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43rd session of UN Human Rights Council suspended following COVID-19 concerns

12 March 2020 21:42

GENEVA. KAZINFORM - The 43rd session of the UN Human Rights Council has been cancelled following coronavirus, COVID-19, concerns, WAM reports.

In a statement, the UN OHCHR said that «all Council-related side events have been cancelled» as of 3rd March to 20th March 2020.

The Council sited the decision was based as per «the advice of the UN Secretary-General and UNOG Director-General, guided by the Swiss authorities.»