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29 May 2018, 13:45-14:45

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The Follow-Up Procedure of United Nations Treaty Bodies

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This meeting, hosted by TB-Net, the NGO Network on Treaty Bodies, aims to discuss the follow-up to the UN Treaty Bodies and the possible ways to harmonize and streamline it.

Participants

  • Anna-Karin Holmlund, Amnesty International,
  • Christian De Vos, Open Society Justice Initiative
  • Christen Broecker, JBI Human Rights
  • Felix Kirchmeier, Geneva Academy
  • Ilaria Paolazzi, Child Rights Connect – TB-Net
  • Patrick Mutzenberg, Centre for Civil and Political Rights – TB-Net

About TB-Net

TB-Net is a group of NGOs – the Centre for Civil and Political Rights, Child Rights Connect, The Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, the International Disability Alliance, IMADR, IWRAW Asia-Pacific and the World Organization against Torture – who work in strategic partnerships with the UN Treaty Bodies to increase the effectiveness and accountability of the human rights system.

Location

Room 9 (Chairpersons meeting room), United Nations Headquarters, 405 East 42nd Street, New York

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