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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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E-CONNECT No.24

We have issued E-CONNECT No.24 on 17 October, 2017.

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Governments must collect data to counter intersecting forms of discrimination against women and girls

In September, the UN Human Rights Council held the panel discussion on the impact of racial discrimination on human rights of women and girls. During the debate, IMADR drew the Council’s attention to the lack of data on indigenous and minority women including Dalit and Buraku women. IMADR called on all governments to collect disaggregated data and take measures to counter multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination against women and girls. More >>

UPR must ask Japan to combat racial discrimination

On the 12th of October, IMADR presented the situation of racial discrimination in Japan at the 28th UPR pre-session. While recognising several positive steps taken by the Government of Japan, it called on the UN Human Rights Council to make recommendations specific to racial discrimination at the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Japan in November this year. More >>

“Pledges to UPR and Human Rights Council must be implemented”, civil society demands Sri Lanka

Towards the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Sri Lanka in November 2017, a joint side event was organised on the 27th of October at the UN Human Rights Council. The event provided the international community an opportunity to learn key messages from Sri Lankan human rights defenders for the upcoming UPR. The event highlighted the importance for the UN Human Rights Council to look the UPR process with a particular focus on ongoing transitional justice process in Sri Lanka. More >>

IMADR in the world

Sri Lanka fails to report to CERD              The Government of Sri Lanka has failed to present a follow-up report to the CERD regarding: national human rights institution; situation of internally displaced persons; and situation of minority women in war affected areas. In the absence of the government’s information, IMADR submitted an alternative report More >>

IMADR and its concerns

Governments must bring words into action to fight racial discrimination             At the 36th session of the UN Human Rights Council, IMADR pointed out governments’ lack of implementation of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD). It called for cooperation with civil society to fight racial discrimination. More >>

IMADR at the UN

CERD to hold 94th session                         In November, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) will consider the situation of racial discrimination in Algeria, Australia, Belarus, Jordan, Serbia and Slovakia. The Committee will convene the thematic discussion on “Racial Discrimination Today” on 29th November. More >>

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