UN Human Rights Council – 36th Session

11 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017

Geneva, Switzerland

The 36th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) will be held on 11-29 September 2017, at the Palais des Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland.

During the session, high-level discussions will be held on various human rights related issues, such as the right to privacy, rights of persons with disabilities, rights of minorities, and rights of children. The Council will also discuss a report of UN Secretary General on protecting human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism.

The Human Rights Council holds three regular sessions a year, for a total of at least ten weeks. They take place in March (four weeks), June (three weeks) and September (three weeks). If one third of the Member States requests so, the Human Rights Council can decide at any time to hold a special session to address human rights violations and emergencies.

More information of the UNHRC 36th session will be made available on the Council's website.