Organization of work

Commission on Human Rights decision 1998/101

At its 2nd meeting, on 17 March 1998, the Commission on Human Rights decided, without a vote, to invite the following persons to participate in its meetings:

(a) In connection with item 4: Mr. H. Halinen, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967;

(b) In connection with item 5: Ms. F. Z. Ksentini, Special Rapporteur on the adverse effects of the illicit movement and dumping of toxic and dangerous products and wastes;

(c) In connection with item 6: Mr. A. García Revilla, Chairman-Rapporteur of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on the Right to Development;

(d) In connection with item 7: Mr. E. Bernales Ballesteros, Special Rapporteur on the question of the use of mercenaries;

(e) In connection with item 8: Mr. K. Sibal, Chairman-Rapporteur of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention;

(f) In connection with item 8: Mr. A. Hussain, Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression;

(g) In connection with item 8: Mr. P. Cumaraswamy, Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers;

(h) In connection with item 8 (a): Mr. N. S. Rodley, Special Rapporteur on the question of torture;

(i) In connection with item 8 (c): Mr. I. Tosevski, Chairman-Rapporteur of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances;

(j) In connection with item 8 (d): Mr. C. Vargas Pizarro, Chairman-Rapporteur of the working group on the draft optional protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment;

(k) In connection with item 9 (a): Ms. R. Coomaraswamy, Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences;

(l) In connection with item 9 (a): Ms. P. Flor, Chairperson of the Commission on the Status of Women;

(m) In connection with item 9 (a): Ms. S. Khan, Chairperson of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women;

(n) In connection with item 9 (d): Mr. F. M. Deng, representative of the Secretary­General on internally displaced persons;

(o) In connection with item 10: Mr. M. Copithorne, Special Representative of the Commission on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran;

(p) In connection with item 10: Mr. A. Artucio, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Equatorial Guinea;

(q) In connection with item 10: Mr. P. S. Pinheiro, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Burundi;

(r) In connection with item 10: Mr. Choong-Hyun Paik, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Afghanistan;

(s) In connection with item 10: Mr. R. Lallah, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar;

(t) In connection with item 10: Mr. C. J. Groth, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cuba;

(u) In connection with item 10: Mr. M. van der Stoel, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iraq;

(v) In connection with item 10: Mr. G. Bíró, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Sudan;

(w) In connection with item 10: Mr. M. Moussalli, Special Representative of the Commission on the situation of human rights in Rwanda;

(x) In connection with item 10: Mr. B. W. N’diaye, Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions;

(y) In connection with item 10: Mr. R. Garretón, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo;

(z) In connection with item 10: Mr. S. J. Sorabjee, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Nigeria;

(aa) In connection with item 10 (b): Mr. F. Yimer, Chairman of the Working Group on Communications of the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities; representatives of States in respect of which situations were being considered under item 10 (b);

(bb) In connection with item 10 (b): Ms. E. Aouij, independent expert;

(cc) In connection with item 11: Mr. J. A. Bustamante, Chairman­Rapporteur of the working group of intergovernmental experts on the human rights of migrants;

(dd) In connection with item 12: Mr. M. Glélé-Ahanhanzo, Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance;

(ee) In connection with item 14: Mr. P. Alston, Chairman of the eighth and ninth meetings of the Chairpersons of the human rights treaty bodies;

(ff) In connection with item 15: Mr. J. Bengoa, Chairman of the Sub­Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities at its forty-ninth session;

(gg) In connection with item 15: Mr. B. Lindqvist, Special Rapporteur on disability of the Commission for Social Development (in accordance with Commission on Human Rights decision 1997/107 of 11 April 1997);

(hh) In connection with item 17: Mr. T. Hammarberg, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights in Cambodia;

(ii) In connection with item 17: Mr. A. Dieng, independent expert on the situation of human rights in Haiti;

(jj) In connection with item 17: Ms. M. Rishmawi, independent expert on the situation of human rights in Somalia;

(kk) In connection with item 17: Ms. L. I. Takla, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Technical Cooperation in the Field of Human Rights;

(ll) In connection with item 17: Mr. D. García-Sayán, member of the Secretary-General’s Mission to Guatemala;

(mm) In connection with item 18: Mr. A. Amor, Special Rapporteur on the question of religious intolerance;

(nn) In connection with item 19: Mr. J. Helgesen, Chairman-Rapporteur of the working group on the draft declaration on the right and responsibility of individuals, groups and organs of society to promote and protect universally recognized human rights and fundamental freedoms;

(oo) In connection with item 20: Mr. N. Eliasson, Chairman-Rapporteur of the working group on a draft optional protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflicts;

(pp) In connection with item 20: Mr. O. A. Otunnu, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the impact of armed conflict on children;

(qq) In connection with item 20 (b): Ms. O. Calcetas-Santos, Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography;

(rr) In connection with item 20 (d): Mr. J. I. Mora Godoy, Chairman­Rapporteur of the working group on a draft optional protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography;

(ss) In connection with item 23: Mr. J. Urrutia, Chairman-Rapporteur of the working group established in accordance with Commission resolution 1995/32.
[See chap. III.]


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