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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 progress on achieving SDG Target 8.7

This report highlights Commonwealth government action and inaction to tackle contemporary forms of slavery. In 2018, Commonwealth governments committed to achieve Sustainable Development Goal Target 8.7. Two years on, this report finds that progress has been slow and concrete action is urgently needed to achieve this target by 2030.

June 29, 2020

Black Lives Matter: Commonwealth nations must address local prejudices – CHRI

Melbourne/ New Delhi /Accra / London Commonwealth nations need to recognise and address issues of systemic discrimination and unequal treatment in their own jurisdictions, with a sharp focus on policing and criminal justice systems, the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) has said.

March 12, 2020

CHRI DELIVERS A JOINT ORAL STATEMENT WITH THE FIJI CSO UPR WORKING GROUP AT THE 43RD REGULAR SESSION OF THE UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

Geneva, Switzerland CHRI delivered an oral statement, in collaboration with the Fiji CSO UPR Working Group, at thenbsp;Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Report Consideration of Fiji (Agenda Item 6) at the 43rd Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council. CHRI was amongst the only four civil society organisations that made an intervention during Fiji#39;s UPR outcome adoption by the Council.

January 10, 2020

Easier Said Than Done (ESTD) Report based on the 41st Session of the UN Human Rights Council

The ESTD series, which was started in 2008, is researched and produced by CHRI’s International Advocacy and Programming (IAP) team. These reports review and monitor voting patterns and conduct of Commonwealth countries at the HRC vis-à-vis their pledges and commitments and as reflected in the human rights situations domestically.

September 09, 2019

Opening statement by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet at the 42nd session of the Human Rights Council

Opening statement by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet Geneva, 9 September 2019 Distinguished President of the Council, Excellencies, Colleagues and Friends, A year has gone by since I began my mandate.  I won´t lie to you, it has not been an easy task.  We are facing difficult challenges.

June 22, 2019

Easier Said Than Done (ESTD) Report based on the 40th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

The ESTD series, which was started in 2008, is researched and produced by CHRI’s International Advocacy and Programming (IAP) team. These reports review and monitor voting patterns and conduct of Commonwealth countries at the HRC vis-à-vis their pledges and commitments and as reflected in the human rights situations domestically.