January 27, 2010 to January 28, 2010

The Human Rights Council held on 27-28 January 2010 a Special Session, on “The Support of the Human Rights Council to the Recovery Process in Haiti after the Earthquake of January 12, 2010: a Human Rights Approach”.

The resolution adopted by the Council includes a reference to persons with disabilities (paragraph 4). IDA delivered a short statement and requested the Human Rights Council to include persons with disabilities in the resolution. To have access to this resolution, please click the links below: pdf version or word version

The Secretariat of the Human Rights Council has published an advance unedited version of its report on its 13th special session.

Human Rights Council 33rd Session, Palais des Nations, Geneva

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