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Monday, June 30, 2014
Posted in Refugees
On June 20 – World Refugee Day – the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) released its annual Global Trends report on the number of refugees, asylum seekers, and internally displaced people worldwide due to persecution, conflict, generalized violence, or human rights violations.
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Thursday, June 26, 2014
Posted in DC Events
Paul Linnell, the Humphrey Fellow for CVT in our Washington DC office, provides an informative and useful summary of our recent expert briefing on Fighting Impunity: Combating Torture & Human Trafficking.
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Monday, June 23, 2014
Posted in DC Events
Each year, CVT presents the Eclipse Award around June 26 – International Day in Support of Victims of Torture – to an individual or organization that has played a crucial role in the prevention of torture or treatment of torture survivors. The 2014 recipient is Professor David M. Crane, who is being honored for his extraordinary efforts in fighting impunity for torture.
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Friday, June 20, 2014
Every year on June 20, we pay tribute to the courage, strength and resilience of refugees.
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Monday, June 16, 2014
This week in Geneva, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees will convene its Annual Consultations with Non-Governmental Organizations. More than 240 national and international NGOs will be represented by over 460 participants to discuss issues, network, and exchange views with UNHCR.
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Thursday, June 12, 2014
Posted in Human Rights
Today the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict in London came to a close with concluding remarks from summit co-chairs U.K.
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Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Posted in Human Rights
Here are a few updates from day three of the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict.
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