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Call for participants – Youth Participation in Internet Governance seminar

The Council of Europe has published a call for participants for a seminar that  will explore how youth participation in Internet Governance can be ensured in a meaningful and inclusive manner and will formulate recommendations for future action to be taken by the Youth Department and the Council of Europe to support youth participation. The objectives of the […]

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Statement Regarding Charges Against Human Rights Defender Evdokia Romanova

Evdokia Romanova, a long-time supporter and activist of UNITED, has been charged in Russia with sharing posts on her Facebook profile whose content was related to the topic of the human rights of LGBT people in Russia. The UNITED Secretariat is concerned about the noticeable shrinking space of human rights activists and calls on its supporters […]

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Civic Solidarity Platform Statement on Turkey human rights defenders meeting

Holding a meeting on human rights is not a terrorist conspiracy 10 July 2017 On 5 July 2017, ten participants in a human rights training meeting were detained at Büyükada, one of the Princes’ Islands near İstanbul, Turkey. The group consisted of eight representatives of Turkish civil society organisations working on human rights and two […]

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PICUM Annual General Assembly 2017

Around 80 PICUM members came together in Brussels from 12 to 13 May to strategise and mobilise and agree on actions for PICUM to advance the rights of undocumented migrants.