​Derechos humanos - Nueva York

 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?

Noticias/derechos humanos

Building forward better
“If we place human rights at its heart, the recovery from the pandemic presents an opportunity to choose a better, fairer and greener path,” stressed Assistant Secretary-General Ilze Brands Kehris at an event on human rights and the 2030 Agenda.

Women human rights defenders
The Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, Ilze Brands Kehris, participated in the launch of a new funding opportunity by the United Nations Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund to provide financial support for the participation and protection for women human rights defenders.

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