August 15, 2020

Ins 21 February 2020

Ins 21 February 2020

Concise information and understanding regarding the future 43rd session of this Human Rights Council

The Prevention Council: the company instance for putting individual liberties at one’s heart associated with UN’s avoidance agenda

3 2020 february

The report calls from the community that is international study from previous errors and put a robust Human Rights Council avoidance strategy during the centre associated with the Secretary-General’s revitalised prevention agenda.

The Human Rights Council in 2019

6 December 2019

A analysis that is written of primary occasions and development during the Council in 2019, in addition to data regarding the quantitative development associated with Council’s work considering that the body’s establishment in 2006.


13 2019 november

It was the next informal conference on just exactly how worldwide cooperation might be better leveraged to guide the nationwide utilization of worldwide peoples liberties obligations and commitments.

Policy or aspiration: losing light in the Human Rights in advance initiative

29 October 2019

Issue of ‘what happened to Human Rights up Front’ is definitely an oft-repeated refrain in conferences with brand New York society that is civil. Nevertheless, small constant and information that is clear been given by the UN secretariat from the status for the effort.

Eight many years of the Istanbul procedure on combatting religions intolerance: using stock

The key policy that is intergovernmental for combatting spiritual intolerance, stigmatisation, discrimination, incitement to physical violence and physical physical violence against people centered on faith or belief is defined straight straight down in Human Rights Council (Council) quality 16/18 and its particular sibling resolution in the General Assembly (GA) – GA quality 66/167.

The Ins 30 September 2019

The ‘Inside Track NY’ provides succinct information and governmental insights in the session that is upcoming of Third Committee for the General Assembly (GA).

2019 Election gu 27 2019 september

The report could be the 5th annual Help Guide to the UN Human Rights Council Elections. It gives information that is general the 2019 Council elections (scheduled for 16 October during the GA in nyc), whenever States will compete to win seats for new three-year terms (2020-2022).

Policy report

Clustering and also the built-in utilization of suggestions: the answer to unlocking the complementary energy of this UN’s conformity mechanisms

This report requires a rethink for the compliance that is international: rather than the three primary execution mechanisms being regarded as split, distinct and unconnected they must be viewed as three complementary areas of just one human being legal rights conformity motor.

Policy report

Could be the international situation of individual liberties enhancing or deteriorating? Making the outcome when it comes to measurement that is empirical of legal rights modification

Measuring peoples legal rights performance just isn’t easy. Yet it really is since essential since it is challenging. Into the context regarding the global individual rights ‘implementation space’ this policy brief sets out of the relevance of sufficient peoples legal rights dimension.

Policy report

Vision 2021

14 2019 february

Between 2021 and 2026 the UN General Assembly is planned to examine the status of this Human Rights Council (for example. Must I stay a subsidiary body or develop into a main human anatomy of this UN). URG’s new policy brief provides history information about the 2021-2016 review, and provides ideas on how…

Do you know the rights that are human of globe governments in 2020?

Because of the URG group

An analysis that is independent of High-Level part regarding the Human Rights Council The High-Level part of this 43rd session regarding the UN Human Rights Council, held from 24 to 26 February 2020, saw the active involvement greater than a 100 globe leaders, including, four heads of States, around 90 ministers or vice-ministers, and a wide range of principals of worldwide organisations. Within the statements they sent to the Council they addressed both domestic rights that are human, developments and achievements, in addition to their nations worldwide priorities within the peoples legal legal legal rights sphere for 2020 and beyond. As a result, the involvement of…

URG’s verdict regarding the UN Secretary-General’s ‘Call to Action’: a missed opportunity

By Marc Limon, Executive Director for the Universal Rights Group

The very first time regarding the 43rd session associated with Human Rights Council (HRC43), UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres established a unique ‘Call to action for individual legal rights. On Monday 24 February’ Rumours of the announcement that is‘major through the Secretary-General have been circulating since belated last year, and had been verified by Guterres himself in a keynote message into the General Assembly on 22 January. On it, he identified four key contemporary challenges dealing with mankind (he called them ‘the four horsemen’) – increased geopolitical tensions, the weather crisis, growing mistrust, while the drawbacks of electronic technology – and, intriguingly, seemed to declare that…

‘When the weapons autumn silent’: UN protection Council covers transitional justice

By Danica Damplo, Universal Rights Group NYC

On 13 February the safety Council held its first ever discussion on transitional justice as being a thematic problem, with States from every region providing first-hand accounts and calling when it comes to UN to try out a supportive part. Belgium, safety Council President for the thirty days of February, initiated and presided on the available debate on ‘transitional justice in conflict and post-conflict situations, ’ under the Peacebuilding and maintaining Peace agenda item (the debate can viewed on line (Part I and Part II)). Transitional justice means the ways that nations rising from conflict or repression that is large-scale gross violations of peoples legal rights and…

The Human Rights Council in 2020 – Views of this President that is 14th of Human Rights Council H.E. Ms. Elisabeth Tichy-Fisslberger

By H.E. Elisabeth TICHY-FISSLBERGER, President associated with the UN Human Rights Council

Geneva, 20 February 2020 It is an extremely unique honour in my situation to preside within the Human Rights Council with this 12 months, and I also have always been completely conscious of the obligation we have actually assumed from my predecessor. The Human Rights Council is exclusive in lots of ways. The Council provides a place where States and civil society can enter into direct conversation and human rights defenders as well as victims of human rights violations are given the space to tell their stories unlike many other UN bodies. It’s a giant year-round machinery involving lots of people, which produces a considerable amount…

The UN Human developing Report must go further on inequality

By Steven L. B. Jensen, Researcher in the Danish Institute for Human Rights

This post very first appeared on OpenGlobalRights. In December, UNDP established the Human Development Report 2019. It absolutely was established beforehand that the report that is new reconceptualize peoples development all over notion of inequality. This framing offers a far more holistic take on existing injustices throughout the world. The report combines earnings and wide range inequalities with those more typically related to individual development such as for instance health insurance and inequalities that are educational. Put into the mix are inequalities prone to take over the twenty-first century, particularly those pertaining to climate change and use of technology and needed abilities when you look at the knowledge economy. The report’s sub-title carries in…