Index Number: ASA 16/7503/2017
To Permanent Representatives of Members and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council
Geneva, 19 September 2017
RE: Renewing the Mandate of the Commission of Inquiry on Burundi and Ensuring Accountability for Serious Crimes
Urgent Need for Independent International Inquiry on Yemen Joint NGO letter to Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the United Nations Human Rights Council
To: Member and Observer states of the UN Human Rights Council
Subject: Urgent action needed on Myanmar
Joint NGO letter to Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the United Nations Human Rights Council
At CIVICUS our focus is simple: to strengthen civil society and citizen action for a more just, inclusive and sustainable world. We do this by defending civic freedoms and democratic values; strengthenging the power of people to organize, mobilise and take action; and empowering a more accountable, effective, and innovative civil society.
CIVICUS is a global alliance of civil society organisations and activists dedicated to strengthening citizen action and civil society throughout the world. Headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa and with more than 4,000 member organisations and individuals in over 175 countries CIVICUS is committed to confronting the challenges that face humanity.