Joint statement- Interactive Dialogue with the High Commissioner for Human Rights
In the framework of the 44th session of the Human Rights Council, ECNL joined a statement with Civic Space Initiative partners to discuss the adverse implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for civic space and stress the importance of civil society in responding to the crisis.
The statement also calls on states to
- Create avenues for inclusive participation and feedback
- Ensure transparency and access to information
- Ensure that existing channels of civil society participation are maintained
- And finally, to ensure that measures and actions do not infringe fundamental rights.
Read the full statement below or download in PDF.HRC44_CSI_Item2_IDHC long