Human Rights - New York
Security Council meeting on human rights in DPRKStatement to the Security Council on the Situation in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, by Ivan Šimonović,
Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, New York, 22 December 2014
Zeid addresses UN General AssemblyHigh Commissioner Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein addresses the UN General Assembly in New York about key human rights challenges, the importance of defending human rights defenders and the crucial need to adequately fund the work of the UN Human Rights Office.
Human Rights in UkraineStatement by the Assistant Secretary-General Ivan Šimonović at the event at International Peace Institute, New York, 18 June 2014, on the situation in Ukraine
Mission to UkraineUN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic speaks to the press during his visit to Kyiv, Donetsk and Odessa in Ukraine, where he is meeting with Government, civil society and the Ombudsperson.
High Level Event on the Death PenaltyStatement by Ms. Navi Pillay, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, at the High Level Event at the 68th Session of the General Assembly, New York, 27 September 2013
Economic, Social and Cultural RightsStatement delivered by Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, Ivan Šimonović, at the deposit by Uruguay of the 10th ratification instrument of the Optional Protocol of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Protection of civiliansNavi Pillay address to the UN Security Council debate on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict. Pillay highlights key examples from specific country situations to illustrate practical ways in which the protection of civilians can be strengthened.
Pillay / SyriaAssistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Šimonović addresses the UN General Assembly on the human rights situation in Syria, urging a peaceful resolution to the violence.
OHCHR in New York
New York, NY 10017
OHCHR in New York
Room S-1310, 13th floor
New York, USA