Our collective responsibility to act now to protect human rights from the impacts of the intersecting environmental, climate and Covid-19 crises

United Nations                                                                  A/HRC/45/NGO/X

General Assembly                                                          Distr.: General XX August 2020

Human Rights Council Forty-fifth session September–October 2020 (TBC)

Agenda item 4

Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention

Gender-based violence in South Africa

02 June 2020

Joint written statement* submitted by Edmund Rice International Limited, Congregation of Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd, Dominicans for Justice and Peace - Order of Preachers, Fondazione Marista per la Solidarietà Internazionale ONLUS, VIVAT International, non-governmental organizations in special consultative status

Gender-Based Violence in South Africa

Input to the UNEA-5 Ministerial Declaration

26 May, 2020

Submission of suggestions for UNEA declaration

1) What would you, as government/organization/stakeholder, welcome as the most important elements and /or key messages from the ministers in the declaration to address the theme in an impactful manner?

Guaranteeing the right to participation of civil society in the meetings established on the occasion of COVID-19: contributions from the Latin American perspective (in Spanish)

Ginebra, 30 de abril de 2020

Embajadora

Elisabeth Tichy-Fisslberger

Presidenta del Consejo de Derechos Humanos de la ONU

Palais des Nations

Ginebra

Señora

Michelle Bachelet

Alta Comisionada de las Naciones Unidas para los Derechos Humanos

Palais Wilson

Ginebra

Guaranteeing the right to participation of civil society in the meetings established on the occasion of COVID-19: contributions from the Latin American perspective

Geneva, 30 April 2020

Ambassador Elisabeth Tichy-Fisslberger,

President of the United Nations Human Rights Council

Palais des Nations

Geneva

Ms Michelle Bachelet,

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Palais Wilson

Geneva

Re: Ensuring civil society’s right to participation within the context of the virtual meetings established due to the COVID-19 pandemic - Contributions from the Latin American perspective.

Your Excellencies,

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