Human Rights Committee - 137th Session - February - March 2023

Published on 03 Nov 2022, 11:34 AM

State reviews of Egypt, Panama, Peru, Sri Lanka, Turkmenistan, and Zambia

Staircase of Palais Wilson, Geneva. By Luca Fascini / FIPOI

The 137th session of the Human Rights Committee will be held from 27 February to 24 March 2023. The Committee will review Egypt, Panama, Peru, Sri Lanka, Turkmenistan, and Zambia.

The dialogue will be public and will be possible to follow in-person and online. The Committee will also adopt the List of Issues in relation to Namibia, Serbia, and the Syrian Arab Republic, and the list of issues prior to reporting of Kazakhstan.

The Committee will also evaluate Belarus, Estonia, The Netherlands and Aruba, and Tajikistan under the follow-up procedure to Concluding Observations.

The program of work will be available here soon, but last minute modifications are possible. You can check the latest version on the session's page.

Deadlines for submission of reports

The deadline to submit NGO written contributions (alternative reports) for the adoption of list of issues is 3 January 2023, and for the States parties under review, 30 January 2023.

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.

You can register for the informal briefings by filling in a form that will be available in this website soon. Dates and times of the briefings will be available soon.

Do not 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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Documents adopted by the Human Rights Committee (November 2012)

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