Themes Archives: United Nations

An Effective Accountability Mechanism for Frontex (European Border and Coast Guard Agency)

The ICJ issued a statement today on the occasion of an interactive dialogue with the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, on an effective accountability mechanism for the European Border and Coast Guard Agency.

June 20, 2018

US withdrawal from UN Human Rights Council symptom of deeper crisis

The Trump administration’s broader rejection of multilateralism and rule of law, its actual practices, and paralysis of other States, are the real issues, says the ICJ.

June 20, 2018

Southeast Asia: misuse of laws to restrict freedom of expression

At the UN the ICJ today addressed abuse of laws in Southeast Asia to restrict freedom of expression.

June 20, 2018

ICJ joins call for UN investigation into Philippines ‘war on drugs’ killings

The ICJ today joined other NGOs in calling for the UN Human Rights Council to establish an international investigation into extrajudicial killings in the ‘war on drugs’ in the Philippines.

June 19, 2018

ICJ Submission – upcoming UN report on administration of justice

The ICJ today made a submission for an upcoming report by the UN Secretary General on recent developments concerning human rights in the administration of justice.

May 30, 2018

New York: submission to the 30th meeting of Chairs of the human rights treaty bodies

Today, the ICJ and 22 other rights organizations submitted a paper to the 30th meeting of Chairs of the human rights treaty bodies (Chairpersons meeting) in New York (28 May-1 June).

May 28, 2018