UN Special Procedures (@UN_SPExperts )

UN Special Procedures

Bio The Special Procedures of @UN_HRC are human rights experts independent from any govt or organization, serving in their individual capacity. #StandUp4HumanRights
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Hootsuite Inc. : UN Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy will examine the privacy rights of children in his next report to the HRC SECRETARIAT in March 2021. The expert is calling for inputs from interested stakeholders in all regions.

🗓 Deadline: 30 September 2020


Hootsuite Inc. : Young people are drivers & inheritors of global change. We must understand their contribution to social change ➕ support them to acquire the skills to shape solutions to future problems – Ahmed Shaheed on #YouthDay at the Samarkand #HumanRights Web Forum: asianforum.uz

Twitter Web App : 🇵🇪 UNWGBiz&Human Rights experts urge #Peru to ratify the landmark #EscazúAgreement as it offers an historic opportunity to make companies more responsible for their impact on the environment and to protect #HumanRights defenders.

Learn more: ow.ly/OARB50AVsa9

Twitter Web App : Sanctions are bringing suffering and death in countries like Cuba🇨🇺 Iran🇮🇷 Sudan🇸🇩 Syria🇸🇾 Venezuela🇻🇪 & Yemen🇾🇪 People cannot protect themselves against #COVID19 or get medicine because #humanitarian exemptions to #sanctions are not working – UN experts: ow.ly/Y35j50ATfCB

Hootsuite Inc. : A year after #India revoked the special status of #JammuAndKashmir, UN experts call on India and the international community to take urgent action to address the alarming human rights situation in the territory. Learn more: ow.ly/WUsV50AR7TB

Twitter Web App : 🇲🇱 #Mali must step up efforts to find and free abducted opposition leader Soumaïla Cissé, abducted more than four months ago – UN expert Alioune Tine. Learn more: ow.ly/duYd50AQ4MT

Twitter Web App : #HagiaSophia should be preserved by the Turkish government as a space for the meeting of cultures, uniting people – @UNSRCulture & Ahmed Shaheed. The experts are concerned that changing the status of the monument may put Turkey’s cultural heritage at risk: ow.ly/aroq50AQ40D

Hootsuite Inc. : #Roma are still victims of hate crimes, decades after mass killings. On Roma Holocaust Remembrance Day, UN expert Fernand de Varennes urges governments to ensure that they can live as equal members of society, without fear & stigmatisation.

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Hootsuite Inc. : UN experts warn of increased patterns of closing of digital spaces amid #COVID19: digital technologies must not be used to restrict fundamental freedoms, reduce civic space, and target civil society actors, including human rights defenders 👉 ow.ly/BjAA50AMmqf

Hootsuite Inc. : 🇳🇱UN experts call on The Netherlands not to deport Ugandan refugees and their baby because it could permanently split up their family. Such a move would violate the right to family life & unity as guaranteed by the Convention on #ChildRights. Learn more: ow.ly/lX4e50AMmcr

Twitter Web App : On #WorldDayAgainstTraffickingInPersons, UN expert M. G. Giammarinaro urges new measures to help stop the increasing exploitation of vulnerable workers we are seeing during #COVID19. She says it should never be the ‘new normal’.

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Twitter Web App : UN Working Group on discrimination against women and girls is calling for input on women’s & girls’ sexual and reproductive health and rights in situations of crisis for a report at #HRC47.

🗓️ Deadline: 31 August

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Twitter Web App : 🇲🇱 Respect and protection of human rights in #Mali is essential for a peaceful solution to the current crisis, and for security. UN experts welcome renewed peace efforts and strongly urge Mali to fulfil its #HumanRights obligations. Learn more: ow.ly/ySik50AHeW4

Twitter Web App : 🇳🇬 #Nigeria: UN experts call on the Nigerian authorities to immediately release prominent humanist and #HumanRights defender Mubarak Bala, detained without charge on accusations of blasphemy, a potential capital offence. Learn more: ow.ly/fhP850AHauD

Twitter Web App : 🇮🇷 #Iran must release human rights defender #NargesMohammadi, reportedly ill with #coronavirus symptoms, and other arbitrarily detained individuals before it is too late – UN experts.

Ms. Mohammadi should not be in prison in the first place.

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