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06 Dec 2018 description

Statement by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet

Geneva, 6 December 2018

As we celebrate the 70th anniversary and many achievements of this trailblazing document, High Commissioner Bachelet calls on "each of us to do our part to breathe life into the beautiful dream of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights." The statement below will be available in all official UN languages on www.ohchr.org tomorrow, ahead of Human Rights Day on 10 December 2018.

30 Nov 2018 description

GENEVA/NEW YORK/SANAA (30 November 2018) – Ten days before the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a senior UN official has been telling leaders on all sides of the Yemen conflict that “virtually every article in that noble document is being flagrantly and brutally disregarded.”

23 Nov 2018 description

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Liz Throssell Location: Geneva Date: 23 November 2018

(1) Guatemala

We welcome the ruling this week by a Guatemalan court to convict and sentence a former soldier to 5,130 years in prison for his role in the Dos Erres massacre – one of the most shocking episodes of the country’s long civil war when more than 200 people were killed in the village of Dos Erres in 1982.

20 Nov 2018 description

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Ravina Shamdasani
Location: Geneva
Date: 20 November 2018

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04 Dec 2018 description
job Closing date: 29 May 2019 UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

INTRODUCTION: The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is the Secretariat Department responsible for strengthening international human rights mechanisms; enhancing equality and countering discrimination; combating impunity and strengthening accountability and the rule of law; integrating human rights in development and in the economic sphere; widening the democratic space; and early warning and protection of human rights in situations of conflict, violence and insecurity.

03 Dec 2018 description
job Closing date: 28 May 2019 UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

INTRODUCTION: The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is the Secretariat Department responsible for strengthening international human rights mechanisms; enhancing equality and countering discrimination; combating impunity and strengthening accountability and the rule of law; integrating human rights in development and in the economic sphere; widening the democratic space; and early warning and protection of human rights in situations of conflict, violence and insecurity.

09 Nov 2018 description
job Closing date: 18 Dec 2018 UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Four unremunerated United Nations expert positions established by the Human Rights Council are expected to be filled at the Council’s 40th session, with the appointments to be made at the end of that session. Individuals seeking appointment should have extensive and internationally recognized professional experience and expertise in the field of human rights with an emphasis on the particular human rights issue to which the positions relate.

23 Oct 2018 description
job Closing date: 31 Dec 2018 UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

BACKGROUND: The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is the Secretariat Department responsible for strengthening international human rights mechanisms; enhancing equality and countering discrimination; combating impunity and strengthening accountability and the rule of law; integrating human rights in development and in the economic sphere; widening the democratic space; and early warning and protection of human rights in situations of conflict, violence and insecurity.

19 Oct 2018 description
job Closing date: 31 Dec 2018 UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

BACKGROUND: The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is the Secretariat Department responsible for strengthening international human rights mechanisms; enhancing equality and countering discrimination; combating impunity and strengthening accountability and the rule of law; integrating human rights in development and in the economic sphere; widening the democratic space; and early warning and protection of human rights in situations of conflict, violence and insecurity.