The right to education: follow-up to Human Rights Council resolution 8/4.

Oral statement HRC XVII session. Item 3: The right to education: follow-up to Human Rights Council resolution 8/4. 

 

Merci Mr le Président

Je parle au nom de la plateforme d’ONGs sur le droit à l’éducation et tiens tout d’abord à saluer le travail accompli par le nouveau rapporteur spécial, Mr Singh, durant les premiers mois de son mandat, tel qu’il apparaît dans son premier rapport au Conseil des Droits de l’Homme, aux paragraphes 1 à 5.

PROVA

The Human Rights Council adopted on the 17th of March the Universal Periodic Review outcomes of Myanmar, in which the situation of human rights in the country has been portrayed and where States have given their recommendations on ways to improve the human rights situation.

Un appel urgent pour les populations d'Irak

A Plea for Urgent Action on Iraq to all World leaders and Member States of the United Nations by the Master of the Dominican Order (Order of Preachers), Fr Bruno Cadoré OP

Iraq: Ethnic cleansing against Christians in Mosul's region

UN report documents litany of human rights violations in Iraq, including possible war crimes and crimes against humanity. Christians systematicaly targeted by ISIL in Mosul's region

Centre Afrique : Il est urgent d'agir pour les populations civiles

Lors de la 20ème session spéciale du Conseil des Droits de l'Homme des Nations Unies, les Dominicains appellent à prendre toutes les mesures nécessaires pour rammener le calme dans le pays et mettre un terme à la grave crise humanitaire qui frappe les populaitons civiles.

Pakistan: Dominicans call for Peace after Anti-Christian deadly attacks

After deadly terrorist attack targeting Christian church in Peshawar (Pakistan), fr. Pascal Paulus OP, President of the Major Superior Commission of Pakistan calls the Authorities to take action and all part of the population to unity against sectarian violence.

The right to International Solidarity and the post 2015 UN Development Agenda

Dominicans welcomes the report of Ms. Virginia Dandan, the Independent Expert on International Solidarity and Human Rights, submitted at the 23rd regular session of the Human Rights

MEXIQUE : Seconde marche nationale pour la dignité : Un message du frère Raul Vera Lopez, Dominicain, évêque de Saltillo

Message du frère Raul Vera Lopez, OP, évêque de Saltillo (Mexique), à l'occasion de la seconde Marche nationale pour la dignité, organisée par des mères cherchant leur enfants disparus et demandant justice.

Responsible Juvenile Justice : Dominicans calls the UN and Member States to take action

The administration of juvenile justice in many countries faces various challenges, including punitive approach negative impacts as well as lack of quantitative and qualitative indicators to measure, evaluate and monitor progress made. Dominicans call the UN and Member States to take action.

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.

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