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UN EXPERTS ALARMED AT CONTINUED DETENTION OF VENEZUELAN JUDGE AFIUNI
27 December 2011
[English - Spanish]

CHINA: UN EXPERTS DENOUNCE SECRET DETENTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS LAWYER GAO ZHISHENG
23 December 2011
[English - Chinese]

CANADA / ATTAWAPISKAT FIRST NATION: STATEMENT BY THE UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON INDIGENOUS PEOPLES
20 December 2011


2011: TESTING TO THE LIMIT THE CAPACITY FOR INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY
19 December 2011


ISRAEL/OPT: UN EXPERT CALLS FOR FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION FOR MINORITY VIEWS AND DISSENTING OPINIONS
19 December 2011


PARAGUAY: EXPERTA DE LA ONU PIDE UNA SOCIEDAD MAS EQUITATIVA Y SOLIDARIA PARA ENFRENTAR LA EXTREMA POBREZA
19 December 2011


FOR INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS DAY, SUNDAY 18 DECEMBER 2011 DIGNITY HAS NO NATIONALITY (JOINT STATEMENT BY UN EXPERTS* TO MARK INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS DAY)
16 December 2011


VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN: UN EXPERT CONCLUDES VISIT TO SOMALIA
16 December 2011


WTO DEFENDING AN OUTDATED VISION OF FOOD SECURITY - UN FOOD EXPERT, OLIVIER DE SCHUTTER
16 December 2011


SOMALIA: UN EXPERT URGES INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT TO FIGHT VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
16 December 2011


UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON TORTURE PRESENTS PRELIMINARY FINDINGS ON HIS COUNTRY VISIT TO THE KYRGYZ REPUBLIC
14 December 2011
[English - Russian]

KYRGYZ REPUBLIC: UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON TORTURE CALLS FOR AN END TO IMPUNITY
14 December 2011


UN EXPERT URGES JERSEY TO CURB 'VULTURE FUNDS' ABILITY TO SUE HEAVILY INDEBTED POOR COUNTRIES IN ITS COURTS
13 December 2011


ALBANIA: UN EXPERT URGES FURTHER PROTECTION FOR THE RIGHTS OF ALBANIAN AND FOREIGN MIGRANTS
13 December 2011


ELECTORAL CAPACITY GAPS STILL REMAIN IN CAMBODIA, WARNS UNITED NATIONS EXPERT
9 December 2011


ARGENTINA: EXPERTO DE LA ONU URGE A MEJORAR LA SITUACIÓN DE LOS PUEBLOS INDÍGENAS
8 December 2011


CLIMATE FINANCE SHOULD NOT ADD TO DEBT BURDENS OF POOR COUNTRIES, SAYS UNITED NATIONS EXPERT IN DURBAN
8 December 2011


PRIMERA MISIÓN A PARAGUAY DE EXPERTA DE LA ONU EN POBREZA EXTREMA
8 December 2011


MALAYSIA: NEW BILL THREATENS RIGHT TO PEACEFUL ASSEMBLY WITH ARBITRARY AND DISPROPORTIONAL RESTRICTIONS
7 December 2011


UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERT TO REVISIT CÔTE D’IVOIRE BEFORE LEGISLATIVE ELECTIONS
6 December 2011

[French version]

UNITED NATIONS INDEPENDENT EXPERT URGES VIETNAM TO CLOSE DOWN COMPULSORY REHABILITATION CENTRES FOR DRUG USERS AND SEX WORKERS
5 December 2011


ISRAEL AND OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORY: FIRST VISIT BY UN EXPERT ON ON FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION
2 December 2011


FRANCE / SALE AND SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF CHILDREN: TOWARDS A COMPREHENSIVE AND COORDINATED APPROACH THAT GUARANTEES THE BEST INTEREST OF THE CHILD
2 December 2011
[English - French]

UNITED NATIONS EXPERT ON TORTURE BEGINS FACT-FINDING VISIT TO THE KYRGYZ REPUBLIC
2 December 2011


CAMBODIA: UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR IN FACT-FINDING MISSION
1 December 2011


