ANGOLAN JUSTICE MINISTER IN GENEVA FOR HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL SESSION

LUANDA, An Angolan delegation led Justice and Human Rights Minister Rui Mangueira has left for Geneva to attend the 34th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council.

The session, being held from Feb 27 to March 1, us taking place this year against an international context marked by the crises of refugees and migrants. Mangueira addressed the High Level segment of the Human Rights Council on Tuesday.

The session is reviewing the compliance with the overall strategy for the humanisation and integration of persons with disabilities into public life as well as the implementation of the provisions of the International Covenant on the Rights of the Child with regard to their protection, right to health, education and well-being.

The agenda also includes climate change, which is one of the greatest challenges on the planet.

The 34th Session of the Human Rights Council also features a high-level panel on “The Contribution of Human Rights in Peace-building through Strengthening Dialogue and International Co-operation”.

The high-level panel will examine issues relating to the promotion of a transparent and open dialogue among the different parties involved in conflict.

Angola will deliver two speeches, one on Human Rights, Peace-building and Conflict Resolution and another on the Human Rights as a cross-cutting issue.

The Angolan Justice Minister is also scheduled to hold private meetings with the Foreign Ministers of Spain and Australia.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK

ANGOLAN JUSTICE MINISTER IN GENEVA FOR HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL SESSION

LUANDA, An Angolan delegation led Justice and Human Rights Minister Rui Mangueira has left for Geneva to attend the 34th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council.

The session, being held from Feb 27 to March 1, us taking place this year against an international context marked by the crises of refugees and migrants. Mangueira addressed the High Level segment of the Human Rights Council on Tuesday.

The session is reviewing the compliance with the overall strategy for the humanisation and integration of persons with disabilities into public life as well as the implementation of the provisions of the International Covenant on the Rights of the Child with regard to their protection, right to health, education and well-being.

The agenda also includes climate change, which is one of the greatest challenges on the planet.

The 34th Session of the Human Rights Council also features a high-level panel on “The Contribution of Human Rights in Peace-building through Strengthening Dialogue and International Co-operation”.

The high-level panel will examine issues relating to the promotion of a transparent and open dialogue among the different parties involved in conflict.

Angola will deliver two speeches, one on Human Rights, Peace-building and Conflict Resolution and another on the Human Rights as a cross-cutting issue.

The Angolan Justice Minister is also scheduled to hold private meetings with the Foreign Ministers of Spain and Australia.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK