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Today, the Human Rights Council resumes its forty-third session after being suspended as a preventive measure to counter the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus.

Today, the Human Rights Council resumes its forty-third session after being suspended as a preventive measure to counter the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus.

 

Today, the United Nations Human Rights Council opens its resumed forty-third regular session, which was suspended on March 13 due to the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus, and the work of the resumed session continues from 15 to 19 June at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

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Maat Foundation for Peace, Development and Human Rights is involved In the work of the resumed session, where the Council will hold general discussions about its work on Article 5 on human rights bodies and mechanisms, Article 6 on the periodic review mechanism, and Article 7 on the human rights situation in Palestine and the other occupied Arab territories.

 

 

 

 

Since the suspension of the forty-third session on March 13, the Council has held several virtual informal discussions, including a session held on April 9 with the High Commissioner for Human Rights, which focused on the effects of the Covid-19 crisis on human rights around the world, and another gathering of representatives of the Coordination Committee. Special Procedures mandate holders on April 30 for a discussion centering on the action taken by special procedures mandate holders in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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