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Draft programme of Work for the 1st part of the 6th session of the Human Rights Council (10 September – 28 Septembre 2007)

September 2007

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Draft programme of Work for the 1st part of the 6th session of the Human Rights Council

(10 September – 28 Septembre 2007)

 

First draft 21/08/2007 (still subject to further changes)

 

 

 

1st week

2nd week

3rd week

 

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a.m.

10.09

17.09

24.09

Item 1

Organizational & procedural matters

Assessment of mandates

·      SR Sale of children (J.M. Petit)

·      SR housing (M. Kothari)

·      IE Haiti (L. Joinet)

Item 43

HR situations that require the HRC’s attention

·      Follow-up to Res. OM/1/3

Item 2

Annual report of the HC, reports of OHCHR & the SG

 

p.m.

 

Informal Meeting

Item 3 (Cont’d)

·      Rectification of the legal status of CESCR – Res. 4/72

·      WG on OPCESCR (Res. 1/3)

Assessment of mandates

·      SR Food (J. Ziegler)

·      SR Indigenous (R. Stavenhagen)

·      IE Eco. reform (B. N. Mudho)

 

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a.m.

11.09

18.09

25.09

 

Cont’d

Item 5

HR bodies and mechanisms

·      SP mandate-holders: technical requirements

Assessment of mandates (Cont’d)

·      SR DRC (T. Pacéré)2

·      IE Burundi (A. Okola) 2

 

p.m.

 

Cont’d

Item 5 (Cont’d)

·      HRC Advisory Committee: technical requirements

Item 10

Technical assistance & capacity building

·      T. Pacéré (DRC – Res. 1/102)2

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a.m.

12.09

19.09

26.09

 

 

Cont’d

Item 5 (Cont’d)

·      WGs (Indigenous, Slavery, Minorities, Social Forum)

 

(Cont’d)

·      Composition of WGC

 

p.m.

 

 

(WG RtD)2

 

Item 6

Universal Periodic Review

·      Guidelines & Modalities

 

 

Selection of UPR countries for 2008

 

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a.m.

13.09

20.09

27.09

Item 3

Promotion & protection of HR

·      Reports of SP and ID

A. Jahangir (Religion – Res. 4/10)

S. Huda (Trafficking – Res. 1/102)2

R. Rizki (HR & Int’l Solidarity – Res. 1/102)

Item 7

HR Situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories

 

·      Follow-up to Res. OM/1/2

 

 

 

Conclusions and decisions

 

p.m.

Item 3 (Cont’d)

·      Report and ID

R. Coomaraswamy (Children & armed conflict)2

·      Other reports & related debates[1]

 

Item 8

Follow-up & implementation of the VDPA

 

(Cont’d)

 

 

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a.m.

14.09

21.09

28.09

Item 3 (Cont’d)

 

Item 9 (Cont’d)

·      Durban PrepCom (progress report)[2]

 

(Cont’d)

Item 9[3]

Racism, follow-up & implementation of the DDPA

·      D. Diène (Racism - Res. 4/9)

 

p.m.

Assessment of mandates

·      WG arb. detention (L. Zerrougui)

·      WG disappearances (S. Corcuera Cabezut)

 

Item 9 (Cont’d)

·      WG on follow-up to Durban

 

 

(Cont’d)

 

 

 



[1] Reports requested by HRC resolutions: unilateral coercive measures (Res. 4/103), access to water (Res. 2/104), defamation of religion (Res. 4/9)

[2] To be confirmed

[3] Early/late consideration of agenda item to ensure the presence of the mandate-holder


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