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How we make a difference 2013


OHCHR and the EU jointly promote human rights-based approach to development
The annual European Development Days, held on 26-27 November 2013, had an unprecedented focus on human rights-based approach to development (HRBA).
26-11-2013
Symposium addresses abuse and neglect of older persons
On 17-18 June 2013, to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, the Regional Office for Europe of OHCHR and the Directorate General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion of the European Commission held a joint regional symposium entitled “Preventing abuse and neglect of older persons in Europe”.
19-06-2013
States and UN discuss recommendations concerning rights of migrants
Representatives of 24 EU Member States participated in a seminar on the recommendations of international human rights mechanisms, organized in Brussels by the Regional Office for Europe of the UN Human Rights office (OHCHR) on 18 and 19 April 2013. The seminar focused on the ways in which the recommendations of the United Nations human rights mechanisms – the Treaty Bodies, Special Procedures, and the Universal Periodic Review – can be used to improve the human rights of migrants.
20-04-2013