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Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade

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Inquiry into Human Rights Mechanisms and the Asia-Pacific

On 3 September 2008 the Minister for Foreign Affairs, The Hon Stephen Smith MP, asked the Committee to inquire into and report on Human Rights Mechanisms and the Asia-Pacific.

The deadline for submissions was 20 November 2008. However, the Committee invites persons and organisations interested in contributing to this inquiry to contact the secretariat regarding making a late submission. Please refer to our brochure called preparing a submission for more information.

In order to facilitate electronic publishing of submissions, the Committee would prefer them to be emailed to sent on disk or CD-ROM to the Committee Secretariat in Microsoft Word® or Portable Document Format (PDF).

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