AUSTRALIA / TRAFFICKING: UN EXPERT CALLS FOR GREATER FOCUS ON THE RIGHTS AND NEEDS OF VICTIMS
1 December 2011


RIGHTS OF MIGRANTS: UN EXPERT IN FIRST FACT-FINDING MISSION TO ALBANIA
1 December 2011


LES DROITS DE L'HOMME, UN ELEMENT FONDAMENTAL DANS LA RECONCILIATION EN COTE D'IVOIRE - L'EXPERT DE L'ONU
29 November 2011


INTERNATIONAL DAY OF SOLIDARITY WITH THE PALESTINIAN PEOPLE, 29 NOVEMBER 2011
UN RIGHTS EXPERT CALLS FOR SOLIDARITY WITH PALESTINIANS
29 November 2011


UN EXPERT STARTS PROBING RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN IRAN THROUGH DIASPORA IN EUROPE
29 November 2011


DURBAN: AN URGENT CALL FOR 'PREVENTIVE' INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY TO FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE
28 November 2011


IGNORING HUMAN RIGHTS IS NOT AN OPTION FOR THE DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF KOREA SAYS SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR
28 November 2011


UN EXPERT CALLS FOR FURTHER MEASURES TO ERADICATE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IN JORDAN
24 November 2011


FIRST VISIT TO ARGENTINA BY UN EXPERT ON INDIGENOUS PEOPLES
24 November 2011


BELARUS: “NEW LEGISLATIVE AMENDMENTS UNDULY RESTRICT FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS,” WARN UN EXPERTS
24 November 2011


RIGHT TO HEALTH IN VIET NAM: UNITED NATIONS EXPERT LAUNCHES FIRST FACT-FINDING MISSION
23 November 2011


EGYPT: UNITED NATIONS EXPERTS ALARMED AT VIOLENCE AND CLAMPDOWN ON FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS IN RUN-UP TO PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS
21 November 2011


ASSAINISSEMENT AU SÉNÉGAL: "IMPÉRATIF DE TRADUIRE LES MOTS EN ACTIONS"
21 novembre 2011

[English version]

WORLD TOILET DAY, SATURDAY 19 NOVEMBER 2011 "STOP FLUSHING YOUR RIGHTS AWAY, INVEST IN SANITATION," SAYS UN EXPERT ON WORLD TOILET DAY
18 November 2011


TIMOR-LESTE: HAVE ALL TIMORESE BENEFITTED FROM A DECADE OF DEVELOPMENT AND INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE? - UN POVERTY EXPERT
18 November 2011


DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF KOREA: UN EXPERT IN FACT-FINDING MISSION THROUGH THE SOUTH
17 November 2011


SALE OF SEXUAL EXPLOTATION OF CHILDREN: UN RIGHTS EXPERT IN FACT-FINDING MISSION TO FRANCE
17 November 2011
[English - French]

FOOD SECURITY HOSTAGE TO TRADE IN WTO NEGOTIATIONS - UN RIGHT TO FOOD EXPERT
16 November 2011


UN EXPERT ON TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS LAUNCHES FIRST FACT-FINDING MISSION TO AUSTRALIA
14 November 2011


UN INDEPENDENT EXPERT TO BEGIN FIRST OFFICIAL VISIT TO CÔTE D'IVOIRE ON 14 NOVEMBER
14 November 2011
[English - French]

UN EXPERT PANEL LAUNCHES ESSENTIAL TOOL TO FIGHT ARBITRARY DEPRIVATION OF FREEDOM
14 November 2011
[English - French]

SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON WATER AND SANITATION TO VISIT SENEGAL
11 November 2011

[French version]

UNITED NATIONS SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON EXTREME POVERTY AND HUMAN RIGHTS MAKES FIRST VISIT TO TIMOR-LESTE
11 November 2011


VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN: UNITED NATIONS EXPERT LAUNCHES FIRST VISIT TO JORDAN
9 November 2011


MYANMAR: UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERT CONCERNED ABOUT SITUATION OF PRISONERS OF CONSCIENCE ON HUNGER STRIKE
8 November 2011


HAVE YOU SAY! HELP A NEW UN BODY ENSURE RESPECT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS BY BUSINESS
4 November 2011


