Geneva; Human Rights and Refugees; Human Rights Council; Migration and Displacement

October 2021

QUNO Releases Briefing Paper and makes a Statement at the 48th Session of the Human Rights Council on Racial Justice and Migration Governance

The Human Rights and Refugees Program at QUNO Geneva is pleased to announce the release of its latest briefing paper titled: New Opportunities to Further Action on Racial Justice and Migration Governance. The paper outlines the new United Nations’ mechanisms for racial justice and highlights possible actions and links with migration governance.

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October 2021

QUNO is on the Road to the International Migration Review Forum

QUNO welcomes the publication of the UN Network’s on Migration’s Roadmap for the International Migration Review Forum. Work towards this Forum is well underway and we have published a paper outlining what the IMRF is. This is our first paper in a planned series on Migration Justice: Delivering on the Promise of the Global Compact for Migration.

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October 2021

QUNO Geneva presents its statement at the 48th Human Rights Council Session, calling for action on environmental injustice, the climate crisis, and highlighting inequalities for people of African descent

 

Building on the high emphasis of climate change on the High Commissioner's opening address to the 48th Human Rights Council (HRC) session, QUNO Geneva addressed the HRC under Item 9, addressing racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia, and related forms of intolerance; and follow-up to and implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action.

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September 2021

New Opportunities to Further Action on Racial Justice and Migration Governance

The Human Rights and Refugees Program at QUNO-Geneva has begun to work explicitly on the intersection between racial justice and migration governance seeking to bring an anti-racist approach and analysis to our work on migration. The purpose of this paper is to briefly outline new UN mechanisms and highlight our initial ideas of possible actions and ways to engage during this time to further action on racial justice and migration governance.

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September 2021

Human Rights Council 48th Session Starts Online with High Commissioner for Human Rights’ Highlighting Environmental Crises, Migration and Displacement

QUNO Geneva is (virtually) attending the 48th session of the Human Rights Council with particular attention to the human rights of migrants, Indigenous Peoples, the death penalty, and the human rights impact of the climate crisis.

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