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Michelle Bachelet Aug 7
Save lives, wear a mask that covers your nose, mouth and chin. Protect yourself and people around you by following 's advice: ! I nominate , and to show us their masks.
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UN Human Rights Aug 7
After the horrific blast in , the international community must step up and help and its people. As the city and the country rebuilds, the need to protect the rights of the poorest and most vulnerable is more important than ever. Read 👉
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UN Human Rights Aug 7
🇯🇴 We are deeply concerned by ’s decision to close a teachers’ trade union, arrest its leaders and suspend its board for 2 years, replacing it with an interim Government-appointed committee. Learn more:
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Michelle Bachelet Aug 6
Releasing migrants from immigration detention and temporarily suspending forced returns are important steps for States to take under . No one should be detained indefinitely.
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UN Human Rights Aug 6
🇾🇪 : Journalists are under attack from all quarters – UN Human Rights Chief says attacks against them may amount to war crimes, and those responsible for such crimes must be brought to justice. Learn more:
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UN Human Rights Aug 6
UN experts hail universal ratification of convention against worst forms of child labour. It will help protect children from labour and sexual exploitation, and ensure their rights to health & education.
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UN Human Rights Aug 6
“In spite of the crisis, climate activism must continue.” Solomon Yeo is a young climate change and human rights activist from the Solomon Islands. Read more about his work on the climate crisis in the Pacific:
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UN Human Rights Aug 5
. has donated $51K to support our Office’s work. You can donate too:
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Michelle Bachelet Aug 5
My thoughts with Lebanon. More than resilience will be needed to overcome this crisis. I call on the international community to stand in solidarity with the Lebanese people. We must help.
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UN Human Rights Aug 4
Chairpersons of the 10 committees that monitor the implementation of international treaties call on States to properly support their work, warning that the current underfunding is a serious concern, especially amid the pandemic 👉
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UN Human Rights Aug 4
“This is a global crisis. We need global actors to face it internationally,” said Kely Brunner, a human rights officer in our Honduras Office. She works on issues affecting human rights defenders & journalists & promotion of civic participation. Read more:
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Michelle Bachelet Aug 4
The impact of on education at all levels is a reflection of the extent of social and economic inequalities. Strong education systems are needed to build more resilient societies.
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UN Special Procedures Aug 4
should be preserved by the Turkish government as a space for the meeting of cultures, uniting people – & . The experts are concerned that changing the status of the monument may put Turkey’s cultural heritage at risk:
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António Guterres Aug 3
Last month, over 1 billion students were affected by school closures. Even before the pandemic, the world was facing a learning crisis. We must take bold steps now, to create inclusive, resilient, quality education systems fit for the future.
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UN Special Procedures Aug 2
are still victims of hate crimes, decades after mass killings. On Roma Holocaust Remembrance Day, UN expert urges governments to ensure that they can live as equal members of society, without fear & stigmatisation. Learn more:
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UN Human Rights Aug 2
. has donated $1.98M to support our Office’s work. You can donate too:
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ONU Derechos Humanos Colombia Jul 31
Desde el 1 de agosto de 2020, Juliette de Rivero será la nueva Representante en Colombia de la Alta Comisionada de la ONU para los Derechos Humanos👇🏿👇🏿👇🏿👇🏿lee más aquí:
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UN Human Rights Jul 31
Today we launched a new publication on how UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights help manage risks in  . It addresses the role of users, investors, states, and civil society in mitigating these risks:  
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UN Human Rights Jul 31
What is the role of the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights in the tech sector? See our new publication on how business models may drive risks, and which managerial measures companies should adopt.
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UN Special Procedures Jul 30
UN experts warn of increased patterns of closing of digital spaces amid : digital technologies must not be used to restrict fundamental freedoms, reduce civic space, and target civil society actors, including human rights defenders 👉
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