MADRE joined organizations from around the world in calling on the Donors’ Conference on Haiti to adopt a human rights-based approach to rebuilding Haiti. Attendees of the conference include: United States, Canada, France, Japan, EU (presidency with Spain until July 2010), Spain, Korea, Germany, Finland, Norway, Belgium, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland, Singapore, Kuwait, …
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The 59th Session of the UN Commission on Human Rights (Geneva, March 17 to April 25, 2003) NGO Joint Statement (Final version) Geneva, March 25, 2003 1. We, the undersigned Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in consultative status with the UN Economic Social Council (ECOSOC), condemn the illegal invasion of Iraq by the United States of America …
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7th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Review, Rationalization and Improvement of Mandates (RRI): Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar Monday, 17 March 2008 Thank you, Mr. President, We wish to express our appreciation to Mr. Paulo Sergio Pinheiro for his work and commitment to the protection of the rights …
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ESCR-Net Statement on the Financial Crisis and Global Economic Recession: Towards a Human Rights Response 1. What started as a meltdown in the subprime mortgage sector in the US in the summer of 2007 has transformed into a systemic economic crisis of global dimensions that most analysts assert is the worst since the Great Depression, …
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Asian NGOs’ Statement before the Special HRC Session on Myanmar Wednesday, 03 October 2007 In a joint statement before the United Nations Human Rights Council Special Session on Myanmar, FORUM-ASIA and 14 other non-goverment organizations in Asia urge the Council to send a high-level fact-finding mission to Myanmar and push for its ongoing presence in …
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ASIAN NGOS JOINT PRESS STATEMENT Thailand Must Take Clear and Decisive Action for Human Rights as New President of the UN Human Rights Council Asian NGOs Urge the New Asian Member States of the Council ‐ Malaysia, the Maldives, Qatar and Thailand to Strictly Comply with the Highest Human Rights Standards (22 June 2010, Bangkok/Geneva) …
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“Hyun Byung Chul should be responsible for crippling the operations of the NHRC and must resign” “Clear Procedures Needed to Select Suitable Commissioner” The resignation of Yu Nam Young and Mun Kyung Ran, 2 Standing Commissioner of National Human Rights Commission of Korea (NHRCK), shows that the crippling of the NHRCK has reached its limit. …
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  Chairman Hyun Byung-Chul and the Korean Government Must Take Responsibility for the Situation of the National Human Rights Commission of Korea Two standing Commissioners of the National Human Rights Commission of Korea(NHRCK), Mr. Nam-Young YU and Ms. Kyung-Ran MUN, decided to resign on 1st November 2010. The reason for their decision was that the …
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Joint NGO Urgent Appeal  Special Procedures of the Human Rights Council   14 JULY 2008       Submitted by   MINBYUN-Lawyers for a Democratic Society, PSPD-People’s Solidarity for Participatory Democracy, Korea Women’s Association United (KWAU), Korean Progressive Network Jinbonet, NGOs in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the Untied Nations, …
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MINBYUN-Lawyers for a Democratic Society, NGO in Special Consultative Status with ECOSOC Contact information: Mr. Dong-Hwa Lee Phone number: +82-2-522-7284, +82-10-9947-9920 Email: m321@chol.com Language(s): ENGLISH ONLY HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL 13th session Agenda Item 4 Situation Concerning the National Human Rights Commission of Republic of Korea   1. MINBYUN-Lawyers for a Democratic Society, a non-governmental organization …
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