Belarus debate in spotlight at Human Rights Council. The Belarus Government should end “violent crackdowns” and “increasing repression” against protesters who are still contesting the result of last month's Presidential elections, UN deputy rights chief Nada Al Nashif told the Human Rights Council on Friday.
Video message by CE at United Nations Human Rights Council meeting
Video message from the UN Special Rapporteur on Racism Ms. Tendayi Achiume for the UN Human Rights Council urgent debate on racism and police brutality
Urgent Debate on Systemic Racism and Police Brutality in the United States
Discrimination against those affected by coronavirus/COVID-19 must be tackled head on by Governments everywhere, UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Thursday, in an appeal for “transparency and information” to help combat the epidemic.
People’s basic human rights – their birthright - are “under assault”, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Monday, as he launched a Call to Action aimed at boosting equality and reducing suffering everywhere.
Host country S.E. M. Ignazio Cassis, Chef du Département fédéral des Affaires étrangères de la Confédération Suisse
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Ms. Michelle Bachelet
Secretary General H.E. Mr. António Guterres