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How we make a difference 2010


Human Rights Day 2010 focuses on human rights defenders from all areas of life
More than 500 people attended the Human Rights Day event at the BOZAR on 10th December that was co-organized by the United Nations and the European Union.
10-12-2010
Ratification of the International Migrant Workers Convention should be possible for European Union Member States
Members of the European Parliament stress the importance of adherence to the International Convention on the protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families by EU Member States.
08-12-2010
Human Rights Day Film Premiere
Belgian première of “Children of War” and debate with human rights defenders at Bozar as the UN and the EU jointly celebrate Human Rights Day.
26-11-2010
Deputy UN High Commissioner talks equality in Brussels
The Deputy UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Kyung-wha Kang, emphasizes non-discrimination at the IV Equality Summit in Brussels.
15-11-2010
Brussels event identifies institutional care as human rights challenge
International conference meets in Brussels to deal with human rights challenges faced by vulnerable categories of persons, such as children and persons with disabilities, in residential institutions.
28-10-2010
UN Day celebrated in Brussels
Come and join us in celebrating UN Day on the 24th of October on the Grand Place in Brussels.
24-10-2010
Forgotten Europeans – Forgotten Rights: Human Rights of persons in institutional care
OHCHR is organizing an international seminar on human rights of persons in institutional care in October.
04-10-2010
11 European countries meet in Ljubljana on the Universal Periodic Review
On 6-7 September 2010, the Regional Office for Europe organized a workshop on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in Ljubljana, Slovenia, which was co-hosted by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Slovenia.
07-09-2010
Films for human rights and development
Film directors from different parts of the world use documentaries to draw attention to human rights and the Millennium Development Goals.
20-08-2010
UN Treaty Bodies meet with European counterparts in Brussels
For the very first time, the Annual Meeting of the UN human rights treaty body Chairs was held in Brussels and focused on human rights challenges in Europe.
05-07-2010
Colloquium - Domestic Migrant Workers
On 25- 26 May, OHCHR – Europe Regional Office, with the participation of the International Labour Office (ILO) Brussels, organised a Legal Colloquium on the applicability of existing international human rights norms to the situation of migrant domestic workers in Europe.
25-05-2010