The UN Representative told TUT.BY what progress with human rights in Belarus to expect 27 April 2016
The adoption of the National Action Plan on Human Rights; the study on the experience of other countries in relation to an Ombudsman; in–depth dialogue on the death penalty; the ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the three–million project on improving the professionalism of local officials. All these steps are expected to be taken by the Belarusian authorities in the near future to improve the human rights situation in the country, the UN Resident Coordinator in Belarus Sanaka Samarasinha told TUT.BY in an interview.
Secretary-General's message on World Day against Trafficking in Persons 30 July 2016
All over the world, tens of millions of people are desperately seeking refuge, many of them far from home and even farther from safety. Migrants and refugees face imposing physical obstacles and bureaucratic barriers. Sadly, they are also vulnerable to human rights violations and exploitation by human traffickers.
International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia 17 May 2016
On May 17, 2016 the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia is marked.
The United Nations called on the global community to take action to ensure that all people have an equal right to live healthy lives free from violence, persecution, stigma, and discrimination