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Overview: The following is a suggested template for U.S. Civil Society submissions to the UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent[UNWGEPAD or Working Group].
The 125th session of the Human Rights Committee will take place in Geneva, Palais Wilson, from 4 to 29 March 2019.
The sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 11 to 22 March 2019.
The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is observed annually on 21 March. On that day, in 1960, police opened fire and killed 69 people at a peaceful demonstration in Sharpeville, South Africa, against the apartheid
24th session of the Working Group 25-29 March 2019: Documentation (forthcoming)
This exhibition asks: How can art urge accountability for human rights in ways that the law—linked with state violence—cannot?
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Interactive dialogue on the focus area: ‘Women and girls of African descent’
High-level interactive dialogue: 'Accelerating implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action: towards Beijing +25.'
CSW63 Priority Theme: "Building alliances for social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls."
Join the US Human Rights Network and our friends at Presente, Puente, Mijente and CREDO to demand that the United Nations investigate human rights violations at the border immediately.