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17 February 2020 to 6 March 2020
Palais Wilson
Europe/Zurich timezone

Useful information


All observers, including non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and national human rights institutions (NHRIs), wishing to attend any sessions of CESCR Committee are required to be duly registered.


Participants wishing to register to attend sessions or pre-sessional working groups of any Committees must do so through this unique online platform for accreditation. Pre-sessional working session has only private meetings, for registration link, please contact the Secretariat of the Committee. Kindly allow two working days for your request to be processed.


All participants are responsible for making their own arrangements relating to travel and accommodations as well as visas to enter Switzerland. OHCHR does not provide assistance in this regard and is not in a position to provide letters to the authorities of Switzerland for purposes of obtaining visas for observers.


For any group request, the secretariat of the relevant Committee should be contacted in order to have the approval of registration that will depend of the number of seats available in the conference room at the requested day.


Journalists(s) and photographer(s) can obtain the accreditation via below link:


As the meeting is public, the committee members and the members of the delegation can be filmed. However, if you wish to film anyone apart from the Committee Members, you must get their personal consent, by following accepted journalistic practice.