Home » 14.02.02 – HUMAN RIGHTS

14.02.02 – HUMAN RIGHTS

GENEVA / UKRAINE HUMAN RIGHTS

The United Nations says civilians in Ukraine continue to be badly affected by escalating hostilities and by new laws restricting movement in and out of areas controlled by armed groups. UNTV CH

23 Jan 2015 | Read More »

SOMALIA / RIGHTS OF THE CHILD

Somalia ratified today the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) – an important step towards protecting and promoting the rights of all children in the war-torn nation. The CRC was adopted by the General Assembly on 20 November 1989 and has been ratified by 195 countries, including Somalia. As of today, only two countries [...]

20 Jan 2015 | Read More »

OHCHR / ISIL

The United Nations Human Rights Office has condemned the recent spate of executions carried out by ISIL in Iraq. UNTV CH

20 Jan 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / CHILDREN HUMAN RIGHTS

UNICEF spokesperson in Geneva said more than 900,000 Syrian children, who are currently facing the harshest conditions of the winter so far, have received cold weather essentials such as warm clothing, blankets and heating supplies. Also in Geneva, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights spokesperson condemned the latest spate of violence committed by Islamist extremist [...]

13 Jan 2015 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / HUMAN RIGHTS MONITORING

A human rights team from the United Nations Mission in South Sudan visited rural Nyang County and found a lack of Judges and prosecutors, unoccupied court buildings and accused prisoners subject to prolonged detentions before trial. UNMISS

12 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / HUMAN RIGHTS DAY

At a ceremony held in Juba to commemorate the Human Rights Day, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for South Sudan, Ellen Margrethe Lǿj, said “South Sudanese people have today witnessed a dramatic deterioration in the human rights situation" since the present conflict erupted almost a year ago. UNMISS

10 Dec 2014 | Read More »

AFGHANISTAN / HUMAN RIGHTS

In a training workshop held as part of the observance of the second annual Human Rights week in Afghanistan, the international and national experts shared information and expertise on advocacy and mechanisms for promoting and protecting human rights in Afghanistan. UNAMA

9 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / MIGRANT DEATHS

A new report by the International Organization on Migration (IOM) indicates that 4,077 migrants died in 2014 trying to reach their destination, almost double the recorded figures from a year before. UNIFEED – UNTV

3 Dec 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / BUSINESS HUMAN RIGHTS

At an international forum discussing Business and Human Rights in Geneva, Sudan-born mobile communications entrepreneur Mo Ibrahim, called on businesses not to shy away from the forum and to embrace their responsibilities. OHCHR

2 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / FERGUSON

Regarding the Grand Jury's decision not to charge a police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, the UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said the High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein urged all protestors to avoid violence and destruction in the wake of that decision. UNIFEED-UNTV

25 Nov 2014 | Read More »

 

January 2015
M T W T F S S
« Dec    
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031