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UN EXPERTS URGE THAILAND TO STOP IMMEDIATELY THE EXPULSIONS OF HMONG
31 December 2009


UN EXPERT URGES CHINA TO CANCEL SCHEDULED EXECUTION
24 December 2009


UN MINORITIES EXPERT CALLS ON CHINA TO GRANT HER ACCESS TO ASSESS ETHNIC TENSIONS AND VIOLENCE IN XINJIANG UYGHUR REGION
22 December 2009


UN EXPERT ON TORTURE SERIOUSLY CONCERNED ABOUT FORCIBLE RETURN OF ETHNIC UYGHURS FROM CAMBODIA TO CHINA
22 December 2009


UN EXPERT ON FOREIGN DEBT REGRETS BRITISH COURT ORDER THAT LIBERIA MUST PAY 1978 DEBT TO 'VULTURE FUNDS'
18 December 2009


LOS MIGRANTES ESTÁN CADA VEZ MÁS EXPUESTOS A LA MERCANTILIZACIÓN Y LAS VIOLACIONES DE LOS DERECHOS HUMANOS
18 December 2009


COLOMBIA: UN EXPERT ON INDEPENDENCE OF JUDGES AND LAWYERS EXPRESSES NEED FOR JUDICIAL STRENGTHENING
17 December 2009


UN EXPERT ON EXTRAJUDICIAL EXECUTIONS CALLS ON UN TO END SUPPORT TO CONGOLESE MILITARY OPERATIONS COMMANDED BY KNOWN WAR CRIMINALS
16 December 2009


UN EXPERTS: PRESIDENT CHÁVEZ DEALS NEW BLOW TO INDEPENDENCE OF JUDGES AND LAWYERS IN VENEZUELA
16 December 2009


"BANGLADESH MUST DO MORE TO REACH THE POOREST, INCLUDING TO ENSURE THEIR ACCESS TO SAFE DRINKING WATER AND SANITATION," DECLARE UN EXPERTS
10 December 2009


STATEMENT OF THE COORDINATION COMMITTEE OF SPECIAL PROCEDURES ON BEHALF OF MANDATE HOLDERS OF THE UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL ON THE OCCASION OF HUMAN RIGHTS DAY, 10 DECEMBER
9 December 2009


"AN AMBITIOUS CLIMATE CHANGE AGREEMENT MUST PROTECT HUMAN RIGHTS OF ALL," WARN UN EXPERTS
7 December 2009

[French & Spanish]

UN SOMALIA EXPERT CONDEMNS MOGADISHU KILLINGS, CALLS FOR GRASSROOTS EFFORT TO PREVENT FURTHER ATROCITIES
3 December 2009


UN EXPERT ON INDEPENDENCE OF JUDGES AND LAWYERS TO VISIT COLOMBIA
3 December 2009

[Spanish version]

UN EXPERTS: MAGUINDANAO MASSACRE MUST BE THE START OF A MAJOR REFORM PROCESS
2 December 2009


WTO: "TRADE NEGOTIATIONS NEED TO REFLECT THE NEW GLOBAL CONSENSUS ON HUNGER," WARNS UN EXPERT ON RIGHT TO FOOD
2 December 2009


BANGLADESH: UN EXPERTS FOCUS ON EXTREME POVERTY AND WATER AND SANITATION
2 December 2009


"SLAVERY EXISTS IN HOUSEHOLDS AROUND THE WORLD" SAYS UN EXPERT ON CONTEMPORARY FORMS OF SLAVERY
1 December 2009

L'EXPERT INDÉPENDANT SUR LA SITUATION DES DROITS DE L'HOMME EN HAÏTI TERMINE SA QUATRIÈME VISITE DANS LE PAYS
30 November 2009


FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION: UN EXPERT WELCOMES DECRIMINALISATION OF DEFAMATION IN THE MALDIVES
1 December 2009


SWITZERLAND: UN EXPERT ON RELIGIOUS FREEDOM REGRETS OUTCOME OF VOTE TO BAN CONSTRUCTION OF MINARETS
30 November 2009


TEST OF RELIGIOUS FREEDOM IN LAO PDR LIES WITH TOLERANCE EXTENDED TO RELIGIOUS MINORITIES, UN EXPERT SAYS
30 November 2009


