Location: Freie Universität Berlin
Date: 8 - 9 February 2002
We cordially invite interested students from all faculties to participate in a special session of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights. The CHR will deal with the human rights situation in Afghanistan with a specific view on women, children, displaced persons, and minorities.
Attending Members of the CHR: Algeria, Argentina,
Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Cuba,
Czech Republic, France, Germany, Guatemala, India, Indonesia,
Italy, Japan, Kenya, Libya, Malaysia, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland,
Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Africa, Spain,
Sudan, Sweden, Syria, Thailand, United Kingdom, Venezuela.
Observers: amnesty international, Human Rights Watch, Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan.
For preparation purposes the participants will be provided with a Background Guide which contains information on the human rights situation in Afghanistan concerning the items to be discussed as well as the Rules of Procedure and important documents. The participants are responsible for the preparation of their respective positions. There will be a Preparatory Meeting: 16 January 2002 (18 - 20 h), with an introduction to the session and the Rules of Procedure. For the documents as well as for catering there will be a delegate fee of 30,00 DM. Conference language will be English.
Application shall include:
Application Deadline: 6 January 2002
Wiss. Mitarbeiterin Peggy Wittke
Lehrstuhl Prof. Dr. Philip Kunig
Arbeitsstelle Internationale Wettbewerbe Fachbereich Rechtswissenschaft
Tel.: 838 547 05
UNi-Gruppe der Deutschen Gesellschaft für die Vereinten Nationen
Tel.: 45 977 977