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14.02.02 – HUMAN RIGHTS

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 »

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN WRAP

As United Nations marked Tuesday the International Day to End Violence against Women, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said "let us commit ourselves together starting from today and all the year around, to put an end to this global disgrace. Let us make this world better for all and harmonious and peaceful for all." UNIFEED-UNTV

25 Nov 2014 | Read More »

NY / VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ADVANCER

Ahead of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women taking place tomorrow, the Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, the head of UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and actress Terry Hatcher have together "flipped the switch" to illuminate the Empire State Building in orange – symbolizing hope for a "future free from violence against women and [...]

24 Nov 2014 | Read More »

GA / #IMAGINE PROJECT

To mark the 25th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the most widely ratified legal agreement to protect child rights, UNICEF hosted an event at the General Assembly featuring the #IMAGINE Project – one of the world's largest-ever combined music recordings, to one of the world's most loved songs, John Lennon's [...]

20 Nov 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / UKRAINE HUMAN RIGHTS

In a new report published today, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said civilians continue to be killed, unlawfully detained, tortured and disappeared in Eastern Ukraine. UNTV CH  

20 Nov 2014 | Read More »

 

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