Tag archive of Human rights

[Side Event] “Envisioning the UN Guiding Principles on Local Government and Human Rights; Learning from Human Rights Cities”
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Side Event on the Occasion of the Inter-sessional Panel on Local Government and Human Rights of the UN Human Rights Council “Envisioning the UN Guiding Principles on Local Government and Human Rights; Learning from Human Rights Cities” UNOG, Geneva, September 4, 2017, 1.30 – 3 PM   International NGO Forum on Indonesian Development (INFID), partner with United Cities and Local Government - The Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory

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Asia Democracy Conference (ADC) / Jakarta, Indonesia
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Jakarta, Indonesia - From August 21-22, the Asia Democracy Network and the Korea Democracy Foundation with the support of the Asia  Foundation and local host INFID held a semi-academic Asia Democracy Conference in Jakarta, Indonesia.The main purpose is to assess the state of democracy in terms of emerging challenges and opportunities with the goal of developing collective perspectives and strategies for international cooperation and solidarity

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Call for Applications CHRE’s 8th Annual “Participatory Course on Democracy and Human Rights”
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Greetings from Centre for Human Rights Education (CHRE) –Pakistan Centre for Human Rights Education (CHRE)- Pakistan is pleased to announce and invite the applications for the 8th Annual "Participatory Course on Democracy and Human Rights" to be held in Lahore- Pakistan on September 17 – 26, 2017.  We would like to request all our friends, colleagues and recipients of this email to please share this call for application to your contacts

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[Joint Statement] on the threat of legal actions against Cambodian election monitoring and human rights organizations
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Joint Statement on the threat of legal actions against Cambodian election monitoring and human rights organizations June 30, 2017 Our organizations express serious concern over the threats to launch an inquiry into the activities and legality of the Situation Room on Cambodian Commune Council Election in 2017, a platform of non-governmental organizations formed to monitor the country’s recent local polls. Such comments contribute to a repressive

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[ADN Statement] On Martial Law Declaration in Southern Philippines
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On Martial Law Declaration in Southern Philippines: ADN calls for fundamental rights must be respected and urges for the swift restoration of democratic order   [24 May 2017, Seoul] On Tuesday 23 May 2017, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law on the southern island of Mindanao after an outbreak of fatal violence between members of the Maute group, a radical Islamist organization known as the Islamic State of Lanao that aligns

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Call for Nominations: Gwangju Prize for Human Rights 2017
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The May 18th Memorial Foundation has announced its call for nominations for their 2017 Gwangju Prize for Human Rights 2017. Please spread widely! Dear Respected Human Right Colleagues and Activists,  Greetings from the May 18 Memorial Foundation, We hope you are doing well. It is immense pleasure to inform you that, The May 18 Memorial Foundation cordially inviting the nominations for the Gwangju Prize for Human Rights 2017 and Gwangju Prize

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[ADN Statement] Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi should speak out against ethnic cleansing of the Rohingyas
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Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi should speak out against ethnic cleansing of the Rohingyas (Photo Credit: Reuters/Mohammad Ponir Hossain) (Seoul, 30 November 2016) The Asia Democracy Network (ADN) calls on Aung San Suu Kyi, the icon of democracy for Myanmar and Nobel peace prize laureate, to unequivocally condemn the ongoing ethnic cleansing of the Rohingyas in the Rakhine state. It is no longer tenable for Aung San Suu Kyi, who is virtually

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[ADN Statement] Statement of the International Conference on the 25th Anniversary of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords on Cambodia
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Statement of the International Conference on the 25th Anniversary of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords on Cambodia 19 October 2016, Phnom Penh   We, the participants in the International Conference on the 25th Anniversary of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords on Cambodia (“the Paris Peace Agreements”), recall the importance of the obligations contained in the 1991 Paris Peace Agreements, which brought an end to decades of conflict and civil war in Cambodia,

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[ADN Statement] Civil society urges international effort to ensure Cambodia’s fulfillment of the Paris Peace Accords, 25 years after their signature
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Civil society urges international effort to ensure Cambodia’s fulfillment of the Paris Peace Accords, 25 years after their signature  PHNOM PENH, 20 October 2016 — We, the undersigned civil society organizations, are deeply concerned by the escalating political crisis in Cambodia. We call for a halt to all government repression of critical voices, and a concerted international effort to ensure the fulfillment of the commitments enshrined in

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[Geneva] Human Rights Situation in Cambodia—Joint Statement
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Item 2 General Debate Human Rights Situation in Cambodia—Joint Statement Delivered by Ambassador Keith Harper Geneva, September 14, 2016 Mr. President, I have the honor to read this statement on behalf of a group of 36 states including: Albania, Australia, Bosnia-Herzegovina*, Canada, Japan, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Liechtenstein*, Norway, Switzerland, the 28 EU member states, Ukraine*,  and the United States.  [ The * denotes

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