United Nations (Geneva)

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HOLDS INTERACTIVE DIALOGUE ON FREEDOM OF RELIGION OR BELIEF

Concludes Clustered Interactive Dialogue on the Protection of Human Rights while Countering Terrorism and on Cultural Rights 2 March 2018 The Human Rights Council this morning held an interactive dialogue with Ahmed Shaheed, the Special Rap...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL DECIDES TO HOLD URGENT DEBATE ON SYRIA’S EASTERN GHOUTA

2 March 2018 The Human Rights Council this morning decided to hold an urgent debate on the situation in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta at 3 p.m. today by a vote of 25 in favour, 4 against, with 8 abstentions. Opening the meeting, Vojislav Šuc, Pres...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HOLDS INTERACTIVE DIALOGUE ON HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS AND ON TORTURE

1 March 2018 The Human Rights Council in its midday meeting held a clustered interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, Michel Forst, and with the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cru...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL CONCLUDES CLUSTERED INTERACTIVE DIALOGUE ON ADEQUATE HOUSING AND FOREIGN DEBT

1 March 2018 The Human Rights Council this morning concluded its clustered interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing, Leilani Farha, and with the Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt on the full enjoy...Read More

CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT HEARS STATEMENTS BY HIGH-LEVEL OFFICIALS FROM TURKEY, RUSSIA, IRAN, ROMANIA, AND SOUTH AFRICA

28 February 2018 The Conference on Disarmament this morning continued its high-level segment, hearing addresses by ministerial officials from Turkey, Russia, Iran, Romania and South Africa. Ahmet Yildiz, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs o...Read More

LE CONSEIL DES DROITS DE L'HOMME ENTEND LA PRÉSENTATION DES RAPPORTS SUR LA DETTE EXTÉRIEURE ET SUR LE LOGEMENT CONVENABLE (English Shortly)

28 February 2018 Le Conseil des droits de l’homme a entendu, cet après-midi, la présentation des rapports de l’Expert indépendant chargé d’examiner les effets de la dette extérieure, M. Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, et de la Rapporteuse spéciale ...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL CONCLUDES ITS HIGH-LEVEL SEGMENT

Also Concludes its General Segment 28 February 2018 The Human Rights Council this morning concluded its high-level segment, hearing statements from 17 dignitaries, who presented efforts to promote and protect human rights, and spoke of the ...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HEARS FROM 15 DIGNITARIES AS IT CONTINUES ITS HIGH-LEVEL SESSION

27 February 2018 The Human Rights Council during its midday meeting heard statements from dignitaries of 14 countries and one organization as it continued with its high-level segment. Alfonso Nsue Mokuy, Third Vice Prime Minister charged wi...Read More

CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT HEARS FROM SEVEN DIGNITARIES AS IT CONTINUES ITS HIGH LEVEL SEGMENT

27 February 2018 The Conference on Disarmament continued its high-level segment this morning, hearing statements from the Foreign Ministers of Slovenia, Spain, Senegal, Republic of Korea, Sweden, Canada, and Egypt. Karl Erjavec, Vice-Prime ...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HEARS FROM 19 DIGNITARIES ON SECOND DAY OF THE HIGH-LEVEL SEGMENT

27 February 2018 The Human Rights Council this morning continued its high-level segment, hearing statements from 19 dignitaries, who highlighted the role of the Council and its mechanisms in the promotion and protection of human rights, par...Read More

CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT OPENS HIGH-LEVEL SEGMENT

Hears Address by the President of the United Nations General Assembly 26 February 2018 The Conference on Disarmament opened its High-Level Segment this morning, hearing statements by the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, the ...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL OPENS THIRTY-SEVENTH REGULAR SESSION

United Nations Secretary-General, High Commissioner for Human Rights, President of the General Assembly and Foreign Minister of Switzerland Address the Council 26 February 2018 The Human Rights Council this morning opened its thirty-seventh...Read More