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E-CONNECT No.26

We have issued E-CONNECT No.26 on 6 July, 2018.

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Dalit women shared their struggle in fight against caste-based violence in India

On the 21st of June, IMADR co-organised the side event titled “#DalitWomenFight against Caste-Based Violence” at the 38th session of the UN Human Rights Council. The event was supported by the National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights (NCDHR) and the International Dalit Solidarity Network (IDSN). The panel composed of human rights defenders from India and UN independent experts highlighted the need for collective actions in order to combat the impunity for violence against Dalit women and girls in India. More >>

NGOs’ call to enhance global human rights protection system

The NGO Network on UN Treaty Bodies (TB-Net), which IMADR is a founding member, made a joint written submission to the 30th meeting of Chairpersons of Human Rights Treaty Bodies. The submission sought to promote good practices across different UN human rights treaty bodies in order to increase their impacts including rights holders’ accessibility to the treaty body system. More >>

Civil society adopted “Declaration for the Elimination of Descent-Based Discrimination”

As an outcome document of the International Consultation for the Elimination of Descent- Based Discrimination organised by IMADR and the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Osaka on 9 April, Dalit civil society organisations from South Asia, IMADR and Buraku Liberation League (BLL) in Japan adopted the Declaration to commit for actions at the national, regional and international level. More >>

IMADR in the world

Multi-stakeholder engagement on treaty body membership                                       At the 30th meeting of Chairpersons of Human Rights Treaty Bodies, TB-Net hosted the side event on “Promoting Quality, Independence and Diversity of Treaty Body Membership” on 1June at the UN Headquarters in New York. More >>

IMADR and its concerns

Worrying trend to hinder human rights defenders’ access to CERD                       At the 38th session of the UN Human Rights Council, IMADR raised concerns on increasing attempts to hinder the human rights defenders’ access to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) while drawing the Council’s attention to the recent cases of Mauritania and Russia More >>

IMADR at the UN

CERD to hold 96th session                            In August, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) will consider the situation of racial discrimination in Bosnia and Herzegovina, China, Cuba, Japan, Latvia, Mauritius and Montenegro. More >>

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E-CONNECT No.25

We have issued E-CONNECT No.25 on 4 April, 2018.

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International Symposium: UN Guidance Tool on Descent-Based Discrimination

In collaboration with the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), IMADR will host the international symposium on “UN Guidance Tool on Descent-Based Discrimination: Key Challenges and Strategic Approaches” on 12th April in Tokyo, Japan. The symposium will bring stakeholders together such as Buraku and Dalit representatives, United Nations, independent expert, academics, parliamentarians, and civil society. More >>

NGOs call on governments to enhance follow-up and membership of UN treaty bodies

As a member organisation of the NGO Network on UN Treaty Bodies (TB-Net), IMADR delivered the TB-Net joint statement at the 37th session of the UN Human Rights Council. TB-Net stressed that the ongoing treaty body strengthen process must promote the effectiveness of the follow-up procedures and the quality, independence and diversity of treaty body membership. More >>

“Circular Migration and Youth”, a good practice of civil society in addressing the global issue

On the 14th of March, IMADR and VIS – Volontariato Internazionale per lo Sviluppo co-organized the side event on “Circular Migration and Youth” at the 37th session of the UN Human Rights Council. The event presented the project implemented by VIS and Don Bosco 2000 in Senegal and Italy which focused on empowering migrant youth to address root causes of migration in the country of origin including poverty. More >>

IMADR in the world

Training for Dalit civil society in Nepal    On the 13th of February, IMADR conducted a training for Dalit rights organisations in Nepal on the civil society participation in the upcoming country review by the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD). CERD reviews Nepal 14 years after the last examination. More >>

IMADR and its concerns

Japan must design national action plan against racial discrimination                        At the adoption of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) outcome on Japan, IMADR urged the Japanese government to design a concrete national action plan, in cooperation with civil society, for the implementation of UPR recommendations on the racial discrimination issues. More >>

IMADR at the UN

CERD to hold 95th session                            In April/ May, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) will consider the situation of racial discrimination in Kyrgyzstan, Mauritania, Nepal, Peru, Saudi Arabia and Sweden. More >>

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