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Docip's Weekly News No. 184


Dear friend,

Welcome to our first weekly newsletter of the new year. We present you the usual five sections: Next week's meetings, important deadlines, upcoming meetings, social network news and recent publications.

Please visit also our recently updated online agenda of international meetings and our daily updated Facebook page.

We would like to thank you for your trust in our organization and your support for our work and we're looking forward to share our energy and compassion with you in 2020.

Best regards,

The Docip team


JANUARY 19 - 25, 2020

83rd session of the Committee on the rights of the child

January 20 - February 7, 2020, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

  • Website
  • Programme of Work
  • Consideration of State Reports: Austria, Belarus, Costa Rica, Hungary, Rwanda, State of Palestine

35th session of the Universal periodic review (UPR)

January 20 - 31, 2020, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

  • Website
  • Timetable
  • List of Troikas
  • UPR-Info
  • States under review: Armenia, Grenada, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Guyana, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Spain, Sweden, Turkey



Call for submissions of information on the human rights situation in the Philippines

Call for applications: UPR 36 Pre-sessions (March 31 – April 3, 2020, tbc)

Cultural Survival: Call for Proposals for projects in Indigenous community radio

DGM Photo Contest: The power of storytelling through the eyes of indigenous peoples and local communities

UPR: NGO contributions to the stakeholder report for the 37th session 

  • (Micronesia (Federated States of), Lebanon, Mauritania, Nauru, Rwanda, Nepal, Saint Lucia, Oman, Austria, Myanmar, Australia, Georgia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Sao Tome and Principe)
  • Deadline: March 19, 2020



41st session of the Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC)

March 16 - 20, 2020, WIPO, Geneva, Switzerland

19th session of the Permanent forum on indigenous issues

April 13 - 24, 2020, UNHQ, New York, USA

  • Website
  • Theme: “Peace, justice and strong institutions: the role of indigenous peoples in implementing Sustainable Development Goal 16”







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