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Cablegate: Unchr: Preventing an Unmandated Session On Chr

This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.

UNCLAS PARIS 003236

SIPDIS

IO/SHA - SMEHRA, S/UNR - JGERAN, USUN - MZACK

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM FR UNCHR UNGA
SUBJECT: UNCHR: PREVENTING AN UNMANDATED SESSION ON CHR

REFORM

REF: A. PARIS 3086
B. STATE 82967

Confirming the information provided in her absence (ref A)
MFA UN/IO human rights action officer Beatrice le Fraper du
Hellen told poloff May 11 that the GoF is opposed to a
decision-making meeting in Geneva and would take that
position in ECOSOC. Fraper was non-committal regarding
whether France would seek to convince other members to oppose
the Geneva meeting. She indicated that France could have
accepted the text of the the CHR resolution had it only
referred to informal discussions in Geneva.
WOLFF

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