INTERNATIONAL ASPECTS OF CHEMICALS MANAGEMENT FOLLOWING THE ADOPTION OF THE STRATEGIC APPROACH TO INTERNATIONAL CHEMICALS MANAGEMENT: TRACKING PROGRESS, PROMOTING IMPLEMENTATION AND FOLLOW-UP
at international level, similar considerations, suitably adjusted, illustrate the incentives and obstacles to
implementation of SAICM. (...) UN bodies on forests and oceans illustrate this point, and could provide
models for chemical safety.
REPORT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON CONTEMPORARY FORMS OF SLAVERY, INCLUDING ITS CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES, GULNARA SHAHINIAN : ADDENDUM
She refers in particular
to the following two cases, which were brought to her attention to illustrate the prevalence
of the phenomenon. In October 2010, seven Romanian children, some as young as 9, were
found being forced to work as farm labourers in near-freezing conditions in Worcester,
United Kingdom. (...) During her visit, the Special Rapporteur was informed of both major achievements
in the eradication of contemporary forms of slavery and of various initiatives for
cooperation that illustrate the commitment of the Government and/or other stakeholders to
the realization of human rights in the context of the elimination of contemporary forms of
HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATIONS THAT REQUIRE THE COUNCIL'S ATTENTION :WRITTEN SUBMISSION BY THE HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER OF ARMENIA : NOTE / BY THE SECRETARIAT
The disseminated videos illustrate serious breaches of human dignity, honor, and other rights
REPORT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, ITS CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES, RASHIDA MANJOO :ADDENDUM
The sections below illustrate the current status of the most prevalent forms of
violence against women, most of which were identified in the mission report of the
previous Special Rapporteur. (...) The Special Rapporteur is of the view that the invitation made by the Government of
Algeria to seven United Nations special procedures mandate holders in April 2010,
following the examination of the State report during the universal periodic review, as well
as the invitation extended to other mechanisms, including the Special Rapporteur on the
Rights of Women in Africa of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights,
also illustrate the Government’s commitment to fulfil its international and regional
obligations to improve the human rights situation in the country, including the rights of
women to non-discrimination and to a life free of violence.
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The events in the last two months
when the country was confronted with the COVID-19 pandemic illustrate and reinforce one
indelible truth. A “repressive government that is at loggerheads with its people” can hardly
galvanize massive and voluntary participation and substantial contributions from all
segments of society both inside the country and in the Diaspora.
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The Internal Security Department (ISD) compiled this report to illustrate
actual instances of the problems discussed in the White Paper.
WRITTEN SUBMISSION BY THE STATE OF THE PHILIPPINES: COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS - NOTE BY THE SECRETARIAT
The situation in Navotas does not necessarily mean it reflects the entire situation
in the country but sectoral monitoring on women’s rights for instance can illustrate what
certain groups of people in society are experiencing and how health emergencies affect their
LETTER DATED 21 NOVEMBER 2019 FROM THE PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF TURKEY TO THE UNITED NATIONS ADDRESSED TO THE SECRETARY-GENERAL
The examples from Liberia and Northern Ireland were discussed to
illustrate direct involvement of women in peace-making.
REPORT OF THE SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL ON THE ISSUE OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATIONS AND OTHER BUSINESS ENTERPRISES : ADDENDUM
Whether through official
reports or more informal means, various parties - NGOs, trade unions, States, media outlets,
communities, shareholders, and individuals - express concern over corporate-related human
rights abuse. These allegations illustrate the scope of rights that companies from a variety of
sectors are perceived to impact, as well as the contexts in which such allegations may arise. (...) Figures 1 and 2 below illustrate the breakdown of allegations by sector and
(...) The following two examples illustrate allegations of abuse in a firm’s supply chain,
allegations that made up the majority of indirect impacts on workers.
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Facts and case studies are provided to
illustrate how this group has exploited human rights issues and democratic spaces as a
platform for advancing their agenda of an armed revolution and covering crimes and
(...) This section also presents cases that illustrate
the challenge of decisively addressing vulnerabilities of farmers and the youth in pockets of
the Philippine countryside to various acts of exploitation by the CPP-NPA-NDF, which
considers the peasant sector as a remaining base to keep its flagging armed struggle going.