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ERI Puts the Hard Questions to Australia

The day following Australia Day (Jan 26th), Australia faced the Human Rights Council in Geneva on its record on human rights, as part of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR). This was a historic occasion, the first time Australia had entered into dialogue with its peers in the United Nations on its overall respect for human […]

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Training Workshops Empower Local Advocacy Groups

The training workshops in Kenya were intended to explain the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process and to provide information and the skills necessary for human rights advocacy groups to follow-up on the recent UPR of Kenya. As most were unfamiliar with the world of the United Nations, some explanation the UN structure, its functions and […]

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Kenya accepts most of the outcomes recommended in its Universal Periodic Review

Following the interactive dialogue phase of the Universal Periodic Review, the Kenyan government has indicated its support for one hundred and twenty eight of the recommendations that were made to it by fellow member states. A further fifteen recommendations will be examined further by Kenya and a decision about their acceptance made by September. Seven […]

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Kibera, one of Nairobi's informal settlements

ERI makes joint submission as part of the Universal Periodic Review of Kenya

Edmund Rice International recently joined with five other NGOs to prepare and submit a report to the Human Rights Council.

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Caritas Internationalis Conference, Rome, Oct 2009

ERI at Caritas conference on Children and HIV/AIDS

Brian Bond travelled to Rome in October to make a presentation at a Conference on the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS and TB among children.

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We need People

Barack Obama is not the only person who needs to build a grassroots network. We also need you to help us. If you feel like contributing, we would be glad to hear from you. Please make contact with us so that you, too, can be a member of the ERI Blog Team.

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