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Contribute of the UN OHCHR next report

28/03/2022 - 11:51

The Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights (UCLG CSIPDHR) recently launched a call for inputs to contribute to the next report of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UN OHCHR) to be published in 2022.

This call is a unique opportunity to contribute to the preparation of next UN Human Right Council's resolution on "Local governments and Human Rights" and to highlight how local and regional governments are ensuring that citizens' rights, especially by fighting inequalities and discriminations and promoting social inclusion for all

Local and regional governments willing to participate in the call are invited to identify key initiatives, challenges faced, and principles guiding them in the promotion and protection of human rights, with a specific focus on "the right to equality and non-discrimination and to the protection of persons in vulnerable and marginalized situations".

The UCLG-CSIPDHR Secretariat developed some suggested questions for reflection to encourage members to share their experience. 

Dealine: 22 April 2022. More information here.