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March 08, 2021

Joint Statement of the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) and the Commonwealth 8.7 Network

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) and the Commonwealth 8.7 Network[1] urges Commonwealth governments to fulfill their commitments to eradicate contemporary forms of slavery by 2030.

March 08, 2021

CHRI supports the call for independent investigation into the custodial death of Kizito Mihigo in Rwanda last year

Excellencies, Re: Call for independent investigation into Rwandan singer Kizito Mihigo’s death Civil society organizations around the world are calling on the Rwandan authorities to allow an independent, impartial, and effective investigation into the death in custody of Kizito Mihigo, a popular gospel singer and peace activist.

March 03, 2021

HRC46: CHRI's Video Intervention in the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Sale and Sexual Exploitation of Children

02 March 2020, Geneva: CHRI delivered a video oral statement in the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the sale and exploitation of children, including child prostitution, child pornography and any other child sexual abuse material (Agenda Item 3) at the 46th Regular Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council.

February 26, 2021

46th Regular UNHRC Session: Interactive Dialogue on the OHCHR Report on Sri Lanka - 10th Meeting

25 February 2021, Geneva: CHRI delivered a video oral statement in the Interactive Dialogue on the recent report of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on "Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka" (Agenda Item 2) at the 46th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

October 05, 2020

Easier Said Than Done (ESTD) Report Based on The 42nd Session Of The Un Human Rights Council

The 'Easier Said Than Done' (ESTD) report is a part of the flagship series produced by CHRI's International Advocacy and Programming (IAP) Unit.

September 29, 2020

CHRI MAKES AN ORAL STATEMENT AT THE UPR REPORT CONSIDERATION OF KIRIBATI AT THE 45th REGULAR SESSION OF THE UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

Geneva CHRI delivered a video oral statement at the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Report consideration of Kiribati (Agenda Item 6) at the 45th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council. CHRI was among the six civil society organisations that intervened during the debate.   The statement -- delivered by Ms.

September 21, 2020

CHRI MAKES A VIDEO INTERVENTION IN THE INTERACTIVE DIALOGUE WITH THE WORKING GROUP ON ARBITRARY DETENTION AT THE 45th REGULAR SESSION OF THE UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

Geneva CHRI delivered a video oral statement in the Interactive Dialogue with the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (Agenda Item 3) at the 45th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council. CHRI was amongst the ten civil society organisations that intervened during the interactive dialogue, following the presentation by Chair-Rapporteur, Ms.

September 17, 2020

CHRI delivers an oral statement on Contemporary Forms of Slavery at The 45th Regular Session Of The UN Human Rights Council

16 September 2020, Geneva: CHRI delivered a video oral statement in the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences (Agenda Item 3) at the 45th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council.

August 20, 2020

CHRi's Statement On Covid-19 And Contemporary Forms of Slavery Submitted to the 45th Regular Session of the Un Human Rights Council

CHRI submitted a joint written statement on the 'Impact of COVID-19 on Contemporary Forms of Slavery', in collaboration with the Commonwealth 8.7 Network, for the 45th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council. Submitted under Agenda Item 3, the statement drew on the experience and expertise of the member organisations of the Commonwealth 8.

July 30, 2020

Eradicating Modern Slavery: An assessment of Commonwealth government's progress on achieving SDG Target 8.7

1 in every 150 people in the Commonwealth are living in modern slavery. This publication highlights Commonwealth government action and inaction to tackle contemporary forms of slavery. In 2018, Commonwealth governments committed to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Target 8.7.