UN Human Rights Council to hold Special Session

UNHCRIn an announcement today the UN Human Rights Council says it will organize a Special Session on the current situation of human rights in Libya.

The holding of the session had been requested by Hungary. The request was signed by 47 states, both members and non-members from all regions of the world. The support of one-third of the membership of the Council (16 members or more) is required for a Special Session to be convened. The meeting will be held at 5pm in the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

The report says it should be noted that this is the first time a Council member will be the subject of a Special Session.

This entry was posted in News and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

3 Responses to UN Human Rights Council to hold Special Session

  1. Pingback: UN Human Rights Council to hold Special Session | LiveWord? Libya

  2. Pingback: Tweets that mention UN Human Rights Council to hold Special Session | Libya February 17th -- Topsy.com

  3. juliette says:

    That is interesting that Hungary initiated this. I hope and pray something good and actions are the result.

Comments are closed.