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Surge in ‘stunningly vicious' attacks on albino children in East Africa, UN rights chief warns

The United Nations human rights chief expressed revulsion at a recent spike in gruesome attacks against people with albinism in several East African countries where in the past six months, at least 15 albinos were abducted, wounded, or killed, including three such incidents last week.


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Member States must enforce human rights amid rising tide of extremism – UN rights chief

Speaking to the 47-member UN Human Rights Council, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein warned of the “real danger” that opinion-leaders and decision-makers would “lose their grasp” of the values that States built 70 years ago “to ward off the horror of war.”



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‘No evidence death penalty deters any crime,’ senior UN official tells Rights Council

Despite progress in recent years to universally abolish the death penalty, major challenges persist, Ivan Šimonović, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, said today in his opening remarks to the UN Human Rights Council on the third day and final day of meetings.



Actualités des droits de l'homme

Human Rights in Ukraine at the Security Council
Statement to the Security Council by Ivan Šimonović, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, 6 March 2015

Opening remarks Ivan Šimonović, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights
Biennial High-Level Panel Discussion on the Question of the Death Penalty: “Regional efforts aiming at the abolition of the death penalty and challenges faced in that regard”

Key note address by Mr. Ivan Šimonović, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights
The Human Rights Council high-level side-event “Universal ratification and implementation of the United Nations Convention against Torture – How to get there”

Human Rights in South Sudan at the UN Security Council
Statement to the Security Council by Ivan Šimonović, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, on South Sudan, New York, 24 February 2015

Human rights and election standards
Opening Remarks by ASG Ivan Šimonović at The Carter Center’s Conference on Human Rights and Election Standards, 11 February, Atlanta

South Sudan
Introductory remarks at the Spokesperson’s noon briefing, 9 February 2015, by the Assistant Secretary-General Ivan Šimonović, on his human rights mission to South Sudan

Réunions et manifestations

From : 23-06-2015 To : 23-02-2015
New York
Third Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on the Protection of all Persons from Enforced Disappearance (CPED) to elect five members of the Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED) whose terms are set to expire on 30 June 2015; 23 June 2015, 10am, Conf. Room 1, UN Headquarters
From : 26-06-2015 To : 26-06-2015
New York
Twenty-sixth Meeting of States Parties to the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, to elect nine members of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD); Thursday, 25 June 2015, 10am, Conf. Room 1, UN Headquarters
From : 30-06-2015 To : 30-06-2015
New York
Seventh Meeting of States Parties to the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families to elect seven members of the Committee on Migrant Workers (CMW); Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 10am, Conf. Room 1, UN Headquarters
 

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