High Commissioner for Human Rights addresses the Human Rights Council in June 2021

Human Rights Bodies’ Sessions & Hearings: July 2021

In July 2021, various regional and United Nations bodies are meeting – mostly virtually – to continue their monitoring and oversight of States’ human rights practices. The regional bodies in session are the European Committee of Social Rights and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. In addition, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) will hold

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Tunisia participates in its interactive dialogue with the Committee on the Rights of the Child

Human Rights Bodies’ Sessions & Hearings: June 2021

In June 2021, various regional and United Nations bodies are meeting – mostly virtually – to continue their oversight and monitoring of human rights conditions. The regional bodies in session are the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, European Committee of Social Rights, and the Inter-American human rights commission and court. In addition, the Grand Chamber of the European

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Human Rights Bodies’ Sessions & Hearings: May 2021

In May 2021, various regional and United Nations bodies are meeting – mostly virtually – to continue their oversight and monitoring of human rights conditions. The regional bodies in session are the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, European Committee of Social Rights, and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. In addition, the Grand Chamber of the European Court

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Human Rights Bodies’ Sessions & Hearings: April 2021

In April 2021, various regional and United Nations bodies are meeting – mostly virtually – to continue their oversight and monitoring of human rights conditions. The regional bodies in session will include the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, and the UN human rights treaty bodies focused on the rights of persons with

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Human Rights Bodies’ Sessions & Hearings: March 2021

In March 2021, various regional and United Nations bodies are meeting – mostly virtually – to continue their oversight and monitoring of human rights conditions. The regional bodies in session will include the European Committee of Social Rights, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and its counterpart Court, the Human Rights Council, and the UN human rights treaty bodies focused on

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IACtHR holds a hearing on Zoom in January 2021

Human Rights Bodies’ Sessions & Hearings: February 2021

In February 2021, various regional and United Nations bodies are meeting – mostly virtually – to continue their oversight and monitoring of human rights conditions. The regional bodies in session will include the African human rights court and commission, Inter-American Court of Human Rights. The United Nations bodies in session include the Human Rights Council and the UN human rights treaty

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The UPR of Jamaica in November 2020.Credit: UN Web TV

Human Rights Bodies’ Sessions & Hearings: January 2021

In January, regional and United Nations bodies will convene – mostly virtually – to continue their oversight of States’ implementation of their human rights commitments. The bodies in session are the European Court of Human Rights, European Committee of Social Rights, Inter-American Court of Human Rights, Committee on the Rights of the Child, and Working Group on the Universal Periodic

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Human Rights Day 2020

On this day in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, recognizing the inherent dignity and fundamental rights of all human beings. In May of that year, the countries of the Americas adopted a similar text, the American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man. Both instruments reflect an understanding that life lacks

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