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COMMITTEE ON MIGRANT WORKERS EXAMINES ALGERIA’S REPORT

Committee Elects New Bureau, with Ahmadou Tall as the Chairperson 11 April 2018 The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families today concluded its consideration of the second periodic repo...Read More

COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF MIGRANT WORKERS EXAMINES GUYANA’S INITIAL REPORT

12 April 2018 The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families today concluded its consideration of the initial report of Guyana on its implementation of the International Convention on the ...Read More

COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF MIGRANT WORKERS DISCUSSES SITUATION IN SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES IN THE ABSENCE OF A REPORT AND A DELEGATION

12 April 2018 The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families today discussed the efforts of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to implement the International Convention on the Protection of ...Read More

COMMITTEE ON MIGRANT WORKERS LAUNCHES JOINT GENERAL COMMENTS ON THE RIGHTS OF MIGRANT CHILDREN WITH A PANEL DISCUSSION

16 April 2018 The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families this afternoon held a panel discussion entitled “Putting migrant children’s rights upfront: challenges and duties in protecting...Read More

Inclusive Efforts Must Target Persistent Racial Discrimination Plaguing Communities Worldwide, Secretary-General Says On International Day

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the General Assembly meeting on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, in New York today:

Racial Equality ‘Is Under Attack’, Experts Warn General Assembly, Urging States To Mark International Day By Stamping Out Discrimination, Intolerance

Speakers today called for urgent action to stop the rampant rise of xenophobia, racism and intolerance, as the General Assembly commemorated the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, observed on 21 March.

Part 1: A few steps forward, a few steps sideways and a few steps backwards: The CAT’s revised and updated GC on Non-Refoulement

On 6 December 2017, after a year long consultation process with states and civil society representatives, the Committee against Torture (CAT) adopted its revised General Comment (GC) (now No.4) on the implementation of Article 3 of the Conv...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HOLDS PANEL DISCUSSION ON PROMOTING TOLERANCE, INCLUSION, UNITY AND RESPECT FOR DIVERSITY

19 March 2018 The Human Rights Council this morning held its annual debate on racial discrimination with a panel discussion focusing on promoting tolerance, inclusion, unity and respect for diversity in the context of combating racial discr...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 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