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International Day for People of African Descent

On the occasion of the International Day for People of African Descent, and with the collaboration of BBC Arabic, our regional office was able to host three participants who provided interviews and shared their personal experiences, insights, and stories. It was a great opportunity to learn more about the heritage and contributions of people of African descent and the challenges they face.   

Pour exprimer notre humanite, un atelier de danse contemporaine au Maroc

Le Haut-Commissariat des Nations Unies aux droits de l’homme a organise en collaboration avec l’Ecole du cirque Shems’y un atelier visant à explorer les vécus de migration par le mouvement et la danse. Cet atelier de quatre jours a ete facilité par trois danseur.seuse.s et chorégraphes professionnel.le.s contemporains Manon de Mautaco, Saïd El Haddaji et Sanga Ouattara pour un groupe de quinze passionné.e.s de danse.

Dealing with the past : Memory for the future

“I became an ambassador of the ‘Right to know’ because the war did not end for the families of the forcibly disappeared, they are still living it and they have the right to know the fate of their loved ones”, said Mohammad Hamoud, a student from Saint Joseph University.

Engaging Religious Actors to Counter Hate Speech

OHCHR- ROMENA has launched in partnership with the UN Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect (OSAPG) a booklet on “Engaging Religious Actors to Counter Hate Speech, Prevent Incitement to Violence, and Build Inclusive and Peaceful Societies”.

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Freedom of Association in the Middle East and North Africa Region

This report focuses on the right to freedom of association of non-governmental organizations (NGOs…

Freedom of Association

“Freedom of association in the Middle East and North Africa: An overview of trends, challenges and…

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Being the most translated document in the world, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)…

A defender for a Right

Ever since its inception, in 1993, the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human…

تعزيز وحماية حقوق الإنسان للجميع

Promoting and protecting Human Rights for all

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