Statement by H.E. Ambassador Farukh Amil, Permanent Representative of Pakistan on behalf of OIC – Panel discussion on the rights of women – Theme: Women’s rights and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: health and gender equality – 35th HRC Session – (13 June 2017)

  Mr. President, We make this statement on behalf of OIC member states. We believe in the promotion and protection of rights of women. No society can truly progress without inclusive socio-economic development of women. In this regard the Sustainable Development Goals particularly those related to health and education become very important, considering the far…

Comments by Pakistan (delivered by Qazi Saleem) Annual full-day meeting on the rights of the child Theme: Protection of the rights of the child in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (34 session of HRC) 6 March 2017

Mr. President, Human rights, including children’s rights, are at the core of the 2030 Agenda, which is well grounded in the Universal Declaration of human rights and international human rights instruments. In this context, the promotion of, respect for and realization of children’s rights standards is of paramount importance. We believe that the integration of…