Tag: Human Rights Council

Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer
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Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Progress in recognizing the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people at the United Nations in New ... Read More

US quits UNESCO
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US quits UNESCO

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 1, 2019

The United States has withdrawn from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), citing "anti-Israel bias" persisting within ... Read More

Sexual Exploitation of Children through tourism:  ECPAT has a message for the holidays
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Sexual Exploitation of Children through tourism: ECPAT has a message for the holidays

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018

Revenge porn or sexual extortion are only some of the problem Japan has to deal with when protecting children. Bangkok ... Read More

Six nations to make their debut on UN Human Rights Council
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Six nations to make their debut on UN Human Rights Council

editor editor- May 21, 2011

Six countries that have never previously served on the United Nations Human Rights Council are among 15 new members of ... Read More

Libya suspended from UN Human Rights Council
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Libya suspended from UN Human Rights Council

editor editor- March 2, 2011

New York - The General Assembly today suspended Libyan membership of the United Nations Human Rights Council because of President ... Read More

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UN Human Rights Council to hold special session on Libya

editor editor- February 24, 2011

The United Nations Human Rights Council announced today that it will hold a special session on Friday to discuss the ... Read More

UN expert says no to intrusions of privacy in fight against terrorism
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UN expert says no to intrusions of privacy in fight against terrorism

editor editor- January 21, 2010

A United Nations independent human rights expert on Tuesday countered the notion that counter-terrorism needs must always outweigh the right ... Read More

UN:  Food crisis not over
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UN: Food crisis not over

editor editor- March 13, 2009

A United Nations top official has said that despite falling food prices worldwide, the global food crisis has not ended, ... Read More