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31st session of the Human Rights Council

 29th February to 24th March 2016
Geneva
 Overview of written submissions to the HRC​

 

Agenda Items

 Written submissions by NHRIs

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Item 1 - Organizational and procedural matters

 

Written submission by the International Coordinating Committee of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (ICC) - The Mérida Declaration. The Role of National Human Rights Institutions in implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

A/HRC/31/NI/13

A/HRC/31/NI/14 A/HRC/31/NI/15

A/HRC/31/NI/16

Item 3 - High-level panel discussion on the 50th anniversary of the International Covenants on Human Rights

Information submitted by the National Human Rights Council of Morocco –

Mémorandum relative aux rassemblements publics : Pour le renforcement des garanties du droit de réunion, de rassemblement et de manifestation Dahir n°1-58-377

A/HRC/31/NI/10

Item 3 - High-level panel discussion on the 50th anniversary of the International Covenants on Human Rights

Information submitted by the National Human Rights Council of Morocco –

Mémorandum sur la liberté associative au Maroc

 

 

A/HRC/31/NI/11

Item 3 - High-level panel discussion on the 50th anniversary of the International Covenants on Human Rights

Information submitted by the National Human Rights Council of Morocco –

Mémorandum sur l'avant-projet du Code de de la presse et de l'édition au Maroc

A/HRC/31/NI/12

Item 3

Written submission by the Azerbaijan: Human Rights Commissioner (Ombudsman) - The activities of the Commissioner for Human Rights of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the protection of the rights of persons with disabilities

A/HRC/31/NI/18

Item 3

Written submission by the Azerbaijan: Human Rights Commissioner (Ombudsman)- The 24th anniversary of the Khojaly Genocide

A/HRC/31/NI/2

Item 3

Institución del Procurador de los Derechos Humanos de Guatemala Declaración en relación a la situación del Ambiente

A/HRC/31/NI/4

 

Item 3

Institución del Procurador de los Derechos Humanos de Guatemala Declaración en relación a la situación de defensores y defensoras de derechos humanos

A/HRC/31/NI/5

 

Item 3

Institución del Procurador de los Derechos Humanos de Guatemala Declaración en relación a la situación de los derechos de las personas con discapacidad en Guatemala

A/HRC/31/NI/6​

 

Item 3

Institución del Procurador de los Derechos Humanos de Guatemala Declaración en relación a la situación del Derecho a la Alimentación


A/HRC/31/NI/7

Item 3

Institución del Procurador de los Derechos Humanos de Guatemala Declaración en relación a la situación de la violencia contra los niños, niñas y adolescentes

 

A/HRC/31/NI/8

Item 3

Written submission by the Greek National Commission for Human Rights Article 11 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on situations of risk and humanitarian emergencies

 

 

A/HRC/31/NI/9

Agenda item 6 -Universal Periodic Review

 

Written submission by the Rwanda: National Commission for Human Rights

A/HRC/31/NI/3


Overview of oral ICC/NHRI statements delivered at HRC 31​

Agenda items

ICC/NHRI statements

Webcast

 General Segment

International Coordinating Committee of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (ICC). Speaker: Ms. Maryam Al-Attiyah, Secretary General National Human Rights Committee of Qatar 

Webcast

 Item 2: HC Annual Report followed by ID with the HC

International Coordinating Committee of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (ICC). Speaker:

 Commissioner Roberto Eugenio T. Cadiz, Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines

Webcast

 ITEM 2: Other HC/SG country reports followed by GD

Defensoría del Pueblo de Colombia. Speaker : Dr. Alfonso Cajiao Cabrera, Defensor del Pueblo

Webcast

 IItem 3: Clustered ID with SR on environment and SR on adequate housing

Ombudsman of the Republic of Serbia. Speaker: Mr Rober Sepi, Deputy Ombudsman – Country mission report - Video-statement

Webcast

Scottish Human Rights Commission. Speaker: Ms. Kavita Chetty, Head of Strategy and Legal - Video-statement