CHINA: UN EXPERTS WARN OF SEVERE HUMAN RIGHTS RESTRICTIONS ON TIBETAN BUDDHIST MONASTERIES
1 November 2011


ALARMING RISE IN MERCENARY ACTIVITIES CALLS FOR ATTENTION
1 November 2011


ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES: UN EXPERT PANEL TO STUDY OVER 400 CASES FROM ALMOST 40 COUNTRIES
1 November 2011


KEY CHANCE FO G20 TO TACKLE NEGATIVE IMPACTS OF BIOFUELS AND SPECULATION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
31 October 2011


NORWAY COULD LOSE LEAD IN THE RECOGNITION AND PROTECTION OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES' RIGHTS - UN EXPERT
28 October 2011


“FROM PUNISHMENT TO SEGREGATION, AUSTERITY MUST NOT BE USED AS AN EXCUSE TO PENALIZE THE POOR” SAYS UNITED NATIONS EXPERT
25 October 2011

“FARMERS MUST NOT BE DISEMPOWERED LABOURERS ON THEIR OWN LAND,” SAYS UNITED NATIONS EXPERT ON THE RIGHT TO FOOD
24 October 2011


EXPERT ON RIGHTS DEFENDERS URGES THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO “PROTECT THE RIGHT TO DEFEND HUMAN RIGHTS”
24 October 2011


UN HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERT CHALLENGES "TARGETED KILLING" POLICIES
21 October 2011


NEW UN EXPERT ON COUNTER-TERRORISM AND HUMAN RIGHTS TO FOCUS ON RIGHTS OF VICTIMS AND PREVENTION OF TERRORISM
21 October 2011


BEYOND BUILDINGS AND PROPERTY RIGHTS: WHAT IT TAKES TO ENSURE THE RIGHT TO ADEQUATE HOUSING IN DISASTER RELIEF
21 October 2011


FOR SUNDAY 23 OCTOBER 2011, ON THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE PARIS PEACE AGREEMENTS CAMBODIA: "PARIS PEACE AGREEMENTS STILL RELEVANT 20 YEARS ON" - UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR
21 October 2011


“RULED OUT OF THE RULE OF LAW” – UN EXPERT CALLS FOR A GENDER PERSPECTIVE FOR THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
21 October 2011


INTERNET: “FREE FLOW OF INFORMATION AND ACCESS FOR ALL” – UN EXPERT
21 October 2011


“WE ARE ALL MIGRANTS” – TIME TO CHANGE INFLAMMATORY TALK ON MIGRATION
21 October 2011


HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL NOMINATES MUTUMA RUTEERE AS SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON RACISM AND RACIA DISCRIMINATION
21 October 2011
[English | French]


UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR SEEKS ENGAGEMENT WITH IRAN
20 October 2011


THE PALESTINIAN CHILDRN'S PLIGHT UNDER PROLONGED OCCUPATION: "LET'S PUT AN END TO IT"
20 October 2011


UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON TORTURE CALLS FOR THE PROHIBITION OF SOLITARY CONFINEMENT
18 October 2011


IINTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ERADICATION OF POVERTY MONDAY, 17 OCTOBER 2011
17 October 2011


MIGRANT DOMESTIC WORKERS IN LEBANON ARE LEGALLY INVISIBLE - UN EXPERT ON CONTEMPORARY FORMS OF SLAVERY
17 October 2011


UNITED NATIONS POVERTY EXPERT WARNS THAT AUSTERITY MEASURES ARE EXACERBATING THE GAP BETWEEN THE ‘HAVES’ AND THE ‘HAVE NOTS’
17 October 2011


UNITED NATIONS SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR SAYS TURKEY NEEDS TO TAKE FURTHER STEPS FOR A TRULY INDEPENDENT AND IMPARTIAL JUDICIARY
14 October 2011


UNITED NATIONS EXPERTS SAY CAMBODIA’S DRAFT NGO LAW MUST BE FULLY IN LINE WITH INTERNATIONAL LAW
14 October 2011


MEXICO: UNITED NATIONS EXPERT WELCOMES CONSTITUTIONAL RECOGNITION OF THE RIGHT TO FOOD
13 October 2011


UNITED NATIONS EXPERT WELCOMES PRISONERS’ RELEASE IN MYANMAR AND URGES GOVERNMENT TO FREE THOSE STILL JAILED
13 October 2011


VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN: PREVENT, PROTECT AND PROVIDE JUSTICE
11 October 2011


THAILAND/FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION: UNITED NATIONS EXPERT RECOMMENDS AMENDMENT OF LÈSE MAJESTÉ LAWS
10 October 2011


DOMESTIC SERVICTUDE: UN EXPERT ON CONTEMPORARY FORMS OF SLAVERY IN FIRST MISSION TO LEBANON
7 October 2011


TURKEY: FIRST OFFICIAL VISIT BY UN EXPERT ON INDEPENDENCE OF JUDGES AND LAWYERS
7 October 2011


SOMALIA / SUICIDE ATTACK: UN EXPERT CALLS FOR AN INTERNATIONAL PROTECTION FORCE TO SHIELD CIVILIANS
5 October 2011


GERMANY /ARBRITARY DETENTION: UN EXPERT GROUP'S WARNING ON PREVENTIVE DETENTION AND FOREIGN DETAINEES
5 October 2011


“VULNERABLE LAND USERS MUST BE PROTECTED BY INTERNATIONAL GUIDELINES" - UN EXPERT URGES ROME SUMMIT
3 October 2011


THE WORKING GROUP ON ENFORCED OR INVOLUNTARY DISAPPEARANCES CONCLUDES ITS VISIT TO THE REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
3 October 2011
[English | French]

BOLIVIA/PUEBLOS INDIGENAS: EXPERTO DE LA ONU EXHORTA A PROCESO DE CONSULTA EN UN CLIMA DE CRECIENTE TENSIÓN SOCIAL
27 de septiembre de 2011


UNITED NATIONS RIGHTS EXPERT ON KENYA PROPOSES FOUR-PRONG STRATEGY TO FACE KEY CHALLENGES OF INTERNAL DISPLACEMENT
27 September 2011


WEST BANK: DEMOLITIONS AND ATTACKS AGAINST PALESTINIANS MUST STOP - UN EXPERTS
27 September 2011


ARBITRARY DETENTION: UN EXPERT BODY LAUNCHES FIRST FACT-FINDING MISSION TO GERMANY
23 September 2011


UN WORKING GROUP ON ENFORCED OR INVOLUNTARY DISAPPEARANCES IN FIRST MISSION TO CONGO
23 September 2011
[English | French]

UN RIGHTS EXPERT CALLS ON THE WORLD TO RECOGNIZE THE REALITY OF PALESTINIAN STATEHOOD
22 September 2011


IRAN: UN EXPERTS CONDEMN PUBLIC EXCUTION OF JUVENILE AND REITERATE CALL FOR IMMEDIATE HALT ON DEATH PENALTY
22 September 2011


EXTRACTION OF NATURAL RESOURCES A KEY CAUSE OF ABUSE OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES' RIGHTS - UN EXPERT
21 September 2011


UNITED STATES/DEATH ROW: UNITED NATIONS EXPERTS CALL ON GOVERNMENT OF UNITED STATES TO STOP THE EXECUTION OF TROY DAVIS
21 September 2011


MOROCCO AND WESTERN SAHARA: UN EXPERT CALLS FOR BETTER PROMOTION OF CULTURAL RIGHTS AND DIVERSITY
20 September 2011


KAZAKHSTAN: "INVESTING IN INCLUSIVE EDUCATION IS CRUCIAL FOR CONSOLIDATING DEMOCRACY", SAYS UN EXPERT
20 September 2011
[English | Russian]

REPORTS ON THE RIGHT TO WATER AND SANITATION IN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, JAPAN AND SLOVENIA
16 September 2011


‘WE HAVE ONE CHANCE TO IMPROVE FOOD SYSTEMS WHICH CREATE SICK PEOPLE’, SAYS UNITED NATIONS EXPERT
16 September 2011


MEDICAL WASTE IS BAD FOR YOUR HEALTH AND BAD FOR YOUR RIGHTS, WARNED UNITED NATIONS EXPERT
14 September 2011


MERCENARIES IN IRAQ, SOUTH AFRICA AND EQUATORIAL GUINEA: THREE KEY REPORTS RELEASED BY UNITED NATIONS EXPERT PANEL
14 September 2011


