Human rights

Human rights

15 March 2017
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Security Council at the open debate on trafficking in persons in conflict situations:  forced labour, slavery and other similar practices, in New York today:

9 March 2017
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Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message today on the launch of the report “Special Measures for Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:  A New Approach”:

6 March 2017
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed’s remarks at the closing reception of the exhibition on sexual violence in conflict, in New York today:

27 February 2017
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Human Rights Council, in Geneva today:

17 February 2017
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message, delivered by Maria Luiza Viotti, Chef de Cabinet, to the high-level meeting to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance, in New York today:

8 February 2017
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message, delivered by Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti, Chef de Cabinet, to the informal meeting on the twentieth anniversary of General Assembly resolution 51/77 on children and armed conflict, in New York today:

17 January 2017
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Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the high-level event on combating anti-Muslim discrimination and hatred, in New York today:

10 December 2016
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Following is the text of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s video message to the human rights concert organized by Onuart, in Geneva today:

9 December 2016
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks to the Security Council on the situation in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, in New York, today:

9 December 2016
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks on the observance of the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime, in New York today:

7 December 2016
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Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message for Human Rights Day, observed on 10 December:

2 December 2016
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Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks at the General Assembly high-level panel discussion on the tenth anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, in New York today:

1 December 2016
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Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message on the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, observed on 2 December:

1 December 2016
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Following is UN Secretary-General’s Ban Ki-moon’s message on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, observed on 3 December:

30 November 2016
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Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks at the reception hosted by the Carnegie Corporation of New York in honour of his human rights legacy, in New York today:

19 October 2016
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks at the General Assembly commemorative event to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the two International Human Rights Covenants, in New York today:

22 September 2016
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the high-level event entitled “global efforts in integrating a youth dimension in preventing and countering violent extremism”, in New York today:

21 September 2016
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Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks at the panel on “the death penalty and victims”, in New York today:

21 September 2016
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Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks at the high-level side event of the LGBT Core Group “#path2equality:  Global Leaders Discuss Progress towards LGBT Equality”, in New York today:

20 September 2016
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Following is the text of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s video message at the event marking the second anniversary of the HeForShe campaign, in New York today: