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UPR34: Czechia to participate in the review of the human rights situations in UN Member States


The 34th Session of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), an intergovernmental mechanism examining human rights situations in all UN Member States, takes place from 4 to 15 November. Czechia will engage in reviews of 8 countries. more ►

Ambassador Petr Gajdušek met with the Director General of WIPO


Ambassador Petr Gajdušek met on October 29, 2019 with Francis Gurry, Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization. more ►

30 years since the Velvet revolution and other events in Geneva


This year, we commemorate a number of important events connected with the history of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic. 30 years ago, on 17 November 1989, we have commenced our march towards freedom and democracy. This was so called "Velvet… more ►

CCPR: The Human Rights Committee reviewed the current situation in the Czech Republic


The Human Rights Committee (CCPR) examined on 17 and 18 October implementation of Czechia‘s treaty obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. The regular review was held for the fourth time in the… more ►

Czech Ambassador Petr Gajdušek presented his credentials to the Director-General of ILO


Petr Gajdušek, the new Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the United Nations Office and the other international organizations in Geneva, presented his credentials to Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International… more ►