Location: Geneva

Organization: The International Development Law Organization (IDLO) and the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU).

An independent judiciary is critical to promoting peaceful and inclusive societies as envisaged in Goal 16 of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Organised during the 35th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, this high-level public event will mark the presentation to the Council of the annual report by the Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers, Mr. Diego García-Sayán.

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