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Human Rights Cities

In spring of 2015, human rights activists and scholars working with Pittsburgh’s Human Rights City Alliance hosted a conference to convene people using human rights frameworks in city-based organizing efforts. The Pittsburgh convening began a conversation about how we can learn from the various human rights initiatives taking place in...
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UNWGEPAD Visits US January 19-29, 2016

January 29, 2016 - Preliminary finding of the working group released, read them here ! USHRN is pleased to help coordinate the visit by the UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent January 19-29 2016. The Working Group will visit Washington, DC (January 19-20), Baltimore, MD (January...
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2014 UDHR Campaign

Celebrating human rights organizations in the lead up to Human Rights Day on Dec 10
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Advancing Human Rights: The UDHR Campaign 2013

October 8 - December 10, 2013 UDHR. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights . The basic underpinning of international law. A common framework of achievement for every person, everywhere. An...
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CAT: Convention Against Torture

Implementing CAT: Working to Eliminate Torture Overview The USHRN is working to promote full implementation of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (typically...
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Fighting Injustice through Human Rights Education Program (FIHRE)

About the Program As the U.S. human rights movement grows, so does the need for accessible, strategically-focused human rights education to ignite change. The goal of the USHRN Fighting Injustice...
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Human Rights at Home Campaign

The Human Rights at Home (HuRAH) Campaign is a collaborative effort to help ensure that human rights principles, standards, and obligations are considered and implemented in all areas of domestic...
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Human Rights Cities

In spring of 2015, human rights activists and scholars working with Pittsburgh’s Human Rights City Alliance hosted a conference to convene people using human rights frameworks in city-based organizing efforts...
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ICCPR: International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

IMPLEMENTING THE ICCPR: Working for Civil and Political Rights The U.S. Government was reviewed on March 13-14, 2014 in Geneva, on its compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and...
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ICERD: The International Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination

The U.S. Government ICERD Review took place on August 13-14, 2014. On August 29, 2014 the United Nations CERD Committee released its Concluding Observations , which include serious concerns and...
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Once And For All Campaign: National Plan of Action for Racial Justice

The National Plan of Action for Racial Justice is a comprehensive action plan that would be adopted by the federal government and applicable to all levels of government to address persistent contemporary forms of racial discrimination and race disparities
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UDHR Campaign 2015

For our annual Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) Campaign, we are spotlighting the recipients of our 2015 U.S. Human Rights Movement Builders Awards every other week beginning today! It...
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UPR: Universal Periodic Review

U.S. Government Universal Periodic Review Took Place May 11, 2015 Click here to see the US Human Rights Network Press Conference held in Geneva on May 11 after the U.S...
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