UN Commission on Human Rights

On 15 March 2006 the UN General Assembly voted to replace the UN Commission on Human Rights with the UN Human Rights Council.

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20 March 2019
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Author: El Universal (Venezuela)

“Fedecámaras denunció "ataque" a la libre iniciativa privada ante misión de DDHH de la ONU” – 20 de marzo de 2019...

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30 May 2018

UN experts welcome FIFA's commitment to human rights defenders

Author: United Nation Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner (Switzerland)

"UN experts welcome FIFA commitment to stand up for human rights defenders", 30 May 2018...

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27 August 2017

Submission to UN - 2017 consultation - human rights impact assessments for economic reform policies

The Independent Expert on foreign debt and human rights received nearly 50 stakeholder submissions in connection with the development of guiding principles for human rights impact assessments for economic reform policies. Information submitted will...

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14 November 2016

Commentary: Proposed binding treaty on business & human rights could be counterpoint to intl. investment agreements

Author: Adam Parsons, Share the World's Resources (UK)

"The Struggle Continues for a Binding Treaty to #StopCorporateAbuse", 5 Nov 2016...

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25 April 2016

ILO Response: Syrian Refugee Crisis

Author: ILO

...As the Syrian refugee crisis continues, the evolving nature of the crisis necessitates a response that encompasses humanitarian and development interventions which provide access to livelihoods and decent employment...As part of the wider UN...

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17 January 2016

UN sees progress in Qatar's migrant labour reforms

Author: Arabian Business

"UN sees progress in Qatar's migrant labour reforms", 15 January 2016...

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10 December 2015

Weakened rights language in Paris climate draft sparks alarm

Author: Laurie Goering & Megan Rowling, Reuters (UK)

Rights experts urged ministers at U.N. climate talks to put respect for human rights back into the binding section of a draft new global deal to tackle global warming…“We would certainly think human rights is not something that should be dropped,”...

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7 July 2015

China: UN expert on foreign debt & human rights concludes trip to Beijing & calls for stronger implementation of intl & national standards

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3 July 2015
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Author: Maina Kiai, Relator de la ONU sobre derecho a la libertad de reunión pacífica y asociación

“Informe del Relator Especial sobre los derechos a la libertad de reunión pacífica y de asociación, Maina Kiai”...

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23 June 2015

Nigeria: NGOs allege human rights abuses by Wilmar International; company denies claims

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