Statements



2018

Panel discussion HRC 39 on Gender integration and human rights investigations - Statement by the Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights

High Commissioner: we can all be human rights defenders – Statement at the Human Rights Defenders World Summit

High Commissioner: women environmental human rights defenders face threats, reprisals and physical attacks – Statement at the For All Coalition

Deputy High Commissioner: Today, we will talk with you, about you – Opening Remarks DGD CRC "Children as Human Rights Defenders"

High Commissioner: We are witnessing widespread efforts to silence, delegitimize and specifically target WHRDs – Statement at 2018 Annual Trygve Lie Symposium

High Commissioner: Civil society space is not just being eroded: in many countries it is being shut down - Statement at meeting with NGOs

ASG: Women and LGBTI persons report particular barriers and violence -  Oral presentation UN reprisals report

Panel Discussion HRC 38 on the impact of online violence on women human rights defenders and women’s organisations – Statement by the High Commissioner

High-Level discussion on Economic Growth through Women’s Empowerment - Statement by the High Commissioner for Human Rights

ASG: Human rights advocates in Asia under attack


2017

Opening statement of the High Commissioner-36rd session of the Human Rights Council-Annual discussion on the integration of a gender perspective throughout the work of the Human Rights Council and that of its mechanisms

Statement by Kate Gilmore, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights at the 31st International Confederation of Midwives Triennial Congress, "Midwives: Making a difference through supporting women's and girls’ rights"

Opening statement by Kate Gilmore, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights - 35th session of the Human Rights Council - Annual Full-day discussion on the human rights of women - Panel 1: Accelerating efforts to eliminate violence against women: engaging men and boys

Opening Statement by Kate Gilmore, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights - 35th session of the Human Rights Council - Annual full-day discussion on the human rights of women - Panel 2: Women's rights and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development:  health and gender equality

Statement by Kate Gilmore, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights - 35th session of the Human Rights Council - Side event on "Women’s health as key to empowerment and full realization of rights"

Opening Statement by Kate Gilmore, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights - 34th session of the Human Rights Council - Panel discussion on preventable maternal mortality and morbidity and human rights


2016

Opening Statement by Kate Gilmore, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights - 33rd session of the Human Rights Council - Annual Discussion of Integration of a Gender Perspective

Statement by Kate Gilmore, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, on the occasion of the International Women's Day

Statement by Kate Gilmore, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, Pledging for Gender Parity: Transforming our world? - International Women's Day Panel

Statement by Kate Gilmore, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, on the occasion of the screening of the film “India’s Daughter”

Statement by Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, High Commissioner for Human Rights, to a side-event on Sexual Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo