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 Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. ©UN Photo/Pierre Albouy
Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
©UN Photo/Pierre Albouy

Indonesia: UN rights chief urges region's 'most prolific executioner' to end practice

The UN human rights chief expressed alarm at reports that up to 14 people face imminent execution in Indonesia, most of them for drug-related offences, calling on the authorities of “the most prolific executioner” in Southeast Asia to immediately reinstate a moratorium on the death penalty.

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 Graph on increase of casualties in the last 8 years: Source: ‘Midyear Report 2016: Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict’

Afghan civilian casualties hit half-year record, with 5,166 dead or maimed – UN

In the first six months of this year, 5,166 civilians were either killed or maimed in Afghanistan, a half-year record since counting began in 2009, a new UN report shows.



 UN Free and Equal postage stamps – promoting LGBT equality worldwide. Source: UNPA

New stamps promoting LGBT equality worldwide unveiled at UN

The UN Postal Administration unveiled a set of six commemorative stamps to promote UN Free & Equal – a global UN campaign for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality launched and led by OHCHR.



Noticias/derechos humanos

Accountability for atrocities in Iraq - HC statement
A UN investigation is essential to look into allegations in Iraq

Treaty Body impact
UN treaty bodies are more effective since the General Assembly’s resolution in 2014 to strengthen the system, but more work and ultimately more resources are needed, a report by the UN Secretary General says.

Realization of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Statement by Ivan Šimonović, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, at the special event on Realization of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, New York, 13 July 2016

Human rights in Ukraine
Statement by the Assistant Secretary General for Human Rights Mr. Ivan Šimonović at the OSCE/Permanent Council, Vienna, 7 July 2016

Remarks by Mr. Ivan Šimonoviæ
Remarks by Mr. Ivan Šimonoviæ, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights at the Informal Briefing to the General Assembly on the situation in Syria

National human rights institutions and conflict
Statement by Ivan Šimonović, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights at the National human rights institutions seminar “NHRIs and conflict”, New York, 17 June 2016

Reuniones y eventos

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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