Themes Archives: United Nations

ICJ joins call for human rights and civil society in UN counter-terrorism strategy

The ICJ today joined other civil society organizations in calling for respect for human rights, and protection of and participation by civil society, to have a greater role in the UN Global Counter-terrorism Strategy.

July 11, 2018

ICJ joins call for strong UN Global Compact on Migration

The ICJ has joined almost 180 other organizations in calling for the final draft of the UN Global Compact on Migration (GCM) to reflect strong legal protections for human rights.

July 10, 2018

UN Human Rights Council: key outcomes of the 38th ordinary session

The ICJ today joined other NGOs in highlighting key outcomes of the 38th ordinary session of the UN Human Rights Council.

July 6, 2018

NGOs urge open debate on non-cooperating countries at UN (UN statement)

The ICJ today joined other NGOs in urging open discussion and debate about countries at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, including in discussions of cooperation, despite attempts by some States to interrupt and suppress debate.

July 5, 2018

Key qualities for the next UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (UN statement)

The ICJ and other NGOs today highlighted the need for the next UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to continue to maintain a strong voice and independent voice for human rights.

July 5, 2018

Venezuela’s Downward Spiral – Human Rights Council action needed (UN statement)

The ICJ today joined 91 other NGOs in calling on the UN Human Rights Council to act in response to the downward spiral for human rights in Venezuela.

July 5, 2018