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Appeal of June 13th to put Human Rights at the Heart of Conflict Prevention

Switzerland launches the appeal of June 13th to put Human Rights at the Heart of Conflict Prevention: “Security and human rights make a perfect match” Appeal of June 13th 2016 To put Human Rights at […]

Friday 16 June 2017

Promoting Women’s Participation in Peace Negotiations and Peace Processes

Recognizing that promotion & empowerment of women & support for women’s organizations & networks are essential in the consolidation of peace to promote equal & full participation of women & encouraging Member States, donors & civil society, to provide support in this respect.” (UNSCR 1888)

Friday 16 June 2017

AFGHANISTAN PROTECTION OF CIVILIANS IN ARMED CONFLICT ANNUAL REPORT 2016

Source: UNAMA AFGHANISTAN PROTECTION OF CIVILIANS IN ARMED CONFLICT ANNUAL REPORT 2016 KABUL, AFGHANISTAN FEBRUARY 2017 “This appalling conflict destroys lives and tears communities apart in every corner of Afghanistan. Real protection of civilians requires commitment […]

Friday 16 June 2017

ICTJ Examines How Transitional Justice Must Adapt to Difficult Circumstances in Today’s World

A new book by ICTJ titled Justice Mosaics: How Context Shapes Transitional Justice in Fractured Societies, examines the challenges of responding to massive human rights violations in different and difficult circumstances.

Friday 9 June 2017

Women Excluded Again from Afghanistan’s Peace Talks

Participation by Women Even More Urgent in Light of Recent Attacks in Kabul

Friday 9 June 2017

BAHRAIN: another hearing against Nabeel Rajab

Source: FIDH New information BHR 006 / 0812 / OBS 048.28 Arbitrary detention /Judicial harassment Bahrain May 29, 2017 30 May 2017 – Nabeel Rajab’s trial related to TV interviews was postponed for the 8th […]

Tuesday 6 June 2017

50th Anniversary of Israel’s Military Occupation of Palestine

Position of Human Rights Organizations on the 50th Anniversary of Israel’s Military Occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip On the 50th anniversary of Israel’s occupation of the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and […]

Tuesday 6 June 2017

Education Cannot Wait Fund for education in emergencies

Source: UN WHS: New fund launched at UN humanitarian summit to address education in crisis zones   23 May 2016 – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today announced the launch of a new fund […]

Saturday 3 June 2017

INTERVIEW: ‘Act now,’ or by 2030, millions could be graduating from schools without even basic education, warns UN envoy

20 April 2017 – The ground-breaking, United Nations-backed International Finance Facility for Education is vital to ensure that half of the world’s children don’t miss out on the basic schooling needed to meet the 2030 […]

Saturday 3 June 2017

Special Representatives welcome creation of International Day for Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

Special Representative Zerrougui highlighted how children are targets of sexual violence during conflict not only because they are generally physically and mentally more vulnerable than adults, but also because making victims of teens and those who are even younger strikes at the very heart of any given community.

Saturday 3 June 2017