21st regular session of the Human Rights Council (10 - 28 September, 5 November 2012)


Session report

Report of the Human Rights Council on its 21th session (A/HRC/21/2) - 
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Annotations to the agenda: Arabic - Chinese - English - French - Russian - Spanish
Programme of Work for Human Rights Council 21st session (Provisional; Subject to Change)
English and French
List of reports for the 21st Session of the Human Rights Council
Annual calendar of thematic resolutions (by HRC session)
List of themes and countries to be discussed at 21st session (per reports submitted)
NGO Parallel Events Calendar
(Provisional; as of 7 September 2012)


Statement of High Commissioner for Human Rights to the 21st session of Human Rights Council, 10 September 2012

NGO Written Statement

Press Releases


NGO Participation


Feature Stories

Human Rights Council Advisory Committee marks tenth anniversary
The Advisory Committee of the Human Rights Council marked its tenth anniversary with a commemorative event at its 21st session to reflect on the Committee’s contributions to the Council since it was established in 2008.
10 August 2018
Mandela: an exemplary citizen with a steadfast belief in human rights
The UN Human Rights Council reflects on the protection and promotion of human rights through the values of reconciliation, peace, freedom and racial equality as espoused by Nelson Mandela.
28 September 2012
Commission of Inquiry on Syria: civilians bearing the brunt of the “unrelenting spiral of violence”
The Commission of Inquiry on Syria alerts the Human Rights Council on escalating levels of violence and renews its call for a diplomatic resolution of the conflict in Syria.
18 September 2012
Ending the recruitment of child soldiers
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for children and armed conflict appeals to the Human Rights Council for greater protection of conflict-affected children.
12 September 2012
The 21st session of the Human Rights Council opens in Geneva
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UN Human Rights Chief Navi Pillay open the 21st session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.
10 September 2012

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