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Human rights trends from Western Balkans

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Putting democracy and human rights back on the political agenda

Ahead of parliamentary elections in Croatia on 11 September, the Platform 112 coalition of more than 70 civil society organisations, together with the Croatian Journalist Association, held a pre-election debate with political candidates. The debate focused on human rights, civil society, democracy, peace-building, access to justice, and equality. 10 Sep 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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Maina Kiai reports on fundamentalism in final appearance at HRC

On Friday 17th, Maina Kiai presented a thematic report on fundamentalism to the 32nd session of UN Human Rights Council in Geneva as a final appearance at the council in his capacity as Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association. HRHF underlined the importance of the mandate in their statement. 17 Jun 2016 »

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Council must address threats to the independence of judges and lawyers

On 16 June 2016, HRHF delivered a joint statement to the Human Rights Council, during the dialogue with the UN Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers, Monica Pinto. In it, HRHF welcomed the Special Rapporteur’s report and her efforts to gather first-hand information from civil society, and highlighted the risks human rights lawyers face in the course of their work. 16 Jun 2016 »

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