Last month the United Nations Committee against Torture held a periodic review of implementation of the Convention against Torture by Poland.
August 22 is celebrated as the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief.
The United Nations has conducted a periodic observance of Poland's implementation of the UN Convention against Torture. The issues examined by the Committee Against Torture, however, have gone beyond the body's task scope.
An international conference on the importance of the family for society and the need for its effective legal protection was held at the UN headquarters in New York. The event took place on the occasion of the International Family Day.
Taking advantage of the special consulting status bestowed by The UN Economic and Social Council, Ordo Iuris calls for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein to take a stand against a series of human and children’s rights violations which took place in the case of Alfie Evans.