In her global human rights update, Bachelet calls for urgent action to heighten resilience and protect people’s rights

45th session of the Human Rights CouncilItem 2: Global Human Rights Update

Statement by Michelle

New global data on human rights showcased in Sustainable Development Goals Report

Key human rights data has been highlighted in the UN Secretary-General’s annual report on the Sustainable Development Goals, including, for the first time, crucial data from UN Human Rights. The report reviews global progress in implementing the 2030 Agenda, and advancement in achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). UN Human Rights has provided data on discrimination, civilian deathsContinue reading “New global data on human rights showcased in Sustainable Development Goals Report”

UN Committee stands with women and girls in global anti-racism protests

GENEVA (10 July 2020) The UN women’s rights committee has called for a new era of human rights and gender justice, stressing that the lives of black women and girls also matter. In a statement issued today, the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) said it stood in solidarity with the millions of womenContinue reading “UN Committee stands with women and girls in global anti-racism protests”

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