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Introduction speech for the treaty on plastic waste

Paris, National Assembly on 24 May 2023

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History, Memory and Justice for Roma people in Europe

High-level opening Panel: Holocaust of Sinti and Roma: What did Europe learn?

Opening remarks delivered by Elena Kountouri Tapiero, Acting Regional Representative for Europe, United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Regional Office for Europe

European Parliament Altiero Spinelli.

25 April 2023, 09:00 – 10:00 CET.

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Keynote by Birgit Van Hout, UN Human Rights, Regional Representative for Europe

European Civic ForumCIVIC PRIDE AWARDS: Civic actors in times of crisisAward Ceremony

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“Hate Speech trends in Eastern Europe” Statement by Birgit Van Hout, Regional Representative for Europe, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Addressing Hate Speech and Preventing Incitement to Violence in Europe Organized by Alice Wairimu Nderitu, UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide

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