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UN review of Serbia raises human rights concerns

The United Nations Human Rights Committee has raised concerns and issued recommendations to the Serbian authorities. These relate to discrimination, torture and ill-treatment, refugees and asylum seekers, administration of justice, and freedom of expression. 29 Mar 2017 »

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Serbia reviewed at UN Human Rights Committee

“There is a shrinking space for the debate about human rights and fundamental freedoms in Serbian society. Also, there is less and less public scrutiny of the Government that has a negative effect on the human rights situation in Serbia." 14 Mar 2017 »

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“States should respect and protect lawyers who promote and defend human rights defenders”

The report of the UN Special Rapporteur on Judges and Lawyers will be presented to the UN General Assembly today, 21 October 2016. The report gives clear recommendations on the actions States and bar associations should take to ensure the independence of lawyers. 21 Oct 2016 »

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UNGA Debate: Enabling active participation in society

Civil society was at the centre of a dialogue on the 12th of July as the third segment of the day’s programme at the UNGA’s high-level thematic debate “UN@70: Human Rights at the centre of the global agenda”. 15 Jul 2016 »

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Open debate with UN Secretary General Candidates

On the 12 of July at the UN, high-level representatives from States, civil society and the private sector discussed the human rights situation in the world. There was also a first televised live debate with the candidates for Secretary General at the United Nations, which was open for questions from the public. 12 Jul 2016 »

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