Letter from Theo van Boven, United Nations Representative to Secretary of State Colin Powell re: Meeting of Special Rapporteurs

Letter from Theo van Boven as Chairperson of the Eleventh Meeting of Mandate Holders to Sec. of State Colin Powell re: Special Rapporteurs/Representatives statement.

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Letter
Doc_date: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2004
Doc_rel_date: 
Wednesday, December 29, 2004
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Your Excellency,
In1l1y capacity as Chairpmon of the 1111s meeting ofSpccial RappoItcun/Rcprc5e%ltatives,
expcna and chairpt~OD5 (If'Working group~ of the apccial procedures of the COIDIIIiuion on Huma.n .
R.ight5 :lnd OD tho advisory servi(;C)5 programme, I ha.ve tbo honoW' to draw your attentlon 10 the
contcnU ofth.e attached Statement which was ilBued by the participants of tho meeting which. took
pJace in Geneva' from 21 to 2$ luno 2.004.

The meeting of Special Procedtue! mand&to-holders is conVelled annually since 1994 II It
follow-up to tho World Confmnce on Human RigtuJ. pursuant [0 a cecommQld~tion oftbe Viexma
Dcduation and Programme ofAction which '\mdertin~ the importanoe ofprtseJVing and
strengthenina the symCIn ofspecial procedure8 and !pecified that me5e ptoeclures should be: enabled
to hannonizt: and rationaliz& their work: through periodic meetings .

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Th« van Boven
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H. E. Mr. Colin po~n Secretary of Stato Woahington D.C United. States of America.

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE REVIEW AUTHORITY: FRANK E SCHMELZER
UNCLASSIFIED
DATE/CASE ID: 10 DEC 2004 200303827 005-000521

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6012
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69