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Submission by Human Rights Watch to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

  Human Rights Watch appreciates the opportunity to provide a submission to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on children’s right to a healthy environment, in advance of its 2020 annual full-day meeting on the same topic…
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Human Rights Watch (HRW) supports civil society efforts to reform the Kimberley Process in order to effectively tackle human rights problems linked to the diamond trade. The Kimberly Process Certification Scheme is an international body that…
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Oral Testimony of Arvind Ganesan, Business and Human Rights Director, Human Rights Watch

Chairman McGovern, Chairman Wolf, and members of the Lantos Human Rights Commission, Thank you for providing us this important opportunity to speak about the linkage between grand corruption and human rights and remedies for this serious problem. For more…
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(Updated April 2014) Introduction Human Rights Watch notes with concern that the government of Equatorial Guinea has failed to follow through on the commitments it undertook during its first UPR review and other related pledges. This submission builds…
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Oral Statement Under Item 6

Human Rights Watch welcomes the adoption of the outcome of the Universal Periodic Review of the Philippines, which reflects recommendations that could enhance human rights education, labor and migrant workers’ rights, and women’s rights, among others.…
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Common Position Resulting from the Workshop Held in Dungu, Haut Uele, Orientale Province, DR Congo on October 20 to 23, 2011

From October 20 to 23, Human Rights Watch and the Justice and Peace Commission of the Catholic Diocese of Dungu (CDJP) hosted a four-day workshop in Dungu, northern Democratic Republic of Congo, to consider the continued threat to civilians by the Ugandan…
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Summary The UNESCO-Obiang Nguema Mbasogo International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences is named after and financed by the dictator of the oil-rich West African country of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, who presides over an…
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Mr. President, Human Rights Watch recognizes that the UPR process for Equatorial Guinea represents a truly significant opportunity. If used well, it has the potential to improve the dire human rights situation for the population there. Unfortunately,…