Statements

Update of Human Rights in Sri Lanka : Follow up of the UPR process

Togather with several other faith based organizations, the Dominican Délégation to the United Nations expresses its views on four key human rights issues in Sri Lanka: 1) Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs); 2) Peace and Reconciliation; 3) the Rights of the child; 4) Persons with disabilities.

Wants to know more on thse issues, please read the official UN working document.

Human Rights in Pakistan : Dominicans contributes to the Universal Periodic Report

The Delegation of the Dominican Order submitted a written statement to the 22nd session of the UN Human Rights Council on the Human Rights situation in Pakistan. Children rights, Women's Rights and Education are key issues for the future of the country.

for more information:

fr. Olivier Poquillon o.p.

Permanent Delegate of the Order to the United Nations

Le "ministre des affaires étrangères" du Saint Siège prend la parole au Conseil des Droits de l'Homme de l'ONU

For the first time, the "Minister of Foreign affairs" of the Holy See speaks at the UN Human RIghts Council recalling the Church's commitment to the implementation of fundamental and universal Human Rights worldwide. In his statement, Mgr. Dominique Mamberti recalled the need for the States and people of good will to contribute to the common good by cooperating to the practical implementation of universal, interdependent and interrelated Human Rights. Watch the video now. 

Nations Uniies : Déclaration sur la Solidarité internationale

Même au cœur de la récession mondiale, le besoin perdure de rechercher le bien commun à travers le développement du concept de "famille des nations". Il demeure tout aussi essentiel de rechercher des façons inovantes de mettre en œuvre la responsabilité des Etats de respecter, de faire respecter et de protéger les droits de l'homme à l'échelle planétaire. Voici de quoi traite le concept de "solidarité internationale".

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