UNITED NATIONS INDEPENDENT EXPERTS CRITICIZE CONCLUSION IN “PALMER REPORT” THAT ISRAEL’S BLOCKADE OF GAZA IS LEGAL
12 September 2011


COUNTRY VISIT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON FREEDOM OF RELIGION OR BELIEF, HEINER BIELEFELDT, TO THE REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA (1-8 SEPTEMBER 2011)
9 September 2011


RIGHT TO EDUCATION: FIRST MISSION TO KAZAKHSTAN BY UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR
9 September 2011


MOLDOVA: GOVERNMENT LEADERSHIP NEEDED TO FOSTER A PUBLIC CULTURE OF DIVERSITY - UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON FREEDOM OF RELIGION
9 September 2011


“HAY QUE OIR CON ATENCION EL RECLAMO ESTUDIANTIL EN CHILE", EXPERTO DE LA ONU EN DERECHO A LA EDUCACION
9 September 2011


HUMAN RIGHTS: A MEDIA GUIDE TO THE NEW UN INDEPENDENT EXPERTS AND MANDATES (2011)
2 September 2011


PREMIERE MISSION AU MAROC PAR L'EXPERTE INDEPENDANTE DES NATIONS UNIES SUR LES DOIRTS CULTURELS
2 September 2011


INDEPENDENT EXPERT ON HAITI: "IMPRESSIVE DECLARATIONS ON RULE OF LAW - WILL NEED TO KEEP AN EYE ON RESULTS"
2 September 2011
[English - French]


FIRST MISSION TO MOROCCO BY THE UNITED NATIONS INDEPENDENT EXPERT ON CULTURAL RIGHTS
30 August 2011


PERU/INDIGENOUS PEOPLES: CONSULTATION LAW MARKS KEY STEP FORWARD IN THE COUNTRY AND REGION, SAYS UN EXPERT
25 August 2011

[Spanish version]

HAITI/HUMAN RIGHTS: UN EXPERT TO FOLLOW-UP ON RECOMMENDATIONS TO GOVERNMENT AND INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY
25 August 2011

[French version]

MYANMAR: “SERIOUS HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUES REMAIN DESPITE POSITIVE STEPS BY THE AUTHORITIES,” SAYS UN EXPERT
25 August 2011


VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN: UN EXPERT URGES FULL POLICY REVIEW AFTER REGIONAL BODY FINDS UNITED STATES RESPONSIBLE FOR RIGHTS VIOLATIONS
23 August 2011


HUMAN TRAFFICKING: THAILAND MUST SHOW CLEAR LEADERSHIP AGAINST IT IN THE REGION AND BEYOUND, URGES UN EXPERT
22 August 2011


BRAZIL: UN EXPERT URGES GOVERNMENT TO SET UP AN EFFECTIVE PROTECTION SYSTEM FOR JUDGES
18 August 2011


THAILAND MUST DO MORE TO COMBAT HUMAN TRAFFICKING EFFECTIVELY AND PROTECT THE RIGHTS OF MIGRANT WORKERS WHO ARE INCREASINGLY VULNERABLE TO FORCED AND EXPLOITATIVE LABOR
18 August 2011


MYANMAR: FACT-FINDING MISSION BY UN HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERT
18 August 2011


“TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY” – UN EXPERT URGES GOVERNMENT OF THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO TO AUDIT THE COUNTRY’S DEBT
5 August 2011


UN EXPERTS URGE UNITED KINGDOM TO FIND NEGOTIATED SETTLEMENT TO EVICTION STAND-OFF WITH 86 IRISH TRAVELLER FAMILIES
5 August 2011


“SYRIA MUST STOP USING VIOLENT STRATEGIES AGAINST CIVILIANS NOW” SAY UN HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERTS
5 August 2011


UN EXPERT ON TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS LAUNCHES FIRST FACT-FINDING MISSION TO THAILAND
5 August 2011


ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO THE RIGHT TO DEFEND HUMAN RIGHTS
27 July 2011


UNITED NATIONS EXPERTS ALARMED OVER REPORTS OF ATROCITIES IN SOUTHERN KORDOFAN REGION OF SUDAN
22 July 2011


UN EXPERT HAILS BILL GATES DRIVE TO REINVENT THE TOILET, BUT WARNS HARDWARE SOLUTIONS ALONE ARE NOT ENOUGH
22 July 2011


FIRST MISSION BY UNITED NATIONS EXPERT ON FOREIGN DEBT AND HUMAN RIGHTS TO DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
22 July 2011


“MADAGASCAR’S HUNGRY POPULATION IS TAKEN HOSTAGE,” DENOUNCES UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR
22 July 2011

[French version]

“IT'S TIME TO DEMOCRATIZE HOUSING POLICIES IN ALGERIA", URGES UN EXPERT
19 July 2011


SOUTH AFRICA CAN MOVE BEYOND THE "TWO ECONOMIES" TO DELIVER ONE INCLUSIVE FOOD SYSTEM, SAYS UN FOOD EXPERT
15 July 2011


MALDIVES: UN EXPERT VISIT TO STUDY INTERNAL DISPLACEMENT AND CLIMATE CHANGE
14 July 2011


RIGHT TO FOOD: FIRST VISIT EVER TO MADAGASCAR BY A UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR
13 July 2011
[English - French]

LARGE-SCALE STARVATION IN SOMALIA AND IN THE HORN OF AFRICA UNLESS THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY STEPS IN, SAY UN EXPERTS
12 July 2011


USA: UNMONITORED ACCESS TO DETAINEES IS ESSENTIAL TO ANY CREDIBLE ENQUIRY INTO TORTURE OR CRUEL INHUMAN AND DEGRADING TREATMENT, SAYS, UN TORTURE EXPERT
12 July 2011


BULGARIA MUST TURN POLICY COMMITMENTS INTO CONCRETE ACTION FOR ROMA - UN EXPERT ON MINORITY RIGHTS
11 July 2011


MALAYSIA: GOVERNMENT RISKS UNDERMINING DEMOCRATIC PROGRESS, SAY UN EXPERTS
11 July 2011


AFTER EXPANDING ACCESS TO WATER, NAMIBIA MUST FOCUS ATTENTION ON THE RIGHT TO SANITATION, SAYS UN EXPERT
11 July 2011


UN EXPERT TO ASSESS RIGHTS IMPLICATIONS OF HOUSING POLICIES IN ALGERIA
7 July 2011

[French version]

“EDUCATION IS A HUMAN RIGHT AND MUST BE PROTECTED FROM ECONOMIC TURBULENCE” SAYS UN EXPERT
6 July 2011


UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE RIGHT TO FOOD MAKES FIRST VISIT TO SOUTH AFRICA
5 July 2011


WATER AND SANITATION: FIRST MISSION EVER TO NAMIBIA BY A UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR
1 July 2011


USA / DEATH ROW: UN EXPERTS URGE GOVERNMENT TO STOP SCHEDULED EXECUTION OF A MEXICAN NATIONAL
1 July 2011


“ATENTADO A LA INDEPENDENCIA DEL PODER JUDICIAL EN EL SALVADOR", ADVIERTE EXPERTA DE LA ONU
1 July 2011


UN EXPERT TO EXAMINE MINORITY ISSUES IN BULGARIA
30 June 2011


GREEK CRISIS: "KEEP IN MIND THE PEOPLE'S BASIC HUMAN RIGHTS" - UN EXPERT ON RIGHTS AND FOREIGN DEBT
30 June 2011


HUMAN RIGHTS / COUNTER TERRORISM: THE NEW UN LISTING REGIMES FOR THE TALIBAN AND AL-QAIDA - STATEMENT BY THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND COUNTER TERRORISM, MARTIN SCHEININ
29 June 2011


HARSH SENTENCING, PROSECUTOR’S ROLE AND LOW ACQUITTAL RATE RAISE CONCERNS ABOUT ARBITRARY DETENTION IN GEORGIA
24 June 2011


