First South-South Human Rights Forum held in Beijing on December 7-8, 2017.

  Pakistan’s Permanent Representative, Ambassador Farukh Amil, calls for focusing on People oriented climate-friendly strategies for development in cognizance of cultural and national sensitivities and priorities Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva, Ambassador Farukh Amil, has called for recourse to technology, improving access to trading opportunities, fostering peace and harmony through resolution…

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Foreign Minister presents Pakistan’s National Report at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva

Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif today presented Pakistan’s national report on Universal Periodic Review (UPR) before the Human Rights Council in Geneva. This was the third report by Pakistan since the inception of UPR process in 2006, the first two being in 2008 and 2012. The Foreign Minister outlined the wide range of legislative, institutional,…

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Foreign Minister presents Pakistan’s National Report at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva – 13 November 2017

Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif today presented Pakistan’s national report on Universal Periodic Review (UPR) before the Human Rights Council in Geneva. This was the third report by Pakistan since the inception of UPR process in 2006, the first two being in 2008 and 2012. The Foreign Minister outlined the wide range of legislative, institutional,…

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OIC Ambassadors meet UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to discuss persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar — urged the Government of Myanmar to stop violence against the Rohingya Muslims

The Permanent Representative of Pakistan, Ambassador Farukh Amil, in his capacity as the Coordinator of the OIC Group for Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs in Geneva, along with the Permanent Representatives of Bangladesh, Côte d’Ivoire, Malaysia, Turkey,  and the OIC Permanent Observer, met the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, to seek…

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OIC Ambassadors urge IOM and UNHCR to redouble their relief and rehabilitation efforts for the displaced Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar

The Permanent Representative of Pakistan, in his capacity as the Coordinator of the OIC Group for Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs in Geneva, along with the Permanent Representatives of Bangladesh, Côte d’Ivoire, Malaysia, Turkey, and the OIC Permanent Observer met Mr. William Lacy Swing, Director General International Organization of Migration (IOM) and Mr. Filippo Grandi,…

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Foreign Minister expresses deep anguish at the ongoing violence against the Rohingya Muslims

Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has expressed deep anguish at the ongoing violence against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. He emphasized that the plight of the Rohingya Muslims was a challenge to the conscience of the international community  In this context, the Foreign Minister supported: • OIC’s position condemning the renewed violence affecting the Rohingya Muslim minority resulting in thousands fleeing their homes as well as the systematic…

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