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27 Jun 2018 description

AFTERNOON

GENEVA (26 June 2018) - The Human Rights Council this afternoon held a panel discussion on the human rights of internally displaced persons, in commemoration of the twentieth anniversary of the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement.

28 May 2018 description

Committee on Enforced Disappearances

28 May 2018

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances this morning held separate meetings with United Nations Member States, the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions, and non-governmental organizations.

27 Apr 2018 description

GENEVA (27 April 2018) – UN Special Rapporteur Michel Forst has announced his first official visit to Honduras, from 29 April to 12 May, to assess the situation of human rights defenders and to review State efforts, progress and challenges in ensuring their protection and in enabling their important role.

“I want to find out whether human rights defenders are able to promote and protect human rights safely and with the protection and support of the authorities in Honduras in an enabling environment that facilitates their work,” said Mr. Forst.

27 Mar 2018 description

Human Rights Council
Thirty-seventh session
26 February – 23 March 2018
Agenda items 2 and 3
Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and reports of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General

Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development

Background and Acknowledgements

20 Mar 2018 description

Human Rights Council
Thirty-seventh session
26 February–23 March 2018
Agenda item 2
Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and reports of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General

Note by the Secretariat

07 Mar 2018 description

7 March 2018

Distinguished President,
Excellencies,
Colleagues, Friends,

A few days ago, we celebrated the centenary year of Nelson Mandela’s birth. We spoke of his example; his fortitude, his suffering and compassion, while recalling also the declaration that he and my predecessor Mary Robinson signed in 2000 on diversity and tolerance.

22 Feb 2018 description

GENEVA (20 February 2018) - UN human rights experts have called on the United States to urgently address the situation of hundreds of thousands of migrants who arrived in the country as children and now face possible expulsion.

19 Jan 2018 description

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Liz Throssell
Location: Geneva
Date: 19 January 2018

26 Oct 2017 description

Dos tercios de los homicidios contra defensores de los derechos humanos se efectúan en América Latina. Frente a esta realidad, la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH) y la Oficina del Alto Comisionado de Naciones Unidas (ONU) para los Derechos Humanos presentaron un plan conjunto para garantizar la protección de los defensores de los derechos fundamentales en el continente americano.

29 May 2017 description
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Human Rights Council Thirty-fifth session 6-23 June 2017 Agenda item 3 Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions on his mission to Honduras

Note by the Secretariat

23 May 2017 description

Conseil des droits de l’homme

Trente-cinquième session

6-23 juin 2017

Point 3 de l’ordre du jour

Promotion et protection de tous les droits de l’homme, civils, politiques, économiques, sociaux et culturels, y compris le droit au développement

Note du secrétariat

23 May 2017 description

Human Rights Council

Thirty-fifth session

6-23 June 2017

Agenda item 3

Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development

Note by the Secretariat

01 Dec 2016 description

Thank you, Mr President.

Excellencies, colleagues and friends,

I have just returned from the privilege of representing the High Commissioner in Honduras, where I was joined by the Administrator of UNDP, Helen Clark. With the strong public support of President Hernandez, our new country office there has now been officially opened.

20 Aug 2016 description

GENEVA / WASHINGTON, D.C. (19 August 2016) – Honduras has become one of the most hostile and dangerous countries for human rights defenders, warned today two top United Nations and Inter-American human rights experts. So far this year, at least eight defenders have been killed in the country, according to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR).

19 Aug 2016 description

GINEBRA / WASHINGTON, D.C. (19 de agosto de 2016) – Honduras se ha convertido en uno de los países más peligrosos para los defensores de derechos humanos, advirtieron hoy dos importantes expertos de Naciones Unidas y del sistema interamericano. En lo que va del año, la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH) ha recibido información sobre el asesinato de por lo menos 8 defensores en el país.

23 May 2016 description

Nota de la Secretaría

La Secretaría tiene el honor de trasmitir al Consejo de Derechos Humanos el informe del Relator Especial sobre los derechos humanos de los desplazados internos, Chaloka Beyani, acerca de su misión a Honduras del 23 al 27 de noviembre de 2015.