Webcast

 Item 3: Clustered IC with SASG on genocide and SR on Human Rights Defenders

International Coordinating Committee of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (ICC). Speaker: Katharina Rose, ICC Geneva Representative

Webcast

Joint statement of the three A status NHRI of the UK, Equality and Human Rights Commission, Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission and Scottish Human Rights Commission. Speaker: Ms. Rebecca Jane Hilsenrath, Chief Legal Officer - Video-statement

Webcast

 Item 3: Clustered ID with the IE on Foreign Debt and the SR on the right to food

SR on the right to food

Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines. Speaker:

Mr Roberto Eugenio T. Cadiz, Commissioner

– Country mission report

Webcast

Conseil national des droits de l’Homme du Maroc. Speaker : Mr. Mohammed Essabbar, Secretary General

– Country mission report

Webcast

IE on Foreign Debt 

Greek National Commission for Human Rights. Speaker: Mr Georgio Stavroupoulos, President – Country mission report - Video-statement

Webcast

Item 3: Clustered ID with the SR on torture and the SR on sale of children

SR on torture

The Public Defender’s Office of Georgia. Speaker: Mr. Ucha Nanuashvli, Public Defender – Country mission report - Video-statement

Webcast

Conseil national des droits de l’Homme du Maroc. Speaker : Mr. Mohammed Essabbar, Secretary General

Webcast

 Item 3: Clustered ID with SR on countering terrorism and the SR on cultural rights

SR on countering terrorism

Human Rights Commission of Malaysia. Speaker: Mr Tan Sri Hasmy Agam, Chairman - Video-statement

 

Webcast

 Item 3: General Debate

ICC Working Group on Business and Human Rights. Speaker: Ms Nabila Tbeur, Special Advisor to the President, National Human Rights Council of Morocco - Video-statement

Webcast

 Item 6: UPR

Commission Nationale des Droits de l’Homme de la Mauritanie. Speaker: Mme Irabiha ABDEL WEDOUD, Présidente

Webcast

National Commission for Human Rights of Rwanda. Speaker: Commissioner Pierre KAREMERA, Vice Chairperson

Webcast

National Human Rights Commission of Nepal. Speaker: Hon. Commissioner Ms. Mohna Ansari, Acting Secretary of the Commission

Webcast

Australian Human Rights Commission. Speaker: Prof. Gillian Triggs, President

Webcast

The Public Defender’s Office of Georgia. Speaker: Ms. Natia Katsitadze, Deputy Public Defender

Webcast

 Item 7: Individual ID w SR on OPTItem 7: Individual ID w SR on OPT

Independent Commission for Human Rights of Palestine. Speaker:

Dr. Varsen Shaheen, Commissioner General  – Country mission report

Webcast

 Item 10: Enhanced ID on Burundi

Commission Nationale Indépendante des droits de l’Homme. Speakers:  Mr Jean-Baptiste Boribonekeza, Chairperson - After country concerned

Webcast

 Item 10: ID on HC oral update on UkraineItem 10: ID on HC oral update on Ukraine

Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights. Speaker: Ms.Valeriya Lutkovska, Commissioner.

 

Webcast

 ITEM 10: HC/SG country reports followed by GD

Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission. Speaker: Dr. Sima Samar, Chairperson

Webcast

 Annual High-Level Panel on Human Rights Mainstreaming

International Coordinating Committee of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (ICC). Speaker:  Lic. Luis Raúl González Pérez, President, National Human Rights Commission of Mexico - Video-statement

Webcast

 High-level Panel on the 50th anniversary of the HR Covenants

Human Rights Commission of Malaysia. Speaker: Speaker: Katharina Rose, ICC Geneva Representative.

Webcast

Commission Nationale des Droits de l’Homme de la Mauritanie. Speaker: Mme Irabiha ABDEL WEDOUD, Présidente

Webcast

 Debate on State of Racial Discrimination worldwide

Commissioner for Fundamental Rights of Hungary.

