Dar es Salaam, May 24, 2018-UNESCO Regional Director, Professor Hubert Gijzen will on Friday the 25th of May, 2018 give a Public Lecture at the commission for science and technology-COSTECH in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 25 May, 2018 from 1400hrs. Continue reading
Message from Mr. Marc-André Dorel, Acting Chief of the NGO Branch
March 21 is International Day of Forests
More people live in cities than ever before and by 2050, 6 billion people or as much as 70% of the global population is expected to live in urban areas. But rapid urbanization does not need to result in polluted urban sprawl. Continue reading
On the occasion of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights turning 70, we are collecting video recordings of as many articles of the Declaration as possible in as many languages as possible. Help us spread the word!
Recording platform: https://www.un.org/en/udhr-video
GENEVA-September 20, 2017-The UN High Commissioner Human Rights is organizing the “ WITCHCRAFT AND HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERT WORKSHOP” tomorrow the 21st of September and the day after in Geneva.The UN Experts Workshop on Witchcraft and Human Rights is being prepared in conjunction with other UN mandates covering people groups affected by witchcraft. Other co-organizers are Lancaster University and WHRIN: Witchcraft and Human Rights Information Network. The Workshop will be streamed live tomorrow and Friday (in English and French) at the following link: webtv.un.org Please note that this is also in relation to the killing of people with Albinism.
NEW YORK, 18 September 2017-“I am honored to be with you today for this important event.
I thank UNFPA and the co-sponsors, Canada, Denmark, Iraq, Nigeria and the European Union, for bringing us together to focus on the urgent challenge of rebuilding shattered lives and communities.
Chibok and Yezidi girls and women have undergone horrific human rights violations at the hands of violent extremists. Continue reading
Malakeh Jazmati, a Syrian refugee, shares her experience of starting a new life in Germany. Learn about her dream and how she’s making it a reality