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    Side Events at UN HRC 2014

    Two events organised by IARF at the 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC), March 2014 Side Event ‘Rise of Religious Intolerance’ Monday, 10 March 2014   –   2:00 to 4:00 PM Room XXV, Palais des Nations, Geneva UN HRC Side Event ‘Rise of Religious Intolerance’ – Flyer  (PDF, 1 page) Discussion on the rise of […]

    UN Special Rapporteur’s 2013 Interim Report

    The Special Rapporteur’s 2013 Interim Report  on Freedom of Religion and Belief was delivered on 7 August 2013 at the 68th Session of the General Assembly.  Theme: Intersection of freedom of religion or belief and equality between men and women. Convention on Elimination of All forms of Discrimination against Women Article 5 – States Parties shall […]

    17th UPR Session – Country Review of Nigeria

    Country Review of Nigeria Nigerian Government Statements (Opening, Closing, Country Report) [upload pdf] Media Statement:  www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/UPR/Pages/Highlights22October2013pm.aspx   First Cycle: Date of consideration: 9 February 2009 – 2.30 p.m. – 5.30 p.m. Second Cycle: Date of consideration: 22 October 2013 – 9:00 a.m. – 12:30p.m. Draft Working Group Report: First Cycle [upload pdf], Second Cycle [upload pdf]   […]

    17th UPR Session – Country Review of Malaysia

    Country Review of Malaysia Malaysian Government Statements (Opening, Closing, Country Report) [upload pdf] Media Statement:  www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/UPR/Pages/Highlights24October2013pm.aspx   First Cycle: Date of consideration: 11 February 2009 – 2.30 p.m. – 5.30 p.m. Second Cycle: Date of consideration: 24 October 2013 – 2:30 p.m.  – 6:00 p.m. Draft Working Group Report: First Cycle [upload pdf], Second Cycle [upload […]

    17th UPR Session – Country Review of China

    Country Review of China Chinese Government Statements (Opening, Closing, Country Report) [upload pdf] Media Statement:   www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/UPR/Pages/Highlights22October2013am.aspx   First Cycle: Date of consideration: Mon 9 February 2009 – 9.00 a.m. – 12.00 a.m Second Cycle: Date of consideration: Tues 22 October 2013 – 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Draft Working Group Report: First Cycle [upload pdf], […]

    17th UPR Session – Country Review of Israel

    Country Review of Israel Israel Government Statements (Opening, Closing, Country Report) [upload pdf] Media statement  www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/UPR/Pages/Highlights29October2013pm.aspx   First Cycle: Date of consideration: Thurs 4 December 2008 – 2.30 p.m. – 5.30 p.m. Second Cycle: Date of consideration: Tues 29 January 2013, 2:30 pm – 6:00 pm; Postponed to Tues 29 October 2013 2:30pm – 6:00pm Draft […]

    13th Universal Periodic Review

      In 2012, on the basis of our human rights education work in India, we submitted to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva, our first contribution to this new mechanism of the UN (established 2006) for the monitoring of states’ human rights records. IARF Joint UPR Submission 2012 – India  […]

    XIX Session of the Human Rights Council

        29 February to 23 March 2012  IARF has two involvements in this 2012 session:   1     Written & Oral Statements  Written Statements to the  Human Rights Council (HRC) exist as a means for NGOs to directly lobby the HRC’s member states. The Statements are intended to highlight specific thematic issues or country […]

    RFYN meets UN official India visit

    27 April 2013, Chennai Following the wave of concern over women’s issues in India since the New Delhi rape atrocity of December 2012, the  Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in the United Nations arranged, under the ‘Special Procedures’ instrument for human rights issues, a country visit by the Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, from April […]

    IARF and HRWF co-sponsor HRC UPR side event

    UN Human Rights Council, Universal Periodic Review (UPR)Side Event on freedom of religion in Russia 29 April 2013in conjunction with the review of the human rights records of Russia through the Working Group on the UPR of the Human Rights Council. Jointly organised by IARF and Human Rights Without Frontiers International (HRWFI) Topics & Speakers: The […]

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