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Ivan Šimonović, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, briefs the Security Council on the situation in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)
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In Security Council, UN officials urge renewed engagement with DPR Korea on human rights

Briefing the Security Council on the situation in the DPRK, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Šimonović highlighted the “widespread and systematic” crimes perpetrated by the Pyongyang Government, but also voiced optimism that a reversal in the status quo was still possible amid “promising new signs” of the DPRK authorities’ engagement with international human rights mechanisms.


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UN rights chief urges return to moratorium as executions resume in Pakistan, Jordan

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, voiced “deep regret” today over the resumption of executions in Pakistan and Jordan at a time when the international community is increasingly turning away from the use of the death penalty.



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

On the eve of the worldwide commemoration of Human Rights Day, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Jan Eliasson, led in New York’s historic Harlem neighborhood, a public reading of the landmark Universal Declaration of Human Rights.



Noticias/derechos humanos

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

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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