UN EXPERT CONDEMNS SERIES OF STONINGS IN SOMALIA, URGES RELIGIOUS GROUPS TO REFLECT ON THEIR ACTIONS
27 November 2009


PANAMÁ: EXPERTO DE LA ONU CONDENA LOS DESALOJOS DE LAS COMUNIDADES NASO Y EXHORTA EL DIÁLOGO
25 November 2009


UN EXPERT CALLS FOR STRENGTHENED COOPERATION TO INTENSIFY EFFORTS TO ELIMINATE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
24 November 2009


UN EXPERT ON RELIGIOUS FREEDOM GOES ON FIRST VISIT TO LAO PDR
23 November 2009


UN EXPERT ON RIGHT TO HEALTH STARTS VISIT TO AUSTRALIA
23 November 2009


UN EXPERT ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ENDS VISIT TO KYRGYZ REPUBLIC
17 November 2009


CULTURAL RIGHTS: NEW UN INDEPENDENT EXPERT TAKES CHARGE
13 November 2009


"MILLIONS LACK ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE AND ADEQUATE HOUSING IN THE U.S."
8 November 2009


UN EXPERT ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN UNDERTAKES FIRST VISIT TO KYRGYZSTAN
6 November 2009



UNADDRESSED, SLAVERY IN ALL ITS FORMS MAY BE AN OBSTACLE TO THE FUTURE OF MAURITANIA
4 November 2009

[French version]

"EACH HOUR IS CRITICAL," WARNS UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON TORTURE AFTER BEING DENIED ENTRY TO ZIMBABWE
29 October 2009


GOVERNMENT OF ZIMBABWE WITHDRAWS INVITATION TO UN RAPPORTEUR ON TORTURE AT THE LAST MINUTE
28 October 2009


MIGRATION: CHILDREN AMONG THE MOST VULNERABLE TO HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS
26 October 2009

[Spanish Version]

UN EXPERT ON CONTEMPORARY FORMS OF SLAVERY IN FIRST VISIT TO MAURITANIA
23 October 2009


EXPERT DE L'ONU SUR LA VENTE DES ENFANTS, LA PROSTITUTION D'ENFANTS ET LA PORNOGRAPHIE IMPLIQUANT DES ENFANTS, SE REND EN VISITE OFFICIELLE AU SÉNÉGAL
21 octobre 2009


UNITED NATIONS EXPERT ON SALE OF CHILDREN, CHILD PROSTITUTION AND CHILD PORNOGRAPHY – END OF VISIT IN UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
18 October 2009


ZIMBABWE: FIRST VISIT BY A UN RAPPORTEUR SCHEDULED FOR END OCTOBER
16 October 2009


NO GREEN SHOOTS OF RECOVERY FOR THE WORLD'S POOR, SAYS UN EXPERT ON EXTREME POVERTY ON OCCASION OF DAY FOR ERADICATION OF POVERTY
16 October 2009


UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR: "BRAZIL IS A LEADING COUNTRY ON THE RIGHT TO FOOD, TREMENDOUS OPPORTUNITIES TO DO EVEN BETTER"
16 October 2009


UN EXPERT ON INDIGENOUS PEOPLE CONCLUDES VISIT TO THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION
16 October 2009


"MASSACRES CONTINUE IN CONGO AT HANDS OF ARMED GROUPS AND CONGOLESE ARMY", WARNS UN EXPERT
15 October 2009


HANDS WASHED: LIVES SAVE
15 October 2009


UN EXPERT ON EXTRAJUDICIAL KILLINGS CONDEMNS EXECUTION OF JUVENILE OFFENDER IN IRAN
13 October 2009


UN EXPERT ON THE SALE OF CHILDREN, CHILD PROSTITUTION AND CHILD PORNOGRAPHY TO VISIT THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
9 October 2009


UN EXPERT ON MINORITY ISSUES GOES ON FIRST VISIT TO CANADA
9 October 2009


“ARE HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS STILL SAFE IN THE GAMBIA?” QUESTION HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERTS
9 October 2009


UN EXPERTS RAISE CONCERNS OVER ALLEGED USE OF MERCENARIES IN HONDURAS
9 October 2009


BRAZIL: FOLLOW UP VISIT BY UN EXPERT ON THE RIGHT TO FOOD
9 October 2009


UN EXPERT ON THE RIGHT TO EDUCATION CONCLUDES VISIT TO MONGOLIA
9 October 2009


UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON RACISM/ XENOPHOBIA CONCLUDES VISIT TO THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
9 October 2009