“BLOCKADE OF GAZA DENIES PALESTINIANS HUMANITY AND DIGNITY,” SAYS UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR
23 June 2011


MEXICO REQUIRES A NEW STRATEGY TO OVERCOME THE TWIN CHALLENGES OF “FOOD POVERTY” AND OBESITY, SAYS UN FOOD EXPERT
21 June 2011


UN EXPERT ON CONTEMPORARY FORMS OF SLAVERY WELCOMES LANDMARK CONVENTION ON DOMESTIC WORKERS' RIGHTS
20 June 2011


IRAQ SHOULD CONTINUE TO REGULATE ACTIVITIES OF PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES - UN EXPERT PANEL
16 June 2011
[English - Arabic]

ARBITRARY DETENTION: UN EXPERT PANEL LAUNCHES FIRST MISSION TO GEORGIA
14 June 2011


STRUCTURAL DISCRIMINATION, A COMMON THREAD BETWEEN THE ROMA AND THE VICTIMS OF CASTE SYSTEMS
14 June 2011


SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON INDEPENDENCE OF JUDGES AND LAWYERS WELCOMES NEW LAW ON POLICE CUSTODY IN FRANCE
14 June 2011
[English - French]

“100 MILLION CHILDREN TRAPPED IN HAZARDOUS WORK, SOME AS YOUNG AS FIVE, WE CAN STOP IT" SAYS UN EXPERT OF SLAVERY
12 June 2011


SUDAN: UN EXPERT URGES PARTNERS TO PROTECT PEACE AGREEMENT
10 June 2011


A MUCH NEEDED PUSH TO ERADICATE TORTURE IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN
10 June 2011
[English - Spanish]

FIRST VISIT TO MEXICO BY UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON RIGHT TO FOOD
9 June 2011
[English - Spanish]

CHINA: UN EXPERT BODY SERIOUSLY CONCERNED ABOUT TIBETAN MONKS REPORTEDLY SUBJECTED TO ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCE
8 June 2011


UN OFFICIAL URGES STRONGER ACTION TO PROTECT IRAQI CIVILIANS
7 June 2011


UN EXPERT CALLS FOR POLITICAL WILL TO ACCELERATE CAMBODIA’S DEMOCRATIZATION
6 June 2011


INTERNET SHOULD REMAIN AS OPEN AS POSSIBLE – UN EXPERT ON FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION
3 June 2011
[English - Russian]

RIGHT TO FOOD EXPERT SUMMIT IN BOGOTA TO ASSESS PROGRESS AND CHALLENGES IN LATIN AMERICA
2 June 2011
[English - Spanish]

HUMAN RIGHTS NOT EXPENDABLE EVEN IN TIMES OF CRISIS AND RECOVERY, WARNS UN EXPERT ON EXTREME POVERTY
1 June 2011


TRAFFICKED PERSONS DESERVE EFFECTIVE REMEDIES AS VICTIMS OF RIGHTS VIOLATIONS, UN EXPERT SAYS
1 June 2011


HUNGARY/RACISM: “TIME TO TRANSFORM INTERNATIONAL OBLIGATIONS INTO EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION AT HOME" - UN EXPERT
31 May 2011


BUSINESS & HUMAN RIGHTS: GUIDING PRINCIPLES FOR A SOCIALLY SUSTAINABLE GLOBALIZATION
31 May 2011


WASTE MANAGEMENT AND PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN POLAND: CHALLENGES AND WAYS FORWARD
31 May 2011


RIGHT TO HEALTH: UN EXPERT COMMENDS GHANA, BUT HIGHLIGHTS KEY CHALLENGES AHEAD
30 May 2011


UN INDEPENDENT EXPERT LAUNCHES THIRD MISSION TO SUDAN AND SOUTH SUDAN
27 May 2011


UN EXPERT SAYS THERE SHOULD BE “NO IMPUNITY FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS COMMITTED IN THE NAME OF COUNTER-TERRORISM” IN TUNISIA
26 May 2011


HUMAN RIGHTS: UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR RETURNS TO CAMBODIA
26 May 2011


