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Statement by Mr. Ivan Šimonović, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights
Introduction of the report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (Document E/2014/86) By Mr. Ivan Šimonović, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, New York, 17 November 2014
17-11-2014

Introduction of the report of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Introduction of the report of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (Document E/2014/22) By Mr. Ivan Šimonović,, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights
17-11-2014

Ensuring a people-centred approach to the new SDGs: a shared responsibility
Remarks by the Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, Ivan Šimonović, at the Inter-Parliamentary Union Annual Parliamentary Hearing, New York, 19 November 2014
19-11-2014

25th Anniversary of the CRC convention at the General Assembly
Statement by Ivan Šimonović, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, at the 69th session of the General Assembly session on the 25th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, New York, 20 November 2014
20-11-2014

Launch of OHCHR’s Recommended Principles and Guidelines on Human Rights at International Borders
Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, Ivan Simonovic at the Side-event on the margins of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly
23-10-2014

Human rights in Ukraine at the Security Council
Statement to the Security Council by Ivan Šimonović, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, meeting on Ukraine, 24 October 2014
24-10-2014

Zeid addresses UN General Assembly
High 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.
22-10-2014

Justice that kills – the death penalty in the 21st century
Key note speech by Ivan Šimonović, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, on the occasion of 12th World Day against the Death Penalty; Geneva, 09 October 2014
09-10-2014

Interactive dialogue on the situation of human rights in Ukraine
Statement by Mr. Ivan Šimonović, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, at the Interactive dialogue on the situation of human rights in Ukraine at the 27th session of the Human Rights Council, Geneva, 24 September 2014
24-09-2014

Statement to the Security Council by Ivan Šimonović on the human rights situation in Ukraine
The Assistant Secretary-General said intense fighting in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions of eastern Ukraine was extremely alarming, with rapid escalation of hostilities since the end of the 10-day ceasefire on 30 June
08-08-2014

Reparations for Conflict-Related Sexual Violence
Remarks by ASG Ivan Šimonović at the launch of the Reparations Guidance Note for Conflict-Related Sexual Violence, New York, 31 July 2014
01-08-2014

Burundi Configuration of Peacebuilding Fund, Thursday 10 July 2014
Statement of Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic at the Burundi Configuration of Peacebuilding Fund, Thursday 10 July 2014
10-07-2014

Burundi Configuration of Peacebuilding Fund, Wednesday 9 July 2014
Statement of Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic at the Burundi Configuration of Peacebuilding Fund, Wednesday 9 July 2014
09-07-2014

Human Rights in Ukraine
Statement by the Assistant Secretary-General Ivan Šimonović at the event at International Peace Institute, New York, 18 June 2014, on the situation in Ukraine
19-06-2014

Ukraine situation remains deeply worrying, Security Council told
Statement of the Assistant Secretary-General Ivan Šimonović at the Security Council meeting on Ukraine, New York, 24 June
25-06-2014

“Community Access – Good Neighbour Gala” at UNHQ
Opening remarks by Mr. Ivan Šimonović, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, at the “Community Access – Good Neighbour Gala” at the United Nations, 8 May 2014, New York
08-05-2014

The Rule of Law, Crime Prevention, and Criminal Justice in the UN Development Agenda Beyond 2015
Statement by ASG Ivan Šimonović at the Side event on “The Rule of Law, Crime Prevention, and Criminal Justice in the UN Development Agenda Beyond 2015: Engendering a Human Rights for All Approach”, 9 June 2014, UNHQ
09-06-2014

Mission to Ukraine
UN 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.
16-05-2014

Statement to the Security Council
Statement to the Security Council by Navi Pillay, High Commissioner for Human Rights [South Sudan]
02-05-2014

Press Conference in Kiev, Ukraine, 14 March 2014
Press Conference in Kiev, Ukraine, 14 March 2014 by UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic
14-03-2014

High Level Event on the Death Penalty
Statement 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
30-09-2013

Remarks UN High Commissioner at the Ministerial-level Meeting
Remarks by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay at the Ministerial-level Meeting on Ending Violence and Discrimination against LGBT Individuals
26-09-2013

Pillay briefs Security Council on protection of civilians
Statement by Navi Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, at the Open Debate on Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflicts, New York, 19 August 2013
19-08-2013

