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Mary Robinson receives 2016 Stockholm Human Rights Award  Mary Robinson receives 2016 Stockholm Human Rights Award

Mary Robinson, President of the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice and a former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, was presented with the 2016 Stockholm Human Rights Award on Wednesday 23 November 2016 during a ceremony held at Sweden’s Berwaldhallen concert hall.

Friday, 25 November 2016 Monday, 28 November 2016
Anne Ramberg’s opening remarks and presentation Anne Ramberg’s opening remarks and presentation

Mary Robinson, President of the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice and a former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, was presented with the 2016 Stockholm Human Rights Award on Wednesday 23 November 2016 during a ceremony held at Sweden’s Berwaldhallen concert hall.

Friday, 25 November 2016 Friday, 25 November 2016
Mary Robinson’s acceptance speech  Mary Robinson’s acceptance speech

Mary Robinson, President of the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice and a former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, was presented with the 2016 Stockholm Human Rights Award on Wednesday 23 November 2016 during a ceremony held at Sweden’s Berwaldhallen concert hall.

Friday, 25 November 2016 Friday, 25 November 2016
Stockholm Human Rights Award Young Musicians Stockholm Human Rights Award Young Musicians

Mary Robinson, President of the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice and a former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, was presented with the 2016 Stockholm Human Rights Award on Wednesday 23 November 2016 during a ceremony held at Sweden’s Berwaldhallen concert hall.

Friday, 25 November 2016 Wednesday, 30 November 2016
Mary Robinson interview with Mark Ellis Mary Robinson interview with Mark Ellis

Mary Robinson, President of the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice and a former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, was presented with the 2016 Stockholm Human Rights Award on Wednesday 23 November 2016 during a ceremony held at Sweden’s Berwaldhallen concert hall.

Friday, 25 November 2016 Friday, 25 November 2016
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IBAHRI calls on Pakistan's Government to comply with Supreme Court ruling, September 2007 IBAHRI calls on Pakistan's Government to comply with Supreme Court ruling, September 2007

IBAHRI calls on Pakistan's Government to comply with Supreme Court ruling, September 2007

Monday, 17 September 2007 Friday, 30 January 2009
HRI submits amicus curiae brief to the House of Lords HRI submits amicus curiae brief to the House of Lords

United Kingdom: HRI submits amicus curiae brief to the House of Lords

Wednesday, 11 June 2008 Thursday, 29 January 2009
IBA calls on Serbia’s authorities to protect human rights defenders from attacks  IBA calls on Serbia’s authorities to protect human rights defenders from attacks

IBA calls on Serbia’s authorities to protect human rights defenders from attacks

Thursday, 21 February 2008 Friday, 30 January 2009
ICC Third Outreach Reports - Press Release ICC Third Outreach Reports - Press Release

ICC Third Outreach Reports - Press Release

Monday, 6 October 2008 Wednesday, 28 January 2009
Further changes necessary in Poland, IBAHRI-CCBE report states  Further changes necessary in Poland, IBAHRI-CCBE report states

Significant improvement, but further changes necessary in Poland, IBAHRI-CCBE report states

Tuesday, 9 September 2008 Wednesday, 28 January 2009
Law Society commemorates 60 years of human rights law Law Society commemorates 60 years of human rights law

A fundamental treaty for the development of human rights law which followed the Second World War has been commemorated by the Law Society of Scotland.

The former Attorney General for England and Wales, Lord Goldsmith, was invited by the Society to speak to 40 delegates at the event. This took place at the Merchants Hall, Hanover Street, Edinburgh on 12 December to mark the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights.

Friday, 12 December 2008 Wednesday, 28 January 2009
Interview with Juan Mendez, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture; IBAHRI Co-Chair - film Interview with Juan Mendez, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture; IBAHRI Co-Chair - film

Interview with Juan Mendez, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture; IBAHRI Co-Chair. Following the publication of the IBAHRI manual on combatting torture, October 2011.

Tuesday, 15 November 2011 Tuesday, 29 November 2011
IBAHRI report calls for reform to strengthen the rule of law in Egypt IBAHRI report calls for reform to strengthen the rule of law in Egypt

In a report published today, the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) calls on Egypt’s transitional military government, future Parliament, and the Egyptian Bar Association (EBA) to carry out wide-ranging reform to strengthen the rule of law in the country and to address challenges faced by Egypt’s legal profession.

Monday, 28 November 2011 Monday, 28 November 2011
IBAHRI calls for improved procedures for judicial appointments to international courts IBAHRI calls for improved procedures for judicial appointments to international courts

To coincide with international Human Rights Day (10 December), the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) has today called for greater transparency and quality in international judicial appointments, and a firmer grounding of the appointment procedures in the values which should govern them.

