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Inter-Ministerial Commission on Human Rights holds 24th session

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted the 24th session of the Inter-Ministerial Commission on Human Rights, with the participation of Human Rights Ombudsman Peter Svetina. The main item of the agenda was the Universal Periodic Review of the human rights situation in Slovenia, which was held last month in the UN Human Rights Council.

Inter-Ministerial Commission on Human Rights in session

Inter-Ministerial Commission on Human Rights in session

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In the third cycle of the peer review, Slovenia was commended for its achievements in the last five year period, and received 215 recommendations for further improvement.

In light of the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, children’s rights were also discussed. Furthermore, an overview of the major international human rights events for 2020 was presented.