ERI Activity During 48th UN Human Rights Council Session

ERI was again active during the recently concluded Human Rights Council session.

Statements were delivered by members of our local networks, partners or members of the ERI team on:
access to clean water and sanitation in India as part of the interactive dialogue with the UN Special Rapporteur on Water and Sanitation. (statement delivered by a representative of the ERI partner organisation PRATYeK)
violation of civil and political rights in Kenya. (Statement delivered by Cyprian Omoding, ERI Advocacy Co-ordinator in East Africa)  
inequalities exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and their impact on children in India (statement delivered by a representative of PRATYeK)
disposal of hazardous waste in India (statement delivered by a representative of PRATYeK)
the human rights situation in Myanmar (a statement delivered by ERI Director Brian Bond on behalf of a number of partner organisations who were worried about reprisals if they were to speak)
the adverse impact of changed immigration laws in the UK on asylum seekers and refugees (statement delivered by Tom Murray, ERI Advocacy Co-ordinator in the UK)
violence against children in Uruguay (statement delivered by Paola Miranda, ERI Advocacy Co-ordinator in South America)

ERI also co-sponsored other statements delivered by our partner organisations:
– the International Catholic Centre in Geneva on the monitoring and implementation of recommendations at the local level
– the Congregation of the Good Shepherd on Obstetric Fistula, a preventable medical condition, the neglect of which amounts to torture according to the UN Committee Against Torture.

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