UN human rights observer to make six-day tour of Myanmar

31 October 2003
Paulo Sergio Pinheiro

A United Nations expert will travel to Myanmar next week to assess developments in human rights in the Asian country since his last visit in March.

Paulo Sergio Pinheiro, the Special Rapporteur of the UN Commission on Human Rights on the situation in Myanmar, has been invited by the Government to visit from 3 to 8 November.

Mr. Pinheiro will present preliminary observations from his visit, as well as an interim report from July, to the General Assembly on 12 November.


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