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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 o...
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 Hadd...
The UN Human Rights Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa (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”. The c...
The UN Human Rights Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa concluded a successful webinar on the implementation in the MENA region, of the general recommendation No. 38 on trafficking in women and girls in the context of global migration by the Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). The Huma...
On 30 November, our office organized in partnership with the NHRI in Lebanon and UPR info, a Swiss NGO, a virtual pre-session on UPR for Lebanese CSOs and residing diplomats in the country. The objective of this pre-session is to connect CSOs in Lebanon with the diplomats and discuss key human rights issues in the country, two months ahead of Leban...
On 28 May 2020, UN Human Rights Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa hosted a webinar on the impact of Covid-19 on human trafficking in the Arab region. The webinar brought together 90 participants representing national human rights institutions, civil society organizations and United Nations organizations. Ms. Roueida El Hage, ...
The UN Human Rights Office has been made aware an organization called “International Commission for Human Rights” has been using our Office logo without permission. We have no affiliation with this group whatsoever. The views, thoughts and opinions expressed by this entity do not belong to or represent  the United Nations Office of the High...
Coming all the way from North Lebanon, 40 lawyers of the Tripoli Bar Association converged in Beirut on Tuesday 4 February to prepare for the submission of the civil society’s report to the upcoming third Universal Periodic Review (UPR) session of November 2020. The lawyers exchanged on recent human rights developments in Lebanon and highlighted...
In line with the recommendations of the Regional Conference on the “Role of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Promoting and Protecting Human Rights in the MENA Region”, the ongoing orientation programmes and workshops, as part of OHCHR’s engagement with Member States in the region, seeks to strengthen th...
GENEVA (21 May 2019) – UN human rights experts* have appealed to Bahrain to halt the imminent executions of Ali Mohamed Ali Mohamed Hakeem al-Arab and Ahmed Isa Ahmed Isa al-Malali, amid serious concerns that they were coerced into making confessions through torture and did not receive a fair trial. The two man were reportedly arrested, one of t...

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