

Report of the Secretary-General: “Progress reports and studies relevant to cooperation with representatives of United Nations human rights bodies”, A/HRC/10/36

E F S

Note by the Secretariat on human rights and climate change

E F S

ITEM VII
Joint session with chairpersons of Human Rights Treaty Bodies

Note by the Secretariat with suggested points for discussion

E F S

Note by the Secretariat: Follow-up to special procedures activities

E F S
   

ITEM VIII
Consultation with stakeholders

Report of the Secretary-General: “Effort of the United Nations system to prevent genocide and the activities of the Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide”, A/HRC/10/30 E F S A C R