UNPO News

Dec 11, 2015

IRA-Mauritania Receives Human Rights Tulip Award

The annual Human Rights Tulip award ceremony was held on 10 December 2015 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Hague, the Netherlands. It is an annual award for individuals or organisations that promote human rights worldwide in innovative ways. The Tulip, a bronze sculpture, has been awarded to UNPO’s Haratin member IRA-Mauritania for their courageous fight against slavery and discrimination...

Dec 11, 2015

IRA-Mauritania Receives Human Rights Tulip Aw...

The annual Human Rights Tulip award ceremony was held on 10 December 2015 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Hague, the Netherlands. It is an annual award for individuals or organisations that promote...

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Dec 10, 2015

International Human Rights Day: “It is not enough...

  International Human Rights Day, celebrated annually on 10 December, commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights,...

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Dec 09, 2015

International Relations Students Visit UNPO

On 1 December 2015 a group of students from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands, who study International Relations and International Organisation, visited The Hague in order to get a better...

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Dec 09, 2015

Visit to Dutch Parliament

On 7 December 2015, UNPO organized a visit to the Dutch Parliament for its Iranian Kurdish member.

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Dec 09, 2015

The Value of Remembrance: UNPO Statement on First...

Following a resolution adopted by the General Assembly earlier this year, the United Nations has decided to mark 9 December as the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime...

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Dec 03, 2015

Haratin: UNPO & IRA-Mauritanie Speak at European...

UNPO and IRA-Mauritanie were represented at the latest hearing of the European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Human Rights, which took place on Tuesday 1 December 2015 by Abidine Merzough, European...

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Nov 27, 2015

Open Letter to Zambian President Following Arrest...

Hoping to shed light on the unfortunate pattern of violations of freedom of expression and assembly in Barotseland, UNPO publishes an open letter to H.E. Mr Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic...

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Nov 27, 2015

UN Minority Forum Highlights Challenges Concerning...

UNPO Members together to exchange experiences on minorities’ challenges to access justice.   This year’s UN Forum on Minority Issues brought together minority representatives with different...

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