Speaker: Ms Elisabeth Sandor-Szalay, Deputy Commissioner

Webcast



 

 Annotated Agenda and Programme of Work

 
  
  
  
expand Title : Annotated Agenda ‎(1)
expand Title : Programme of Work ‎(1)
 

 ICC Statements

 
  
  
  
expand Title : ICC statement - AHLP Mainstreaming - SDGs ‎(2)
expand Title : ICC statement - General Segment ‎(3)
expand Title : ICC statement - SR Human Rights Defenders  ‎(3)
expand Title : ICC Statement HRC 31 - HC Annual Report ‎(3)
 

 High Level Segment – General Segment

 
  
  
  
expand Title : ICC statement - General Segment ‎(3)
expand Title : Statement - The Commonwealth ‎(1)

​​Item 2: Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and reports of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General

 

 High Commissioner Annual Report followed by ID

 
  
  
  
expand Title : ICC Statement HRC 31 - HC Annual Report FINAL ‎(3)
 

 Other HC/SG country reports followed by GD

 
  
  
  
expand Title : Statement on HC report on Colombia - Defensoria del Pueblo de Colombia ‎(1)
 

Item 3: Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development

 

 Clustered ID with SR on environment and adequate housing

 
  
  
  
expand Title : Serbian Ombudsman - Video Statement Transcript ‎(1)
expand Title : SHRC - video statement transcript  ‎(1)
 

 Clustered ID with the SASA on genocide and the SR on Human Right Defenders

 
  
  
  
expand Title : ICC Statement - SR Human Rights Defenders  ‎(3)
expand Title : Joint video-statement EHRC, SHRC, NIHRC - SR Human Rights Defenders ‎(1)
 

 Clustered ID with IE on foreign debt and the SR on the right to food

 
  
  
  
expand Title : CNDH Morocco Oral Statement  - SR Right to Food ‎(1)
expand Title : Philippines Human Rights Commission statement - SR Right to food  ‎(1)
expand Title : Transcript video-statement GNCR - SR on foreign debt  ‎(1)
 

 Clustered ID with the SR on torture and SR on sale of children

 
  
  
  
expand Title : Statement CNDH Maroc - SR on torture  ‎(1)
expand Title : Transcript Video-statement Public Defender of Georgia - SR on torture  ‎(1)
 

 Clustered ID with the SR on countering terrorism and SR on cultural rights

 
  
  
  
expand Title : Transcript-SUHAKAM Statement to HRC31 on Human Rights and Terrorism ‎(1)
 

 General Debate (item 3)

 
  
  
  
expand Title : Transcript - Video-statement ICC WG on BHR - Report OEWG TNC  ‎(1)
 

Item 6: Universal Periodic Review

 

 UPR Outcomes

 
  
  
  
expand Title : NHRI Nepal - Statement UPR  ‎(1)
expand Title : NHRI Rwanda - Statement UPR ‎(1)
expand Title : Statement Australian National HR Commission - UPR ‎(1)
expand Title : Statement Deputy Public Defender of Georgia - UPR ‎(1)
expand Title : Statement NHRI Mauritania - UPR  ‎(1)

Item 7: Human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories 

 

 Individual ID with the SR on the OPT

 
  
  
  
expand Title : Palestinian Independent Commission for HR - Statement on report SR on OPT  ‎(1)
 

Item 10: Technical assistance and capacity-building 
 

 General Debate (item 10)

 
  
  
  
expand Title : Afghan IHRC - Statement HRC31 ‎(1)
expand Title : Item 10: Enhanced ID on Burundi - Statement NHRI Burundi  ‎(1)
expand Title : Item 10: ID on HC oral update on Ukraine - Statement Ukranian Parliament Commissioner for HR ‎(1)

Panels 

  
  
  
expand Title : Annual High-Level Panel on Human Rights Mainstreaming  ‎(2)
expand Title : Debate on State of Racial Discrimination worldwide ‎(1)
expand Title : HL Panel discussion on the 50th anniversary of the UN HR Covenants  ‎(2)