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 A demonstration against racism, hatred and islamophobia in Brussels, Belgium, 2019. ©EPA Photo

Victims mount as extreme nationalism fuels racism

From Montenegro to New Zealand, racist intimidation and violence cast a dark shadow over this year’s global commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

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 Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Andrew Gilmour (left) listens to Peter Pringle, the last man to be sentenced to death in Ireland, who now campaigns for global abolition of the death penalty and provides support to exonerated former prisoners.

Tortured lives after the death penalty

At the screening of the BBC documentary “Fallout” at the UN in New York, exonerated death row victims narrate their struggles to piece together their broken lives without government compensation or support.


Still powerful: UDHR at 70

In an era of “backlash against human rights,” how can the 70-year-old Universal Declaration of Human Rights help to solve today’s and emerging global challenges?

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Intimidation and reprisals - examining trends
Comments by Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, Andrew Gilmour, at OHCHR side event on "Intimidation and reprisals for cooperation with the UN: Examining trends 2016-2019", New York, 15 October 2019

Human rights need to be at center of climate action stage
“Too long working independently of each other, the environmental and human rights movements now need to come much closer together,” said ASG Gilmour at the PreCOP in Costa Rica

Linking human rights and climate change
Assistant Secretary-General Andrew Gilmour’s remarks at the preCOP 25, Costa Rica, 8 October 2019

Fight Against Torture
“A Global View of the Fight Against Torture”; Remarks by ASG Andrew Gilmour; CTI Global Seminar, Copenhagen, 1 October 2019

Cooperation with the UN in the field of human rights
Human Rights Council - Oral presentation by the Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights of the report of the Secretary-General

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