GUATEMALA/CORTE SUPREMA: "FALTA DE TRANSPARENCIA EN LA ELECCIÓN DE MAGISTRADOS"
5 October 2009


UN EXPERT ON EXTRAJUDICIAL KILLINGS ON VISIT TO THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
5 October 2009


"WITH AND FOR THE POOR" PLANNING, THE KEY TO PROTECT URBAN DWELLERS FROM CLIMATE CHANGE
5 October 2009


INDIGENOUS PEOPLE: UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON FIRST MISSION TO THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION
5 October 2009

[Russian version]

UN EXPERT ON RACISM/XENOPHOBIA ON FIRST VISIT TO THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
2 October 2009


"PENSIONS ARE THE KEY TO HUMAN RIGHTS FOR POOR OLDER PERSONS AND THEIR FAMILIES", SAYS UN EXPERT ON EXTREME POVERTY ON INTERNATIONAL DAY OF OLDER PEOPLE
1 October 2009

[Spanish version]

FIRST VISIT TO MONGOLIA OF UN EXPERT ON THE RIGHT TO EDUCATION
29 September 2009


FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT FOR A QUARTER OF A MILLION DISPLACED, UN REPRESENTATIVE DISCUSSES WITH SRI LANKAN GOVERNMENT
29 September 2009


TOXIC WASTE: UN HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERT ON MISSION TO KYRGYZSTAN
29 September 2009


DECLARACIÓN DE LA RELATORA ESPECIAL SOBRE LA SITUACIÓN DE LOS DEFENSORES DE DERECHOS HUMANOS, MARGARET SEKAGGYA, AL TÉRMINO DE SU VISITA A COLOMBIA
18 September 2009


"POLITICAL WILL NEEDED TO TACKLE FOOD CRISIS AND RESTRUCTURE AGRICULTURE," WARNS UN RIGHT TO FOOD EXPERT
18 September 2009


« MALGRÉ DE NOMBREUX ACTIONS MENÉES ET CERTAINS SUCCÈS ENREGISTRÉS, DES PROGRÈS RESTENT À FAIRE POUR MIEUX IDENTIFIER, MIEUX PROTÉGER LES ENFANTS ET GARANTIR PLEINEMENT LEURS DROITS. »
17 septembre 2009


SRI LANKA SHOULD PERMIT AN IMPARTIAL INVESTIGATION INTO THE 'CHANNEL 4 VIDEOTAPE', SAYS UN EXPERT
17 September 2009


TOXIC WASTE: UN EXPERT RELEASES REPORT ON 'PROBO KOALA' INCIDENT
16 September 2009


GROUPE DE TRAVAIL SUR LA DÉTENTION ARBITRAIRE CONCLUT SA VISITE OFFICIELLE AU SÉNÉGAL
15 septembre 2009


LE GROUPE DE TRAVAIL SUR LA DÉTENTION ARBITRAIRE COMMENCE SA VISITE AU SÉNÉGAL
7 septembre 2009


PRIMERA VISITA A NICARAGUA DEL RELATOR ESPECIAL DE LA ONU SOBRE EL DERECHO A LA ALIMENTACIÓN
4 September 2009


GUATEMALA: VISITA DE SEGUIMIENTO DEL EXPERTO DE LA ONU SOBRE EL DERECHO A LA ALIMENTACIÓN
2 September 2009


UN WORKING GROUP ON ARBITRARY DETENTION ELECTS NEW CHAIRPERSON-RAPPORTEUR
1 September 2009


ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES, A GROWING HUMAN TRAGEDY
31 August 2009


AN INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATION INTO SRI LANKAN EXECUTIONS IS URGENT, SAYS UN EXPERT
31 August 2009


EXTREME POVERTY: ZAMBIA NEEDS TO MOVE "FROM RHETORIC TO ACTION," SAYS UN EXPERT
31 August 2009


EXPERTO DE LA ONU CONDENA ASESINATOS DE INDÍGENAS EN COLOMBIA
31 August 2009


STATEMENT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE SITUATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLE, JAMES ANAYA, AS HE CONCLUDES HIS VISIT TO AUSTRALIA
27 August 2009


VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN: SOUTH AFRICAN LEGAL EXPERT TAKES OVER AS NEW UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR
27 August 2009


