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Docip's Weekly News No. 217


SEPTEMBER 6 - 12, 2020 

14th pre-sessional Working group of the Committee on the rights of persons with disabilities

September 7 - 18, 2020, virtual session

19th session of the Committee on Enforced Disappearance

September 7 - 25, 2020, virtual session

5th Regional Forum on Business and Human Rights for Latin America and the Caribbean

September 7 -  11, 2020, virtual event

"Towards a Coherent Strategy for Indigenous Peoples’ Advocacy: A Global Indigenous Technical and Strategy Meeting on Sustainable Development Goals, Climate Change, and Biodiversity"

September 8 - 11,2020, English, Spanish, French, Russian

UN75 Virtual Youth Plenary

September 9, 2020, 2:00 - 5:00 PM UTC

  • Website
  • Theme: The Future we want, the UN we need: the future of multilateralism

Webinar: "COVID-19, Biodiversity and Climate Change: Indigenous Peoples Defining the Path Forward"

September 10, 2020, 1:00 – 2:30 PM UTC, English

Webinar (CBD): "Building back better: protecting biodiversity, combating land degradation and mitigating climate change"

September 10, 2020, 1:00 - 3:00 UTC, English

Webinar: "Ensuring meaningful participation of civil society in UN processes – Lessons learned from HLPF and the way forward"

September 11, 2020, 1:00 – 2:30 PM UTC, English




IPBES: Contributions on Indigenous and local knowledge

Call for input: UN report on the issue of killings of human rights defenders

NGO contributions to the stakeholder report for UPR 38 (May 2021)

  • Countries: Namibia, Niger, Mozambique, Estonia, Paraguay, Belgium, Denmark, Palau, Somalia, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, Latvia, Sierra Leone, Singapore
  • Deadline: October 15, 2020

Call for applications: The French Republic Human Rights Prize 2020

International Summer Program on Indigenous Peoples' Rights and Policy 2021 (ISHR)

Consultation on the EU Arctic Policy



45th session of the Human Rights Council

September 14 - October 2, 2020, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland







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 on our Facebook page. If you know of any upcoming event, please write to pascal.angst(at) or use our contact form. Thank you!



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