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 A demonstration against racism, hatred and islamophobia in Brussels, Belgium, 2019. ©EPA Photo

Victims mount as extreme nationalism fuels racism

From Montenegro to New Zealand, racist intimidation and violence cast a dark shadow over this year’s global commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

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 Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Andrew Gilmour (left) listens to Peter Pringle, the last man to be sentenced to death in Ireland, who now campaigns for global abolition of the death penalty and provides support to exonerated former prisoners.

Tortured lives after the death penalty

At the screening of the BBC documentary “Fallout” at the UN in New York, exonerated death row victims narrate their struggles to piece together their broken lives without government compensation or support.


Still powerful: UDHR at 70

In an era of “backlash against human rights,” how can the 70-year-old Universal Declaration of Human Rights help to solve today’s and emerging global challenges?

Noticias/derechos humanos

Great Lakes region
Statement by ASG Andrew Gilmour at the “High-level regional conference on justice and good governance: Combating impunity and upholding human rights as key contributions to peace and security”, Nairobi, 13 May 2019

Sexual and gender-based violence in conflict
ASG Gilmour speaks at an event on strengthening the work of the Security Council on sexual and gender-based violence in conflict: the strategic use of evidence from UN investigations.

Permanent Forum on Indigenous Peoples
Statement by Andrew Gilmour, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, at the 18th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Peoples

Human rights situation in Haiti
High Commissioner briefs the Security Council in New York.

Situation in Afghanistan
Statement by Andrew Gilmour, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, at the 40th session of the Human Rights Council, Geneva, 21 March 2019

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