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Update: New Issue of Human Rights Monitor Quarterly

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Human Rights Monitor Quarterly

Last Updated on Friday, 12 November 2010

The Human Rights Monitor Quarterly is a new publication launched by the International Service for Human Rights in April 2010. It replaces the former Annual Human Rights MonitorNew York Monitor, Treaty Body Monitor, UPR Monitor and Council Monitor publications.   The Quarterly presents a global picture of developments in the international and regional human rights systems. The Quarterly also highlights events, meetings, and opportunities for NGO/NHRI engagement in the upcoming quarter and beyond. The publication will be issued four times a year (January, April, July, and October).

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Issue 3 – October 2010

Please find below the table of contents for the October 2010 edition – chapters can be downloaded individually. The full edition is available to download here (pdf, 2.1 MB).

International Developments

Security Council Focus on referenda in Sudan, UNMIN withdrawal from Nepal, and sexual violence in the DRC  

Human Rights Council 15th session New special procedure on freedom of association and women’s equality

Human Right’s Council Advisory Committee Four recommendations adopted. Mandate of the Committee in question

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Discrimination against Roma in Europe a major concern in Bosnia, Denmark, Estonia, France, Romania, Slovenia, and Uzbekistan  

Human Rights Committee Focus on Cameroon, Colombia, Estonia, and Israel

Committee on the Rights of the Child Towards a new communications procedure, and upcoming election of members  

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women Preventing violence against women challenges all States: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Russia, and Turkey

Thematic Focus

The Treaty Body Complaint System Expanding protection against refoulement. A survey of recent views by treaty bodies on individual complaints

Regional Developments

Regional Human Rights Mechanism for the Pacific? Lessons learnt from developments in other regions

Upcoming events

Opportunities for engagement and calendar for upcoming quarter


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