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Docip agenda: August 22 - 28, 2016


2016-08-20

Conferences

90th Session of the Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

August 2 - 26, 2016, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

Countries scheduled for consideration: Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Paraguay, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

16th Session of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

August 15 - September 2, 2016, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

Countries scheduled for consideration: Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Colombia, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Italy, Republic of Moldova, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay
List of issues: Canada

Deadlines

25th session of the Committee on Migrant Workers

Working Group on discrimination against women in law and in practice: Questionnaire on good practices

Call for expressions of interest for 2017 WIPO Indigenous Fellowship

Questionnaire on Biodiversity and Human Rights (Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment)

    http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Issues/Business/ForumSession5/2016BusinessForumCallProposals.pdf

    Future events

    9th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

    September 13, 2016

    33rd Session of the Human Rights Council

    September 13 - 30, 2016, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

    • Website
    • Accreditation
    • Annotations to the agenda
    • Provisional programme of work
    • Half-day panel discussion (20 September): The causes and consequences of violence against indigenous women and girls, including those with disabilities
    • Informal meetings with Guatemala and Mexico on the draft resolutions concerning Indigenous Peoples (tentative):
      13 September: 3:00pm-5:00pm
      15 September: 10:00am-12:00pm
      19 September: 10:00am-12:00pm
      The draft resolutions and the reports will be available at the beginning of September.

    31st Session of the WIPO Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC)

    September 19 - 23, 2016, Geneva, Switzerland

    Publications

     


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