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Today, as part of President Biden’s National Strategy to Counter Antisemitism, eight federal agencies clarified—for the first time in writing—that Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits certain forms of antisemitic, Islamophobic, and related forms of discrimination in federally funded programs and activities. These wide-ranging protections provide important tools to curb discrimination based on shared ancestry or ethnic characteristics and to better protect the civil rights of all Americans.
Ciudad de México, a 27 de septiembre de 2023.- Con el objetivo de impulsar un nuevo modelo de profesionalización de personas intérpretes y traductores de acuerdo con los principios establecidos en la Ley General de Derechos Lingüísticos de los Pueblos Indígenas, la Secretaría de Cultura del Gobierno de México, a través del Instituto Nacional de Lenguas Indígenas (Inali), organizó el Tercer Encuentro Nacional de Centros de Evaluación de Lenguas Indígenas.
The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights today opened its seventy-fourth session, hearing opening remarks from Wan-Hea Lee, Chief, Civil, Political, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Section, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and Representative of the Secretary-General. The Committee elected a new Chair and Bureau and adopted its agenda and programme of work for the session, during which it is scheduled to review the reports of Chad, the State of Palestine, Brazil, France, Qatar and Armenia.
We are glad to share with you the latest report of the Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights, Ms. Alexandra Xanthaki, which focuses on “Development and cultural rights: the international governance”. The report is available in all UN languages on this page, under the number A/78/213. It is also available on the website of the mandate. All submissions received and further information on the report are published on the report page. The Special Rapporteur will be presenting her reports to UN General Assembly this week, on Wednesday 18 October, tentatively at 4 pm, New York time (10 pm CET). All who wish to follow the interactive dialogue live can do so by accessing the webcast through this link: http://webtv.un.org/live/
Now is the time for a global plan to rescue the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which are woefully off-track halfway towards their 2030 deadline, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday in New York.
UN Human Rights Report on Economic, Social and Cultural rights and COVID-19 Recovery