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The Special Rapporteur examines situations of extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions worldwide, draws attention of the Human Rights Council and High Commissioner for Human Rights to serious situations of executions, responds to information regarding executions and monitors implementation of international standards relating to capital punishment.

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NGO  |   Prevention  |   Civil and political rights  |  

The Dangerous Speech Project (DSP) was created to test a simple, original idea: that a particular type of public speech tends to catalyze intergroup violence, and that this knowledge might be used to prevent such violence. DSP works in active, ongoing collaboration with a handful of academics and practitioners, and with selected organizations, to diminish…

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The New York City Commission on Human Rights is charged with the enforcement of the Human Rights Law, Title 8 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York, and with educating the public and encouraging positive community relations. The Commission is divided into two major bureaus — Law Enforcement and Community Relations. The Law…

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NGO  |   Education  |   Indigenous people's rights  |  

The Native American Women’s Health Education Resource Center (NAWHERC) works to protect the health and human rights of Indigenous Peoples through cultural preservation, education, coalition building, community organizing, reproductive justice, environmental justice, and natural resource protection while working toward ensuring safe communities for women and children at the local, national, and international level.

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The Colibrí Center for Human Rights is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization with the mission to end disappearance and uphold human dignity along the U.S.-Mexico border. Colibrí works in solidarity with the families of the disappeared to find truth and justice through forensic science, investigation, and community organizing.

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NGO  |   Prosecution  |   Human rights  |  

The Enough Project supports peace and an end to mass atrocities in Africa’s deadliest conflict zones.  Enough counters armed groups, violent regimes and their commercial partners sustained and enriched by corruption, criminal activity, and the trafficking of natural resources. Its activities include conducting research in conflict zones, engaging governments and the private sector on potential…

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NGO  |   Prevention  |   Children's rights  |  

The Voluntary Force at the Service of Childhood and Health (BVES) contributes to the promotion, protection and defense of children’s fundamental rights. Its goal is the effective application of the United Nations convention and its optional protocols of 20th November 1989 relating to Children’s Rights. BVES also supports other international, regional and national bodies working…

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Child Soldiers International collaborate with communities, helping them to safeguard their children from recruiters, while also building information about the problem and developing effective responses. They engage with national and international authorities to better protect children’s rights.

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