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HURC-ROC-CONV-PARA UN 176253 · Document · 1990.09.25
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The Foreign Minister of Paraguay, Alexis Frutos Vaesken (left), is congratulated by the Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs, Carl-August Fleischhauer, after signing the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

E. Debebe (author)
HURC UN 179640 · Document · 1992.02.27
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President Jean-Bertrand Aristide (left) of Haïti, addressing the Commission on Human Rights, declares that the Commission must take a stronger stand against Governments that come to power through the force of arms. He said that some of the 20 000 people who had fled last September's putsch in Haïti had been put in camps reminiscent of the slave trade. Forced repatriation, he added, could be considered an act of racial discrimination.

HURC-COMU UN 59900 · Document · 1959.01.13
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The seven-number Committee on Communications, appointed last year by the UN Human Rights Commission, met for the first time yesterday to begin its study of procedures for dealing with communications alleging violations of human rights. The Committee is composed of the representatives of Argentina, India, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, the Philippines and the Ukraine.
Here, shortly before today's meeting got under way, Mr George Hakim (Lebanon), at right, is seen exchanging views with Mr. Ivan Gurievitch Neklessa (Ukrainian SSR).

HURC-93* UN 182821 · Document · 1993.02.22
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General view of Oscar Arias Sanchez (third from left) of Costa Rica, 1987 Nobel Peace Prize Winner, addressing the meeting of the Human Rights Commission in Geneva. The Nobel Laureates from left to right are: Betty Williams of Ireland; Elie Wiesel of the USA; Mr Sanchez; Adolfo Esquivel of Argentina; Rigoberta Menchu of Guatemala; and Maired Corrigan Maguire of Ireland.

HURC-WCHR-SPK-* UN 183373 · Document · 1993.06.14
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The Conference focused on a wide range of human rights issues. With the adoption of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action, the Conference called on Governments to promote and guarantee all human rights and made recommendations to strengthen the methods and mechanisms used by the United Nations in the field of human rights. The Conference was the first of its kind in 25 years and included 171 Member States and 1,000 non-governmental organizations.
Warren Christopher, Secretary of State of the United States, addresses the Conference.