Civil Society

OPRO takes part in The 16th session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (PFII)

The 16th Session of the Permanent Forum on indigenous issues began on 24th April and is set to finish on 5th May 2017 held at the UN Headquarters in New York. This year’s special theme is: “Tenth Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: measures […]

 
 

Ogaden Youth and Student Union Support Victims of Ogaden Famine

Ogaden Youth and Student Union (OYSU) branches across the globe have been active in fundraising for the victims of one of the worsts drought on record in East Africa. In the Ogaden region in particular, the situation is indeed dire. The outbreak of Cholera has already claimed the lives of […]

 
 

OGADEN: Ethiopia’s Hidden Shame

A short documentary by Graham Peebles, an independent Journalist who visited the Refugee camps in Kenya and interviewed victims  of Ethiopian government human rights violations in Ogaden. He documents the Hidden Shame behind Ethiopian iron curtain in Ogaden Mr. Graham Peebles is director of the Create Trust. He can be reached at: graham@thecreatetrust.org. […]

 
 

UNPO Announces UNHRC Side-Event – Business and Human Rights in Ethiopia: Double-Digit Growth at what Cost?

On the occasion of the 32nd Regular Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), in collaboration with the Ogaden People’s Rights Organization (OPRO) and the Nonviolent Radical Party (NRP), will be organizing a side-event entitled ‘Business and Human Rights in Ethiopia: Double-Digit Growth at What Cost?’.

 
 

Handbooks for Engagement with the UN System and the AU HRC

UN Civil Society Hand  Book ( OHCHR) About the Handbook Working with the United Nations Human Rights Programme: A Handbook for Civil Society is addressed to the civil society actors who, every day in every part of the world, contribute to the promotion, protection and advancement of human rights. A Handbook […]

 
 

The Grand 15 Eritrean Festival in London UK

 the Grand 15 Eritrean Festival in the UK that took place on 25 -26 July 2015 at Lee Valley Leisure Complex Centre Edmonton, London United Kingdom. The Ogaden National Liberation Front high officials were among the guests of honour at the Opening Ceremony. Abdirahman Mahdi the ONLF Foreign Secretary who […]

 
 

XII UNPO General Assembly – General Resolution

XII Session of the UNPO General Assembly General Resolution On the occasion of the XII Session of the UNPO General Assembly, the following general resolution was adopted on 4 July 20l5 in Brussels, Belgium: Preamble Expressing its solidarity with UNPO Members and other victims of oppression, violence and discrimination who […]

 
 

XI UNPO GA Adopts General Resolution and Elects New Presidency

July 8, 2015 On 4 July 2015, UNPO Members gathered at the Flemish Parliament in Brussels for the final day of the Organization’s XII General Assembly. The agenda consisted of a debate and adoption of a General Resolution aimed at guiding the work of UNPO until the next General Assembly, […]

 
 
 
 
 

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