Reports

Feb 15, 2017

UNPO Releases Briefing Note on the Plight of the Haratin in Mauritania

UNPO has released a Briefing Note focusing on the Haratin, highlighting the fact that about 20 percent of Mauritanians – i.e. half of Mauritania’s Haratin population – are de facto slaves. The overwhelming majority of slaves are women and children who are “inherited” by slave-owning families from one generation to the next. Due to a persistent culture of denial among the...

Feb 15, 2017

UNPO Releases Briefing Note on the Plight of the...

UNPO has released a Briefing Note focusing on the Haratin, highlighting the fact that about 20 percent of Mauritanians – i.e. half of Mauritania’s Haratin population – are de facto slaves....

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Feb 13, 2017

UNPO Submits Report for CEDAW Review of Rwand...

Photo credits: UNPO/Witness Image On Monday 23 January 2017, UNPO submitted a report for the 66th session of the United Nations' Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women...

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Feb 09, 2017

UNPO Releases Briefing Note on Intensified Laotian...

Photo courtesy of Terje Grimsgaard@flickr.com UNPO has released its Briefing Note focusing on the Hmong indigenous community, highlighting the urgency of international action to be taken in order to put...

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Feb 02, 2017

UNPO Submits Report for Midterm Universal Periodic...

Photo courtesy of Samuel Tristán @Flickr.com On Wednesday 1 February 2017, UNPO submitted a report on Viet Nam to UPR Info, a non-governmental organization dedicated to promoting the Universal...

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Oct 21, 2016

UNPO/AKF Conference Report: Vulnerability and...

On 29 September 2016, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) in collaboration with the Assyrian Women’s Federation of Sweden, held a conference entitled ‘Vulnerability and...

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Oct 13, 2016

Conference Report: Land of Forsaken Voices –...

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) releases a report titled “Land of Forsaken Voices: The Geopolitics of Justice, Impunity and Human Rights in Balochistan” following...

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Sep 28, 2016

UNPO Submits Reports for Universal Periodic Review...

Photo courtesy of  the Human Rights Council On Thursday 22 September 2016, UNPO submitted two reports to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the occasion of its 27th Universal...

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Sep 23, 2016

UNPO Contributes to UN Report on Enforced and...

Photo Courtesy of Prachatal 2016 @Flickr On 12 September 2016, the Working Group on Enforced and Involuntary Disappearances (WGEID) transmitted to the UN Human Rights Council a follow-up to a previous...

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