Human Rights Council Elections: A discussion of candidates’ aspirations and vision of membership
In advance of the Human Rights Council elections that will take place this autumn, Amnesty International and the International Service for Human Rights (ISHR), with the co-sponsorship of the Permanent Mission of Panama, held a presentation and discussion of the pledges and commitments made by candidates running for the term starting 2017.
The meeting was intended to give candidates an opportunity to present their vision of membership on the Council and respond to questions on how they would realize the pledges and commitments they have made in seeking election.
Member States participating: Brazil, Croatia, Guatemala, Hungary, Iraq, Japan, Tunisia, United Kingdom, United States.
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