Programme de travail de la 8ème session du Conseil

mai 2008

Programme of Work for the 8th session of the Human Rights Council (2-18 June 2008)

Draft version of 05.05.2008

 

 

 

1st week

 

2nd week

 

3rd week

 

M

O

N

D

A

Y

 

 

02.06

 

09.06

 

16.06

1000

-

1300

Item 1

 

Item 2

Update by the HC

 

***

1000

-

1300

Item 6

Consideration of UPR-reports

-  Bahrain

- Ecuador

-  Tunisia

1000

-

1300

Item 7

SR on OPT1

Follow-up to special sessions and HC-reports (Res. 6/19)

 

General debate Item 7

***

1500

-

1800

Item 3

Interactive dialogues

W. Kälin (IDPs)

P. Alston (summary executions)

L. Despouy (independence of judges and lawyers)

1500

-

1800

Consideration of UPR-reports

-  Morocco

-  Indonesia

-  Finland

1500

-

1800

Item 8

 

General debate Item 8

 

 

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T

U

E

S

D

A

Y

 

 

03.06

 

10.06

 

17.06

1000

-

1300

Item 3 (cont’d)

V. Muñoz (right to education)

M. Sepúlveda (extreme poverty)[1]

J. Ruggie (HR and transnational corporations)

1000

-

1300

Consideration of UPR-reports

-  United Kingdom

-  India

-  Brazil

1000

-

1300

Item 9

Durban PrepCom (oral report)

General debate Item 9

***

1500

-

1800

Item 3 (cont’d)

HC/SG-reports[2]

WG on OP ICESCR

WG on the right to development

General debate Item 3

***

1500

-

1800

Consideration of UPR-reports

-  Philippines

-  Algeria

-  Poland

1500

-

1800

Item 10

Interactive dialogue

L. Joinet (Haiti)

General debate Item 10

***

 

W

E

D

N

E

S

D

A

Y

 

04.06

 

11.06

 

18.06

1000

-

1300

RRI

SR on summary executions

SR on independence of judges and lawyers

SR on trafficking

 

1000

-

1300

Consideration of UPR-reports

-  Netherlands

-  South Africa

-  Czech Republic

1000

-

1300

Item 1

Appointment of SP-mandate-holders and of members of the expert mechanism on the rights of indigenous peoples

 

Decisions and conclusions

1500

-

1800

RRI

SR on right to education

SR on torture

SR on migrants

 

1500

-

1800

Consideration of UPR-reports

-  Argentina

-  Gabon

-  Ghana

1500

-

1800

Decisions and conclusions (cont’d)

 

Item 1

Adoption of the report of the 8th session

Adoption of the annual report

 

T

H

U

R

S

D

A

Y

 

05.06

 

12.06

 

19.06

0900

-

1200

RRI

SRSG on HR and TNCs

SR on extreme poverty

 

0900

-

1300

Consideration of UPR-reports

-  Peru

-  Guatemala

-  Benin

1000

-

1300

Organizational session of the third year of the Council[3]

 

Election of officers

Consideration and adoption of agenda, annual PofW, calendar of regular sessions for the Council year

1200 - 1500

Discussion on human rights of women[4]

 

1200

-

1500

Consideration of UPR-reports

-  Republic of Korea

-  Switzerland

-  Pakistan

1500

-

1800

Organizational session of the third year of the Council (cont’d)

1500

-

1800

Discussion on human rights of women (cont’d)

 

1500

-

1800

Consideration of UPR-reports

-  Zambia

-  Japan

-  Ukraine

F

R

I

D

A

Y

 

06.06

 

13.06

 

20.06

9.00

-

1200

Special Event dedicated to the entry into force of the Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities (1hr)

 

Discussion on draft UN guidelines for the protection and alternative care of children without parental care (1 hr)

1000

-

1300

Consideration of UPR-reports

-  Sri Lanka

-  France

-  Tonga

1000

-

1300

Organizational session of the third year of the Council (cont’d)

1200

-

1500

Item 4

Follow-up to special sessions (Myanmar)

General debate item 4

1500

-

1800

 

Cont’d

1500

-

1800

Consideration of UPR-reports

-  Romania

-  Mali

 

General debate Item 6

 

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1500

-

1800

Organizational session of the third year of the Council (cont’d)

 



[1] New mandate-holder to present reports of former mandate-holder, who was unable to be present as scheduled at HRC7.

[2] R2D, death penalty, fundamental standards of humanity, counter-terrorism + note on ICERD - Item 9.

[3] In accordance with Rule 8(a) of the Council’s rules of procedure

[4] Question of violence against women in all its forms and manifestation - cf. Res. 6/30 (OP20+21) - one full-day meeting.


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