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27 Mar

55th Session of the Human Rights Council: Inquiry into Human Rights Violations in Syria

The 2024 European Humanitarian Forum discussed the media's role in bringing attention to crises, the challenges of addressing protracted conflicts, and the need for intervention in the malnutrition crisis.

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13 Mar

55th Session of the Human Rights Council: Violence Against Children

The 55th Human Rights Council session discussed global child suffering, particularly in forced displacement, with over 43 million affected. Delegates urged for protection systems, international intervention, and support for Palestinian children in Gaza.

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12 Mar

55th Session of the Human Rights Council: Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights while countering terrorism.

Ben Saul, the Special Rapporteur on human rights and terrorism, presented two reports to the Council, highlighting the need for effective laws, international definitions, and progress in combating terrorism.

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12 Mar

55th Session of the Human Rights Council: Human Rights Defenders

The 55th Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva emphasized the importance of child and youth activists in human rights advocacy, urging for concerted action.

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12 Mar

55th Session of the Human Rights Council: Annual Discussion on the Rights of the Child

At the UN in Geneva representatives from various states discussed children's rights and inclusive social protection, highlighting the alarming statistics of 1.77 billion children lacking access to social protection.

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8 Mar

55th Session of the Human Rights Council, Special Rapporteur against Torture

Alice Jill Edwads presented two reports to the Human Rights Council, highlighting prison conditions and Ukraine's torture, recommending staff recruitment, salaries, training, and international standards, and addressing vulnerable groups.

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8 Mar

55th Session of the Human Rights Council, Panel discussion on countering religious hatred constituting incitement to discrimination, hostility or violence

The Human Rights Council discussed the causes and impacts of religious hatred, urging states to develop anti-discrimination legislation and collaborate with civil society to combat hate online.

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23 Oct

HRC 54: Human Rights in China: Ongoing Human Rights Violations Against Uyghurs and Tibetans

Society for Threatened Peoples discussed human rights situation in China, including reprisals, Uyghur culture, religion, language, and coerced birth control policies, with EU and US delegations questioning impacts.

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23 Oct

HRC 54: General Debate on Human Rights Situations that Require the Council’s Attention

The UN Human Rights Council has condemned numerous human rights violations, including Russia's invasion of Ukraine, war crimes, and political prisoners' detentions in various countries.

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23 Oct

Annual Panel on Rights of Indigenous Peoples (HRC res.10/8 and 51/18)

The 54th Human Rights Council session discussed indigenous peoples' rights, particularly women's rights, and the impact of development projects. They called for effective measures, consultation, and adoption of General Recommendation No. 39.

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