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.
A three-day mission to Greece (30 March – 1 April) provided Jan Jařab, Regional Representative for Europe of the UN Human Rights office, with opportunities to hold talks on key human rights challenges with several Ministers of the new Greek Government, the President of the Parliament, the Ombudsperson, the National Committee for Human Rights and civil society partners.
On 28 March 2015, the Romanian movie Toto and his sisters by Alexander Nanau won the Objectif d’Or, the first prize at the Brussels’ Millenium International Documentary Film Festival.
The UN General Assembly proclaimed the International Decade for People of African Descent (2015 – 2015) to encourage States to recognize people of African descent and their contributions to the societies in which they live. The Decade also seeks to overcome historical injustices and accelerate development for communities of African descent who remain marginalized, stuck in poverty, and frequently victims of discrimination.