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Geneva, Switzerland
Joined August 2009
馃嚙馃嚲#Belarus: The climate of repression continues with a deterioration of the human rights situation, incl. serious violations of civil & political rights & rampant impunity 鈥揂cting Human Rights Chief @NadaNashif updates #HRC51 & calls for end of violations: ow.ly/25PO50KREHz
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Thank you #Switzerland for your unearmarked contribution of $6.M for 2022-23! This generous & flexible support enables effective responses to #humanrights challenges around the world! @swiss_un @SwissMFA
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#DeathPenalty moratoriums should be followed by tangible legal reforms to explicitly remove the death penalty, and broader criminal justice reforms with alternative punishments 鈥 Acting UN Human Rights Chief @NadaNashif: ow.ly/ffRX50KR75L #UNGA #EndDeathPenalty
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馃數 TODAY at #HRC51 (10:00 Geneva) - Special Rapporteur on #Burundi (cont'd) - Commission of Inquiry on #Ukraine - @UNHumanRights Office update on #Belarus
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#Minorities often face intersecting forms of #discrimination that amplify their vulnerability to inequality & violence. Their protection & inclusion in public life is 馃棟锔 for peace & sustainability. Learn best practices to end intersectional discrimination: ow.ly/vp3750KQuKr
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#Myanmar: Curtailing the #Tatmadaw鈥檚 economic interests & access to foreign currency are essential elements to prevent further spiral of rights violations. @NadaNashif presents report at #HRC51 & calls for concerted action to support the people of Myanmar: ow.ly/2S3850KQ2yV
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Thank you #EU for your contribution of $3.04M for our work in Venezuela! This support enables us to respond to #humanrights challenges, including by strengthening civil society and help protect civic and democratic space. @EU_UNGeneva @JuttaUrpilainen @KoenDoens
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#HateSpeech, intolerance, racism. Discrimination takes many forms but it all does the same thing. It poisons society, fuels conflict & blocks recovery. Do you want a future of crisis or #peace? Together we can have a say, if we all call out hate.#FightRacism #BuildPeace #PeaceDay
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Civil society engagement is essential to recovery post #COVID19. The ultimate test for building back better is the extent to which meaningful, inclusive & safe participation of all is embedded in States policies 鈥 Acting UN Human Rights Chief @NadaNashif: ow.ly/JCKh50KOYAh
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From #Covid to #ClimateChange, we鈥檝e seen how discrimination fuels inequalities & violence, threatens people鈥檚 wellbeing & security & worsens crises. For a safe & sustainable 馃實, we must work together with a common agenda to protect everyone鈥檚 #humanrights. #FightRacism #PeaceDay
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Thank you #Germany for your contribution of $5.2M! Your support enables effective responses to #humanrights challenges around the world, including through ensuring the full enjoyment of human rights by women & LGBTI persons. @GermanyUNGeneva @GermanyDiplo
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馃數 TODAY at #HRC51 (10:00 Geneva) - presentation of thematic reports by the UN Secretary-General and High Commissioner for Human Rights - general statements by States - Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Thomas Andrews @RapporteurUn (time permitting)
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UN Human Rights retweeted
"Lofty ideals must be made real in people鈥檚 lives. So let鈥檚 develop common solutions to common problems - grounded in goodwill, trust & the rights shared by every human being." -- @antonioguterres to world leaders at #UNGA.
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UN Human Rights retweeted
Our world is in peril 鈥 and paralyzed. Cooperation and dialogue are the only path forward. No major global challenge can be solved by a coalition of the willing. We need a coalition of the world. #UNGA
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馃摙New report on #COVID19 & civic space馃摙 How to rebuild trust? 鉁匢nvolve diverse civil society 鉁匛nable civil society to operate & speak up freely, safely & w/o discrimination 鉁匨aximize access to & free flow of information 鉁匬rotect data+privacy ow.ly/SCl650KCm4o #HRC51
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馃數 TODAY at #HRC51 (10:00 Geneva) - Independent Expert on the international order (cont'd) - Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances @WGEID - Working Group on mercenaries - Special Rapporteur on toxic waste @SRtoxics - president of @UNECOSOC - thematic reports
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馃敶Mark your calendars馃敶 Join our online event "Civil Society Participation in Health Crises and Recovery Efforts" 馃搮 Wednesday, 21 September 2022 鈴1-2 PM (CET) 馃憠ow.ly/9v6u50KNHr2
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