hrc007

UN Human Rights Council 7th Plenary Session (March 2008)

La erradicación de la extrema pobreza como condición indispensable para el disfrute efectivo del derecho humano a la paz

La erradicación de la extrema pobreza como condición indispensable para el disfrute efectivo del derecho humano a la paz.

La extrema pobreza es un fenómeno universal y multidimensional que afecta a millones de personas tanto en los países ricos como pobres4. Conforme a la Organización Mundial de la Salud, un billón de personas viven en extrema pobreza con un dólar al día y 270 millones de personas, la mayoría de ellas mujeres y niños, murieron como resultado de la pobreza desde 1990. Esta situación es incompatible con la dignidad humana y autoestima de los pobres.

Dominicans requests for a better protection for children exploited at work and children in conflict with the law

The Convention on the Rights of the Child has played a positive role in raising awareness among States and peoples. However, this process needs to be further developed and, therefore, the undersigned NGOs wish to call the attention of the Human Rights Council to the promotion and protection of the dignity and rights of children, specially those who have been exploited at work and those in conflict with the law – both situations that are source of grave violations and for which the Council has not taken any proportional measures that respond to the seriousness of these phenomena...

Humanitarian and Human Rights Concerns in the Post Election Situation Kenya

Humanitarian and Human Rights Concerns in the Post Election Situation in Kenya

“I stressed to all Kenyan leaders the need to stop the unacceptable violence and killing and to resolve their differences through dialogue and the democratic processes. I also appealed to all the political leaders to think beyond their individual interests or party lines, and to look to the future of Kenya as one country"

Ban Ki-Moon
Secretary General of the United Nation

Subscribe to RSS - hrc007