UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies during COVID-19: UN should support online reviews in 2021 | Joint Letter

Full PDF (ENG) The work of the UN Treaty Bodies is severely impacted by the COVID-19 effects that prevent members of the United Nations Treaty Bodies (UNTBs) to meet physically in Geneva. The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights recommended that all sessions until the end of this year will … [Read more...]

United Nations Treaty Body Review: Informal Consultations 28 August 2020 | Oral Statement

Full pdf oral statement (ENG) See LRWC's full briefing paper See the informal consultations on the review of the United Nations human rights treaty body system: New York: 27 July 2020. Geneva: 28 August 2020, morning and afternoon (video).  Fundamental pillars of the UN human rights system: … [Read more...]

China: Human Rights in China – Strengthening Calls for Accountability | Event

Thursday 27 June, 12-1pm, Room XXVII, Palais des Nations, Geneva Co-sponsored by Human Rights Watch, International Service for Human Rights, Law Council of Australia, International Bar Association Human Rights Institute, Lawyers for Lawyers, and Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada Download the flyer … [Read more...]