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CCPR – International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 118th session

The following SP are going to be considered under the follow-up procedure during the 118 Session: Angola; Croatia; Cyprus; Haiti; Macau, China; and Mozambique. 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

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Human Rights Council, intersessional forum on economic, social and cultural rights (social forum), 2016 session

Human Rights Council, intersessional forum on economic, social and cultural rights (social forum), 2016 session

The 2016 Social Forum will take place from 3 to 5 October 2016 in Room XX, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, in accordance with paragraph 6 of Human Rights Council resolution 29/19 entitled “The Social Forum.” The Social Forum is an annual three-day meeting convened by the Human Rights Council. It is a unique space for open and interactive dialogue between civil

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Second conference “S.O.S. Rule of Law” at the UNHRC

Second conference “S.O.S. Rule of Law” at the UNHRC

On Wednesday 20 June 2018, during the 38th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty (NRPTT) and the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella” (GCRL) in collaboration with the Permanent Representation of Italy to the International Institutions in Geneva, held the conference “S.O.S. Rule of Law”. Speakers included Italian

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Message by Ben Ferencz to the conference “SOS Rule of Law”

Message by Ben Ferencz to the conference “SOS Rule of Law”

On 20 June 2018, Ben Ferencz, US Chief Prosecutor in the Einsatzgruppen case at the Nuremberg Trials, delivered a video message to the conference S.O.S. Rule of Law held in Geneva during the 38th session of the UN Human Rights Council. The event was organized by the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transnational and the Global Committee for the Rule of

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“S.O.S. Rule of Law” at the UN Human Rights Council

“S.O.S. Rule of Law” at the UN Human Rights Council

ROUND-TABLE DISCUSSION S.O.S. RULE OF LAW Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 13:30 – 15:00 ROOM XXIV, Palais des Nations Geneva Organized by the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella” (GCRL), the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty (NRPTT), the Siracusa Institute, in collaboration with the Permanent Mission of Italy to the International Organizations in Geneva. Speakers Dr Gianni MAGAZZENI Chief

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Pablo de Greiff: major rethink needed for the prevention of mass atrocities

Pablo de Greiff: major rethink needed for the prevention of mass atrocities

On 4 May UN Special Rapporteur on Transitional Justice Pablo de Greiff, who was succeeded just days ago by Mr Fabian Salvioli, made some interesting remarks as he presented a report concerning transitional justice and conflict-prevention. “Prevention is not a form of crisis response. It goes much further than early warning efforts. Anything capable of triggering an early warning system

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Commemoration in Geneva: “Europe Stands With Tibet”

Commemoration in Geneva: “Europe Stands With Tibet”

On 10 March 2018 the Global Committee for the Rule of Law "Marco Pannella" and the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty joined a commemoration in Geneva, Switzerland, to mark the 59th anniversary of the Tibetan uprising of 1959 against the Chinese occupation. The demonstration started off with a march from Jardin des Anglais to Place des Nations, in front of

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Dr Yang Jianli warns against Chinese raising influence

Dr Yang Jianli warns against Chinese raising influence

Saturday 24 February, Chinese scholar and human rights defender Dr. Jianli Yang was in Italy after having participated at the UN opening of the 10th Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy, alongside other prominent human rights defenders. He drew attention to the increasing influence exerted by China on a global scale and stressed the need to promote the universal value of the

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Message by UNSG Antonio Guterres

Message by UNSG Antonio Guterres

Dear friends around the world, Happy New Year. When I took office one year ago, I appealed for 2017 to be a year for peace. Unfortunately – in fundamental ways, the world has gone in reverse. On New Year’s Day 2018, I am not issuing an Appeal. I am issuing an alert – a red alert for our world. Conflicts

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