Events and Texts from the UN

A large number of Somalis cross the border into north-east Kenya to escape conflict in south and central Somalia. (See on UNHCR).

Read on the UN news Service: Close to 24 million STAND UP against Poverty, in resounding message for leaders.

The 3rd session of the UN Human Rights Council will be hold in Geneva from 27 November – 8 December 2006, (and the 4th session from 12 March to 6 April 2007).

Further, the United Nations Conference on Anti-Corruption Measures, Good Governance and Human Rights will be held on 8-9 November 2006, Warsaw, Poland.

From the Human Rights Documentation Center HRDC: SESSIONS OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL, The Voice of the Asia-Pacific Human Rights Network, a joint initiative of SAHRDC and HRDC.

Texts can be downloaded in pdf or html, about the sessions hold in Geneva, from – to:

  • 19-25 Jun 2006
  • 26-30 Jun 2006
  • 18-24 Sep 2006
  • 25 Sep-1 Oct 2006
  • 02-06 Oct 2006

One year on, quake-hit Pakistan works towards tentless terrain.

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