• U.N. Human Rights Council to turn attention on "systematic ...

     · But to many human rights advocates, the events tell another story, about U.S. retrenchment from the international human rights arena — …

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  • About National Human Rights Institutions

    The UN Paris Principles were adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1993 (A/RES/ 48/134).. Bi-annual resolutions on NHRIs: e.g. A/RES/70/163 of 17 December 2015: "Encourages Member States to establish effective, independent and pluralistic national institutions or, where they already exist, to strengthen them for the promotion and protection of all human rights and fundamental freedoms for ...

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  • Climate refugees can''t be returned home, says landmark UN ...

     · The UN human rights committee upheld New Zealand''s decision on the grounds that while "sea level rise is likely to render the republic of Kiribati uninhabitable … the timeframe of 10 to 15 ...

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  • HR Portal

    Accessibility features launched on Careers Portal. UN System Workplace Mental Health and Well-being S... What''s New in the HR Handbook? Information & Awareness Session on Novel Coron... New UN Mentoring Pilot: join as a mentor or mentee...

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  • OHCHR | Human Rights Committee

    HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE Monitoring civil and political rights. The Human Rights Committee is the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights by its State parties. All States parties are obliged to submit regular reports to the Committee on how the rights are being implemented.

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    The UN Charter starts with "We the peoples."Work with us, and together we will shape our future. There are many ways to join us and to get involved. You can apply and become a staff member, a ...

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  • Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

    Alongside its core work providing a platform for Human Rights advocates, the Resource Centre runs several focused programme areas and regularly releases briefings and reports on areas of particular interest. Opinion pieces, interviews and blogs from across the business and human rights movement.

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  • U.S. Announces Its Withdrawal From U.N. Human Rights ...

     · The Trump administration long has chafed at the dubious rights records of many council members and what it calls a "chronic bias against Israel." Now the …

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  • Human rights and health

     · (2) General comment No. 20: Non-discrimination in economic, social and cultural rights . Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. 2009. (3) Guiding principles for business and human rights, Implementing the United Nations "Protect, Respect and Remedy" Framework Office of the high Commissioner for Human Rights, Geneva, 2011.

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     · Topics. With the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, world leaders agreed on a vision and an ambitious plan of action for change: freeing the world of poverty and hunger, protecting the planet from degradation; ensuring that that all people can live prosperous and fulfilling lives in dignity and equality, and fostering ...

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  • UN human rights report shows that Canada is failing ...

     · Indigenous peoples and human rights groups say that a new United Nations report on Canada''s human rights record should be a wake-up call for all Canadians.. The UN Human Rights Committee, which regularly reviews whether states are living up to their obligations under the binding International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, today made more than a dozen …

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  • Human Rights Campaign

     · The Human Rights Campaign envisions a world where every member of the LGBTQ family has the freedom to live their truth without fear, and with equality under the law. We empower our 3 million members and supporters to mobilize against attacks on the most marginalized people in …

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  • OHCHR | Members of the Committee

    The Human Rights Committee is composed of 18 independent experts who are persons of high moral character and recognized competence in the field of human rights. Members are elected for a term of four years by States parties in accordance with articles 28 to 39 of the Covenant. Members serve in their personal capacity and may be re-elected if ...

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  • OHCHR | About the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights

    About the UN Forum on business and human rights The UN Forum is the world''s largest annual gathering on business and human rights with more than 2,000 participants from government, business, community groups and civil society, law firms, investor organisations, UN bodies, national human rights institutions, trade unions, academia and the media.

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    United Nations Human Rights Mechanisms: 1: United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. (link is external) The role of the OHCHR is to protect and promote human rights. It is the main office in the United Nations that deals with human rights and it works to ensure that human rights standards are applied in all of the UN''s ...

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    Our research focuses on companies involved in state violence and human rights violations around the world, through incarceration and immigrant detention, military occupation, and the border militarization industries. Investigate is a project of the American Friends Service Committee …

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  • HP Human Rights Progress Report

    HP 2019 HUMAN RIGHTS PROGRESS REPORT 2 Table of contents 2 Message from our President and CEO 4 Human rights at HP 5 HP''s human rights journey 6 Committed leadership and strong governance 7 Policies 8 Human rights due diligence 12 Next steps for our human rights program 13 Case studies Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic

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  • UN Human Rights Committee comments on accountability of ...

