Press Releases

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November 8, 2017

Brazil must act now to avoid losing ground in fight against modern slavery – UN experts

GENEVA (8 November 2017) – United Nations human rights experts* have today called on the Government of Brazil to take urgent action >>Read more
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November 3, 2017

Human rights must be centre-stage as Paris climate change deal takes effect, UN experts say

GENEVA (3 November 2017) – Human rights must be central to the way the Paris climate change agreement is put into practice, >>Read more
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November 3, 2017

Peru’s human rights record to be reviewed by Universal Periodic Review

GENEVA (3 November 2017) – Peru’s human rights record will be examined by the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) >>Read more
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November 2, 2017

Argentina’s human rights record to be reviewed by Universal Periodic Review

GENEVA (2 November 2017) – Argentina’s human rights record will be examined by the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) >>Read more
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October 26, 2017

UN Human Rights Office, Inter-American Commission launch joint action plan on protection of human rights defenders in the Americas

GENEVA (26 October 2017) – The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) and the UN Human Rights Office have launched a new >>Read more
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October 25, 2017

Put human rights at heart of development, Zeid urges Peru

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights visited the country on 23-24 October >>Read more
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October 20, 2017

UN Human Rights Chief to visit Peru (23-24 Oct) and Uruguay (25-27 Oct)

Zeid will launch a plan of action to address the protection of human rights defenders in the Americas. >>Read more
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October 20, 2017

UN Human Rights Chief to visit Peru (23-24 Oct) and Uruguay (25-27 Oct)

Zeid will launch a joint plan of action with the IACHR to address the protection of human rights defenders in the Americas. >>Read more
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October 6, 2017

UN experts urge Chile not to use anti-terrorism law against Mapuche indigenous peoples

GENEVA (6 October 2017) – UN experts* are urging Chile not to prosecute Mapuche indigenous peoples under the country’s anti-terrorism legislation. The >>Read more
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August 31, 2017

UN Committee on Migrant Workers to review Ecuador

  GENEVA (31 August 2017) –The UN Committee on the Protection of the Rights of Migrant Workers and Members of their Families >>Read more

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