The Marangopoulos Foundation for Human Rights (MFHR) is pleased to announce that within the context of its consultative status with the United Nations it has submitted a Written Statement at the 32nd Session of the Human Rights Council, taking place from 13 June to 1 July 2016 at the UN Headquarters in Geneva. The statement under the title “Trafficked women and children along the Eastern Mediterranean Route in times of the refugee and migrant crisis” illustrates another unfortunate aspect of the ongoing refugee and migrant crisis requiring joint coordinated mobilization and action by the UN Member States, with the objective of maximum protection of these vulnerable groups’ human rights. The MFHR Written Statement was drafted by the MFHR Research Fellows, Dionyssia Varthali and Theano Maneta.

MFHR Written Statement

The role of men and boys in promoting gender equality after the adoption of the post-2015 Development Agenda

The Marangopoulos Foundation for Human Rights (MFHR) is pleased to announce that within the context of its consultative status with the United Nations it has submitted a written statement at the 60th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) which is taking place from 14 to 24 March 2016 at the UN Headquarters in New York. The statement was drafted by the MFHR Research Fellow, Theano Maneta, and as an official document it is available in the six official languages of the United Nations.

Written Statement

“The refugee and migrant crisis in need for a prompt and comprehensive UN response”

It is with great pleasure that the Marangopoulos Foundation for Human Rights (MFHR) announces that its written statement submitted at the 31st Session of the Human Rights Council which is taking place from 29 February to 24 March 2016 in Geneva has been approved. The written statement which was drafted by the MFHR Research Fellow, Theano Maneta, addresses the important issue of the current refugee and migrant crisis and the challenges posed to human rights by the unsatisfactory and inadequate responses given so far by the international community and calls upon the Human Rights Council to take immediate action.

MFHR Statement