    Business & Human Rights Resource Centre. Latest News; Companies; Big Issues. Explore the big challenges, opportunities, debates and frameworks for business and human rights. This section contains a selection of key portals curated by our global team. Featured pages. Labour Rights Corporate Legal Accountability COVID-19 Human Rights Defenders ...

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  • UN Human Rights Council Advisory Committee invites inputs ...

     · In July 2019, the UN Human Rights Council adopted a resolution entitled, "New and emerging digital technologies and human rights". In this resolution, the Council requested that the Advisory Committee prepare a report on the possible impacts, opportunities and challenges of new and emerging digital technologies with regard to the promotion and protection of human rights and to …

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  • Human Rights

    As a member of the Japanese Business Federation''s task force on its Charter of Corporate Behavior, Panasonic partnered with other member companies to create the Implementation Guidance of a new human rights section on the Charter of Corporate Behavior, which was revised in 2017 for the first time in …

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    All. Job Network: Job Family: All Economic, Social and Development Information and Telecommunication Technology Internal Security and Safety Legal Logistics, Transportation and Supply Chain Management and Administration Political, Peace and Humanitarian …

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  • Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions

     · A landmark decision by the United Nations Human Rights Committee has reaffirmed the right of national human rights institutions to share information freely with the UN without reprisal. 1 Mar 2021 GANHRI, RINDCHA, FIO, CCPDH and the Latin American Ombudsman Institute joint statement on protecting NHRIs under threat and human rights defenders in ...

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  • OHCHR | Publications

    Publications . The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) produces an extensive range of publications on a variety of topics related to human rights, which provides information of interest to Governments, national …

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    Human Rights Law Resource Centre. The website provides a database of legal decisions within Australian and other jurisdictions with human rights instruments, a monthly bulletin containing Australian and International human rights case notes, news and commentary, opinion pieces and formal submissions on a range of human rights issues.

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  • At UN Human Rights Council, 53 countries back China''s ...

     · Senate Judiciary Committee examining China''s response to COVID-19 pandemic. Fifty-three countries at the U.N. Human Rights Council, led by …

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    FIFA Human Rights Advisory Board From Us Alongside its core work providing a platform for Human Rights advocates, the Resource Centre runs several focused programme areas and regularly releases briefings and reports on areas of particular interest.

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    Since the ratification of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, several United Nations mechanisms for enforcing and protecting economic, social, and cultural rights have emerged. One of the most important international mechanisms for defending and promoting ESCR is the Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (CESCR) whose mandate is to specifically monitor

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  • Protect Human Rights | United Nations

    The promotion and protection of human rights is a key purpose and guiding principle of the United Nations. In 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights brought human rights into the realm of ...

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  • Climate refugees cannot be sent back home, United Nations ...

     · The UN''s Human Rights Committee was making a judgment on the case of Ioane Teitiota, who applied for protection from New Zealand after claiming his life was at risk in his home country of Kiribati.

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  • Blog

     · Under the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights companies have a responsibility to undertake human rights due diligence. However, 40% of the biggest companies in the world evaluated by the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark in 2018 failed to show any evidence of identifying or mitigating human rights issues in their supply chains.

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  • Business & Human Rights: UN Global Compact

    LCHR [Lawyers Committee for Human Rights] letter to the Global Compact - November, 2001 [raising concerns on the following issues relating to the United Nations Global Compact: Engagement of local stakeholders; Enforcement of the guidelines for the submissions; Risk of selectivity] (Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, 30 Nov. 2001)

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  • OHCHR | HRC Home

    The Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body within the United Nations system made up of 47 States responsible for the promotion and protection of all human rights around the globe. It has the ability to discuss all thematic human rights issues and situations that require its …

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  • Resources

    Our goal at the Human Rights Campaign is to ensure that every LGBTQ person is free to live their life openly, with their equal rights ensured. We know that goal requires that we keep educating, supporting and inspiring ourselves and each other. In the spirit of that continual growth, we''ve compiled information and advice on a range of topics ...

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  • AT&T Human Rights Policy

    This policy is informed by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Labour Organization''s Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and the OECD AI Principles.

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