Situation in Syria - briefing for the UN Security Council
Briefing on Syria by Navi Pillay, the High Commissioner for Human Rights, delivered by Ivan Šimonović, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, 16 July 2013
16-07-2013

Expert meeting "Rights in Crisis"
Opening Remarks by ASG Ivan Šimonović, OHCHR’s expert meeting on Rights in Crisis, New York, 24 April 2013
25-04-2013

Statement by ASG Ivan Šimonović at the Commission on the Status of Women special event
Special event on “Obligations and Practical Measures to Support Women Human Rights Defenders”, 12 March 2013, UN Headquarters, New York
18-03-2013


Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Statement 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
06-02-2013


Remarks by ASG Ivan Šimonović at “Preventing and eliminating violence against women”
“Preventing and eliminating violence against women”, Stakeholders’ Forum, held in New York on 13 – 14 December 2012. Statement by Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Šimonović
18-12-2012


Keynote remarks by Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, Ivan Šimonović
Keynote remarks by Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, Ivan Šimonović, at the regional meeting on “Fair trial and due process in the counter-terrorism context” on 5 July 2012 in Brussels, Belgium
18-07-2012



Statement of High Commissioner Navi Pillay at the global panel on death penalty
Statement of High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay at the OHCHR-Global Panel on “Moving away from the Death Penalty – Lessons from national experiences”, 3 July 2012, UN Headquarters, New York
03-07-2012

Message of the UN Secretary-General to Human Rights Film Festival in New York
Message of the UN Secretary-General to Human Rights Film Festival, delivered at the screening of “Call Me Kuchu” by Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Šimonović, New York, 28 June 2012
29-06-2012

Protection of civilians
Navi 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.
25-06-2012

Statement by the High Commissioner for Human Rights at Security Council on Protection of Civilians
Statement by Navanethem Pillay, High Commissioner for Human Rights, at the Open Debate of the Security Council on Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflicts, delivered by Ivan Šimonović, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, 25 June 2012, New York
25-06-2012

Statement by Mr. Ivan Šimonović, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, to ECOSOC
Statement by Mr. Ivan Šimonović, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, to ECOSOC on treaty body strengthening, New York, 8 June 2012
08-06-2012

Pillay / Syria
Assistant 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.
07-06-2012

Commemorating 5th anniversary of UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Statement by Ivan Šimonović, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, on 5th anniversary of UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples
17-05-2012

Consultations for States Parties on Treaty Body Strengthening, New York, 3 April 2012
Closing remarks by Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, Ivan Šimonović at the Consultations for States Parties on Treaty Body Strengthening, New York, 3 April 2012
04-04-2012

Panel Event “The Rights of Victims of Terrorism”, 2 April 2012, United Nations, New York
Remarks by Ivan Šimonović, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights at the Panel Event “The Rights of Victims of Terrorism”, 2 April 2012, United Nations, New York
03-04-2012

Statement of the Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, Ivan Šimonović
Statement of the Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, Ivan Šimonović, at the 29th Annual Social Work Day on “Human Rights and the Global Agenda”, 26 March 2012, United Nations, New York
26-03-2012

Remarks by Ivan Simonovic, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights
Briefing on Human Rights and Rio+20 for Member States, Wednesday, 21 March 2012 from 1.15 – 2.30 pm, Permanent Mission of Norway to the United Nations – New York
23-03-2012

Intervention by ASG for Human Rights, Mr. Ivan Šimonović
Special high-level meeting of ECOSOC with the Bretton Woods Institutions, World Trade Organization and UNCTAD
13-03-2012

Statement by Mr. Ivan Šimonović, ASG for Human Rights
Opening Address by Mr. Ivan Šimonovic, Representative of the Secretary General to the Human Rights Committee 104th session
12-03-2012

Statement by Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights
Side-event on prejudice-based violence towards lesbian and bisexual women and transgender persons. Ford Foundation. New York
28-02-2012


Statement to SC by Navi Pillay, High Commissioner for Human Rights
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on Thursday briefed the Security Council on issues of human rights concern in Libya
25-01-2012

Statement by Mr. Ivan Šimonović, ASG for Human Rights
Panel discussion on ending violence and criminal sanctions based on sexual orientation and gender identity
08-12-2011

Statement of Mr. Ivan Šimonović, ASG, on behalf of the High Commissioner
Closure of the 2011 International Year for People of African Descent, 6 December 2011
06-12-2011

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