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What is the role of human rights independent experts?

We’ve been receiving lots of comments and questions on social media about the human rights special procedures experts and issues raised recently concerning the Dutch celebration of Black Pete, also known as “Swarte Piet,” which...

Ask UN human rights expert your questions about racism

Mr. Mutuma Ruteere, the UN Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, is ready to answer your questions. Share your questions on Twitter using #FightRacism...

What’s happening at the General Assembly on Thursday?

We’re using our social media platforms extensively this week to let you know where you can watch what’s happening online and to report on what’s taking place. Expect updates on the following events — and more — on Thursday: On...

The world’s newest international treaties

The world’s newest treaties are open for signature at this year’s “Treaty Event” taking part while UN Member States gather in New York City for the  United Nations General Assembly. 1. Food Assistance...

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