Side-event to 42nd session of the Human Rights Council "Abolition Strategies in Sub-Saharan Africa- Private Sector and the Death Penalty" Thursday, 12 September 2019 10:00-11:30 Geneva, Palais des Nations, Room VIII
26 February 12- 13:30h Room XXIII, Palais des Nations An estimated 1 billion people – 15% of the global population – experience disability. Persons with disabilities are more likely to live in poverty, to face food insecurity and poorer health outcomes, to be denied educational and employment
Human Rights Education (HRE) is a fundamental right and a responsibility: the Preamble of the UDHR urges "all individuals and all organs of society... to strive, through education, and to develop respect for these rights and freedoms".
The Permanent Mission of Liechtenstein to the UN, All Survivors Project, the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the UN, and the Delegation of the European Union to the UN would like to invite you for a panel discussion on the issue of sexual violence against men and boys in the context of armed
Supported by the Permanent Missions of the European Union, France, Italy and Uruguay, a number of international organisations are organising a side-event to complement the annual day on the rights of the child focusing on humanitarian settings.