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UNODC: Human trafficking in Ukraine

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime published research on key evidence on risks of trafficking in persons and...

Last update 26/4/2022
There is a real threat of famine in Somalia and South Sudan

UN: Humanitarians urge action to avert famine in Somalia and South Sudan

The threat of famine is very real in Somalia and South Sudan and urgent action is needed now to avoid...

Last update 21/4/2022

FRA welcomes its renewed regulation

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) accepts the amendment of its founding Regulation, adopted by the Council of...

Last update 20/4/2022

Council of Europe: new guidelines addressing the risks of digital political campaigning

The Council of Europe issued a set of guidelines to address new challenges that come along with the dynamic development...

Last update 20/4/2022
LGBTI+ rights

LGBTI+ rights: UN Special Procedures have given more attention to SOGIESC in 2021

According to ILGA World and ISHR, the UN Special Procedures have given more attention to LGBTI+ communities in 2021. The...

Last update 20/4/2022
Ali Muhammad Ali Abd-Al-Rahman (Ali Kosheib)

The first ICC trial on Darfur crimes

On 5 April 2022, the trial of Ali Muhammad Ali Abd-Al-Rahman (also known as Ali Kosheib) started before the International Criminal Court....

Last update 19/4/2022
Women and girls in South Sudan are experiencing conflict-related sexual violence

UN report: ‘hellish existence’ for women and girls in South Sudan

The United Nations Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan issued a report on widespread and systematic conflict-related sexual violence...

Last update 15/4/2022
Ensure equal treatment for Roma fleeing Ukraine

Ensure equal treatment for Roma fleeing Ukraine

In relation to the International Roma Day (8th of April), many officials point out the situation of the Roma minority...

Last update 15/4/2022

The new edition of the Handbook on European law relating to the rights of the child

The second edition (2022) of the Handbook on European law relating to the rights of the child has been issued...

Last update 14/4/2022
GCHR Electoral Technical Assistance

Global Campus of Human Rights: Electoral Technical Assistance, application deadline 20 April 2022

The Global Campus of Human Rights organises a newly designed course - Electoral Technical Assistance training - that will take place from 6 to...

Last update 12/4/2022
Sergiy Kyslytsya, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations.

UN General Assembly suspends Russia’s membership in the Human Rights Council

On 7 April 2022 the General Assembly adopted a resolution on the suspension of the rights of membership of the Russian...

Last update 11/4/2022
Liberties Media Freedom Report 2022

Liberties: Worrisome Decline in Media Freedom Across Europe (Media Freedom Report 2022)

The Civil Liberties Union for Europe (Liberties), in cooperation with Liberties member and partner organisations in 15 EU Member States,...

Last update 7/4/2022
Venice School for Human Rights Defenders - Global Campus of Human Rights

Global Campus of Human Rights: Venice School for Human Rights Defenders

The Global Campus of Human Rights Project Department in cooperation with the European Parliament organises the Venice School for Human Rights Defenders that...

Last update 7/4/2022
Prison cell

Death penalty should be abolished: Mass executions in Saudi Arabia and Egypt

While the world is focusing on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, other serious violations of human rights continue to take place...

Last update 7/4/2022
Girls at school in Herat, Afghanistan

UN: Failure to re-open schools for all girls is deeply disappointing and damaging for Afghanistan

Despite the previous declaration, Taliban authorities at the last minute withdrew the decision on reopening the high schools for girls...

Last update 7/4/2022