Statement by Pakistan General Debate (agenda item 3) 34th Session of the Human Rights Council 10 March 2017

Mr. President, Under Agenda item 3, we address a core, fundamental human right- the right to self determination of people, the right of peoples to determine their destiny, to choose the dispensation under which they would live their lives. The right to self-determination is a bedrock principle of the international order. And, it is a…

Item 3Clustered Interactive Dialogue with the WG on the use of mercenaries and SR on hazardous substances and wastes Comments made by Ambassador TehminaJanjua, Permanent Representative of Pakistan , On behalf of the OIC 33 rd Session of HRC , (1 5 September 2016)

  Mr. President We thank the Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes and the Experts of the Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-…

Item 3 Clustered Interactive Dialogue with WG on enforced disappearances and SR on Contemporary forms of slavery Comments made by Ambassador TehminaJanjua, Permanent Representative of Pakistan , on behalf of the OIC 33 rd Session of HRC (1 5 September 2016)

  Mr. President, I am delivering this statement on behalf of the member states of the OIC. We thank the SR for presentation of the report on contemporary forms of slavery and its causes and consequences, which tackles in detail the issue of debt bondage and outlines measures for its elimination. Being both labour sending…