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Human Rights Council: inter-governmental body responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of around the globe.
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HRC SECRETARIAT Oct 16
experts wanted to fill vacancies for Expert Mechanism on Rights of Peoples -Special Rapporteur on - Working Group of Experts on People of - Working Group on Arbitrary More here👉
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HRC SECRETARIAT Oct 14
REVISED timetable for (2-13 Nov) now available! 14 States to undergo review. This unique process has shed light on human rights issues in all 193 UN member States providing, for first time, a global road map of human rights situations
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HRC SECRETARIAT Oct 13
& become the 2 newest members. As of 1 Jan 2021, 119 UN member States will have served as on the This broad membership reflects the UN’s diversity, and gives the Council legitimacy when speaking out on violations globally
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HRC SECRETARIAT Oct 13
members cast their secret ballots today to elect 15 new members to 47-member based Per GA res. 60/251 creating the HRC in 2006, "With membership on the Council comes a responsibility to uphold high standards"
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HRC SECRETARIAT Oct 13
electing 15 new members of the today Follow on The Geneva-based Council is only intergovernmental body charged with promoting and protecting around the globe. 117 States have thus far served on the HRC since it was created in 2006
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UN News Oct 9
UN World Food Programme, , wins 2020 Nobel Peace Prize
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António Guterres Oct 9
I am delighted the United Nations World Food Programme has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. The women and men of brave danger & distance to provide life-saving help to those most vulnerable and in need. I’m proud of and grateful for their courage & determination.
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Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan Oct 8
In the first report of its kind by a UN panel, the ' 46-page report released yesterday looks comprehensively at starvation as a method of warfare & possible crimes against humanity in over a 6-year period Link:
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HRC SECRETARIAT Oct 7
just concluded! See you at the Council's 46th session from 22 February to 19 March 2021
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HRC SECRETARIAT Oct 7
appoints 8 : SR SR SR WG African & L. American/Caribbean member WG discrim. against L. American/Caribbean member African member WG Asia-Pacific member 📋
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HRC SECRETARIAT Oct 7
appoints 7 new members of the Advisory Committee from & Yesterday, the Council also adopted a President's statement taking note of the Advisory Committee's 24th session report & its research proposal
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HRC SECRETARIAT Oct 7
adopts RES on technical assistance & capacity-building on in the , deciding to renew the Independent Expert mandate for 1 year, & to organize a high-level dialogue at on developments. It requests an oral update by the IE at
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HRC SECRETARIAT Oct 7
adopts RES on technical cooperation & capacity-building on in the , renewing the Expert's Team mandate (final report at ). It requests the Gov to implement the Team's recommendations, & to assist incl. through forensic expertise
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HRC SECRETARIAT Oct 7
adopts RES on technical cooperation & capacity-building on in the , requesting & to support continued fulfilment of int'l obligations, incl. on alleged violations& for human rights-based approaches to control
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HRC SECRETARIAT Oct 7
adopts RES on technical cooperation & capacity-building, deciding to hold a panel on technical coop.& at , & requesting to report on the right to education, incl. amidst , with attention to vulnerable &
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HRC SECRETARIAT Oct 7
adopts by vote RES on contribution to of violations, asking to report on delivery &financing at , to bolster data analysis & early warning, & deciding for Peacebuilding Commission to brief HRC annually
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HRC SECRETARIAT Oct 7
With 1.7M dying from environmental harm, 12M facing brain damage from lead poisoning & 85M working in toxic conditions, adopts RES on through a healthy , deciding for a full-day meeting on & requesting to report to
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HRC SECRETARIAT Oct 7
adopts RES on promoting, protecting & respecting ’s & ’ full enjoyment of in humanitarian situations, requesting to submit an analytical report to on good practices, challenges &lessons learned at national, regional & int'l levels
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HRC SECRETARIAT Oct 7
Starting its last day, adopts RES on the of & in (post-) situations, marking the 20th anniv. of , requesting to prepare an analytical report for , making recommendations to States, mechanisms &stakeholders
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HRC SECRETARIAT Oct 6
The Human Rights Council today adopted a total of 28 resolutions, 9 of them by vote. Tomorrow, starting at 10h00 time, will consider another 9 draft resolutions. Watch it LIVE in 6-languages: See all resolutions:
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