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Bilateral Agreement between Mexico and Canada to Cooperate on Indigenous issues
2023 | January 17
The two countries will work to strengthen respect for and promotion of the political, social, economic, spiritual and environmental rights of indigenous people.
Bilateral Agreement between Mexico and Canada to Cooperate on Indigenous issues
OHCHR Publishes New Guide on Anti-Discrimination Legislation and Protecting Minority Rights
2023 | January 16
The OHCHR recently published new guidance on developing anti-discrimination legislation for the protection of minority rights.
OHCHR Publishes New Guide on Anti-Discrimination Legislation and Protecting Minority Rights
Minority SafePack Initiative Will Appeal Decision of EU General Court
2023 | January 13
The Minority SafePack Citizens’ Committee and the FUEN Presidium have decided to bring an appeal before the EU Court of Justice.
Minority SafePack Initiative Will Appeal Decision of EU General Court
IWGIA Report says African Countries Routinely Violate Indigenous Peoples’ Rights
2023 | January 09
Free, prior, and informed consent is key to safeguarding Indigenous peoples’ lands and livelihoods.
IWGIA Report says African Countries Routinely Violate Indigenous Peoples’ Rights
Romanian National Council for Combating Discrimination Rules in Favor of Romani Children in Discrimination Case
2023 | January 06
Romani children win discrimination case related to access to a public swimming pool.
Romanian National Council for Combating Discrimination Rules in Favor of Romani Children in Discrimination Case
UN Human Rights Experts Say Anti-Discrimination Legislation Must Be a Priority for All States
2023 | January 03
UN human rights released a statement pushing for all states to make anti-discrimination legislation a priority.
UN Human Rights Experts Say Anti-Discrimination Legislation Must Be a Priority for All States
Human Rights Day 2022
2022 | December 10
The OHCHR prepares to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Human Rights Day 2022
Dalit Rights Organization Receives ECOSOC Status after 15 Years
2022 | December 07
The UN Economic and Social Council grants consultative status to nine civil society organizations, including a Dalit rights organization that had previously blocked for 15 years.
Dalit Rights Organization Receives ECOSOC Status after 15 Years
2022 UN Forum on Minority Issues Held
2022 | December 03
The 15th session of the United Nations Forum on Minority Issues was held in Geneva.
2022 UN Forum on Minority Issues Held
CERD Makes Recommendations to Brazil on Race and Disability
2022 | December 02
The Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination made ground-breaking recommendations to Brazil on intersectional discrimination based on race and disability.
CERD Makes Recommendations to Brazil on Race and Disability