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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 Department of Global Communications (former DPI) will hold its 68th annual UN Civil Society Conference between 26- 28 August in Salt Lake city.
The Black Communities: A Conference for Collaboration is a multi-disciplinary conference to connect scholars and Black Communities around the world.
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PHOENIX - Following alarming reports released in June by a team of independent experts on the inhumane and degrading conditions of Border Patrol facilities where hundreds of child migrants are being detained, the US Human Rights Network released the following statement:
The US Human Rights Network is pleased to announce that the International Labor Organization (ILO) adopted a groundbreaking Convention and Recommendation on ending violence and harassment against women and men in the world of work at its centenary International Labor Conference (ILC) in Geneva last week.
Every June marks Pride Month, the internationally recognized celebration of the Stonewall uprising of 1969 that sparked the movement for gay rights in the United States. At the center of this movement were transgender women of color, whose activism has been overlooked in history too often.
On June 14, 2019, the US Human Rights Network International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) Task Force submitted a letter to the federal Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) signed by 53 civil society organizations.
June 19 marked Juneteenth, an important annual celebration of the freedom of People of African Descent enslaved in the United States.
In her role as Deputy Director, Salimah will oversee the administrative processes within the organization to manage, design and implement leadership programs and work closely with the Executive Director in strategic planning, community relations, and organizational administration.