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Participation of National Human Rights Institutions


The Ad Hoc Committee on a Comprehensive and Integral International Convention on Protection and Promotion of the Rights and Dignity of Persons with Disabilities will hold its eighth session at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 14 to 25 August 2006. In this connection, it may be recalled that the Ad Hoc Committee, at its first session, decided to "extend an invitation to National Human Rights institutions to participate in its future sessions" (para. 11 of A/57/357).

Institutions interested in participating, need to provide to the United Nations Secretariat the names of the:

To provide for the timely registration and issuance of UN grounds passes, it would be greatly appreciated if this information is communicated as soon as possible to:

Ms. Francine Leong
General Assembly and ECOSOC Affairs Division
Department for General Assembly & Conference Management
Fax: (212) 963-5305



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