Video: Opening remarks before the UN General Assembly (77th session)

On 13 October 2022, I gave my opening remarks before the General Assembly, the first time doing so in-person since I took up this mandate in May 2020. I was presenting my report “Refusing to Turn Away: human rights defenders working on the rights of refugees, migrants and asylum-seekers”.

And you can now watch those opening remarks in full below. Or start engaging with the report’s recommendations:


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