Operationalizing the Council’s ‘prevention’ mandate (Glion IV)

by the URG team Policy reports

Operationalizing the Council’s ‘prevention’ mandate (Glion IV)

The Human Rights Council’s mandate to respond to human rights violations, including gross and systematic violations – as set down in operative paragraph 3 of GA resolution 60/251 – is well known. Less well known, but equally important, is the Council’s mandate to prevent such violations from happening in the first place and to respond promptly to emerging crises. According …

El diálogo de derechos humanos de ‘Glion’

El Diálogo de Derechos Humanos de Glion es un retiro anual de alto nivel, organizado por los Gobiernos de Noruega y Suiza, que reúne a unos sesenta altos responsables políticos y a otras partes interesadas en un entorno informal, no atribuible, y diseñado para promover un debate abierto, orientado hacia el futuro y centrado en  soluciones. El Diálogo de Derechos Humanos …

Are we seeing a new human rights ‘implementation agenda’?

by the URG team and H.E. Ambassador Choi Kyong-lim, 10th President of the Human Rights Council Blog, By invitation, Instituciones, procesos y mecanismos de derechos humanos internacionales

Note: This article is based on a speech delivered by Ambassador CHOI Kyonglim, President of the Human Rights Council, on Monday 17th October 2016, at an event hosted by the Governments of Norway and Switzerland, supported by the Universal Rights Group, to mark the launch of the report of the third Glion Human Rights Dialogue. I will touch on three …