UN EXPERT ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND EXTREME POVERTY TO VISIT ZAMBIA
19 August 2009


NORWEGIAN LEGAL EXPERT JOINS UN GROUP ON ARBITRARY DETENTION
17 August 2009


EXPERT DE L'ONU SUR LES MIGRANTS SERA EN VISITE OFFICIELLE AU SÉNÉGAL
14 août 2009



UN EXPERT WARNS OF MASS FORCED EVICTIONS IN NIGERIA
13 August 2009


IRAN: DETAINEES SUBJECTED TO TORTURE AND ILL-TREATMENT TO EXTRACT CONFESSIONS, WARN UN EXPERTS
13 August 2009


VENEZUELA: "DRAFT MEDIA LAW COULD BE USED AS A TOOL FOR POLITICAL INTIMIDATION," WARNS UN EXPERT
English | Spanish
11 August 2009

UN HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERTS CALL FOR UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF AUNG SAN SUU KYI AFTER UNFAIR TRIAL
11 August 2009


UN EXPERT COMMEMORATES INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE WORLD'S INDIGENOUS PEOPLES
10 August 2009


UN EXPERT SEES ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT FOR NEPAL'S INDIGENOUS PEOPLE
10 August 2009


UNITED NATIONS EXPERT ON INDIGENOUS PEOPLE TO VISIT AUSTRALIA
10 August 2009


RELATOR ESPECIAL SOBRE EL DERECHO A LA LIBERTAD DE OPINIÓN Y DE EXPRESIÓN MANIFIESTA SERIA PREOCUPACIÓN POR LA SITUACIÓN DEL DERECHO A LA LIBERTAD DE EXPRESIÓN EN LA REPUBLICA BOLIVARIANA DE VENEZUELA
5 August 2009


UN HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERTS ENCOURAGED BY US GOVERNMENT EFFORTS TO INCREASE ACCOUNTABILITY OF PRIVATE SECURITY CONTRACTORS BUT CONCERNED BY LACK OF EFFECTIVE REMEDY FOR VICTIMS OF HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS
4 August 2009


"PREOCUPANTE LA SITUACIÓN DE LA JUSTICIA EN VENEZUELA", ADVIERTE EXPERTO DE LA ONU
30 July 2009


RELATOR ESPECIAL DE LA ONU SOBRE LOS PUEBLOS INDÍGENAS VISITARÁ COLOMBIA
23 July 2009



UN EXPERTS READY TO ASSIST RUSSIA IN INVESTIGATING SERIES OF KILLINGS OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS
21 July 2009



JAPAN: "HUMAN TRAFFICKING AFFECTS EVERY COUNTRY," WARNS UN EXPERT
17 July 2009


"ADDITIONAL EFFORTS NEEDED TO END DISPLACEMENT IN NORTHERN UGANDA," WARNS UN REPRESENTATIVE
17 July 2009


UN EXPERTS VISIT THE UNITED STATES TO DISCUSS THE USE OF PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY CONTRACTORS
17 July 2009


KAZAKHSTAN: "ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT ON MINORITY ISSUES", SAYS UN INDEPENDENT EXPERT
15 July 2009


HONDURAS: EXPERTO DE LA ONU EXHORTA AL RETORNO DEL ESTADO DE DERECHO
10 July 2009


UNITED NATIONS EXPERT ON INTERNALLY DISPLACED TO VISIT UGANDA
10 July 2009


UN HUMAN RIGHTS FOOD EXPERT TO G8: "BETTER, BUT NOT GOOD ENOUGH"
10 July 2009

"TEAR DOWN THAT WALL, MR. NETANYAHU", SAYS UNITED NATIONS EXPERT ON KEY ANNIVERSARY
9 July 2009



VIOLENCE AGAINST AFGHAN WOMEN, INCLUDING RAPE, WIDESPREAD AND UNPUNISHED, SAYS UNITED NATIONS
8 July 2009



UNITED NATIONS EXPERT ON TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS TO VISIT JAPAN
8 July 2009



UN EXPERTS GRAVELY CONCERNED BY MASS ARRESTS IN IRAN
7 July 2009


SERIOUS OBSTACLES REMAIN FOR INTERNALLY DISPLACED IN BALKANS, WARNS UNITED NATIONS SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE
7 July 2009



