The United Nations #HumanRights office is led by High Commissioner @MBachelet. Follow us on FB, IG & Tiktok at unitednationshumanrights. #StandUp4HumanRights

Geneva, Switzerland
Joined August 2009
A global problem requires a global solution: read more about this year’s Social Forum, which focused on the critical need for human rights, international cooperation and solidarity to fight the #COVID19 pandemic ow.ly/1otb50GtM1d #StandUp4HumanRights
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.@GermanyUNGeneva has donated $6.18M to support our Office's #humanrights work. You can donate too: donatenow.ohchr.org
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UN Human Rights retweeted
Injustices and inequalities created by discrimination are a major cause of vulnerability to the pandemic. Today, over 100 million people are being pushed into extreme poverty. Those already most vulnerable are the most affected. We must #EndPoverty
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.@CanEmbSenegal has donated $118K to support our Office's #humanrights work. You can donate too: donatenow.ohchr.org
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UN Human Rights retweeted
#CEDAW: UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women will meet from 18 October to 12 November and will review: Maldives🇲🇻 Sweden🇸🇪 Egypt🇪🇬 Yemen🇾🇪 Indonesia🇮🇩 Ecuador🇪🇨 Kyrgyzstan🇰🇬 Russia🇷🇺 South Sudan🇸🇸 South Africa🇿🇦 Learn more: ow.ly/gtlp50Gs4SL
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#CMW: UN Committee on Migrant Workers issues findings on #Rwanda🇷🇼 and #Azerbaijan🇦🇿 with key recommendations to protect the rights of migrant workers and to strengthen efforts to tackle human trafficking. Learn more: ow.ly/kmh850GrVJs #StandUp4Migrants
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Constructive meeting between Minister of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela Plasencia and High Commissioner Bachelet to continue working towards progress on human rights and strengthening cooperation.
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#Venezuela Reunión de trabajo constructiva entre el Canciller Plasencia y la Alta Comisionada Bachelet para seguir avanzando sobre preocupaciones de derechos humanos y reforzando la cooperación.
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Each and every one of us can help end gender-based & intersectional discrimination. How? 📢 Call out sexist attitudes 👭 Cherish sisterhood & solidarity 👩‍⚖️ Celebrate women in power 👩‍🎓 Mentor younger women ♀️ Take action in support of women’s leadership & feminist movements.
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One of our Senior Indigenous Fellows, Ro’otsitsina Juruna, is countering COVID-19 misinformation in indigenous communities in her native Brazil. Read her story: ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Page…
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One year after the murder of French school teacher #SamuelPaty, UN experts @UNSRCulture & @ahmedshaheed paid tribute & said the best way to honour him is to defy fundamentalism & defend human rights: ow.ly/oGe050Gs1Sy #StandUp4HumanRights
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Lamentamos profundamente la muerte en detención de Raúl Baduel. Llamamos a #Venezuela que garantice una investigación independiente, la atención médica para todos los detenidos, que se consideren medidas alternativas a la detención y se liberen aquellos en detención arbitraria.
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🇻🇪 We are deeply saddened by Raul Baduel's death in detention. We call on #Venezuela to ensure an independent investigation, take all necessary measures to guarantee access to healthcare to detainees, consider alternative measures of detention & release all arbitrarily detained.
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Congratulations @cleo_xulayefor who has just become Uganda’s first officially recognised transgender person. We’re proud to support your work! Watch her story in the tweet below. #StandUp4HumanRights
Cleo Kambugu is a Ugandan transgender woman, helping lead the fight for equality for sexual and gender minorities. Watch her story. #IStandWithHer #IWD2021 #GenerationEquality @free_equal
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🇮🇷 #Iran must halt the execution of juvenile offender Arman Abdolali and unconditionally abolish the sentencing of children to death. UN experts urge Iran to commute all death sentences issued against children, in line with its international obligations: ow.ly/Jp3J30rWO7M
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Accountability for serious violations of human rights is an obligation, says Fabián Salvioli, UN expert on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence. Read the full story: ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Page…
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🇱🇾 #Libya: We are extremely worried about the continued suffering of migrants and asylum seekers in Libya who are experiencing a myriad of daily violations and abuses at the hands of both State and non-state actors. Learn more: ow.ly/mcRB50GpU42 #StandUp4Migrants
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UN Human Rights retweeted
I believe that human rights for all will lead us to the world we want, to the better future we all hope for. A healthy environment ✅ Equality and accountability ✅ Participation and transparency ✅ For present and future generations. For people and planet 🌏 #RightsForum21
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#CEDAW & #CRC: Girls must be able to complete their education & have access to information & services + equal opportunity to fulfill their potential. They should be free from discrimination, gender bias & gender-based violence: ow.ly/vRPb50GpvcI #DayOfTheGirl
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