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4.7.2014, fra.europe.eu – FRA helps build critical mass for rights protection, says UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, acknowledged the agency’s role in helping to build a critical mass to promote and protect fundamental rights within the EU. Her comments were made during her visit to FRA on 3 July to talk of her experiences leading the global struggle for human rights. The FRA Director Morten Kjaerum welcomed her ... Read More »

15.6.2014, NIAR – UN don’t have response on the growth of xenophobia

UN High commissioner for human rights Navi Pillay expressed concern on the opening of 26th session of UN Council for human rights that is being held in Geneva, regarding the growing racism and xenophobia in world and especially in Europe. She supported her premise with analysis of results of elections for European Parliament, where far-right organizations achieved great success. She ... Read More »

12.6.2014, OSCE – OSCE/ODIHR Director and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights sign declaration on enhancing co-operation in human dimension

Ambassador Janez Lenarčič, Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), and Navi Pillay, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, agreed to enhance co-operation between their institutions in a joint declaration signed in Geneva today. The declaration lays the grounds for greater combined work by ODIHR and the Office of the High Commissioner for ... Read More »