GAZA: UN EXPERT DENOUNCES SEIZURE OF AID BOAT BY ISRAELI FORCES
2 July 2009



HONDURAS: EXPERTOS DE LA ONU URGEN AL REESTABLECIMIENTO INMEDIATO DE LA DEMOCRACIA Y LAS LIBERTADES FUNDAMENTALES
2 July 2009



UN INDEPENDENT EXPERT ON MINORITY ISSUES TO VISIT KAZAKHSTAN
2 July 2009



UN EXPERT ON RACISM ENDS MISSION TO GERMANY
1 July 2009


UNITED NATIONS EXPERT CONCERNED AT RESTRICTIONS ON FREEDOM OF LAWYERS TO REPRESENT THEIR CLIENTS IN CAMBODIA
1 July 2009


EGYPT WELL PLACED TO TACKLE HUMAN RIGHTS CHALLENGES RELATED TO WATER AND SANITATION, SAYS UNITED NATIONS INDEPENDENT EXPERT
29 June 2009

UNITED NATIONS WORKING GROUP ON DISAPPEARANCES CONCLUDES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION
29 June 2009


UN WORKING GROUP ON ENFORCED OR INVOLUNTARY DISAPPEARANCES HOLDS 88TH SESSION IN MOROCCO
26 June 2009


UN WORKING GROUP ON ENFORCED OR INVOLUNTARY DISAPPEARANCES CONCLUDES VISIT TO MOROCCO
26 June 2009


UN EXPERT ON MIGRANTS CONCLUDES VISIT TO THE UNITED KINGDOM
26 June 2009


"THE GLOBAL FOOD CRISIS IS NOT OVER. OUR OBLIGATIONS GO BEYOND FIXING THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM," SAYS UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR
26 June 2009


JOINT STATEMENT ON THE OCCASION OF THE UNITED NATIONS INTERNATIONAL DAY IN SUPPORT OF VICTIMS OF TORTURE
25 June 2009


DON'T FORGET HUMAN RIGHTS, UN EXPERTS URGE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SESSION ON FINANCIAL CRISIS
25 June 2009



UN EXPERT ON RACISM, RACIAL DISCRIMINATION, XENOPHOBIA AND RELATED INTOLERENCE VISITS GERMANY
22 June 2009


UN EXPERT ON MIGRANTS CONCLUDES VISIT TO ROMANIA
22 June 2009


INDEPENDENT EXPERT TO VISIT EGYPT
19 June 2009


HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERTS GRAVELY CONCERNED AT KILLINGS AND ARRESTS IN IRAN
19 June 2009



UN WORKING GROUP ON ENFORCED OR INVOLUNTARY DISAPPEARANCES TO VISIT AND HOLD 88TH SESSION IN MOROCCO
19 June 2009


UN EXPERT SERIOUSLY CONCERNED ABOUT VIOLENCE AND RIGHTS ABUSES IN SOMALIA
18 June 2009


STATEMENT BY PROFESSOR PHILIP ALSTON, UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON EXTRAJUDICIAL EXECUTIONS MISSION TO COLOMBIA 8-18 JUNE 2009
English | Spanish
18 June 2009

UN HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERTS URGE FAIR AND OPEN TRIAL FOR AUNG SAN SUU KYI
16 June 2009


UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON INDIGENOUS PEOPLE TO VISIT PERU
English | Spanish
16 June 2009

UN EXPERT ON THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF MIGRANTS TO VISIT ROMANIA AND THE UNITED KINGDOM
15 June 2009

UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE RIGHT TO FOOD RECOMMENDS PRINCIPLES AND MEASURES TO DISCIPLINE "LAND GRABBING"
11 June 2009


UN EXPERT ON SLAVERY EXPRESSES CONCERN OVER 'RESTAVEK' SYSTEM IN HAITI
10 June 2009


SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON INDIGENOUS PEOPLE URGES GOVERNMENT OF PERU TO DIALOGUE WITH INDIGENOUS PEOPLES OF THE AMAZON
10 June 2009


UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON EXTRAJUDICIAL EXECUTIONS TO VISIT COLOMBIA
8 June 2009


UN EXPERT ON HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION IN THE SUDAN CONCLUDES VISIT
4 June 2009


UN EXPERT ON SLAVERY VISITS HAITI
3 June 2009


UNITED NATIONS EXPERT ON HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS CONCLUDES VISIT TO THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
3 June 2009


