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SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE HUMAN RIGHTS

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SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF MIGRANTS AND CHAIRMAN OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE PROTECTION OF THE RIGHTS OF ALL MIGRANT WORKERS AND MEMBERS OF THEIR FAMILIES ISSUE JOINT STATEMENT TO MARK INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS DAY

The special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, Jorge Bustamante, and the Chairman of the Committee on the protection on the protection of the rights of all migrant workers and members of their families, Prasad Kariywasam, issued the following statemennt on the occasion of International Migrants Day which is commemorated on 18 December.
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UN/GENERAL ASSEMBLY

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11 December 2007
General Assembly
GA/SM/386

Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

The following statement on the terrorist bombings in Algeria was issued today by the Spokesperson for General Assembly President Srgjan Kerim:

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Telecommunications to save lives

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Global Forum to press for ICT in humanitarian efforts worldwide


Geneva, 12 November 2007:

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… ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN AND OTHER COMMITTEES DEALING WITH GENDER EQUALITY

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SECOND SEMINAR FOR MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEES ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN AND OTHER COMMITTEES DEALING WITH GENDER EQUALITY

Geneva (Switzerland), 6-8 December 2007
Organized by the Inter-Parliamentary Union in cooperation with the ILO.

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UN WORKING GROUP ON ARBITRARY DETENTION CONCLUDES ITS 50th SESSION.

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Geneva 3 December 2007: – - The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention concluded its 50th session, which was held from 21 to 30 November 2007 at the United Nations Office in Geneva.

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60th ANNIVERSARY OF HUMAN RIGHTS

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Link: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/UDHR/Pages/60UDHR.aspx

60th ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS

On 10 December, Human Rights Day, the Secretary-General will launch a year-long campaign in which all parts of the United Nations family will take part in the lead up to the 60th birthday of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).

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Press Release

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United Nation Press release – HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS CELEBRATES THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, PROMOTING DECENT WORK

Geneva, 3 December 2007– The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights joins in the celebrations of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities …

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