HRC SECRETARIAT (@UN_HRC )

HRC SECRETARIAT

Bio #UN Human Rights Council: inter-governmental body responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of #humanrights around the globe.
Location Geneva, Switzerland
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Account created 02-09-2009 15:03:32
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Twitter Web App : Just 2 weeks away to #UPR36 All 193 #UN member States have gone through this unique process aimed at improving #HumanRights situations in each country. Check out PRACTICAL GUIDANCE to see how to maximize use of #UPR at country level 👉bit.ly/2FJdyPh

Twitter Web App : #HumanRights experts wanted to fill vacancies for Expert Mechanism on Rights of #Indigenous Peoples #EMRIP -Special Rapporteur on #Cambodia - Working Group of Experts on People of #AfricanDescent - Working Group on Arbitrary #Detention More here👉bit.ly/3nZxSNR

Twitter Web App : REVISED timetable for #UPR36 (2-13 Nov) now available! 14 States to undergo #HumanRights review. This unique process has shed light on human rights issues in all 193 UN member States providing, for first time, a global road map of human rights situations bit.ly/3jYP3ww

Twitter Web App : #Malawi & #Uzbekistan become the 2 newest #HRC members. As of 1 Jan 2021, 119 UN member States will have served as on the #HumanRightsCouncil This broad membership reflects the UN’s diversity, and gives the Council legitimacy when speaking out on #HumanRights violations globally

Twitter Web App : #UNGA members cast their secret ballots today to elect 15 new members to 47-member #Geneva based #HRC Per GA res. 60/251 creating the HRC in 2006, With membership on the Council comes a responsibility to uphold high #HumanRights standards bit.ly/3dsaZxt

Twitter Web App : #UNGA electing 15 new members of the #HRC today
Follow on bit.ly/3jVl8VL The Geneva-based Council is only intergovernmental body charged with promoting and protecting #HumanRights around the globe. 117 States have thus far served on the HRC since it was created in 2006

iPhone : I am delighted the United Nations World Food Programme has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

The women and men of World Food Programme brave danger & distance to provide life-saving help to those most vulnerable and in need.

I’m proud of and grateful for their courage & determination. twitter.com/NobelPrize/sta…

Twitter Web App : #HRC45 just concluded!

See you at the #HumanRights Councils 46th session from 22 February to 19 March 2021 #HRC46

Twitter Web App : #HRC45 appoints 7 new members of the #HRC Advisory Committee from #Belgium #India #Korea #Mauritius #Morocco #Peru & #Poland

Yesterday, the Council also adopted a President's statement taking note of the Advisory Committee's 24th session report & its research proposal

Twitter Web App : #HRC45 adopts RES on technical assistance & capacity-building on #HumanRights in the #CentralAfricanRepublic, deciding to renew the Independent Expert mandate for 1 year, & to organize a high-level dialogue at #HRC46 on developments. It requests an oral update by the IE at #HRC47

Twitter Web App : #HRC45 adopts RES on technical cooperation & capacity-building on #HumanRights in the #DRC, renewing the #Kasaï Experts Team mandate (final report at #HRC48). It requests the Gov to implement the Teams recommendations, & UN Human Rights to assist incl. through forensic expertise

Twitter Web App : #HRC45 adopts RES on technical cooperation & capacity-building on #HumanRights in the #Philippines, requesting Michelle Bachelet & UN Human Rights to support continued fulfilment of intl obligations, incl. on alleged #police violations& for human rights-based approaches to #drug control

Twitter Web App : #HRC45 adopts RES on #HumanRights technical cooperation & capacity-building, deciding to hold a panel on technical coop.& #education at #HRC47, & requesting UN Human Rights to report on the right to education, incl. amidst #COVID19, with attention to vulnerable #girls & #children

Twitter Web App : #HRC45 adopts by vote RES on #HRC contribution to #prevention of #HumanRights violations, asking António Guterres to report on #UN delivery &financing at #HRC49, UN Human Rights to bolster data analysis & early warning, & deciding for Peacebuilding Commission to brief HRC annually

Twitter Web App : With 1.7M #children dying from environmental harm, 12M facing brain damage from lead poisoning & 85M working in toxic conditions, #HRC45 adopts RES on #ChildRights through a healthy #environment, deciding for a full-day meeting on #SDGs & requesting Michelle Bachelet to report to #HRC49

Twitter Web App : #HRC45 adopts RES on promoting, protecting & respecting #women’s & #girls’ full enjoyment of #HumanRights in humanitarian situations, requesting Michelle Bachelet to submit an analytical report to #HRC49 on good practices, challenges &lessons learned at national, regional & intl levels

Twitter Web App : Starting its last day, #HRC45 adopts RES on the #HumanRights of #women & #girls in (post-)#conflict situations, marking the 20th anniv. of #UNSCR1325, requesting Michelle Bachelet to prepare an analytical report for #HRC48, making recommendations to States, #HRC mechanisms &stakeholders