New York – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today marked the 30th anniversary of the launch of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) by calling for a collective global effort to have all nations commit to the treaty, which is often called the “constitution for the oceans.”
New York – It is a pleasure to join you to mark Human Rights Day. I thank the Ford Foundation for hosting us. Let me offer a special welcome to the panellists.
Geneva – Opening comments by High Commissioner at Human Rights Day event in the Palais des Nations
Geneva / New York – “Truth, justice and accountability are key in upholding the human rights of women and their right to a life free from violence, particularly in countries in post-conflict situations”, said the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its causes and consequences, Rashida Manjoo, and the UN Special Representative of the… Read More »
New York – Special Event with Ban Ki-moon and Yvonne Chaka Chaka: “Leadership in the Fight against Homophobia”