Human rights

Human rights

12 March 2019
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, observed on 25 March:

7 March 2019
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks to the fortieth session of the Human Rights Council, in Geneva, 7 March.

1 March 2019
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the Group of Friends on Preventing Violent Extremism, in New York today:

27 February 2019
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Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the seventh World Congress against the Death Penalty, in Brussels on 27 February:

25 February 2019
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Human Rights Council, in Geneva today:

25 February 2019
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at an event on conflict-related sexual and gender-based violence, in Geneva today:

1 February 2019
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, observed on 6 February:

20 December 2018
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Karen Smith of South Africa as his Special Adviser on the Responsibility to Protect.

18 December 2018
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the General Assembly on the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, in New York today:

18 December 2018
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the General Assembly’s United Nations Prize in the Field of Human Rights award ceremony, in New York today:

18 December 2018
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the General Assembly on human rights defenders, in New York today:

18 December 2018
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The General Assembly today commemorated anniversaries of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action and the Declaration on Human Rights Defenders, with high-level plenary meetings that included a dedicated award ceremony honouring the 2018 recipients of the United Nations Prize in the Field of Human Rights.

17 December 2018
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks at the event to mark the adoption of the Global Compact on Refugees, in New York today:

10 December 2018
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Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks at the high‑level event to commemorate the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, in Marrakesh, Morocco today:

6 December 2018
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the opening of the exhibition on the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, in New York today:

30 November 2018
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, observed on 3 December:

30 November 2018
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on the seventieth anniversary of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide and the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of This Crime, observed on 9 December:

30 November 2018
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Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message for Human Rights Day, observed on 10 December:

22 November 2018
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Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the Asian Forum on Human Rights, in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, today:

19 November 2018
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Following is the text of UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ video message to the high‑level opening of the European Parliament’s Human Rights Week, to be held in Brussels from 19 to 23 November: