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December 14

Presentation of the HRD World Summit Plan of Action at the United Nations General Assembly in New York

Next Tuesday 18th, a representative of the HRD World Summit 2018, co-organised by ProtectDefenders.eu, will be the first civil-society representative ever to address the United Nations General Assembly in New York, on the occasion of the plenary meeting on the situation of human rights defenders. On behalf of hundreds of human rights defenders and organisations, Alice Mogwe, from The Botswana Center for Human Rights, will present the Action Plan adopted by the participants of the Human Rights Defenders World Summit and will call for UN and states to take concrete measures to ensure protection of human rights defenders worldwide.

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People who, individually or collectively, work peacefully on behalf of others to promote and defend internationally recognised human rights.

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