Human Rights Committee - 134th Session - February-March 2022

Published on 15 Nov 2021, 02:41 PM

State reviews of Bolivia, Cambodia, Iraq, Israel, Qatar and Russian Federation

It is still unclear whether the civil society will be allowed to attend the session in person.

The 134th session of the Human Rights Committee will be held from 28 February to 25 March 2022. The Committee will review Bolivia, Cambodia, Iraq, Israel, Qatar and Russian Federation. The dialogue will be public and will be possible to follow online.

The Committee will also adopt the List of Issues in relation to Brazil, Eqypt and Turkmenistan.

The Committee will also evaluate Australia, Lebanon, Guatemala and Norway under the follow-up procedure to Concluding Observations.

The full program of work will be available here.

Deadlines for submission of reports

The deadline for information with respect to States upon which List of Issues will be adopted is 3 JANUARY 2022

The deadline for information on States that are going to be considered under the Follow-up procedure is 24 JANUARY 2022

The deadline for information on State parties to be examined by the Committee is 31 JANUARY 2022

Submissions should be limited to a maximum of 10,000 words and provided in electronic form ONLY.

The full NGO briefing note with more information about the process is available here

Informal briefings

The NGO informal briefings for each State party under review are organised by the CCPR Centre, in agreement with the Human Rights Committee's Secretariat. They will take place via Zoom or in a hybrid maner if NGOs are allowed by the UN to participate in person. 

The registration deadline is 21 FEBRUARY 2022. Only the NGOs/NHRIs who have confirmed their attendance within the deadline and provided reports will be allowed to take the floor. More information on the registration process will follow. 

Don't hesitate to contact us at info@ccprcentre.org if you would like more information. 

Rules of Procedure of the Human Rights Committee

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CCPR NGO Participation

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Documents adopted by the Human Rights Committee (November 2012)

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