September 2020 - A different session at the UN in Geneva

The 45th regular session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) took place in September 2020. Ahead of the session, as SERVAS International representatives to the UN in Geneva, we submitted a written statement, in which we laid emphasis on the increase of racism during the Covid-19 crisis and the way the pandemic hits already marginalized people. We then decided our participation during the session should focus on the points raised in our written submission. During the Covid 19 crisis however, participation became almost as challenging as the crisis itself.

Click here, to read the entire article written by Daniela Dönges, Servas International Representative to the UN in Geneva