Organization of work

Commission on Human Rights decision 1997/101


At its 2nd meeting, on 11 March 1997, the Commission on Human Rights decided, without a vote, to invite the following persons to participate in its meetings:

(a) In connection with item 3: Mr. P. S. Pinheiro, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Burundi;

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

(c) 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;

(d) In connection with item 6: Mr. K. Drzewicki, Chairman-Rapporteur of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on the Right to Development;

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

(f) In connection with item 8: Mr. L. Joinet, Chairman-Rapporteur of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention;

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

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

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

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

(k) 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;

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

(m) In connection with item 9 (d): Mr. F.M. Deng, representative of the Secretary-General on internally displaced persons;

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

(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. R. Garretón, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Zaire;

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

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

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

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

(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: Ms. E. Rehn, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the territory of the former Yugoslavia;

(x) In connection with item 10: Mr. R. Degni-Ségui, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Rwanda;

(y) In connection with item 10: Mr. M. Nowak, expert member of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances responsible for the special process on missing persons in the territory of the former Yugoslavia;

(z) 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);

(aa) In connection with item 13: Mr. M. Glélé-Ahanhanzo, Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance;

(bb) In connection with item 15: Mr. P. Alston, Chairperson of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights;

(cc) In connection with item 15: Ms. I. Corti, Chairperson of the seventh meeting of persons chairing the human rights treaty bodies;

(dd) In connection with item 16: Mr. A. Eide, Chairman of the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities at its forty-eighth session;

(ee) In connection with item 18: Mr. T. Hammarberg, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights in Cambodia;

(ff) In connection with item 18: Mr. A. Dieng, independent expert on the situation of human rights in Haiti;

(gg) In connection with item 18: Ms. M. Pinto, independent expert on the situation of human rights in Guatemala;

(hh) In connection with item 18: Ms. M. Rishmawi, independent expert on the situation of human rights in Somalia;

(ii) In connection with item 18: 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;

(jj) In connection with item 19: Mr. A. Amor, Special Rapporteur on the question of religious intolerance;

(kk) In connection with item 20: 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;

(ll) In connection with item 21: 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;

(mm) In connection with item 21: Ms. G. Machel, expert appointed by the Secretary-General to study the impact of armed conflict on children;

(nn) In connection with item 21 (b): Ms. O. Calcetas-Santos, Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography;

(oo) In connection with item 21 (d): Mr. J.I. Mora Godoy, Chairman-Rapporteur 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;

(pp) In connection with item 24: Mr. J. Urrutia, Chairperson-Rapporteur of the working group established in accordance with Commission resolution 1995/32.

[See chap. III.]


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