UN EXPERT ON TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS ENDS VISIT TO POLAND
29 May 2009


UN EXPERT ON HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS VISITS DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
26 May 2009
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[French]

UN EXPERT ON TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS TO VISIT BELARUS AND POLAND
18 May 2009


UN EXPERT EXTREMELY CONCERNED ABOUT SITUATION OF DISPLACED IN SRI LANKA
15 May 2009


UN EXPERT ON THE RIGHT TO HEALTH ENDS VISIT TO POLAND
14 May 2009


UN EXPERT ON MYANMAR CALLS FOR RELEASE OF AUNG SAN SUU KYI
14 May 2009


UN EXPERT ON TORTURE CONCLUDES VISIT TO KAZAKHSTAN
English | Russian
13 May 2009

UN EXPERT URGES COUNTRIES TO ACKNOWLEDGE SHARED RESPONSIBILITY FOR DEBT, DRAWING LESSONS FROM NORWAY AND ECUADOR
12 May 2009
English | Spanish

UN EXPERT ON RELIGIOUS FREEDOM ENDS VISIT IN PRISHTINË/PRIŠTINA
11 May 2009


UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE RIGHT OF EVERYONE TO THE ENJOYMENT OF THE HIGHEST ATTAINABLE STANDARD OF PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH, VISIT TO POLAND, 5-11 MAY 2009
11 May 2009



URGENT INTERNATIONAL SCRUTINY NEEDED IN SRI LANKA, SAY UN HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERTS
8 May 2009


GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS, VOLATILE FOOD PRICES, MAKE AGRICULTURAL FOCUS URGENT, UN HUMAN RIGHTS FOOD EXPERT SAYS
7 May 2009


UN EXPERT URGES CAMBODIA TO REFRAIN FROM MORE FORCED EVICTIONS
6 May 2009


UN EXPERT ON RIGHT TO HEALTH VISITING POLAND FROM 5 TO 11 MAY
5 May 2009


UN EXPERT ON RELIGIOUS FREEDOM STATEMENT DURING VISIT TO REPUBLIC OF SERBIA
5 May 2009


UN WORKING GROUP ON ARBITRARY DETENTION TO HOLD FIFTY-FOURTH SESSION FROM 4 TO 8 MAY
1 May 2009


UN EXPERT ON FREEDOM OF RELIGION OR BELIEF CONCLUDES VISIT TO FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA
30 April 2009


UN WORKING GROUP ON MERCENARIES GRAVELY CONCERNED BY ALLEGATIONS THAT MERCENARIES WERE INVOLVED IN PLOT AGAINST BOLIVIAN AUTHORITIES
29 April 2009

UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON TORTURE TO CONDUCT VISIT TO KAZAKHSTAN
28 April 2009


INDEPENDENT EXPERT ON THE EFFECTS OF FOREIGN DEBT ON HUMAN RIGHTS TO VISIT NORWAY AND ECUADOR
27 April 2009


UN EXPERT ON FREEDOM OF RELIGION OR BELIEF TO VISIT THE BALKANS REGION
27 April 2009


JOINT STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF SPECIAL PROCEDURES MANDATE HOLDERS DURBAN REVIEW CONFERENCE, GENEVA, 20 – 24 APRIL 2009
24 April 2009


UN EXPERT CONTINUES OPEN DIALOGUE WITH EGYPT ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND COUNTER TERRORISM
21 April 2009



UN EXPERTS STRONGLY CONDEMN THE SACKING OF JUDGES IN FIJI
20 April 2009


UN EXPERTS STRONGLY CONDEMN THE EXECUTION OF NINE MEN FOLLOWING AN UNFAIR TRIAL IN SUDAN
17 April 2009


HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERT CONDEMNS KILLING OF BURUNDIAN ANTI-CORRUPTION ACTIVIST
16 April 2009


UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND COUNTER TERRORISM TO VISIT EGYPT
15 April 2009


SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON RIGHT TO EDUCATION TO VISIT PARAGUAY
14 April 2009


EL RELATOR ESPECIAL DE NACIONES UNIDAS SOBRE PUEBLOS INDIGENAS CONCLUYE VISITA A CHILE
9 April 2009


EXPERT GROUP ON MERCENARIES CONCLUDES VISIT TO AFGHANISTAN
8 April 2009


UN EXPERT APPEALS TO LTTE AND GOVERNMENT OF SRI LANKA TO SAVE LIVES OF INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS TRAPPED BY CONFLICT
7 April 2009


