UNPO at the UN

May 09, 2019

UNPO Helps Organize European Forum on Minority Issues

On 6 and 7 May the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) helped to organize the “European Regional Forum on Education, Language and the Human Rights of Minorities.” Held at the European Parliament, the Forum was convened by the UN Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues to discuss issues related to the education of minority languages, providing regional insights and recommendations...

May 09, 2019

UNPO Helps Organize European Forum on Minority...

On 6 and 7 May the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) helped to organize the “European Regional Forum on Education, Language and the Human Rights of Minorities.” Held at...

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Apr 26, 2019

Former High-Ranking UN Official represented Chinese...

On 25 April 2019, in a televised speech, Wu Hongbo, a former UN Under-Secretary-General, admitted that, in violation of his ethical obligations as a UN official, he represented Chinese state interests...

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Mar 29, 2019

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization...

On Thursday 28 March 2019, UNPO submitted a report along with Ahwaz Human Rights Organization, Balochistan Human Rights Group, Komala Party of Iranian Kurdistan and Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan...

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Mar 28, 2019

Hmong: Statement by Professor Philip Alston, United...

On 28 March 2019, the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty, Philip Alston, concluded his 11 day visit to Laos. In his statement regarding his visit, the Special Rapporteur mentioned the economic progress...

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Jan 30, 2019

West Papua: Petition Calling for Self-Determination...

A petition has been handed over to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, calling for the United Nations to “put West Papua back on the Decolonisation Committee...

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Jan 24, 2019

UNPO and CWHP Submit Report to UNSR on Extreme...

On 24 January 2019, the UNPO and Member organisation the Congress of World Hmong People (CWHP) submitted a joint report to the United Nations Special Rapporteur (UNSR) on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights...

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Dec 03, 2018

Press Release: UNPO Addresses Pakistani Occupation...

On Thursday 29 November 2018, UNPO was participating in the 11th session of the United Nations Forum on Minority Issues in the Palace of Nations in Geneva. Organised by the Office of the High Commissioner...

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Nov 22, 2018

Minority Empowerment : A Human Rights Approach...

On the occasion of the 11th session of the United Nations Forum on Minority Issues, the UNPO is organising a side event challenging issues of statelessness through minority empowerment. With the exceptional...

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