Nov 20, 2020

COVID-19 and the UN - Compromised Space and Undiplomatic Immunity

The UNPO hosted today a webinar to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the ability of unrepresented diplomats to engage with the UN Human Rights Mechanisms. Titled “Compromised Space and Undiplomatic Immunity”, the event took place in parallel to the UN Minority Forum on Minority Issues and brought together a panel combining representatives of NGOs, a representative of Taiwan and academic...

Nov 20, 2020

COVID-19 and the UN - Compromised Space and Undiplomatic...

The UNPO hosted today a webinar to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the ability of unrepresented diplomats to engage with the UN Human Rights Mechanisms. Titled “Compromised Space and Undiplomatic...

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Nov 17, 2020

Empire-Building in Asia: the Belt and Road Initiative...

On 17 November 2020, the UNPO held an online event to discuss the negative repercussions of China’s growing influence in Asia for unrepresented peoples. Taking place in parallel to the UN Forum on...

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Nov 16, 2020

Chittagong Hill Tracts: Human Rights Report O...

The Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti has released its latests human rights report on the situation in the Chittagong Hill Tracts. The report highlights the ongoing oppression, exploitation and...

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Nov 10, 2020

Ogoni: The Legacy of Ken Saro-Wiwa 25 Years L...

On 10 November 1995, nine Nigerian environmental activists falsely accused of murder were executed by Nigeria's military junta. Among the nine activists were Ken Saro-Wiwa, founder of the Movement for...

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Nov 09, 2020

Taiwan: Excluded from WHO Meeting Despite Resounding...

The WHO’s 83-page list of delegations for the 73rd meeting of the World Health Assembly (WHA), taking place today, did not include any representation from Taiwan. On Sunday, Taiwan’s Ministry...

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Nov 04, 2020

Oromo: OLF Denounces the Killings in Western ...

In an official press release, the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) has strongly denounced the killings of innocent citizens in Western Oromia occurred last Sunday [1 November 2020]. At least 54 people...

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Nov 03, 2020

Taiwan: European Policy-makers Sign Petition Supporting...

The Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs annonced last Sunday that 106 lawmakers from seven Eastern European countries voiced support in recent weeks for Taiwan’s participation at the World Health...

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Oct 30, 2020

UN Special Rapporteurs Send Joint Allegation Letter...

The United Nations has made public a joint allegation letter submitted by ten UN Special Rapporteurs to the Lao Government raising the issue of state-sponsored persecution of the ChaoFa Hmong....

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