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UN Experts Call on Yemen to Release Detained Bahá’ís
2024 | May 21
UN experts demand the release of imprisoned Bahá’ís and call on the Ansar Allah movement, also known as the Houthis, in Yemen to “restore their freedom of religion.”
UN Experts Call on Yemen to Release Detained Bahá’ís
OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities Visits Andorra and the United Nations Office in Geneva
2024 | May 14
The OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities met with Andorra's leadership to discuss Andorra’s successful approach to multilingual education and participated in a United Nations roundtable on minority youth.
OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities Visits Andorra and the United Nations Office in Geneva
UN Delegation on People of African Descent to Visit Colombia
2024 | May 13
United Nations experts will conduct a country visit to examine racism and discrimination in Colombia.
UN Delegation on People of African Descent to Visit Colombia
Japanese Court Ruling on Indigenous Fishing Rights Sparks Controversy
2024 | May 06
A Sapporo court rules that the indigenous Raporo Ainu Nation cannot catch and sell more than 100 salmon annually.
Japanese Court Ruling on Indigenous Fishing Rights Sparks Controversy
UN Committee Concludes Report on Moldova on Minority Policy
2024 | April 30
The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination concluded its report on the country. Moldova’s delegation highlights improvements for inter-ethnic relations in schooling and conflict mediation.
UN Committee Concludes Report on Moldova on Minority Policy
UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Publishes Findings on Five Countries
2024 | April 30
The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination urges states to end discrimination and prejudice against racial minorities and migrant workers.
UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Publishes Findings on Five Countries
UN Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues Publishes Report Outlining Priorities for Mandate
2024 | April 29
Prof Nicolas Levrat submitted his report to the UN Human Rights Committee at the beginning of 2024
UN Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues Publishes Report Outlining Priorities for Mandate
UNESCO Collaboration with UNPFII: Indigenous People and the Media
2024 | April 24
UNESCO presents the progress of a study about Advancing Media Development for Indigenous Peoples at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
UNESCO Collaboration with UNPFII: Indigenous People and the Media
2024 United Nations Forum on Indigenous Issues Convenes in New York
2024 | April 19
Representatives and activists of Indigenous communities gathered for the 23rd annual United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues with a particular thematic focus on Indigenous youth.
2024 United Nations Forum on Indigenous Issues Convenes in New York
Call for Input to a Report of Special UN Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues
2024 | April 19
The UN Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues calls for written submissions to aid a report to the General Assembly next fall.
Call for Input to a Report of Special  UN Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues