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This page offers you information on our presence at the UN as a non-governmental organization (NGO) in special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council.
Making Human Rights Work for People Living in Extreme Poverty... is the title of a recent publication that aims to facilitate the implementing of the UN Guiding Principles on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights by local actors.
8 March: International Women's Day
21 March: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
22 March: World Day for Water
As we end another tumultuous year, it is time to look back at what has happened and what has not, and to look ahead at what is coming. The Paris Agreement on Climate Change has entered into force, a new Secretary General will take the helm at the United Nations in January, the fight against violent extremism continues, the search for peace in Syria and Yemen remains a top priority, and lasting solutions for the unimaginable stream of people on the move are still to be developed, to name just a few.
On September 19, 2016, the UN General Assembly held the first ever UN High Level Meeting to Address Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants. Civil society organizations wrote a response and scorecard for the Summit’s outcome document called the “New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants.”