OHCHR summary of SP Annual Meeting (June 2012)
... mandate and expressed appreciation for the support provided by her Office, with several
noting that continuity in staffing was important. It was observed that the visibility of special
procedures had to be raised and that follow-up remained an area that required
strengthening. Various mandate holder ...
Christoph Mikulasche - The United Nations Security Council and the
... The question which United Nations organs should take action on behalf of the
international community to fulfill its responsibility to protect should be answered by
reference to the United Nations Charter. The provisions of the Charter show that the
implementation of different aspects of the responsi ...
Protocol Instituting a Conciliation and Good Offices Commission to
... 1. Subject to the provisions of article 14, the Commission, after obtaining all the information it thinks
necessary, shall ascertain the facts, and make available its good offices to the States concerned with a view
to an amicable solution of the matter on the basis of respect for the Convention.
Situation of human rights in the Democratic Republic of
... Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women recommended that the
Government ensure access to justice for all women affected by sexual violence during
conflict by providing appropriate funding to military jurisdictions. It also recommended
that the Government ensure that the justice ...
“the advent of a world in which human beings shall enjoy freedom of
... Millions of people around the world look to the United Nations to
resolve problems that affect their daily lives. They expect the United
Nations to work towards the improvement of their standard of living
and enhance their enjoyment of fundamental rights and freedoms. The
challenge of achieving univ ...
"William Schabas, “The Three - ICC
... The result can be seen in article VI(c) of the Charter of the
International Military Tribunal, where a definition of crimes
against humanity is set out. It was in some sense weak and
conditional, rather like the fragile references to human rights
in the Charter of the United Nations, and the restrai ...
Chapter 37 HA Text
... The United States played a leading role in founding the United Nations. Its influence is evident
in the UN Charter, which proclaims what Roosevelt called “four essential human freedoms.” He
had first identified those Four Freedoms in a speech in January 1941. In that speech, he
depicted a world in w ...
education tania maría abdo rocholl
... mechanism related to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the 16th Session from the United Nations Human Rights
Council in February, 2011 (Geneva, Switzerland).
Member of the Paraguayan delegation as of the 28th Meeting of High-Level Human Rights Authorities and Foreign
Ministries of MERCOSUR and ...
E - OHCHR
... Recalling that, according to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, recognition of the inherent
dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom,
justice and peace in the world,
Recalling also the ideal of free human beings enjoying ...
United Nations Fact-Finding Missions in the Field of Human
... As a result of these Charter limitations, and a 1947 self-denying resolution
of the Economic and Social Council which stated that "the Commission on
Human Rights has no power to take action on individual human rights
complaints,"5 the Organization has played a fairly passive role in this
area. It ha ...
1 setting up a commission for the preparation of a NATIONAL
... data analysis, taking into account the complexity and scope of efforts as well as the deadlines,
and other considerations. The maximum remuneration for the expert data analysis per member
of the Commission per month shall not exceed an equivalent of four base salaries of a
Lithuanian state politicia ...
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... to the entire country, and calling on all Sudanese parties in particular
those party to the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, to take
immediate steps to achieve a peaceful settlement to the conflict in
Darfur and to take all necessary action to prevent further violations
of human rights and internatio ...
KURZBERICHT Nov 04 - the United Nations
... Background and Purpose:
The UN Security Council’s frequent inability to take effective action to prevent or end genocide, crimes
against humanity and war crimes – the worst crimes under international law – has been a stain on its
reputation and a challenge for the whole membership of the United Nati ...
... Stressing the urgency of achieving without delay an end to the Israeli occupation
that began in 1967,
Deploring the non-cooperation by Israel with the independent commission of
inquiry on the 2014 Gaza conflict and the refusal to grant access to or to cooperate with
international human rights bodies ...
UNITED NATIONS WAR CRIMES COMMISSION, The question of
... War Crinos Cor.a±anxon over war crimes contnitted in Ethiopia
during the Italo-Abyssinian war v/as referred to Coranittee III
by the Commission, on July 19th, 19A-6, for its consideration and
The Committee, after giving careful consideration to
the preliminary report propared by the Secreta ...
International Commission of Inquiry on Darfur
The following is a summary of a public report. The full report can be found on the United Nations website listed in the external links.The International Commission of Inquiry on Darfur (henceforth the Commission) was established pursuant to United Nations Security Council Resolution 1564 (2004), adopted on 18 September 2004. The resolution, passed under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter, requested the Secretary-General rapidly to set up the Commission. In October 2004 the Secretary-General appointed a five member body (Mr. Antonio Cassese, from Italy; Mr. Mohammed Fayek, from Egypt; Ms Hina Jilani, from Pakistan; Mr. Dumisa Ntsebeza, from South Africa, and Ms Theresa Striggner-Scott, from Ghana), and designated Mr. Cassese as its Chairman. The Secretary-General decided that the Commission’s staff should be provided by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. Ms Mona Rishmawi was appointed Executive Director of the Commission and head of its staff. The Commission assembled in Geneva and began its work on 25 October 2004. The Secretary-General requested the Commission to report to him within three months, i.e. by 25 January 2005.