UN expert on international solidarity to visit Denmark and Greenland


The UN Independent Expert on human rights and international solidarity, Cecilia M Bailliet, will conduct an official visit to Denmark and Greenland from 8 to 18 April 2024.

During her visit, Bailliet will assess how Denmark’s international cooperation and solidarity activities contribute to the promotion of human rights in the country and internationally. She will focus on the inclusion and participation of youth, indigenous peoples, women, minorities and refugees in solidarity actions and expressions to address challenges such as climate change and global inequality. She will also discuss the revised draft Declaration on the right to international solidarity with academics and other relevant actors.

The expert will visit Copenhagen and Nuuk to meet with Government officials, civil society organisations, academics, members of the legislature, the judiciary, UN representatives, and diplomats.

Bailliet will hold a press conference at 13:00 on Thursday 18 April in UN City Copenhagen. Access will be strictly limited to accredited journalists. Please register in advance at:

The expert will present her final report to the Human Rights Council in June 2025.

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