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Navi Pillay to make first visit to Cameroon from 30 June to 2 July 2013

By United Nations - Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
Navi Pillay to make first visit to Cameroon from 30 June to 2 July 2013
Navi Pillay to make first visit to Cameroon from 30 June to 2 July 2013
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GENEVA, Switzerland, June 27, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, will conduct her first official mission to Cameroon from 30 June to 2 July 2013, at the invitation of the Government of Cameroon.

During her visit, Pillay will meet the President of the Republic, the Prime Minister, the Ministers of External Relations, Justice, Women's Promotion and the Family, and representatives of the judiciary.

The High Commissioner will also meet the President of the Senate, the Speaker of the National Assembly, the Chairperson and members of the National Commission on Human Rights and Freedoms. She will also hold talks with members of civil society.

At the end of her visit on Tuesday 2 July, the High Commissioner will hold a news conference at the United Nations Centre for Human Rights and Democracy in Central Africa at Golf Ntougou quarter in Yaoundé from 17:00 to 18:00.