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Docip's Weekly News No. 205


JUNE 14 - 20, 2020 

43rd session of the Human Rights Council (resumed)

June 15 - 19, 2020, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

Webinar: Brazil in crisis – COVID-19 is the tip of the iceberg

June 15, 2020, 3:00PM UTC/GMT English, Portuguese

Webinar: Indigenous Women and Youth in the time of Covid-19

June 17, 2020, 2:00–3:00PM UTC/GMT English

Webinar: Violations of Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples in the times of COVID-19 pandemic

June 18, 2020, 4:00–5:00PM UTC/GMT English


Please note: Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, most UN meetings in Geneva and New York are still postponed or cancelled. We are publishing virtual events here and on our Facebook page. If you know of any upcoming event, please write to pascal.angst(at) or use our contact form. Thank you!



Please visit these sources for further information on the Covid-19: 







Call for inputs:  Report of the Special Rapporteur on the impact of COVID-19 on Indigenous Peoples

UPR-Info: call for applications for Pre-Sessions 36

  • Deadline (extended for Croatia, Bulgaria, Maldives, and Marshall Islands): June 15, 2020

Call for inputs: UN report on Internal displacement in the context of the slow-onset adverse effects of climate change

Call for inputs: Joint questionnaire of special procedures - Protecting human rights during and after the COVID-19

Call for inputs: EMRIP Study on the Right to Land under the UNDRIP

Call for inputs: EMRIP Report on the Right to Repatriation of ceremonial objects, human remains, and intangible properties under the UNDRIP

Call for inputs: Suggestions for EMRIP proposals to the Human Rights Council in September 2020

Call for submissions: 37th session of the UPR (Jan/Feb 2021)

  • (Micronesia, Lebanon, Mauritania, Nauru, Rwanda, Nepal, Saint Lucia, Oman, Austria, Myanmar, Australia, Georgia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Sao Tome and Principe)
  • Deadline: July 9, 2020



High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (virtual)

July 7 - 16, 2020, UNHQ, New York, USA





  • Defending and protecting the defenders: Achievements, lessons learned and future perspectives (English | French | Spanish)
  • Considerations on Indigenous Peoples, Afro-Descendants, and Other Ethnic Groups During the COVID-19 Pandemic (English | Spanish)



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