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Israel to join UN Human Rights Council on week after UN's Ban calls Jewish settlements "cause for grave concern"

the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) as a member of the European Bloc, after the Jewish state ... Israel will join the United Nations Human Rights ... periodic review of its human rights record, and accused the council of being anti-Israeli. However, ...

01/12/2013 - 13:33 - comment 0

Israel considering renewing ties with UN Human Rights Council

in reenweing cooperation with United Nation Council on Human Rights,  Israel became the first state ... Israel's interest in reenweing cooperation with United Nation Council on Human Rights,  ... weeks in an attempt to reinvigorate cooperation with the UN Human Rights Council with the aim to engage ...

24/10/2013 - 11:17 - comment 0

United Nations: Boycott International companies that benefit from Israeli settlements

In a significant move, the Human Rights Council’s ... The Human Rights Council’s special rapporteur, Richard Falk, urged the international community t o boycott ... Main headlines, Israel, Palestine) The Human Rights Council’s special rapporteur, Richard Falk, ...

28/10/2012 - 10:21 - comment 0

UN urged to review Jordan's human rights record ahead of council vote

Council. Human Rights Watch called on the UN to pressure Jordan to lift restrictions on freedom of expression before considering its bid for a seat on the UN Human Rights Council, according to AFP.  Ahead of Thursday's United Nations Human Rights Council meeting ...

23/10/2013 - 15:32 - comment 0

U.N. official says Israel's policies in West Bank, Gaza "amount to apartheid, ethnic cleansing"

to amount to “apartheid.” Richard Falk, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights ... Strip appear to amount to “apartheid.”Richard Falk, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on human ... body’s Human Rights Council on Mond ...

25/02/2014 - 14:05 - comments 2

Iranian Ambassador rejects U.N. report on human rights

to the UNHRC, rejected a U.N. report on human rights in Iran Tuesday. Iran has dismissed a recent report by the United Nations’ special rapporteur on the Islamic Republic’s human rights ... Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Mohsen Naziri-Asl rejected the report prepared by Ahmed Shaheed, ...

18/03/2014 - 15:27 - comment 0

Ban Ki-Moon suggests Jordan's Prince Zeid for UN human rights commissioner

that Prince Zeid replace Navi Pillay of South Africa as the United Nations human rights chief based in Geneva, the world ... representative to the United Nations (UN), has been nominated as UN high commissioner for human rights. ... high commissioner for human rights. His Royal Highness Prince Zeid , ...

09/06/2014 - 14:50 - comment 0

Emirates Green Building Council is now a participant of the United Nations Global Compact

and the United Nations Convention Against Corruption. They cover four key areas including human rights, labour, ... formally accepted as a participant of the United Nations Global Compact. Emirates ... are derived from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Labour Organisation's ...

Press Release - 16/07/2014 - 12:52 - comment 0

UN panel to investigate Israeli war crimes next month

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), ... A panel appointed by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) will next month start investigating ... Main headlines, Israel, Palestine) A panel appointed by the United Nations Human Rights Council ...

13/08/2014 - 06:56 - comment 0

Israel denounces UNHRC probe

a decision by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to investigate Israeli war crimes against ... Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to investigate Israeli war crimes against the Palestinians ... In addition, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay also said measures by Israel could be considered ...

24/07/2014 - 11:48 - comment 0