At the start of my #USA country visit in Washington DC, I met with government representatives from different branches to receive briefings about issues concerning LGBT+ people around the country. 🇺🇸 @WHNSC
I will return to D.C. at the end of my mission to continue this dialogue.
The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in #Cambodia Vitit Muntarbhorn is conducting his first official visit to the country.
He will present his next report to the Human Rights Council in October 2022 ➡️bit.ly/3SUEVqh#HRC51
Independent expert @victor_madrigal is to assess the human rights of #LGBT people in the United States on a visit to the #USA on 16-29 August 2022
The Human Rights Council-mandated expert is set to present his findings to the Council in June 2023
INFO ▶️ shar.es/afquuN
It is a collective responsibility of the international community to protect the rights of all women and girls in #Afghanistan At the @UN_HRC we heard from them the fear they are experiencing for the deprivation of their basic human rights, especially the right to education.
📢 Convocatoria de candidaturas para el mandato de Relator Especial sobre las formas contemporáneas de racismo.
⏰FECHA LÍMITE: Agosto 18, 2022.
El nombramiento se realizará durante la 51ª sesión del @UN_HRC.
Lorsque la situation en #Afghanistan a empiré de manière dramatique, le Conseil des droits de l'homme de l'@ONU_fr a pris des mesures décisives.
Retour sur les actions du @UN_HRC ces 12 derniers mois⬇️
🇲🇱#Mali: UN expert @aliounetine16 welcomes steps to restore constitutional order & a return to civilian rule, but expresses grave concerns about the resurgence of extremist violence & a rapidly deteriorating human rights situation in the country.
🇧🇩 UN Human Rights Chief @mbachelet will conduct an official visit to #Bangladesh, including Cox’s Bazar, from 14 to 17 August.
This is the first official visit by a UN Human Rights Chief to the country.
The Independent Investigative Mechanism for #Myanmar reveals #CrimesAgainstHumanity.
The Mechanism was created by @UN_HRC 🇺🇳 in 2018 to collect and analyse evidence of the most serious int'l crimes & other violations of int'l law committed since 2011.
The Human Rights Council's Advisory Committee has concluded its 28th session, during which it advanced research on the #HumanRights dimensions of:
🔸 new technologies for climate protection
🔸 racial justice and equality
READ the round-up ▶️ shar.es/afq1xz
Patrycja Sasnal of @PISM_Poland and a member of the Human Rights Council's Advisory Committee spoke about the think tank's current research on new technologies for climate protection and their impact on human rights.
The Advisory Committee met on 8-12 August for its 28th session