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 President Evo Morales Ayma of Bolivia, addresses the General Assembly high-level event to mark the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. ©UN Photo/Manuel Elias

Indigenous peoples are ‘moral compass of humanity,’ special UN General Assembly meeting told

Endorsement of the principles of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples does not equal implementation, speakers told the General Assembly at a special meeting to celebrate the Declaration’s tenth anniversary

 A wall of photos at the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, the site of infamous Security Prison S-21, documents the Khmer Rouge's brutal treatment of detainees. ©UN Photo/Mark Garten

A decade on, UN urges all Governments to endorse convention on enforced disappearance

Marking the tenth anniversary of an historic treaty to keep people from suffering enforced disappearance or secret detentions, the UN urged all Governments that have not done so to ratify it, as the world body honoured victims separated from their loved ones.

Noticias/derechos humanos

Decade for People of African Descent
Statement by the High Commissioner at a panel discussion: A Decade of Recognition for the Contributions, Achievements, and Challenges of People of African Descent Worldwide, New York, 21 March 2018

International day against racism
The High Commissioner speaks at the General Assembly about disturbing rise of xenophobia and discrimination, New York, 20 March 2018

“The Syrian crisis is breaking our world”
In an Arria briefing for members of the Security Council, the High Commissioner demanded justice for perpetrators of "mind-numbing" crimes in Syria.

NGO Committee
Comments by UN Assistant Secretary-General, Andrew Gilmour at the UN Correspondents Association Press Briefing on the NGO Committee, New York, 16 March 2018

Myanmar ethnic cleansing
Killings, rape, torture, and forced starvation continue as lower intensity terror campaign seeks to drive remaining Rohingya from their homes, Gilmour confirms at end of four-day visit.

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