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UN Child Rights Committee Publishes Findings On Bulgaria, Congo, Lithuania, Russian Federation, Senegal And South Africa

Saturday, 10 February 2024, 6:27 pm | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (8 February 2024) - The UN Child Rights Committee (CRC) today issued its findings on Bulgaria, Congo, Lithuania, the Russian Federation, Senegal and South Africa, after reviewing the six States parties during its latest session. The findings ... More >>

End To Killing Of Children In Armed Conflict, UN Committee Urges

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 1:30 am | UN Treaty Bodies

World’s Children Day 20 November 2023 GENEVA (20 November 2023) – With one out of every five children worldwide living within armed conflict zones, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child marks World Children’s Day in a sombre mood and calls ... More >>

CEDAW publishes findings on Albania, Bhutan, France, Guatemala, Jamaica, Malawi, Nicaragua, Philippines, and Uruguay

Tuesday, 31 October 2023, 9:32 am | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (30 October 2023) - The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) today issued its findings on Albania, Bhutan, France, Guatemala, Jamaica, Malawi, Nicaragua, the Philippines, and Uruguay, after reviewing these nine ... More >>

Occupied Gaza Strip: UN Committee Calls For Immediate Ceasefire; Urges End To Hate Speech Amid Fears Of Broader Conflict

Saturday, 28 October 2023, 7:06 am | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (27 October 2023) – Alarmed by the scale of violence and the humanitarian catastrophe unfolding in the occupied Gaza Strip and fearing the prospects of a broader conflict, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) today ... More >>

UN Women’s Rights Committee Deplores Withdrawal Of Nicaraguan Ambassador From Public Review

Thursday, 26 October 2023, 5:51 am | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (25 October 2023) - The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) today deplored that the dialogue with Nicaragua to consider the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination ... More >>

Georgia: Prison System Needs Modernisation, Says UN Torture Prevention Body

Wednesday, 18 October 2023, 9:51 pm | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (18 October 2023) – Georgia has made significant progress in fighting torture and improving detention conditions, but extra measures are necessary to lower prison population, expand staff force and strengthen rehabilitation program, bringing its ... More >>

UN Committee On Enforced Disappearances Publishes Findings On Mauritania, Nigeria, Mexico And Netherlands

Wednesday, 4 October 2023, 6:58 am | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (3 October 2023) - The UN Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED) today issued its findings on Mauritania, Nigeria, Mexico and the Netherlands after reviewing the four States parties during its latest session. The findings contain the Committee’s ... More >>

UN Child Rights Committee publishes findings on Albania, Andorra, Dominican Republic, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein and Togo

Saturday, 30 September 2023, 12:15 pm | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (28 September 2023) - The UN Child Rights Committee (CRC) today issued its findings on Albania, Andorra, Dominican Republic, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein and Togo, after reviewing the six States parties during its latest session. The findings contain ... More >>

Palestine Must Strengthen Torture Prevention Measures, UN Body Finds

Tuesday, 26 September 2023, 7:28 am | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (25 September 2023) – The State of Palestine needs to improve the effectiveness of the fundamental legal safeguards against torture and ill-treatment, especially from the first moments of detention, experts from the UN Subcommittee on Prevention ... More >>

UN CRPD publishes findings on Andorra, Austria, Germany, Israel, Malawi, Mauritania, Mongolia, Paraguay

Wednesday, 13 September 2023, 7:55 pm | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (12 September 2023) - The UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) today issued its findings on Andorra, Austria, Germany, Israel, Malawi, Mauritania, Mongolia and Paraguay, after reviewing the eight States parties during its latest ... More >>

WWC23: UN Committee Welcomes FIFA Suspension Of Spanish Football President, Supports Investigation Into Misconduct

Thursday, 7 September 2023, 6:53 pm | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (5 September 2023) – The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) has welcomed the suspension of Spanish football chief Luis Rubiales from FIFA after he forcibly kissed Spanish football captain Jennifer Hermosa ... More >>

UN Committee Against Torture Publishes Findings On New Zealand, Romania, Spain And Switzerland

Saturday, 29 July 2023, 6:29 am | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (28 July 2023) – The UN Committee against Torture (CAT) today issued its findings on New Zealand, Romania, Spain and Switzerland, after reviewing the four States parties in its latest session. The findings contain the Committee’s main ... More >>

UN Human Rights Committee publishes findings on Brazil, Burundi, Colombia, Cyprus, Lesotho, State of Palestine & Uganda

Thursday, 27 July 2023, 6:51 am | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (26 July 2023) – The UN Human Rights Committee today issued its findings on Brazil, Burundi, Colombia, Cyprus, Lesotho, the State of Palestine and Uganda, after examining the seven States parties in its latest session. The findings contain ... More >>

Mexico: UN Committee On Enforced Disappearances Condemns Violence Against Authorities Searching For Bodies

Friday, 21 July 2023, 6:49 am | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (20 July 2023) - The UN Committee on Enforced Disappearances condemns the attack on personnel of the State Attorney General's Office and the municipal police of Tlajomulco in the state of Jalisco in central-western Mexico, which killed six ... More >>

Croatia’s Detention Facilities In Spotlight As UN Torture Prevention Body Concludes Visit

Tuesday, 18 July 2023, 8:29 pm | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (18 July 2023) — Croatia has made progress in improving detention conditions in the country, but much more needs to be done, including tackling overcrowding and its negative impact on people deprived of their liberty, UN experts said. The comments ... More >>

Statement On France By The UN Committee On The Elimination Of Racial Discrimination

Saturday, 8 July 2023, 6:14 am | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (7 July 2023) – The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, CERD, today adopted a statement on the situation in France, expressing its concerns and making a number of recommendations to the State regarding racial profiling and ... More >>

UN Torture Prevention Body Announces Visits For 2024

Tuesday, 4 July 2023, 5:29 am | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (3 July 2023) — The UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) has announced plans to visit Albania, Bolivia, Gabon, and Mongolia in the first half of 2024, and confirmed upcoming visits to Croatia, Georgia, Guatemala, the State ... More >>

UN Human Rights Committee Regrets Burundi’s Withdrawal From Public Dialogue

Tuesday, 4 July 2023, 5:28 am | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (3 July 2023) – The UN Human Rights Committee has expressed deep regret that the dialogue with Burundi to examine the implementation of civil and political rights in the country could not take place as planned. The Committee decided to continue ... More >>

UN Torture Prevention Body To Visit Croatia

Friday, 30 June 2023, 8:52 pm | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (30 June) – The UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) will make its first visit to Croatia from 2 to 8 July to assess the treatment of people deprived of their liberty and the safeguards in place to protect them from torture and ill-treatment. ... More >>

Cambodia Failed To Protect Rural Woman Human Rights Defender And Violated Her Rights, UN Committee Finds

Tuesday, 27 June 2023, 11:06 pm | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (27 June 2023) – The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) found that Cambodia’s lack of action to protect a rural woman rights defender from forced eviction and threat by a land developer, as well as the ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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