Posts tagged ‘Human Rights Council’

Call for applicants: Consultation on the permanent forum on people of African descent

 

In accordance with resolution A/RES/73/262, adopted by the General Assembly, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights is organizing a one-day consultation on the permanent forum on people of African descent to be held at the United Nations in Geneva on 29 March 2019.

OHCHR invites civil society representatives interested in participating in the consultation to submit their application for accreditation and assistance by 1 March 2019. For more information:

Information note
Application form

Joint Statement 39th Session of the Human Rights Council – Child Widowhood: A Neglected Gender and Human Rights Violation

Human Rights Council 39 Joint Statement on Child Widowhood

A joint statement submitted to the 39th Session of the Human Rights Council by GWI, Graduate Women International with co-sponsoring NGOs in General Consultative Status to the ECOSOC, International Alliance of Women, Soroptimist International, Women’s Federation for World Peace, and Zonta International; and NGOs in Special Consultative Status to ECOSOC European Union of Women, FAWCO, International Council of Jewish Women, International Federation of Business and Professional Women, International Movement for Fraternal Union Among Races and Peoples and Women’s World Summit Foundation.

Download our Joint Statement for the 39th session of the Human Rights Council – Child Widowhood: A Neglected Gender and Human Rights Violation

 

 

HRC 18th session – Annual Discussion on the integration of a gender perspective in the work of the Human Rights Council

A joint statement by the World YWMCA, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), Femmes Africa Solidarité (FAS) and the NGO Committee on the Status of Women, Geneva,

“PROMOTING GENDER EQUALITY AS INSTITUTIONAL PRACTICE: FROM POLICY TO ACTION”

has been delivered at the Human Rights Council 18th Session during

the annual discussion on the integration of a Gender  perspective in the work of the Human Rights Council

on 26 SEPTEMBER 2011: PALAIS DES NATIONS, GENEVA; SWITZERLAND

This statement can be downloaded here.