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08/09/2004

Sub-Commission on Promotion and Protection of Human Rights 56th Session. Item 6: Specific human rights issues: a) women and human rights

delivered by: Marina Sikora


Thank you Mr.Chairman.

I thank for the opportunity to speak on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) under the sub-item on women and human rights.
As the Special Rapporteur on traditional practices affecting
08/09/2004

SUB-COMMISSION DISCUSSES REPORT ON HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS COMMITTED WITH SMALL ARMS AND LIGHT WEAPONS

The Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights this morning continued to discuss specific human rights issues, hearing the presentation of a report on the prevention of human rights violations committed with small arms and light w
08/04/2004

UN Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights 56th Session. Item 4. Economic, social and cultural rights

delivered by Marina Sikora


Thank you Mr.Chairman,

In 2000, after seven years of work, the Economic and Social Council of the UN established a Permanent Forum to discuss indigenous issues “relating to economic and social development,
08/04/2004

SUB-COMMISSION EXPERT PRESENTS REPORT OF WORKING GROUP ON TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATIONS


The Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights this afternoon heard an Expert present the report of the Working Group on the working methods and activities of transnational corporations as it continued its debate on issues rel
08/04/2004

SUB-COMMISSION EXPERT PRESENTS REPORT OF WORKING GROUP ON TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATIONS

The Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights this afternoon heard an Expert present the report of the Working Group on the working methods and activities of transnational corporations as it continued its debate on issues related
07/22/2004

TRP/UN: STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE EUROPEAN UNION BY H.E. MR. DIRK JAN VAN DEN BERG, AMBASSADOR, PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE, ECONOMIC and SOCIAL COUNCIL

- July 22, 2004 - General Statement - agenda item 12 on draft decision III contained in the report of the committee on non-governmental organizations (report on the 2004 regular session 10-28 May and 23 June 2004, E/2004/32) (New York)
05/20/2004

UN: NGO COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS SUSPENSION OF CONSULTATIVE STATUSFOR TWO ORGANIZATIONS

Committee on NGOs, 19th & 20th Meetings (AM & PM)

In recorded roll-call votes, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) today recommended to the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) suspension of consultative status of the Indian
05/14/2004

FOLLOWING ARE SUMMARIES OF STATEMENTS TO THIS MORNING’S MEETING OF THE PERMANENT FORUM ON INDIGENOUS ISSUES. A COMPLETE SUMMARY OF TODAY’S FORUM MEETINGS WILL APPEAR AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF THE AFTERNOON MEETINGAS PRESS RELEASE HR/4753.

Background

The Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues met today to continue its discussion of human rights. (For background information on the Forum’s third session, see Press Release HR/4741 of 4 May.)

Discussion

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04/26/2004

COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS 60TH . STATEMENT BY AMBASSADOR SHA ZUKANG ON DRAFT RESOLUTION ENTITLED “HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION IN CHINA”



Mr. Chairman,

China categorically rejects the anti-China draft resolution contained in L.37 tabled by the United States. In accordance with Paragraph 2, rule 65 of the Rules of Procedure for the Functional Committees of ECOSOC of the U
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