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United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) 55th Session in Geneva

February 26 - April 5

GHRD AND THE UNITED NATIONS

The United Nations is an international and intergovernmental organization, founded in 1945 after the Second World War. It was created in light of the horrors of the war to act on issues confronting humanity such as maintaining international peace and security, protecting human rights, delivering humanitarian aid, promoting sustainable development, and upholding international law.

The mission of the organization has been guided by the UN Charter, an instrument of international law that the members are bound to. It codifies major principles of international relations, varying from the prohibition of the use of force in international settings to maintaining the sovereign equality of states.

55th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)

GHRD is attending the 55th Session of the UN Human Rights Council, covering interactive dialogues and discussions across important issues like arbitrary detention, the right to development, and Childrens Right.  We will also be covering significant protests during the 55th Session, like the Sindhi protest against forced conversion, bonded labor, blasphemy laws, the Baloch protest against atrocities committed in the region in Pakistan, and GHRD protest on Final Call to Pakistan. GHRD is also hosting a photo exhibition on the 15th of March near the Broken Chair.

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Meet the team that attended the 54th session of UNHRC. In the picture above from left to right you can see people from the following teams: social media team, events & promotions team, women’s rights team, our board member and supervisor Kavita, media team, and UN team.

Details

Start:
February 26
End:
April 5
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Organizer

United Nations

Venue

United Nations Geneva
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