04 March 2015, Geneva; The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Her Excellency Ms Dunya Maumoon has concluded her working visits to Geneva.
The Minister led the Delegation to the Maldives Review by the Committee on Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) that took place on 27 February 2015, and participated at the High Level Segment of the twenty-eighth session of the Human Rights Council that started on 2 March 2015.
The Committee on Elimination of Discrimination Against Women reviewed the 4th and 5th combined periodic report under the International Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women. The Maldives acceded to the Convention on 1 July 1993.
At the Human Rights Council, Minister Dunya addressed the Council and also met with the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights, the President of the Human Rights Council and other bilateral and multilateral partners.