IPHRC attends the proceedings of the 26th HRC
As part of its outreach activities and coordination with relevant UN human rights mechanisms. The Commission, represented by Commission members Mr. Med Kaggwa and Mr. Adel Issa Al-Mahry, attended the first week’s proceedings of the 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council, in Geneva, from 10 – 13 June, 2014. IPHRC Delegation took this opportunity to engage with the council and deliver statements during the interactive dialogues with both the Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and the Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women. The Commission also met with a number of stakeholders, including officials from OHCHR, Dr. Wakar Uddin, Director General of the Arakan Rohingya Union (ARU), the EU Delegation as well as the OIC Ambassadorial Group with which they had detailed discussion on issues of mutual concern, particularly the situations in Central Africa and in Myanmar.