UN HUMAN RIGHTS NEWS – Calls for NGO contributions and an interactive course

36th session of Universal Periodic Review (April-May 2020)

Deadline for NGO written contributions to the Universal Periodic Review stakeholder report is 3 October 2019 for the following countries: 

Belarus, Liberia, Malawi, Mongolia, Panama, Maldives, Andorra, Bulgaria, Honduras, United States of America, Marshall Islands, Croatia, Jamaica, Libya.

Operationalizing the Right to Development in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals

The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), the University for Peace, Costa Rica and the United Nations University’s International Institute for Global Health, Malaysia, jointly offer a four-week interactive and instructor-led e-learning module to train stakeholders on the normative, theoretical and practical importance of and mechanisms for operationalizing the Right to Development in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. This course will run from 5 October to 9 November 2019.  You are welcome to apply and participate and to disseminate this information widely. Deadline 31 August 2019  Apply here  Read more

SOURCE: UN Human Rights – Civil Society Weekly Update No.32 (7 August 2019)