1st Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council (18 - 30 June 2006)


Joint statement on the occasion of the UN International Day in support of victims of torture

The United Nations Committee against Torture, the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, the Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture and the United Nations High Commissione...

A new era in the promotion and protection of human rights?

Joint written statement submitted by the Commission of the Churches on International Affairs of the World Council of Churches (CCIA/WCC) and Franciscans International (FI), non-governmental organizations in general consultative status, and the Luther...

A new era in the promotion and protection of human rights? (in French)

Exposé écrit conjoint présenté par la Commission des Eglises pour les affaires internationales du Conseil œcuménique des Eglises (CEAI/COE) et par Franciscains International (FI), organisations non gouvernement...

A new era in the promotion and protection of human rights? (in Spanish)

Desde la experiencia y la perspectiva de las iglesias, siempre ha estado claro que la paz, el desarrollo y los derechos humanos son bases inseparablemente interconectadas para la promoción de la dignidad humana que Dios ha dado a cada individuo y para el b...

Joint statement on the mandate and work of the Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief

Joint written statement submitted by: Commission of the Churches on International Affairs of the World Council of Churches, Franciscans International, International Association for Religious Freedom, and International Council of Women, non-...

Press Release – Christian International Organizations welcome the new Human Rights Council (in French)

Saluant la création de cette nouvelle institution, le Conseil Ecuménique des Eglises, la Fédération luthérienne mondiale, Franciscans International, Dominicains pour Justice et Paix et Pax Christi International se sont déclarés optimistes, estimant que ...