The 42nd session of the Human Rights Council will take place between the 9th and the 27th of September 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland. During these 3 weeks, a number of topics will be discussed, focusing on Human Rights issues in Sub-saharan Africa and South-East Asia.


NGO Participation information

  • The registration portal for NGO written statements and side events will be open from 1 August to 22 August (18:00 - Geneva time).

  • NGO oral statements will open on 3 September at 2:00 p.m.

Please note that only NGOs in consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) can be accredited to participate in the Human Rights Council’s sessions as Observers.