UN Human Rights Council

The UN Human Rights Council is the world’s foremost body for the promotion and protection of human rights around the world. It is made up of 47 member states (i.e. countries) who come together to deliberate and take decisions at the three ‘sessions’ of the HRC that are generally held each year. The UNHRC is responsible for the promotion and protection of all human rights around the globe.

Conference Topics

• Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka
• The promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, Combating intolerance, negative stereotyping and stigmatization of and discrimination, incitement to violence against, persons based on religion or belief.