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Human Rights Room



11 September to 13 October 2023


Focus on

Launch of the Review of Maritime Transport 2023

The Review of Maritime Transport is an UNCTAD flagship report, published annually since 1968. It provides an analysis of structural and cyclical changes affecting seaborne trade, ports and shipping, as well as an extensive collection of statistics from maritime trade and transport. This year's edition of the report includes a special chapter on shipping decarbonization.

Complaint procedure of the UN Human Rights Council

The Complaint Procedure of the Human Rights Council has launched its digital online submission form


Information on accessing meetings and events at UN Geneva

Happening at UN Geneva

Third Forum of Mayors

2-3 October 2023

The Forum of Mayors brings together city leaders from across the UNECE region and beyond to address the key challenges of our time. In the third Forum of Mayors, under the theme "Urban regeneration towards 2030", mayors will discuss urban regeneration projects to achieve more inclusive, resilient and sustainable urban development.

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

74th session - 25 SEP - 13 OCT 2023

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) is the body of 18 independent experts that monitors implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights by its State parties.

The Covenant enshrines economic, social and cultural rights such as the rights to adequate food, adequate housing, education, health, social security, water and sanitation, and work.