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In Harlem, deputy UN chief cites equality, non-discrimination as ‘absolutely basic to all human rights’

This year, as Human Rights Day, marked annually on 10 December, coincides with the launch of the International Decade for People of African Descent, the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) hosted the commemoration in New York to link the two events.


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 Refugees in the Bahirka Camp near Erbil in Northern Iraq © UNAMI

Community, religious leaders must condemn ISIL ‘atrocities’ – UN rights official

Civilians continue to suffer atrocities and “dramatic” human rights violations at the hands of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), warned United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, Mr. Ivan Šimonović, as he concluded his week-long mission to Iraq.



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Funding gap looms amid efforts to tackle ‘twin plagues’ Ebola, ISIL, warns UN rights chief

In his first briefing to the press since taking up the four-year post on 1 September, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said he was “shocked” that just six weeks into his job, he already had to look at making cuts and “battle” to find resources.



Actualités des droits de l'homme

Security Council meeting on human rights in DPRK
Statement 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

Launch of the 8th Monthly report of the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine
Press statement by Mr. Ivan Šimonović, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights at the launch of the 8th Monthly report of the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine

Roundtable on the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights
Statement by Mr. Ivan Šimonović, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, at the Roundtable on the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights, Kyiv, 12 December 2014

Launch of the Decade for People of African Descent
Statement by Mr. Ivan Šimonović, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, at the Launch of the Decade for People of African Descent, New York, 10 December 2014

Political Participation of Women – Why should men bother?
Statement by Ivan Šimonović, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, at special event on'Political Participation of Women - Why should men bother?', New York, 8 December 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

Réunions et manifestations

From : 20-01-2014 To : 24-01-2014
New York
WG on Discrimination against Women in Law and Practice
From : 18-02-2014 To : 18-02-2014
New York
States parties will elect one new member of the Human Rights Committee to fill a casual vacancy arising from the resignation of one member.
From : 25-05-2014 To : 25-05-2014
New York
State Parties will elect nine new members of the Committee on the Rights of the Child which monitors implementation of the Convention.
From : 10-06-2014 To : 12-06-2014
New York
State Parties will elect nine new members of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities which monitors the implementation of the Convention.
From : 24-06-2014 To : 24-06-2014
New York
States parties will elect nine new members of the Human Rights Committee which monitors implementation of the Covenant and one additional member to fill a casual vacancy arising from the resignation of a member Committee.
From : 26-06-2014 To : 26-06-2014
New York
State Parties will elect new members of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women which monitors the implementation of the Convention.
From : 02-07-2014 To : 02-07-2014
New York
Panel discussion, 2 July, CR1, UNHQ, New York
From : 28-07-2014 To : 01-08-2014
New York
WG on the use of mercenaries
Moving Away from the Death Penatly: National Leadership
From : 25-09-2014 To : 25-09-2014
New York
High-level side event at the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, UN Headquarters, New York
 

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