ERI Active During 53rd session of UN Human Rights Council

ERI delivered a number of statements and co-sponsored several others during the recently concluded 53rd session of the Human Rights Council.

Two statements were delivered in response to the report of the Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, the first by Fabian Adindu, from ERI partner VIVAT international, and the second by Taydren van Vuren, a participant in the ERI training course.

A statement in response to the report of the Secretary General on the adverse impact of climate change on the full realization of the right to food was delivered by ERI course participant Joyce Pinto.

Brian Bond again delivered a statement on the human rights situation in Myanmar on behalf of partners who feared reprisals if they spoke publicly.

Statements were also delivered by ERI course participants on the outcomes of the recent UPR reviews of Argentina, read by Amy Hills, Ghana, read by Esther Arthur, Peru, read by Pilar Caballero Alias and Zambia read by Clalffin Achimba.

ERI also co-sponsored statements delivered by the International Office of Catholic Education (OIEC) and the lstituto lnternazionale Maria Ausiliatrice or Salesian Sisters of Don Bosco (IIMA) in response to the report of the Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education.

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