Archive of statements, events and panels


ASG Andrew Gilmour discusses greater transparency needed in use of death penalty, 21 November 2017

Panel on “Transparency and the death penalty”, 10 October 2017

Human Rights Council, Biennial high-level panel discussion on the question of the death penalty - Theme: The death penalty and the prohibition of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, 1 March 2017

High-level event on “The Death Penalty and Victims”, 21 September 2016

UNGASS side event, Effective drugs policies without the death penalty, 18 April 2016

Meeting on “moratorium on the death penalty with a view to its future abolition in Malawi”, 12 November 2015

OHCHR/African Union Global Panel: “Moving away from the death penalty – Lessons from the African experience”, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 11 November 2015

Book launch: Moving away from the Death Penalty, November 2015, New York

OHCHR Global Panel: Moving Away from the Death Penalty, 29 September 2015

Side Event, Human Rights Council: Moving away from the Death Penalty: Protection of the rights of persons facing death penalty abroad, including migrants, 17 June 2015

Moving Away From the Death Penalty: Arguments, Trends and Perspectives - 13th UN Crime Congress (Doha, 2015), Side event, 14 April 2015

Human Rights Council, Biennial high-level panel discussion, 4 March 2015

Statement on World Day Against the Death Penalty, 8 October 2014

High-level event of the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York Moving Away from the Death Penalty: National Leadership, 25 September 2014

Event on Best Practices and Challenges in Implementing a Moratorium on the Death Penalty, 2 July 2014

OHCHR Global Panel - Moving Away from the Death Penalty – Discrimination against marginalised groups, 24 April 2014

Human Rights Council Panel Discussion, 5 March 2014

Human Rights Council Panel discussion on human rights of children of parents sentenced to the death penalty or executed, 11 September 2013

OHCHR Global Panel: Moving away from the death penalty – Wrongful Convictions, 28 June 2013

OHCHR Global Panel: Moving away from the death penalty – Lessons from national experiences, 3 July 2012