International Mother Language Day 2019International Mother Language Day 2019
2019-02-21
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on minority issues makes a statement to commemorate International Mother Language Day 2019.
Call for Applications: 2019 Global Minority Rights Summer SchoolCall for Applications: 2019 Global Minority Rights Summer School
2019-02-19
The application period for the 2019 Global Minority Rights Summer School: Labour, Land and Development from a Minority Perspective is now open!
18th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues 18th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
2019-02-14
The 18th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) will take place from 22 April to 3 May, 2019.
OSCE Publishes Guidelines on National Minorities and the MediaOSCE Publishes Guidelines on National Minorities and the Media
2019-02-13
The High Commissioner on National Minorities of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE HCNM) publishes guidelines on national minorities and the media in the digital age.
Launch of the Second Volume of the African Human Rights YearbookLaunch of the Second Volume of the African Human Rights Yearbook
2019-02-07
The second volume of the African Human Rights Yearbook will be launched on 9 February, 2019 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Special Rapporteur on minority issues releases statement on his visit to SpainSpecial Rapporteur on minority issues releases statement on his visit to Spain
2019-01-28
Following his official visit to Spain, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on minority issues releases a statement on the situation regarding minorities in the country.
Call for Research Papers within the context of the 2019 International Year of Indigenous LanguagesCall for Research Papers within the context of the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages
2019-01-22
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) issues a call for research papers within the context of the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages.
New Handbook Co-Edited by the Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues Now AvailableNew Handbook Co-Edited by the Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues Now Available
2019-01-17
The Routledge Handbook on Human Rights in Asia, co-edited by Special Rapporteur on minority issues, Fernand de Varennes, is now available.
UN Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues to Visit SpainUN Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues to Visit Spain
2019-01-14
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on minority issues, Fernand de Varennes, will visit Spain from 14-25 January, 2019 to gather information on the situation of minorities in the country.
2019 Minorities Fellowship Programme: Call for Applications2019 Minorities Fellowship Programme: Call for Applications
2019-01-10
The OHCHR has issued a call for applications for its Minorities Fellowship Programme. The deadline for applications is Saturday, 20 April, 2019.
70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
2018-12-10
December 10, 2018 marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly.
23rd Session of the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent23rd Session of the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
2018-11-20
The Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent will hold their 23rd Session between from December 3-7, 2018.
32nd Session of the Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review Working Group to be held between January 21st and February 1st, 2019 32nd Session of the Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review Working Group to be held between January 21st and February 1st, 2019
2018-11-20
The Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review Working Group will review New Zealand, Afghanistan, Chile, Vietnam, Uruguay, Yemen, Vanuatu, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Comoros, Slovakia, Eritrea, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, and Cambodia in the upcoming 32nd Session.