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Geneva Press Briefing: UNDP, UNCTAD, UNHCR, OSE - 28.11.23

🎦 UN Development Programme on the Launch of UNDP climate horizon 🎦 UN Trade and Development on COP28 🎦 UN Refugee agency on the 2023 Refugee Award 🎦 Unitaid call on global health community to invest in climate-smart health products

Human Rights 75 | It's A Very Simple Right That When You're Born Into a Place, You Belong Somewhere

The Head of the United Nations Independent Investigative Mechanism for #Myanmar, Nicholas Koumjian, explains why all human beings have the right to a nationality.

#NoExcuse for gender-based violence

This #16Days of Activism, we: 📣 Say there is #NoExcuse for gender-based violence 📣 Call for support and investment in women’s rights organizations 📣 Challenge gender stereotypes that contribute to a culture of violence against women and girls, online and offline. Are you with us? CLICK TO ENGAGE

Human Rights 75 | Education Helps Developing the Human Personality & Full Potential of Each Person

Education is both a human right in itself and an indispensable means of realizing other human rights. "It is about developing the human personality and the full potential of each individual," says Farida Shaheed, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to education.

Happening at UN Geneva

16th Session of the Forum on Minority Issues

1st Meeting

The 16th session of the UN Forum on Minority Issues aims to tackle the multiple challenges faced by minority communities worldwide, focusing on strengthening their socio-economic participation and ensuring equality and social inclusion.

Committee on Migrant Workers (CMW)

37th Session - 27 Nov - 08 Dec 2023

The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families (CMW) is the body of independent experts that works to protect the rights of the millions of migrant workers around the world. Migrant workers and their families often experience marginalization, xenophobia, and poor living and working conditions.In serious cases, they suffer exploitation, expulsion, and risk to life.The Committee monitors how States are implementing the Convention and protecting the human rights of migrants.

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

111th session - 20 NOVEMBER – 8 DECEMBER 2023

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) is the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination by its States parties.

Racial discrimination remains a barrier to the full realization of human rights. Despite progress in some areas, exclusions and restrictions based on race, colour, descent, national or ethnic origin continue to cause conflict, suffering and loss of life. CERD works to take action against the injustice of racial discrimination, and the dangers it represents.