Events

Online Event - "Strengthening the United Nations’ victim-centred response to sexual exploitation and abuse through partnerships with national human rights institutions – challenges and opportunities"

event posterOn 28 October 2021, OVRA and the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI) jointly organized an online event on the sidelines of the 76th session of the General Assembly. This event aimed to provide a platform for Senior Victims’ Rights Officers and representatives of NHRIs to present examples of good practice and opportunities for collaboration between United Nations stakeholders and NHRIs (through GANHRI) to support the realization of victims’ rights to assistance and support. The event was co-sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Australia, the Permanent Mission of Costa Rica, the Permanent Mission of the Federal Republic of Germany, and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

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Online event – “Voices from the Field”

event posterOn the 28th of October 2020 - The United Nations Victims’ Rights Advocate hosted an online event “Voices from the Field” on 28 October. Briefing by the Field Victims’ Rights Advocate and Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Coordinators on progress and challenges in the field. The event was co-sponsored by the UK Mission to the United Nations, the Permanent Mission of Kingdom of Bhutan, the Permanent Mission of South Africa, and the Office of the Special Coordinator on improving the UN response to sexual exploitation and abuse.

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