Human Rights

UN Watch. Recognizing that whistleblower rights are human rights, which must be promoted and protected within the U.N. system

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2015 – Today, a group of nine whistleblowers from the U.N. system sent a letter to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the Directors of U.N. Specialized Agencies urging them to do more to protect whistleblowers.

Today. Human Rights Council failing to fulfil its core mandate, finds new think tank analysis

UNIVERSAL RIGHTS. When the Human Rights Council was established in 2006 following a decision of UN Heads of State, its founders envisioned it as a body with a core mandate to ‘address situations of violations of human rights, including gross and systematic violations, and make recommendations thereon.’

Documentary Roundtable: Roger Ebert's Final Days, Secret Edward Snowden Meetings

TALKING. When it comes to real onscreen drama and emotion, most Hollywood movies pale next to this year's documentary features. 

Une journée au travers des Droits Humains

SOMMET. Mardi 24 février 2015. Avocats, journalistes, représentants d’ONG, diplomates, activistes, étudiants, et public étaient tous réunis pour la 7ème fois consécutive au Sommet de Genève 2015  pour les droits de l’homme et la démocratie au Centre International de Conférences de Genève (CICG).

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