Powerful Ugandan politician Winnie Byanyima has today Wednesday agreed to step down as Oxfam boss
UNAIDS warmly welcomes the appointment of Winnie Byanyima as its new Executive Director. Ms Byanyima has more than 30 years of experience in political leadership, diplomacy and humanitarian engagement.
Deeply concerned by the situation of young persons who are experiencing homelessness every day, on this International Youth Day we call on States to urgently adopt measures to prevent and end this scourge.
The UN’s top rights official has added her voice to condemnation of the weekend mass-shootings in the cities of El Paso and Dayton, insisting on Tuesday that “not just the US, but all States” should do more to stop discrimination.
In September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which includes the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets. The agenda includes a “pledge that no one will be left behind” and commitments to prioritize the poorest and most marginalized.
An interactive dialogue among Member States, UN entities and civil society on the current state of LGBTQI+ rights globally.
Impressive advances in some countries, troubling failures in others as available resources for HIV fall by nearly US$ 1 billion
La résolution a été adoptée par un vote favorable de 27, 12 votant contre et 7 abstentions.
In a defining vote, the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a resolution to renew the mandate of the Independent Expert focusing on the protection against violence and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
The Human Rights Law Centre and Equality Australia have joined over 1300 non-governmental organisations from 174 countries in calling for the renewal of the UN role focusing on the rights of LGBTQ people around the world.
If America will only halfheartedly fight for LGBTQ rights overseas, will the United Nations step up?
States and other actors involved in refugee protection must recognize the unique vulnerability and specific needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex and gender-diverse (LGBTI) asylum-seekers and refugees