Online welcome meeting with the incoming President of the UN Human Rights Council

Location: ONLINE

Tuesday 9 February

3:00 - 4.15pm (CET)

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ISHR and HRCnet are pleased to be hosting an online welcome meeting with Ambassador Nazhat Shameem Khan, the incoming President of the Human Rights Council and former president Ambassador Elisabeth Tichy-Fisslberger.

This will be a unique opportunity for civil society colleagues, human rights experts and diplomats to have a conversation with both the incoming and former Presidents of the world's peak human rights body and wish farewell to the outgoing Bureau. The event will include an interview of both Presidents based on questions by ISHR and the audience.

The event will be in English with simultaneous interpretation in French and Spanish. The event will be live streamed on ISHR YouTube channel.

To help us prepare for the meeting, here is what you can do:

  1. Send us your questions for the incoming and/or outgoing Presidents in advance at [email protected] or [email protected] or be ready to send them via the Q&A during the meeting
  2. Tweet your thoughts about what the Human Rights Council's priorities for 2021 should be, using #HRC2021. We'll share a selection with the incoming President.

ISHR thanks the Permanent Mission of Australia in Geneva for its contribution to this welcome meeting.