La violence fondée sur le genre en Afrique du Sud (en anglais)

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


Contribution à la déclaration ministérielle de l'UNEA-5 (en anglais)

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?

Garantir le droit à la participation de la société civile dans le cadre des réunions établies à l'occasion du COVID-19 : contributions du point de vue latino-américain (en anglais)

Geneva, 30 April 2020

Ambassador Elisabeth Tichy-Fisslberger,

President of the United Nations Human Rights Council

Palais des Nations


Ms Michelle Bachelet,

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Palais Wilson


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,

Covid-19, changement climatique et droits de l'homme (en anglais)

Human Rights Council 44th Session (22 June-10 July 2020)

Joint statement submitted by the World Council of Churches on behalf of the  Geneva Interfaith Forum on Climate Change, Environment and Human Rights (GIF)

States must protect human rights in the wake of Covid-19 and the climate crisis

Covid-19 and climate change

Contribution de la société civile au projet de déclaration de la Présidente du CDH dans le contexte du Covid-19 (en anglais)

Geneva, 22nd of April 2020

Re: our contribution to your draft President’s Statement 


The undersigned non-governmental organisations hope this letter finds you, your colleagues in the Bureau of the Human Rights Council and all supporting staff well protected. As you are preparing the draft President’s Statement for the Council on the current COVID-19 pandemic, we herewith respectfully submit our contribution to its elaboration.


Lettre de défense du système des droits de l'homme des Nations unies (en anglais)

28 February 2020

To: All permanent missions in New York and Geneva

CC: Antonio Guterres, members of the St and 3rd Committee of the UN General Assembly and Ms. Michelle Bachelet

Your Excellency,