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OHCHR yearly report now available Wed 14 May 2008

14 May 2008 - OHCHR's Report on Activities and Results for 2007—the Office’s latest yearly report on its human rights work around the world—is now available to download from the OHCHR...

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On World Press Freedom Day, UN independent expert calls for end to censorship Mon 5 May 2008

05 May 2008 - The following statement was released by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, Mr. Ambeyi Ligabo, on the...

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High Commissioner welcomes entry into force of “ground-breaking” convention on disabilities Fri 4 Apr 2008

04 April 2008 - The High Commissioner for Human Rights, Louise Arbour, has welcomed the news that Ecuador has become the 20th country to ratify the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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Cambodia's human rights situation discussed at Human Rights Council (HRC) Wed 19 Mar 2008

19 March 2008 - Mr. Yash Ghai, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Human Rights in Cambodia (SRSG) presented his third report on the human rights situation in Cambodia to the Human Rights...

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High Commissioner welcomes entry into force of “ground-breaking” convention on disabilities Wed 19 Mar 2008

19 March 2008 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for human rights in Cambodia, Professor Yash Ghai, today presents his report on Cambodia to the Human Rights Council as part of an...

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On International Women's Day, High Commissioner calls for end to discriminatory laws against women Fri 7 Mar 2008

07 March 2008 - In a statement issued to mark International Women's Day, the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Louise Arbour, said laws that discriminate against women are still in force in virtually...

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High Commissioner presents Cambodia Office's annual report to Human Rights Council Fri 7 Mar 2008

07 March 2008 - The High Commissioner for Human Rights, Louise Arbour, today presented the annual report of her Office to the Human Rights Council in...

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On International Women's Day, High Commissioner calls for end to discriminatory laws against women Fri 7 Mar 2008

07 March 2008 - In a statement issued to mark International Women's Day, the High Commissioner for...

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SRSG to present his latest report in Geneva on 19 March Tue 4 Mar 2008

04 March 2008 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for human rights in Cambodia, Professor Yash Ghai

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SRSG to present his latest report in Geneva on 19 March Tue 4 Mar 2008

04 March 2008 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for human rights in Cambodia, Professor Yash Ghai, is scheduled to present his...

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