United Nations (Geneva)

Briefing To The Security Council By M. Staffan De Mistura, Special Envoy Of The Secretary-General On Syria

19 March 2018 Mr President and Dear Karel, 1. I am joining you by VTC from Brussels because I had very minor eye surgery on my right eye which had been affected in many missions in Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia, Sudan, and it was useful to do ...Read More

COMMITTTEE ON ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS REVIEWS THE INITIAL REPORT OF BANGLADESH

16 March 2018 The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights concluded today the consideration of the initial report of Bangladesh on measures taken to implement the provisions of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cu...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE EXAMINES CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS IN NORWAY

15 March 2018 The Human Rights Committee this morning concluded the consideration of the seventh periodic report of Norway its implementation of the provisions of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.   Presenting the re...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL ADOPTS UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW OUTCOMES OF GABON, GHANA AND PERU

15 March 2018 The Human Rights Council in its midday meeting adopted the Universal Periodic Review outcomes of Gabon, Ghana and Peru. Edgard Anicet Mboumbou Miyakou, State Minister of Justice of Gabon, said following the report presented by...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL ADOPTS UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW OUTCOMES OF CZECH REPUBLIC AND ARGENTINA

Continues General Debate on Human Rights Bodies and Mechanisms 15 March 2018 The Human Rights Council this morning adopted the Universal Periodic Review outcomes of the Czech Republic and Argentina.  It also continued its general debate on ...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL CONCLUDES GENERAL DEBATE ON HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATIONS THAT REQUIRE THE COUNCIL’S ATTENTION

14 March 2018 The Human Rights Council in its midday meeting concluded its general debate on human rights situations that require the Council’s attention. In the general debate, speakers drew attention to the negative consequences for women...Read More

LE COMITÉ DES DROITS DE L'HOMME EXAMINE LE RAPPORT D'EL SALVADOR (English Shortly)

14 March 2018 Le Comité des droits de l’homme a examiné, aujourd’hui, le rapport périodique présenté par El Salvador sur les mesures qu’il a prises pour mettre en œuvre les dispositions du Pacte international relatif aux droits civils et po...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HOLDS GENERAL DEBATE ON HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATIONS REQUIRING THE COUNCIL’S ATTENTION

Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Provides Oral Updates on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and on Eritrea 14 March 2018 The Human Rights Council this morning heard oral updates from Kate Gilmore, Deputy High Commissioner f...Read More

CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT HEARS PRESIDENT’S PROPOSAL ON COORDINATORS OF SUBSIDIARY BODIES

United Kingdom says it will decide on 14 March if the use of a nerve agent against its citizens in Salisbury was an act of unlawful use of force by Russia against the United Kingdom 13 March 2018 The Conference on Disarmament this morning h...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HOLDS HIGH-LEVEL PANEL DISCUSSION ON VIOLATIONS OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF CHILDREN IN SYRIA

13 March 2018 The Human Rights Council this morning held a high-level panel discussion on violations of the human rights of children in Syria. Vojislav Šuc, President of the Human Rights Council, reminded that the Council in its resolution ...Read More

MARKING THE SEVENTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS, HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE OPENS ITS ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-SECOND SESSION JOINTLY WITH COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS

12 March 2018 The Human Rights Committee this morning opened its one hundred and twenty-second session at the Palais Wilson in Geneva, hearing a video message by United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, and a...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL DISCUSSES SITUATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN IRAN

12 March 2018 The Human Rights Council today held a discussion on the report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran, the late Asma Jahangir.  Presenting the report in the name of Ms. Jahangir, Catalina Devandas A...Read More