ASTRA Central and Eastern European Women’s Network for Sexual and Reproductive Rights and Health

The 37th session of the UN Human Rights Council is taking place in Geneva from February 26th until March 23rd. See the full programme of work for HRC37 here.

Click here to read the summary of the anticipated sexual rights related resolutionspanels and reportsUPR outcomes, and parallel events taking place during the 37th session put together by the Sexual Rights Initative.

This session also marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the 25th anniversary of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action. To mark this occasion a high level panel discussion on what can be done to make human rights popular again in times of increased populism and skepticism will take place on March 6th: Beyond jargon: Reframing our communication on human rights.

The United Nations Human Rights Deputy High Commissioner Kate Gilmore and Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks are among speaker, click here for details. Those who will not be in Geneva in person can watch the panel live on Facebook.

Source: UNHRC