• 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 violence attributed to religious intolerance in various regions of the world where antipathy toward members of religious minorities is used to justify targeted hatred, assaults, restrictions and violent attacks on their religious institutions.

    Held in conjunction with the Annual Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB) – part of the Programme of Work of the 25th Session of the  HRC; complements the Special Rapporteur’s presentation of his Annual Report, which this year is titled “Tackling manifestations of collective religious hatred“. 

    Report in Pakistan newspaper The News 
    Report in Pakistan magazine Business Standard 
    Video report

     

    Thursday 13 March
    Room XXI, Palais des Nations 
    In collaboration with the CoNGO Sub-committee on Freedom of Religion or Beliefs:

    Open/Interactive Dialogue with the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Beliefs

     

    Interactive meeting between NGOs and the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Beliefs at the Palais des Nations.

    Interactive meeting between NGOs and the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Beliefs at the Palais des Nations.

     NGO Joint Oral Statement

    As a practitioner of Human Rights Education in South Asia, IARF at the UN is member of the NGO Working Group on Human Rights Education & Learning within the structure of CoNGO (the Committee of NGOs).

    At this session of the HRC, IARF facilitated a workshop which delivered the following Joint Oral Statement regarding the Third Phase of the World Programme for Human Rights Education (2015-2019):

    2014 HRC25 – NGOJointOralStatement ITEM 3 – WPHRE P3

     

     

     

     

     

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