COP 26 – Climate Change Conference

The 26th Meeting of the United Nations Conference of Parties (COP 26), the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC), is considered the last chance to get climate actions on track. Three goals of COP 26 are:  reduce emissions; finance climate action; support mitigation activities.


UN Human Rights Day

“Address the failures exposed and exploited by COVID-19 and apply human rights to tackle entrenched, systematic, and intergenerational inequalities, exclusion, and discrimination.”

A screenshot from a video stream of the United Nation's universal periodic review of the United States. It features a man with dark hair and a dark beard, wearing a blue suit jacket and a red and white striped tie speaking into a microphone.

Universal Periodic Review of the USA

Each one of the 193 member states of the United Nations must go through the Universal Periodic Review mechanism of the Human Rights Council every four years. During the process the member state under review has the opportunity “to declare what actions they have taken to improve the human rights situations in their countries and to fulfil their human rights obligations.” (OHCHR) (more…)