First mission to Khartoum by the new UN Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Sudan

GENEVA, Switzerland, June 8, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The newly appointed Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan, Mashood Adebayo Baderin, will conduct his first mission to the Sudan from 10 to 14 June 2012, to identifying areas of technical assistance and capacity building that will help the country to fulfill its human rights obligations.

During his five-day mission, Mr. Baderin will meet in Khartoum with Government officials, civil society representatives, members of the diplomatic Corps and UN agencies.

At the conclusion of his mission, on Thursday 14 June, the Independent Expert will hold a press conference, with further details to follow.

The UN Independent Expert on Sudan will present his findings and recommendations at the UN Human Rights Council 21st session in in September 2012.

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United Nations – Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

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