Category Archives: Society

Indigenous Speakers in Permanent Forum Decry Governmental Abuse of Traditional Lands, Natural Resources, Urge Respect for Self-Governing Systems

Calls demanding respect for traditional lands, resources, knowledge and cultures rang through the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues today, with participants from the North Pole to New Zealand pressing Governments to move beyond “paper promises” …

Written question – human rights in Ethiopia – E-002385/2017

Cooperation between Ethiopia and the EU should, among other things, be based on respect for human rights. Respecting and promoting human rights is one of the core values of the EU. Ethiopia has been viewed …

Hearings – Gender Equality in EU Trade Agreements – INTA-FEMM hearing – 11-05-2017 – Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality – Committee on International Trade

A committee is permitted to organise a hearing with experts, where this is considered essential to its work on a particular subject. Hearings can also be held jointly by two or more committees. Most committees

Marking Declaration’s Tenth Anniversary, General Assembly Highlights Achievements, Challenges of Implementing Indigenous Peoples’ Rights on National, Global Stages

Senior United Nations officials joined representatives of the world’s indigenous communities and Member States today as the General Assembly marked the tenth anniversary of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and explored ways …

Marking Declaration’s Tenth Anniversary, General Assembly Highlights Achievements, Challenges of Implementing Indigenous Peoples’ Rights on National, Global Stages

Senior United Nations officials joined representatives of the world’s indigenous communities and Member States today as the General Assembly marked the tenth anniversary of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and explored ways …

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