What's Next: June 18, 2018

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein delivers a speech in Geneva, on May 18, 2018.
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein delivers a speech in Geneva, on May 18, 2018. PHOTO: AFP

UN session on human rights starts

The United Nations Human Rights Council will convene today for a three-week session, with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein expected to address the forum. He said last week he would urge the main UN rights body to open an international investigation into allegations of human rights violations by India and Pakistan in the disputed region of Kashmir. The 38th session of the Geneva forum will sit until July 6.


Awards for outstanding police officers

The Singapore Police Force will be holding the Commissioner of Police's Commendation Ceremony at the Senior Police Officers' Mess today.

During the ceremony, commendation certificates will be presented to individuals and teams in recognition of their consistent outstanding work, meritorious service and outstanding leadership last year.


Data on new private home sales

Figures for new private home sales last month will be released today by the Urban Redevelopment Authority.

Analysts will be keeping an eye out for the top-selling launches.

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