UN General Assembly side-event: “Refusing to Turn Away”

On Wednesday 12 October 2022, a side event will take place on the margins of the UN General Assembly in New York discussing my new report “Refusing to turn away: human rights defenders working on the rights of refugees, migrants and asylum-seekers”.

Join from 13:15 EST / 19:15 CET. The event will be live-streamed from CIVICUS’ Facebook page. To attend in-person you must be in possession of a UN badge to access the UN HQ building, and RSVP to AnnaMae.Keneally@dfa.ie.

The event is co-sponsored by:

The Permanent Mission of Ireland to the UN

The Permanent Mission of the United States of America to the UN

The Permanent Mission of Norway to the UN


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Solidarity Center




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