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The Czech Republic at the 26th Human Rights Council Session

 

In the course of the 26th session of the HRC (10-27 June 2014) in Geneva the Czech Republic actively participated in the preparations of the texts of the joint statements, draft resolutions, and spoke 10 national speeches.

At the 26th session of the HRC the Czech Republic was traditionally involved in the opening debate with the High Commissioner. It further participated in the general debate on human rights situations requiring the attention of HRC while mentioning the human rights situations in Iran, China, Venezuela and the Russian Federation. It also participated in the general debate on the last Universal periodic review process, spoke in the thematic panel on the safety of journalists, participated in the interactive dialogues with the Special Rapporteurs on the independence of judges and lawyers, on freedom of expression, and on peaceful assembly and association. The Czech Republic spoke in the debate with the Working Group on the discrimination against women. In the interactive dialogues with Country Mandates – Special Rapporteurs the Czech Republic spoke on human rights situations in Eritrea, Syria, Belarus and the North Korea. It got also involved in the discussions with the Independent Expert on technical assistance and capacity building in the Central African Republic.

The texts of the speeches are attached.

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26HRC Item 2 57 kB pdf (Adobe Acrobat document) Jul 25, 2014

26HRC Item 4 61 kB pdf (Adobe Acrobat document) Jul 25, 2014

HRC26 FOAA 302 kB pdf (Adobe Acrobat document) Jul 25, 2014

Eritrea 300 kB pdf (Adobe Acrobat document) Jul 25, 2014

HRC26 Syria 73 kB pdf (Adobe Acrobat document) Jul 25, 2014

HRC26 Belarus 80 kB pdf (Adobe Acrobat document) Jul 25, 2014

HRC26 DPRK 61 kB pdf (Adobe Acrobat document) Jul 25, 2014

HRC26 CAR 305 kB pdf (Adobe Acrobat document) Jul 25, 2014

HRC26 judges and lawyers 293 kB pdf (Adobe Acrobat document) Jul 25, 2014

HRC26 Safety of Journalists 47 kB pdf (Adobe Acrobat document) Jul 25, 2014

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