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  1. Jun 2017
    1. HRC35 saw the creation of a new Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members 


    1. called for ‘the Council’s agenda item 7 [to] be removed.’ ‘

      what the fuck the item 7 is ? pls refer this basic intro of UNHRC

    2. she said, the UN will need to improve the election process for Council membership, to prevent ‘the worst human rights abusers from obtaining seats on the Council.’ That would mean, in turn: an end to the practice whereby regional groups pre-cook ‘clean slate’ (i.e. non-competitive) elections so that, for example, 3 States ‘compete’ for 3 seats, (perhaps unsurprisingly, Ambassador Haley failed to mention that the US too has benefited from ‘clean slate’ polls); and the replacement of ‘secret ballots…with open voting.’
    3. she would need to see (and, more importantly, she would presumably need to ‘sell’ to the White House) ‘a couple of critically important’ reforms.