July 19, 2011
by Clay Flaherty
On July 19, 2010, the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) voted 23-13 to accredit the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) as a consultative non-governmental organization (NGO). IGLHRC, a human rights organization opposing discrimination based on sexual orientation ...[read more]
July 20, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
The UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on Monday voted 23-13 to accredit the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) as a consultative non-governmental organization (NGO). IGLHRC, an human rights organization for those discriminated against based on sexual orientation ...[read more]
March 23, 2006
by Angela Onikepe
The UN Commission on Human Rights was formally abolished Wednesday by a resolution of the UN Economic and Social Council adopted without a formal vote. The resolution calls for the completion of the commission's currently-suspended sixty-second session and the final shutdown of the organizatio... ...[read more]
March 20, 2006
by Holly Manges Jones
The last annual meeting of the UN Commission on Human Rights in Geneva was delayed again Monday as the body waits for a procedural vote by the UN Economic and Social Council in order to proceed. The Commission met for only a few minutes when the chairman announced that the ECOSOC vote on ...[read more]

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