1. The government of the Republic of Korea submitted the Written Answer on Oct. 10, 2008 for the Urgent Appeal on July 10, 2008 by the Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression and the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders and for …
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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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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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