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Key UN Body Can Now Hear Complaint from Children Whose RIghts Have Been Violated

UNICEF noted Convention is particularly vital for children most vulnerable to human rights violations, especially those excluded & marginalized such as children with disabilities, and from indigenous or minority families.

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UN Expert Urges Kenya to Protect Rights of Indigenous People

Mr. Anaya urged Kenyan Government to ensure human rights of Sengwer indigenous people are fully respected, in strict compliance with international standards, including UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Heed Call of Marginalized, End Discrimination - UN Urges on Poverty Eradication Day

UNSG Ban Ki-moon: “We need to do more to listen & act for those whose voices often go unheard – people living in poverty, & in particular among them indigenous people, older persons & those living with disabilities, the unemployed, migrants & minorities.”

Blog Report: RULE OF LAW MEANINGLESS WITHOUT ACCESS? By Ambassador Mo
Women & girls, Bosnians, Indigenous People, & Palestinians — Justice is only a theory unless all persons can access it through rule of law. “The rule of law is meaningless for people living in poverty without effective access to justice, which is a human right in itself, & essential for tackling poverty. –MORE–
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Blog Report: RIO+20 – FAILURE OR SUCCESS, By Ambassador Mo
“The speeches are over. Now the work begins. Rio+20 has affirmed fundamental principles – renewed essential commitments – & given us new direction. From governments to the world’s biggest companies, from philanthropic organizations to youth volunteers, they are part of a growing global movement for change.” The above assessment from UNSG Ban Ki-moon implies a positive foundation. –More–
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Blog Report: PEOPLE’S SUMMIT AT RIO+20 – IMPETUS FOR PROGRESS, By Ambassador Mo
Civil society representatives & ordinary global citizens are gathering in Rio at parallel set of conferences to complement but also urge greater action from government representatives at Rio+20, UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20). People’s Summit has attracted environmentalists, unions, & indigenous tribes, among other groups, with aim of making  voices heard. –More–
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ECOLOGY-DIPLOMAT Blog Report: EDIBLE INSECTS & “FOODS OF POOR” RICH FOR NUTRITION/HEALTH, By Ambassador Mo
Denigrated by some as “foods of the poor” or “forgotten foods,” indigenous & traditional foods can play an important role in stemming the tide of hunger, malnutrition & a dangerous decline in biodiversity. –More–
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