Maldives to Participate in the 56th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council

Ref: 2024/PR/142

The 56th Session of the UN Human Rights Council commenced today in Geneva, Switzerland. The session will be held from 18 June to 12 July 2024.

In line with the Government’s key policies and priorities, the Maldives delegation will deliver national statements under several agenda items. As such, on behalf of a group of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) based in Geneva, the Maldives will deliver a joint statement for the Annual Panel on Adverse Impacts of Climate Change and Technical Assistance and Capacity Building. Additionally, the Maldives will present a joint statement on women’s equal participation for an inclusive multilateral system as part of the core group for Women in Diplomacy and Multilateralism, together with a resolution on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers in collaboration with a cross-regional core group.

The Maldives delegation for the 56th Session of the Human Rights Council is led by Her Excellency Ambassador Dr. Salma Rasheed. The delegation includes Counsellor Adam Hamid, Counsellor Uza. Aminath Shifaya Ibrahim, Second Secretary Maryam Fathika Fayaz, Second Secretary Aishath Rifga and Attaché Raaidh Saeedh, of the Permanent Mission of the Maldives to the United Nations Offices at Geneva.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Fathulla Jameel Building, Malé, 20077, Republic of Maldives, | Tel Number: 00960 332-3400  |  Emergency Contact: 00960 798-3400