Press Items https://www.ungeneva.org/en en MORNING - Human Rights Council Holds Panel Discussion on Technical Cooperation and the Full and Effective Participation of Women in Decision-making and in Public Life and on the Elimination of Violence https://www.ungeneva.org/en/news-media/meeting-summary/2022/07/le-conseil-tient-son-debat-annuel-sur-la-cooperation-technique   The Human Rights Council this morning held its annual thematic panel discussion on technical cooperation and capacity building, on the theme of technical cooperation and the full and effective participation of women in decision-making and in public life and on the elimination of violence, with a… Mon, 04 Jul 2022 13:59:07 CEST ungeneva.org 6d82be9c-fb91-4533-83db-5d3a4cbdb940 Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women Closes Eighty-second Session https://www.ungeneva.org/en/news-media/meeting-summary/2022/07/committee-elimination-discrimination-against-women-closes-eighty   The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women today closed its eighty-second session after adopting concluding observations on the reports of Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Mongolia, Morocco, Namibia, Portugal, Türkiye and United Arab Emirates, which were considered during the session… Fri, 01 Jul 2022 18:14:02 CEST ungeneva.org 549d9ad9-5e83-4413-931d-83f43df789e4 Human Rights Council Holds Urgent Debate on the Human Rights of Women and Girls in Afghanistan https://www.ungeneva.org/en/news-media/meeting-summary/2022/07/nous-assistons-lexclusion-progressive-des-femmes-et-des-filles   The Human Rights Council today held an urgent debate on the human rights of women and girls in Afghanistan, hearing Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, say that since the Taliban took power, women and girls in Afghanistan were experiencing the most significant… Fri, 01 Jul 2022 17:34:59 CEST ungeneva.org c6d821c7-d17d-4fba-85cb-b513dd2449fb In Dialogue with Uruguay, Experts of the Human Rights Committee Commend Measures to Address Discrimination and Racial Disparities, Ask about People of African Descent and Prison Overcrowding https://www.ungeneva.org/en/news-media/meeting-summary/2022/07/dialogue-uruguay-experts-human-rights-committee-commend-measures The Human Rights Committee this morning concluded its consideration of the sixth periodic report of Uruguay on how it implements the provisions of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, with Committee Experts commending the State for implementing legislative measures and… Fri, 01 Jul 2022 15:42:26 CEST ungeneva.org 80b8bd72-b316-4e8a-b475-81969bca18da Conference on Disarmament Discusses Plan of Work for August and Concludes Second Part of its 2022 Session https://www.ungeneva.org/en/news-media/meeting-summary/2022/07/la-conference-du-desarmement-discute-de-son-programme-de-travail   The Conference on Disarmament today held a public plenary in which is discussed its plan of work for August and the work of its subsidiary bodies, and then concluded the second part of its 2022 session. Ambassador Paul Empole Efambe of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, President of the… Fri, 01 Jul 2022 13:59:05 CEST ungeneva.org 700b7261-3c24-498e-93d3-b50e6ef30d89 Experts of the Human Rights Committee Commend Luxembourg on its Comprehensive Report, Ask about Incorporating Treaties in Domestic Law and Female Genital Mutilation https://www.ungeneva.org/en/news-media/meeting-summary/2022/06/experts-human-rights-committee-commend-luxembourg-its   The Human Rights Committee this morning concluded its consideration of the fourth periodic report of Luxembourg on how it implements the provisions of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. Committee Experts commended Luxembourg on the comprehensive report, while asking about… Thu, 30 Jun 2022 15:05:28 CEST ungeneva.org 8e0dcb56-94e1-443d-bff3-d975872b8792 Conference on Disarmament Holds First Public Plenary under the Presidency of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Hears Update from the Coordinators of its Subsidiary Bodies on their Final Reports https://www.ungeneva.org/en/news-media/meeting-summary/2022/06/la-conference-du-desarmement-continue-ses-discussions-autour-des   The Conference on Disarmament today held its first public plenary under the Presidency of Ambassador Paul Empole Efambe of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, hearing an update from the coordinators of its subsidiary bodies on their final reports. The President announced his plan to… Tue, 28 Jun 2022 16:57:59 CEST ungeneva.org 3dca97a4-b09a-41ed-a291-c2817bddf952 Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women Holds Briefing for States Parties on its Draft General Recommendation on the Rights of Indigenous Women and Girls https://www.ungeneva.org/en/news-media/meeting-summary/2022/06/le-comite-pour-lelimination-de-la-discrimination-legard-des-3   The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women today held an informal briefing for States parties on its draft general recommendation on the rights of indigenous women and girls. In opening remarks, Nahla Haidar, Committee Vice Chair, said the Committee sought to actively… Tue, 28 Jun 2022 13:29:37 CEST ungeneva.org 83246ade-eca8-45d3-b886-0fcc83e9cc1e Human Rights Committee Opens One-Hundred and Thirty-Fifth Session https://www.ungeneva.org/en/news-media/meeting-summary/2022/06/human-rights-committee-opens-one-hundred-and-thirty-fifth   The Human Rights Committee today opened its one hundred and thirty-fifth session, during which it will examine the reports of Luxemburg, Uruguay, Ireland, Georgia, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China and Macao Special Administrative Region of China on their implementation of the… Mon, 27 Jun 2022 12:42:04 CEST ungeneva.org 72bcbeec-7cf6-4f18-b783-ef78a317359d Experts of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women Congratulate Bolivia for Campaign against Gender Stereotypes, Ask about Violence against Women and Human Trafficking https://www.ungeneva.org/en/news-media/meeting-summary/2022/06/les-membres-du-cedaw-felicitent-la-bolivie-pour-ses-actions-en   The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women today concluded its consideration of the seventh periodic report of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, with Committee Experts congratulating it for a campaign seeking to combat gender stereotypes, and raising questions about… Fri, 24 Jun 2022 18:49:38 CEST ungeneva.org 852e8cfe-51a1-47a6-9aca-4e6d484c21fc