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30th July 2020 Geneva, Switzerland

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by Bob Last

Head, UK Mission Political and Human Rights Team

Councils Completed

These are such strange days. We still don’t know if this will prove to be a painful but relatively short-lived episode of global distress or if we’re in this for the much longer haul. Will we look back on this as a defining moment of international cooperation to overcome one of the greatest health challenges […]

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14th August 2011

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by Greg Dorey


Sziget Music Festival Day 3 (part 8)

The online version of Nepszabsag, one of Hungary’s broadsheets, want to do a video interview with me. The journalist is the same one who interviewed me a couple of years ago when we launched a “Music Against Racism” initiative at the Festival – it is still going strong, now with a Hungarian coordinator. The interview […]

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20th July 2011

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by Greg Dorey


An exceptional person

If she had lived, we would be celebrating her 90th birthday today. But sadly Hannah Senesh (born Aniko Szenes) was murdered in 1944. Disturbed by the Hungarian education system’s increasing discrimination on religious grounds, Hannah Senesh decided to emigrate from Budapest to the British Mandate of Palestine at the outset of World War II. She […]

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10th December 2010

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by Nigel Baker

Ambassador to the Holy See (2011-2016)

Racism and discrimination

OHCHR’s representative in Bolivia, Denis Racicot, writes as a guest blogger. For more information visit http://bolivia.ohchr.org. In 1966, by means of the signing of the International Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination and the subsequent ratification en 1970, the State of Bolivia committed to adopt all the necessary measures for the […]

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