Monthly Archives: June 2019

Failing to protect biodiversity can be a human rights violation – UN experts

By | 25 June, 2019

GENEVA (25 June 2019) ‑ A group of UN experts* has warned the erosion of nature, the extinction of species and the loss of biological diversity at unprecedented rates severely threatens human rights for present and future generations. In a statement following the release of a new scientific report from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on… Read More »

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UN human rights experts call for independent probe into Philippines violations

By | 7 June, 2019

GENEVA (7 June 2019) – UN human rights experts* today called on the United Nations to establish an independent investigation into human rights violations in the Philippines, citing a sharp deterioration in the situation of human rights across the country, including sustained attacks on people and institutions defending human rights. “Given the scale and seriousness… Read More »