Geneva: Condemning human rights violations in Pakistan, Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) Europe activists participated in a demonstration outside the UNHRC headquarters in Geneva recently to condemn the gross abuses in the South Asian nation.
Geneva: A silent demonstration was held in front of the United Nations Office of Geneva alongside the Broken Chair to raise the plight of Christian community in Pakistan.
Geneva: Members of the Tibetan community from Switzerland and Lichtenstein on Friday demonstrated against China in front of the complex of the United Nations here.
Geneva/IBNS: Voicing their discontent, human rights activists from Pashtun, Baloch, Sindhi and other communities have highlighted the atrocities perpetrated by the Pakistani military establishment on these group, with a pavilion displaying 'Stop Pashtun Torture' at Broken Chair in Geneva recently.
Geneva/IBNS: Several minority groups from Pakistan protested against Pakistani Army for its atrocities and put up banners and posters in Geneva city where the United Nations Human Rights Council session is going on.
New York/IBNS: UN-brokered face-to-face talks between the Syrian Government and opposition – the first to take place in nearly nine years of fighting – to draft a new constitution for the country, will continue into next week, the UN’s Special Envoy for Syria, Geir Pedersen, said on Friday.
Geneva, Mar 14 (IBNS): Baloch Human Rights defenders, activists, and their international supporters assembled in Geneva and adopted a resolution where they asked the international community to come forward and urge the government of Pakistan to refrain from the use of oppressive measures leading to human rights violations in Balochistan.
New York, Jan 22 (IBNS): Michael Møller, head of the UN in Geneva, has warned delegates to the Conference on Disarmament that cyber-security challenges, and the existence of new weapons systems and technologies, are not being sufficiently addressed or reflected in current arms control regimes.
New York, Dec 6 (IBNS): Talks have begun at the UN on the future of Western Sahara – the first in years – the Organization announced on Wednesday.
New York, Sept 6 (IBNS): Efforts are under way to bring a “flickering signal of hope” to war-weary civilians in Yemen with UN-organised consultations between the Government and the Houthi opposition in Geneva set to begin, the UN’s Special Envoy Martin Griffiths, said on Wednesday.
New York, Mar 3 (JEN): War crimes, potentially crimes against humanity, are likely being committed in east Ghouta and elsewhere in Syria, and the United Nations human rights chief warned on Friday that the perpetrators of these acts must know they are being identified and will be held accountable.
New York, Oct 13(Just Earth News): United Nations Member States began Thursday in Geneva the sixth thematic session of discussions on the proposed Global Compact on Migration, during which delegates and experts will examine the issue of labour mobility of migrants.
New York, Feb 27 (Just Earth News): Disregard for human rights is a â€œdisease,â€ United Nations Secretary-General AntÃ³nio Guterres on Monday told the opening session of the UN Human Rights Council, urging Member States to uphold the rights of all people in the face of rising populism and extremism.
New York, Oct 4(Just Earth News): Speaking at a press conference in the United Nations Office in Geneva on Monday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon once again called for the political will to end the Syrian conflict, while also sharing his reflections on the nearly 10 years he spent as the top UN official.
New York, June 14 (Just Earth News):In a wide-ranging opening speech to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, the UN rights chief sheds a light on â€œpreventable calamitiesâ€ and worrying trends around the world, including detailed concerns about the situation in more than 50 countries.