Human rights

Human rights

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:

31 October 2018
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’s remarks to the “United against Hate” Interfaith Gathering, in New York today:

12 October 2018
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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

10 October 2018
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The following statement by UN Secretary-General António Guterres was issued today:

27 September 2018
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Good Human Rights Stories event, in New York today:

26 September 2018
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the high‑level event marking the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights:  “A Prevention Tool to Achieve Peace and Sustainable Development”, in New York today:

25 September 2018
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Following is the text of UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ video message to the ministerial‑level meeting of the United Nations Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Group, in New York today:

10 August 2018
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, following approval by the General Assembly, has appointed Michelle Bachelet of Chile the next United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.   She will succeed Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein of Jordan, to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for his commitment and dedicated service to the United Nations.

8 August 2018
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The Secretary-General, following consultations with the chairs of regional groups of Member States, today informed the General Assembly of his intention to appoint Michelle Bachelet of Chile as the next United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

7 August 2018
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Indigenous peoples continue to face discrimination, marginalization, violence and other infringements upon their basic rights, and these challenges are even greater when they migrate outside their traditional territories to urban areas or across international borders.

7 August 2018
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, observed on 9 August:

17 July 2018
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in San José, Costa Rica, today:

13 July 2018
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The General Assembly adopted a consensus resolution today endorsing the proposals, recommendations and conclusions of the Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations from its 2018 substantive session and urging Member States, the Secretariat and relevant United Nations organs to take all necessary steps to implement them.

27 June 2018
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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

25 June 2018
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, observed on 26 June:

24 June 2018
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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

6 June 2018
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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

23 May 2018
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Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message for the third plenary meeting of Global Action Against Mass Atrocity Crimes, held in Kampala, Uganda, from 23 to 25 May: