Kuwaiti diplomat: upcoming UNHRC session of paramount importance

GENEVA, June 12 (KUNA) — The impending United Nations Human Rights Council’s (UNHRC) session that commences on Monday, is of paramount importance, a Kuwaiti diplomat said on Sunday.
In a statement to KUNA, Kuwait’s permanent representative to the United Nations and International Organizations Ambassador Jamal Al-Ghunaim said the session coincides with the tenth anniversary of UNHRC’s inception, which calls for increased efforts to safeguard human rights.
Moreover, Al-Ghunaim noted that the 32nd UNHRC session would include comprehensive discussions over human rights violations in Syria and Palestine, adding that Arab nations remain united in efforts to put an end to these aggressions.
The Kuwaiti diplomat also revealed that women’s human rights, in addition to the role of sports and parliaments towards protecting human rights are also amongst issues to be addressed during the session.
Meanwhile, he also underscored that Kuwait would vigorously cooperate with the UNHRC to protect human rights.
The session begins on June 13th and runs all the way to July 1st, as the 47 member strong council is due to discuss a number of pressing issues germane to the protection of human rights across the globe. (end) ta.nam