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Recommendations to Norway on questions in the United Nations in 2011

Recommendations to Norway on questions in the United Nations in 2011

Norwegian NGO Forum for Human Rights, for which the Norwegian Helsinki Committee is the secretariat, has addressed recommendations to Norway on human rights questions in the United Nations in 2011. The recommendations focus on five thematic questions and five country situations, including Belarus and Turkmenistan.

Norwegian NGO Forum for Human Rights this year directs particular attention toward the following thematic issues:

• Blasphemy laws

• Human Rights and Business

• Caste discrimination

• Child rights

• Rights to water and sanitation

The recommendation highlights the country situation in the following countries:

• Belarus

• Democratic Republic of Congo

• Egypt

• Turkmenistan

• Western Sahara

Read the recommendations here

The recommendations are presented by Amnesty International Norway, Church of Norway Council on Ecumenical and International Relations, Human Rights Committee of the Norwegian Bar Association, Human Rights House Foundation, Juss-Buss Law Students’ Free Legal Aid Organization, Norwegian Children and Youth Council, Norwegian Helsinki Committee, Norwegian Human Rights Fund, Norwegian Mission to the East, Norwegian Support Committee for Western Sahara, Oslo Center for Peace and Human Rights, Norwegian Burma Committee, FIAN Norway and Save the Children Norway.