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Africa-Middle East Regional Forum on Minority Issues 2021

16-17 Jun 2021 | Online

Organized by the UN Special Rapporteur on minority issues and the Tom Lantos Institute, in collaboration with GAAMAC and others, the Africa-Middle East Regional Forum on Minority Issues will take place online from 16-17 June 2021. 

The main purpose of the Africa-Middle East Regional Forum on “Conflict prevention and the protection of the human rights of minorities” is to provide regional insights, which will feed into the thematic work of the Special Rapporteur for his report to the 49th session of the UN Human Rights Council in March 2022. 

The Africa-Middle East Regional Forum shall be open to the participation of states; intergovernmental organizations including United Nations agencies and mechanisms; national human rights institutions and other relevant national bodies; academics and experts on minority issues; representatives of minorities as well as civil society organizations specializing in minority issues.

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