Traditionally, summer holidays coincide with the eviction of Roma and Travellers throughout Europe, which takes place almost unnoticed.
The UN Human Rights Office continues its engagement with Greece on several major human rights challenges. On 18 to 21 April, a joint mission of the Regional Office for Europe and the Migration Team visited so-called hotspots in Lesvos and Chios, the makeshift camp near the closed northern border in Idomeni and an official open accommodation center run by the Greek army at Nea Kavala.
On 8 April 2016, as every year, we celebrate International Roma Day – once again in a situation where human rights challenges faced by Roma individuals, families and communities across Europe remain very serious.
On 14 and 15 of March 2016 UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein carried out his first official visit to the European Union institutions and NATO. facebook sharing buttontwitter sharing buttonlinkedin sharing button The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein in Brussels On 14 and 15 of March 2016 UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein carried out his first official visit to the European Union institutions and NATO.
The United Nations Regional Information Centre (UNRIC) joined forces with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) last night, organizing a spectacular concert featuring Bai Kamara at Bozar in Brussels, to raise awareness for International Human Rights Day, 10th December..
A joint team of Regional Office for Europe and the OHCHR headquarters, led by Regional Representative for Europe Jan Jařab, carried out a mission to Greece on 8 to 11 November. The mission was facilitated by the Secretary-General for Human Rights of the Ministry of Justice.
New technologies have created incredible opportunities, including for freedom of association and to claim human rights.
Anchoring the EU’s Digital Services Act (DSA) and the Digital Markets Act (DMA) in human rights is vital to making our virtual public squares safer and accessible to all.