52nd Human Rights Council Statement - Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
15 March 2023
On 15 March 2023, Law Council President, Mr Luke Murphy, presented an oral statement before the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders during the 52nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council. The statement, which was co-sponsored by the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute, noted the key role played by lawyers to address the implementation gap between the Declaration on Human Rights Defenders and national laws and policies, and uphold and defend human rights in the context of the legal system.
Read the full statement here.