United Nations (Geneva)

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HOLDS INTERACTIVE DIALOGUE WITH THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE SITUATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF KOREA

12 March 2018 The Human Rights Council this morning held an interactive dialogue with Tomás Ojea Quintana, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.  In his presentation, Mr. Ojea Quin...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HOLDS GENERAL DEBATE ON ALL HUMAN RIGHTS, CIVIL, POLITICAL, ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO DEVELOPMENT

9 March 2018 The Human Rights Council this morning continued its general debate on all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development. In the discussion speakers underlined the impor...Read More

COUNCIL HEARS PRESENTATION OF 18 THEMATIC REPORTS ON ALL HUMAN RIGHTS AND REPORT OF WORKING GROUP ON TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATIONS

Concludes Interactive Dialogue with the High Commissioner for Human Rights on his Annual Report and Oral Update 8 March 2018 The Human Rights Council this afternoon heard the presentation of 18 thematic reports on all human rights by the Se...Read More

CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT HEARS PRESIDENT’S UPDATE ON THE APPOINTMENT OF SUBSIDIARY BODIES COORDINATORS

Stresses Importance of Gender Parity in Nuclear Disarmament, on the Occasion of the International Women’s Day 8 March 2018 The Conference on Disarmament today heard from its President on the appointment of the coordinators of subsidiary bod...Read More

COUNCIL HOLDS INTERACTIVE DIALOGUE WITH THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS ON HIS ANNUAL REPORT AND ORAL UPDATE

8 March 2018 The Human Rights Council this morning held its interactive dialogue with the High Commissioner for Human Rights on his annual report and oral update, which addressed numerous human rights situations and challenges across the wo...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL CONCLUDES INTERACTIVE DIALOGUES ON CHILDREN AND ARMED CONFLICT AND VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN, AND ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND PERSONS WITH ALBINISM

7 March 2018 The Human Rights Council during its midday meeting concluded its clustered interactive dialogue with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for children and armed conflict, Virginia Gamba, and the Special Represent...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HEARS PRESENTATION OF HIGH COMMISSIONER ZEID’S ANNUAL REPORT AND ORAL UPDATE

7 March 2018 The Human Rights Council this morning heard the presentation of the annual report and oral update of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein. The High Commissioner highlighted numerous human...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL DISCUSSES THE RIGHT TO PRIVACY, AND COMMERCIAL SURROGACY IN THE CONTEXT OF THE SALE OF CHILDREN

6 March 2018 The Human Rights Council this morning held a clustered interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy, Joe Cannataci, and the Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child po...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HOLDS PANEL DISCUSSION ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD, WITH A FOCUS ON CHILDREN IN HUMANITARIAN SITUATIONS

5 March 2018 The Human Rights Council this morning held the first part of its annual full-day meeting on the rights of the child, with a panel discussion which focused on children in humanitarian situations. In his opening statement, Vojisl...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL REQUESTS INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION OF INQUIRY ON SYRIA TO URGENTLY CONDUCT INQURY INTO THE RECENT EVENTS IN EASTERN GHOUTA

5 March 2018 The Human Rights Council this morning concluded its urgent debate on the situation in Eastern Ghouta by adopting a resolution in which it requested the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic...Read More

NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF MONGOLIA PRESENTS CREDENTIALS TO DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF UNITED NATIONS OFFICE AT GENEVA

5 March 2018 Lundeg Purevsuren, the new Permanent Representative of Mongolia to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his credentials to Michael Møller, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva. Prior to hi...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL STARTS INTERACTIVE DIALOGUE ON TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE AND ON THE PREVENTION OF GENOCIDE

2 March 2018 The Human Rights Council in a midday meeting started its interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence, Pablo de Greiff, and the Special Adviser...Read More