UN weekly update




No. 14  ( 1 April 2020 )

                      



About Us
                           
UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) and UN Women, jointly with other UN and civil society partners, organized a global civil society online consultation on the role of the UN in protecting and promoting civic space, from 13 to 24 January 2020.
             
                
                       


Campaigns
Our Reports


Recent News and Statements
             
            
              
              
           
          
            
              
          
             
             
            
         
           
          
         
          
        
               
   
Press releases of the High Commissioner
       
        
Statements of the Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights
      
       
Announcements
Calls for Submissions
            
Reminder!  Call for inputs:  Study of the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention on "arbitrary detention relating to drug policies" (HRC resolution 42/22)  --  Deadline 1 April 2020
Read more  (English - Français - Español)
           
Reminder!  Call for inputs:  UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) invites written feedback on a Consultation Draft of ARP III Recommendations, as part of the Phase III of OHCHR's Accountability and Remedy Project (ARP III)  --  Deadline 1 April 2020
          
Call for inputs:  Report of the UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples on "repatriation of ceremonial objects and human remains under the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples" (HRC resolution 33/25)  --  Deadline 15 April 2020
          
Call for applications:  Four vacancies of UN special procedures mandate holders to be appointed at the 44th session of the Human Rights Council (15 June to 3 July 2020)  --  Deadline for applications 15 April 2020 (12:00 noon GMT)
Read more  (English - French)
          
Call for inputs:  Report of the UN Secretary-General with regard to the implementation of the General Assembly resolution 73/178 on missing persons, including current issues of concern with respect to missing persons  --  Deadline 15 April 2020
Read more  (English - French - Spanish)  --  GA resolution 73/178
          
Call for inputs:  Report of the UN Secretary-General on "moratorium on the use of the death penalty" to the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (GA resolution 73/175)  --  Deadline 17 April 2020
           
Call for inputs:  Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation to the 45th session of the Human Rights Council, focusing on the "progressive realization of the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation"  --  Deadline 17 April 2020
Read more  (English - French - Spanish)
            
Call for applications:  The 2020 Fellowship Programme for people of African descent taking place in Geneva from 23 November to 11 December 2020  --  Deadline for applications 30 April 2020
Read more  (English - Français - Español)
           
Call for inputs:  Annual report of the UN Secretary-General on "Cooperation with the United Nations, its representatives and mechanisms in the field of human rights" (reprisals report either on thematic trends and patterns or individual cases)  --  Deadline 1 May 2020
            
Call for inputs:  Proposals and suggestions on the theme of "Equal access to justice for all: a necessary element of democracy, rule of law and human rights protection" of the 3rd session of the Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law (HRC resolution 40/9)  --  Deadline 4 May 2020
Read more (English - French - Spanish)  --  HRC resolution 40/9 (English - French - Spanish)
            
Call for inputs:  Report of the Human Rights Council Advisory Committee on the "current levels of representation of women in human rights organs and mechanisms" (HRC resolution 41/6)  --  Deadline 29 May 2020
Read more  --  Questionnaire (English - French)  --  HRC resolution 41/6 (English - French)
             
New!  Call for inputs: Questionnaire by the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation on good practices related to "different levels and types of services", "gender equality", "development cooperation", "affordability", "service regulation", "forcibly displaced persons", "principle of accountability", "spheres of life beyond the household", and "mega-projects"  --  Deadline 29 May 2020
Read more (English - French - Spanish)
            
Update!  Call for inputs:  Study of the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention on "arbitrary detention relating to drug policies" (HRC resolution 42/22)  --  Deadline extended to 15 June 2020
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