Thursday, 8 December 2011 Thursday, 8 December 2011
Human Rights News February 2012 Human Rights News February 2012

Human Rights News February 2012

Monday, 6 February 2012 Tuesday, 7 February 2012
IBA mourns and celebrates Nelson Mandela, Founding Honorary President of its Human Rights Institute IBA mourns and celebrates Nelson Mandela, Founding Honorary President of its Human Rights Institute

News release: 05 December 2013 - The International Bar Association (IBA) joins the international community in expressing sadness at the announcement of the death of Mr Rolihlahla Dalibhunga ‘Nelson’ Mandela, Founding Honorary President of the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) and international ambassador for democracy and freedom.

Thursday, 5 December 2013 Friday, 6 December 2013
A Double-Edged Sword: Judicial Independence and Accountability in Latin America A Double-Edged Sword: Judicial Independence and Accountability in Latin America

Thematic Paper 5. Amid growing international concern over Latin America’s lack of commitment to safeguarding judicial independence, the IBAHRI has published a new report titled A Double-Edged Sword: Judicial Independence and Accountability in Latin America. The report highlights the challenges and threats facing judges in Latin America and sets out four recommendations for balancing judicial independence with judicial accountability

Monday, 18 April 2016 Monday, 1 August 2016
IBAHRI calls on Poland’s government to stop persecution of judges and respect democratic norms IBAHRI calls on Poland’s government to stop persecution of judges and respect democratic norms

News release, Tuesday 3 July 2018. Amid recent reports of intimidation and hate campaigns led by the ruling Law and Justice party against Poland’s judges, as well as the forthcoming forced retirement of up to 40 per cent of judges – expected to take effect from 3 July 2018 – the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) condemns the actions of the government of the Republic of Poland and calls for an end to the persecution of judges.

Tuesday, 3 July 2018 Tuesday, 17 July 2018
IBAHRI calls for the immediate release of prominent Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh  IBAHRI calls for the immediate release of prominent Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh

News release, Tuesday 17 July 2018. In an open letter to His Excellency Ayatollah Ali Hosseini Khamenei, Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) has called for the immediate release of human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, and for adherence to the international legal instruments that safeguard the independence of legal professionals.

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 Wednesday, 18 July 2018
IBAHRI calls on Bermuda, the UK and Commonwealth countries to protect LGBTI rights  IBAHRI calls on Bermuda, the UK and Commonwealth countries to protect LGBTI rights

The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) today published three detailed letters sent on 21 June 2018 to the Premier of Bermuda, the then Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the Secretary-General (SG) of the Commonwealth of Nations condemning the efforts of the legislature of Bermuda to reverse the Supreme Court of Bermuda’s 2017 decision regarding same-sex marriage.

Monday, 30 July 2018 Tuesday, 31 July 2018
Joint submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers on the Legal Profession in Turkey Joint submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers on the Legal Profession in Turkey

On 18 September 2018, the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI), in collaboration with the Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales and the Law Society of England and Wales, presented a joint submission to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers on international law breaches concerning the independence of the legal profession in Turkey.

Thursday, 27 September 2018 Monday, 15 October 2018
Side event to the UNHRC 39th Session – Civil Society Organisations and Criminal Accountability for Atrocity Crimes Side event to the UNHRC 39th Session – Civil Society Organisations and Criminal Accountability for Atrocity Crimes

On 11 September 2018, the International Bar Association’s Human rights Institute (IBAHRI) and the IBA War Crimes Committee (IBA WCC) held a side event to the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council 39th session in Geneva, titled Civil Society Organisations and Criminal Accountability for Atrocity Crimes.

Tuesday, 20 November 2018 Thursday, 22 November 2018
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The role of the legal profession in protecting human rights in the context of shrinking civic and democratic space in Africa  The role of the legal profession in protecting human rights in the context of shrinking civic and democratic space in Africa

HRI Joint meeting report from the side event at the 62nd Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights in Mauritiana, 28 April 2018

Thursday, 18 October 2018 Thursday, 18 October 2018
Stakeholder Submission to the Special Rapporteur on the role, composition and functions of bar associations Stakeholder Submission to the Special Rapporteur on the role, composition and functions of bar associations

In response to the call for information issued by the Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers, the IBAHRI is providing the following information on the role, composition and functions of bar associations, with a view to informing the next report of the Special Rapporteur.

Thursday, 18 October 2018 Friday, 9 November 2018
IBAHRI open letter to Nicolás Maduro Moros, President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela IBAHRI open letter to Nicolás Maduro Moros, President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

IBAHRI open letter to Nicolás Maduro Moros, President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (English). the IBAHRI urges Venezuelan judicial authorities to immediately acquit Judge Afiuni of all charges and to provide her with effective, adequate and prompt
reparations. The IBAHRI also calls on Your Excellency’s Government to adopt all the
legislative, administrative, judicial and other measures that are necessary

Tuesday, 11 December 2018 Monday, 17 December 2018