Angolan delegation at Human Rights Council session

The session, which runs from 27 February to 1 March, takes place in an international context marked by the crises of refugees and migrants.

Minister Rui Mangueira is expected to deliver Tuesday (28) his speech, in the High Level segment of the Human Rights Council.

The session will review the compliance with the overall strategy for the humanisation and integration of persons with disabilities into public life.

The event will also evaluate the implementation of the provisions of the International Covenant on the Rights of the Child with regard to their protection, right to health, education and well-being.

The agenda also includes climate change, which is one of the greatest challenges on the planet.

The 34th Session of the Human Rights Council also features a high-level panel on “The Contribution of Human Rights in Peace-building through Strengthening Dialogue and International Cooperation”.

Various figures will join the session, with stress to UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres.

The high-level panel examines issues relating to the promotion of a transparent and open dialogue among the different parties involved in conflict.

Angola will deliver two speeches, one on Human Rights, Peace-building and Conflict Resolution and another on the Human Rights as cross-cutting issue.

During his stay, the Angolan minister of Justice and Human Rights will hold a private meeting with the Foreign Ministers of Spain and Australia.

The President of the Human Rights Council, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and Ms. Sania Nishtar, Pakistani candidate to the Director-General of WHO, will also attend the private meeting.

Angolan delegation comprises the Permanent Representative of Angola to the UN Office in Geneva, Ambassador Apolinario Correia, and technicians from the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights, the Diplomatic Counsel of the President of Republic and Diplomatic Mission.

Source: Angola Press News Agency