CoRMSA represented Human Rights Defenders and participated at a Round Table Discussion at the European Union Delegation in Pretoria on current issues and updates on Human Rights issues in South Africa on the following issues:
The purpose of the discussions is to assist in informing the EU Delegation on civil society views on the following issues which are foreseen to be discussed during the SDF:
  1. Global Human Rights issues and update on human rights in South Africa and the EU
  2. Racism, Xenophobia, and related intolerance
  3. The Right to Development
  4. Gender Equality and Women Empowerment
  5. Legally Binding Instrument on Transnational Corporation and other Business Enterprises with respect to human rights
  6. Elaboration of International Regulatory Framework Relating to the Activities of Private Military and Security Companies
  7. Cooperation in the UN multilateral human rights platforms:
  1. Priorities for the 55th Session of the HRC (26 February- 05 April 2024)
  2. Third Committee priorities
  3. 68th Commission on the Status of Women
  4. Engagement with civil society and the role of Human Rights Defenders

Thank you EU


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