Geneva sessions to get underway tomorrow

Sunday, 24 February 2013 - 19:03



The 22nd Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council is all set to get underway in Geneva tomorrow commencing at 1.30 pm local time tomorrow.

The Sri Lankan delegation headed under the patronage of the President's special envoy on human rights, Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe is already in Geneva.

Two resolution concerning Sri Lanka are due to be adopted on the 15th & 20th of March.

Meanwhile the government of Sri Lanka has submitted its counter report to the resolution due to be adopted with regards to the island on the 20th of March.

America has already announced that it would be adopting a resolution against the island with the UK & EU has pledging its support.

The decision of India however which voted against the country during last years UN Human Rights Council Session remains to be pronounced.