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44th Regular Session of Human Rights Council
APPROX. TIMES (CET)
10h00 Panel discussion on the issue of technical cooperation and capacity-building in human rights with the theme “Upholding the human rights of prisoners, including women prisoners and offenders: enhancing technical cooperation and capacity-building in the implementation of the Nelson Mandela Rules and the Bangkok Rules”

12h00 Presentation of report by the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of human rights in Venezuela with a special focus on the independence of the justice system and access to justice, including for violations of economic and social rights and the situation of human rights in the Arco Minero del Orinoco region (presented by Deputy High Commissioner Nada Al Nashif), followed by concerned country statement and interactive discussion.

13h00-15h00 BREAK

15h00 (Continuation) Interactive discussion on report of High Commissioner on Venezuela

15h30 Presentation of report by the Working Group on human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises on the 8th session of the Forum on Business and Human Rights held from 25-27 November 2019

15h45 Presentation of reports by the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, E. Tendayi Achiume, addressing racial equality in the context of information technology, on her missions to the Netherlands and Qatar, and on combatting the glorification of Nazism and neo-Nazism, followed by concerned country statements and interactive discussion.

18h00 Meeting ends
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