39TH SESSION OF HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL Remarks by Pakistan for Clustered ID with SR on Right to Development and SR on Unilateral Coercive measures 13 September 2018

Mr. President,   We thank both the Special Rapporteurs for their reports. Pakistan has always striven to put human rights of people at the centre of its development strategies and agreements. Accordingly, we have followed multifaceted approach towards development including structural reforms, investment friendly policies, and social safety nets for vulnerable. The enjoyment of fundamental…

National Statement by Pakistan Biennial Panel Discussion on Unilateral Coercive Measures and Human Rights – 36TH HRC SESSION – (14 September 2017)

Mr. President, Pakistan believes that every exercise of power, political or economic, which affects people’s lives must be subject to democratic controls and compatible with the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations. This is essential for establishing democratic and equitable international order. 2. Unilateral coercive measures in the form of sanctions…

Statement by Pakistan on behalf of OIC Biennial Panel Discussion on Unilateral Coercive Measures and Human – Rights 36THHRC SESSION – (14 September 2017)

Mr. President, On behalf of OIC Member States, we welcome the holding of this biennial panel discussion on unilateral coercive measures and human rights. We consider that this is an important subject because such measures adversely impact enjoyment of human rights. 2. We are deeply alarmed by the disproportionate and indiscriminate human costs of unilateral…

Interactive Dialogue with Independent Expert on the Promotion of a Democratic and Equitable International Order and Special Rapporteur on the Negative Impact of Unilateral Coercive Measures on the Enjoyment of Human Rights Comments by Ambassador Tehmina Janjua, Permanent Representative of Pakistan 33rd Session of HRC, 13 September 2016

  Mr. President,   We thank the Independent Expert, Mr. Alfred de Zayas and Special Rapporteur, Mr. Idriss Jazairy for their reports.   We concur with the Independent expert’s analysis that every exercise of power, political or economic, which affects people’s lives must be subject to democratic controls and compatible with the purposes and principles…