UNPO News

Feb 15, 2018

UNPO’s 2018 Mission to the Republic of Rwanda

From 7 to 14 February 2018, a representative of the UNPO travelled to the Republic of Rwanda on an observation mission, thanks to the support of the Nando and Elsa Peretti Foundation. The objective of this mission was three-fold: delivering an advocacy training to Member and partner organisations; meeting with diplomatic representations, development actors and civil society organisations (CSOs) in...

Feb 15, 2018

UNPO’s 2018 Mission to the Republic of Rwan...

From 7 to 14 February 2018, a representative of the UNPO travelled to the Republic of Rwanda on an observation mission, thanks to the support of the Nando and Elsa Peretti Foundation. The objective of...

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Feb 12, 2018

UNPO Expresses Deep Sadness at the Passing of...

Photo Courtesy of UN Geneva @ Flickr On Sunday 11 February 2018, Asma Jahangir, a leading figure in human rights and a defender of democracy and the rule of law in Pakistan, passed away in Lahore aged...

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Feb 10, 2018

UNPO Celebrates its 27th Year as Champion for...

27 years ago, a group of representatives from 15 nations and peoples gathered in the Peace Palace in The Hague, with a single aim: to create a platform for the unrepresented. The group was formed of delegates...

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Jan 30, 2018

2017 Protests in Iran: Economic or Ideological...

This UNPO Op-ed on the political, economic and social situation in Iran looks at the various causes for the most recent wave of protests throughout the country.

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Jan 25, 2018

Timeline: Escalation of The Crisis in Crimea

Since the ousting of Ukraine's former president Yanukovych, a serious political crisis has unfolded and progressively escalated in Crimea over the past months. In this context, the Crimean Tatars, having...

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Jan 24, 2018

Business and Human Rights – The Curse of “Destructive...

Today, the term ‘development’ is generally associated with political promises of economic growth and prosperity and the full integration of so-called developing countries into the global community....

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Jan 23, 2018

European Parliament Passes Resolution Calling...

On 18 January 2018, the European Parliament adopted a resolution calling for the immediate and unconditional release of  Chinese human rights activists Wu Gan and Xie Yang, Taiwanese citizen Lee Ming-cheh,...

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