UNITED NATIONS EXPERT ON EXTRAJUDICIAL EXECUTIONS CALLS ON KENYA TO STOP SYSTEMATIC INTIMIDATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS
7 April 2009


UNITED NATIONS EXPERT ON INTERNALLY DISPLACED TO VISIT SRI LANKA
1 April 2009


UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON TORTURE CONCLUDES MISSION TO URUGUAY
27 March 2009


UN EXPERT ON INDIGENOUS PEOPLE CONCLUDES VISIT TO BOTSWANA
27 March 2007


MISSION TO BENIN OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE RIGHT TO FOOD
20 March 2009


WATER AND SANITATION: A MATTER OF RIGHTS, EVEN IN TIMES OF EMERGENCY, SAYS UN EXPERT
20 March 2009


UNITED NATIONS EXPERT ON WATER AND SANITATION TO VISIT COSTA RICA
17 March 2009

[Spanish Version]

UN EXPERT SAYS WORLD IS NEGLECTING MAJOR INTERNAL DISPLACEMENT CRISES
13 March 2009


UN WORKING GROUP ON ENFORCED OR INVOLUNTARY DISAPPEARANCES CONCLUDES 87TH SESSION
13 March 2009


UN WORKING GROUP TO DISCUSS HUNDREDS OF CASES OF ENFORCED OR INVOLUNTARY DISAPPEARANCES
10 March 2009


UN EXPERT ON HOUSING ISSUES REPORT ON THE FINANCIAL CRISIS
9 March 2009


UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN CALLS ON WOMEN AND MEN TO UNITE IN TIMES OF ECONOMIC CRISIS
8 March 2009


UN EXPERT URGES UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT NOT TO DEPORT THOUSANDS OF MIGRANTS BACK TO HURRICANE-HIT HAITI
6 March 2009


UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON FREEDOM OF OPINION AND EXPRESSION CONCLUDES VISIT TO THE MALDIVES
5 March 2009

UN EXPERT ON FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION TO VISIT MALDIVES
27 February 2009


LESSONS OF THE POST TSUNAMI RECONSTRUCTION IN MALDIVES ARE CRUCIAL TO DESIGN INTERNATIONAL STRATEGIES FOR CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION
26 February 2009


INDEPENDENT EXPERT ON EXTRAJUDICIAL EXECUTIONS SAYS POLICE KILLINGS IN KENYA ARE "SYSTEMATIC, WIDESPREAD AND CAREFULLY PLANNED"
25 February 2009


UN EXPERT ON ADEQUATE HOUSING TO VISIT MALDIVES
17 February 2009



UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON EXTRAJUDICIAL EXECUTIONS TO VISIT KENYA
13 February 2009



UN HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERT TO VISIT MYANMAR FROM 14-19 FEBRUARY
13 February 2009



CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC PEACE-BUILDING MUST INCLUDE DISPLACED: KAELIN
12 February 2009



UN EXPERT ON INDEPENDENCE OF JUDGES AND LAWYERS CALLS FOR MAJOR REFORMS IN GUATEMALA
10 February 2009



SRI LANKA: UN EXPERTS DEEPLY CONCERNED AT SUPPRESSION OF CRITICISM AND UNABATED IMPUNITY
9 February 2009



UN EXPERT ON INTERNALLY DISPLACED TO VISIT THE REPUBLIC OF CHAD
2 February 2009


FORCED EVICTIONS IN CAMBODIA MAKE THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE HOMELESS:
UN EXPERT
30 January 2009


UN HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERT FEARS MORE DISPLACEMENT IN EASTERN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
27 January 2009


UN WORKING GROUP ON ARBITRARY DETENTION CONCLUDES VISIT TO MALTA
26 January 2009


TWO UN EXPERTS OFFER TO HELP RESOLVE OUTSTANDING ISSUES RELATED TO THE CLOSURE OF GUANTANAMO
23 January 2009


MEMBER OF GROUP OF HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERTS TO VISIT THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
16 January 2009


UN WORKING GROUP ON ARBITRARY DETENTION TO VISIT MALTA
16 January 2009


UN HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERTS CALL FOR IMMEDIATE PROTECTION OF CIVILIANS IN MIDDLE EAST CRISIS
2 January 2009