The past decade has witnessed continuous challenges in advancing gender equality, protecting and fulfilling women's rights and ending discrimination on any ground, including on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity. Often, in the name of religion or belief, women and LGBTI persons
Responding to drug-related harms remains one of the most pressing challenges facing govenernments, and one that engages a wide range of human rights. In the spirit of inter-agency cooperation, since 2016 the OHCHR partnered with the UNDP, WHO, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS and the
The Good Human Rights Stories initiative is entering its 4th round: The EU Delegation together with coalition partners in Geneva is pleased to co-organise another high-level side event, showcasing Good Human Rights Stories from all continents. Ministers and high-level officials will gather on the
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
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.
Promotion of Freedom of religion or belief (FoRB) is a crucial area where media can bring unique added value in promoting the understanding of the right to FoRB, breaking down stereotypes and misconceptions.