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2015.12.11 CERD adopted concluding observations of Egypt, Holy See, Lithuania, Mongolia, Slovenia and Turkey (11 December 2015)

On the last day of the 88th session, UN Committee on the Elimination of ...


2015.12.10 Over hundred of NGOs call upon governments at UN General Assembly to protect human rights defenders

IMADR joined 180 NGOs to urge governments to support the resolution enti...


2015.12.09 Apply to Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Peoples to attend UN meetings in April – June 2016

Application to UN Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Peoples to attend the se...


2015.11.11 Sri Lanka: Condolence to Venerable Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero

International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism ...


2015.10.27 ICERD – 50 years of fighting racial discrimination: looking back and moving forward (26 November)

- - - Message from the CERD team - - - Dear Friends and Colleagues, Fo...


2015.09.29 “Militarization and Human Rights Violations in Okinawa, Japan”, the islands’ voice to UN Human Rights Council (21 September)

On Monday 21st of September, International Movement Against All Forms of...


2015.09.25 CERD will address racial discrimination in Egypt, Holy See, Lithuania, Mongolia, Slovenia and Turkey (November 2015)

At its 88th session from 23rd November to 11th December 2015, UN Committ...


2015.09.25 Argentina: Universal Culture of Peace and Human Security – Peace as a Human Right

With invitation by IMADR Latin America Base and its partners, Bishop Gun...


2015.09.24 HRC 30 Side Event: Civil Society Responses to the OHCHR report on Sri Lanka (4pm, 28 September)

Together with Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) ...


2015.09.15 HRC 30 Side Event: Militarization and Human Rights Violations in Okinawa, Japan (11am, 21 September)

Together with All Okinawa Council, Franciscans International and Shimin ...


2015.09.14 HRC 30 Side Event: Enforced Disappearances in Sri Lanka (3pm, 18 September)

Together with Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD)...


2015.09.10 Japan: Civil society group updated the UN anti-racism body on the lack of State measures to counter racial discrimination

Japan NGO Network for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (ERD Net)...


2015.08.17 Sri Lanka: Election-related violence documented with women’s group

Together with Women’s Political Academy Sri Lanka (WPASL) , an initiativ...


2015.08.17 Sri Lanka: Dr. Nimalka Fernando speaks on religious extremism in the general election time

In the general election time in Sri Lanka, Dr. Nimalka Fernando, IMADR P...


2015.08.04 Nepal: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) should provide inclusive emergency relief

In its efforts to outreach people affected by the Nepal Earthquake, IMAD...


2015.07.24 ATV Aruba Broadcasting interview: Michel Sharpe, IMADR director, addresses migration in Aruba

Aruba has the one of the highest percentage of immigrant population in t...


2015.07.03 Interlinkage between caste and slavery was highlighted at the UN Human Rights Council

On 18th June at the 29th session of the UN Human Rights Council, Interna...


2015.07.03 Dalit people response to the Zero Draft of the Sustainable Development Goals

The zero draft outcome of the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals   ...


2015.07.02 Sri Lanka: Joint letter on justice and accountability

IMADR joined other NGOs to call on the Government of Sri Lanka to take i...


2015.06.12 Sri Lanka: The urgent need for fresh Parliamentary elections

On 5th June, civil society of Sri Lanka called for immediate Parliamenta...


2015.05.15 CERD adopted concluding observations of France, Guatemala, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sudan, Germany and Denmark (15 May 2015)

On the last day of the 86th session, the UN Committee on the Elimination...


2015.05.11 Anti-racism organisations addressed racial discrimination in past and present (Paris, 18 April)

On 18 April 2015, International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimina...


2015.05.01 IMADR Activities at the 28th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council (2nd – 27th March 2015)

Find out about our side events, oral and joint written statements at the...


2015.04.15 Japan: ERD Net held a gathering on “Stop Racism! Stop Hate Speech!” (18 March, 2015)

On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial D...


2015.03.31 Human rights defenders shared experience in Burma and Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council (19 March 2015)

On 19th March 2015, International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimi...


2015.03.16 [Next month] CERD will discuss racial discrimination in France, Guatemala, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sudan, Germany and Denmark

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) will co...


2015.03.09 HRC 28 Side Event: Freedom of Religion in Sri Lanka (11am, 12 March)

Together with Franciscans International, IMADR is holding a side event o...


2015.03.04 Civil society perspective on the 50th anniversary of the adoption of the ICERD

IMADR joined a panel of experts at the side event on “Celebration the 50...


2015.02.11 Sri Lanka: Good governance and corruption are frequently used words now

On 4th February 2015, a group of civil society organisations and individ...


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