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28th session of the Human Rights Council

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01/03/2015 - 26/03/2015
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Palais des Nations

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On 2 to 27 March 2015 the 28th session of the Human Rights Council takes place, with sessions on different children’s rights topics among which sale of children, violence against children and children in armed conflicts. Thursday 12th March there’s a full day meeting on the rights of the child. Defence for Children International is organising a side event on Tuesday March 10, about torture, conditions of detention and children deprived of liberty in general.

The Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body within the United Nations system responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe and for addressing situations of human rights violations and make recommendations on them. It has the ability to discuss all thematic human rights issues and situations that require its attention throughout the year. The Council is made up of 47 United Nations Member States which are elected by the UN General Assembly.

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