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Joint NGO response on strengthening the UN human rights treaty body system

On 14 September 2020, the report containing the findings and recommendations of the consultation process on the state of the UN human rights treaty body system was published by the co-facilitators - the Permanent Representatives of Morocco and Switzerland. NGOs have jointly prepared a response to the report of the co-facilitators. [...]

2020-12-17T18:09:36+01:0030 November , 2020|

Civil society urging the Treaty Bodies & OHCHR to schedule State reviews no later than 2021

Together with the other TB-Net members, Amnesty International and ISHR, Child Rights Connect has drafted a civil society letter in EN, FR, SP and RU to show support to the Treaty Bodies, express concerns on the current situation and highlight the strong need to see the Treaty Bodies performing their [...]

2020-10-12T12:17:12+02:005 October , 2020|

Members States putting human rights at risk by delaying UN membership payments

In the midst of a global human rights crisis, affecting millions of children worldwide, Child Rights Connect calls on government to pay their regular budget assessments in full and to stand up for the values upon which the United Nations system, in particular the human rights mechanisms, were built. Delays [...]

2020-09-29T11:57:28+02:0029 September , 2020|

Co-Facilitators report on the UN Treaty Body review process 2020 includes concrete recommendations!

After taking informal consultations with States in both New York and Geneva, as well as with the OHCHR, the treaty bodies, and the civil society, the Permanent Missions of Switzerland and Morocco, as Co-Facilitators of the UN Human Rights Treaty Body Review Process 2020, have released their report containing their [...]

2020-09-17T19:48:21+02:0017 September , 2020|

TB-Net participation in the consultation with co-facilitators on the state of the HR treaty body system

The informal consultation of the co-facilitators of the process of the treaty body system review took place on 28 August 2020. Watch the morning session with States and the afternoon session with stakeholders. TB-Net members OMCT, GI-ESCR and IMADR, as well as ISHR, delivered statements to reaffirm the key proposals [...]

2020-08-31T19:17:14+02:0031 August , 2020|

The contributions of the Treaty Body Chairs to the 2020 review

Following their annual meeting held 27-30 July, the Chairs of the Human Rights Treaty Bodies sent their written contribution to the co-facilitation process on treaty body review 2020. Among other priorities, the Chairs made the following proposals to strengthen the treaty body system effectively: Aligning the working methods Providing adequate [...]

2020-08-17T12:43:39+02:0017 August , 2020|

“Work of human rights treaty bodies at risk”, called the Committees’ Chairpersons at their 32nd meeting

The 32nd meeting of the Chairpersons of the 10 UN Committees took place online from 27-30 July 2020 to deal with the following pressing items: the UN budget crisis, the General Assembly review of the treaty body system in 2020 and the work of the treaty bodies in relation [...]

2020-08-06T10:36:02+02:004 August , 2020|

Our contributions to the Co-facilitation process on Treaty Body review 2020

The Permanent Missions of Switzerland and Morocco, as Co-Facilitators of the UN Human Rights Treaty Body Review Process 2020, received about 80 submissions from States, NHRIs, TB experts and civil society. They are now published on the Co-facilitation process webpage. Child Rights Connect, as a member of  TB-Net, engaged in this strengthening process [...]

2020-07-16T11:17:31+02:0015 July , 2020|

? Call for contributions for the UN Treaty Body review process

As co-facilitators of the UN human rights treaty body review process, the Permanent Missions of Switzerland and Morocco to the UN are calling for written contributions, open to all relevant stakeholders. Although there are no restrictions to the inputs, some issues may guide the submissions: The functioning of the treaty [...]

2020-06-24T14:13:42+02:0024 June , 2020|
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