On 14 June 2017, a Joint Oral Statement was delivered during the 35th Session of the Human Rights Council on behalf of 17 organizations.

The Statement remarked the the increasing recognition of the fundamental role of Human Rights Education for preventing and addressing current global challenges. Stronger synergies between programmes of UN agencies, intergovernmental entities and governments are necessary.

In this context, the NGO Working Group organized a seminar that brought together the States Platform on Human Rights Education and Training and UNESCO the Office of the High Commissioner, UNODC and civil society, to address the complementarity and coordination of the various programmes.

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