Human Rights Quarterly
The 39th session of the UN Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities (Sub-Commission) was held from 10 August through 4 September 1987 in Geneva, Switzerland. The Sub-Commission, established in 1947 as a subsidiary body of the Commission on Human Rights (Commission), is composed of 26 experts who are elected by the Commission. The experts are elected in their individual capacities rather than as representatives of their governments. The Sub-Commission meets annually in August-September to undertake studies and make recom- mendations to the Commission on a wide range of human rights
Sonia Rosen and David Weissbrodt, The 39th Session of the UN Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities, 10 Hum. Rts. Q. 487 (1988), available at http://scholarship.law.umn.edu/faculty_articles/408.