ROMANIA: UN EXPERT URGES GOVERNMENT TO POSTPONE THE ENACTMENT OF FOUR NEW CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS UNTIL KEY CONDITIONS ARE IN PLACE
24 May 2011


TRANSITION IN TUNISIA – “OPPORTUNITY TO ERADICATE TORTURE NOT TO BE MISSED,” UN RIGHTS EXPERT SAYS
24 May 2011

[French version]

UN INDEPENDENT EXPERT WELCOMES APPOINTMENTS TO NEW HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION IN BURUNDI
23 May 2011


TOXIC WASTE: FIRST MISSION TO POLAND BY UN HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERT ON TOXIC WASTE
23 May 2011


UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR SAYS SITUATION OF ETHNIC MINORITY GROUPS IN MYANMAR RESTRICTS TRANSITION TO DEMOCRACY
23 May 2011


“CRIMINALIZING ALL FORMS OF SLAVERY AND PROTECTING VICTIMS, KEY PRIORITIES FOR PERU," SAYS UN EXPERT ON CONTEMPORARY FORMS OF SLAVERY
20 May 2011
[English - Spanish]


COUNTER-TERRORISM_ UN HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERT CONDUCTS FOLLOW-UP MISSION TO TUNISIA
20 May 2011
[English - French]

FOLLOW-UP MISSION TO HUNGARY BY UN EXPERT ON RACISM
19 May 2011


‘VULTURE FUNDS’ – UN EXPERT WELCOMES UK LWA TO HALT PROFITEERING, BUT WARNS THE FIGHT IS NOT OVER YET
19 May 2011


RIGHT TO HEALTH: UN EXPERT LAUNCHES FIRST MISSION TO GHANA
19 May 2011


UN HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERT ON THE 63RD ANNVIERSARY OF THE PALESTINIAN NAKBA
16 May 2011


ROMANIA: UN EXPERT TO ASSESS JUDICIAL REFORM IN THE CONTEXT OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF JUDGES AND LAWYERS
16 May 2011


BULGARIA'S JUDICIAL REFORM STILL FACES MAJOR CHALLENGES - UN EXPERT
16 May 2011


HUMAN RIGHTS: WORKING GROUP OF EXPERTS ON PEOPLE OF AFRICAN DESCENT TO VISIT PORTUGAL
13 May 2011


UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON TORTURE LAUNCHES FIRST MISSION TO TUNISIA UNDER TRANSITIONAL GOVERNMENT
12 May 2011

[French version]

MALGRÉ DE NOMBREUX EFFORTS, UNE VULNÉRABILITÉ GRANDISSANTE DES ENFANTS À L'EXPLOITATION SEXUELLE À MAURICE
12 mai 2011


HUMAN RIGHTS: UN INDEPENDENT EXPERT TO CARRY OUT SECOND VISIT TO BURUNDI
12 May 2011

[French version]

BULGARIA: UN EXPERT LAUNCHES MISSION ON THE INDEPENDENCE OF JUDGES AND LAWYERS
9 May 2011


OSAMA BIN LADEN: STATEMENT BY THE UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEURS ON SUMMARY EXECUTIONS AND ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND COUNTER-TERRORISM
6 May 2011


UN EXPERT ON CONTEMPORARY FORMS OF SLAVERY IN FIRST VISIT TO PERU
6 May 2011
[English - Spanish]

UN EXPERT HIGHLIGHTS "DISPROPORTIONATE EFFECT ON CHILDREN OF THE PROLONGED ISRAELI OCCUPATION"
3 May 2011


“AT THIS HISTORIC JUNCTURE, GOVERNMENTS MUST CHOOSE REFORM OVER REPRESSION", STATE UN EXPERT ON WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY
2 May 2011

FIRST VISIT BY UN EXPERT ON THE SALE OF CHILDREN, CHILD PROSTITUTION AND CHILD PORNOGRAPHY TO MAURITIUS
29 April 2011


UN EXPERT SHOCKED BY TRAGIC KILLING OF POLITICAL ACTIVIST IN ALGERIA
27 April 2011

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BRAZIL OFF-COURSE FOR WORLD CUP AND OLYMPICS, SAYS UN HOUSING EXPERT
26 April 2011


UN EXPERT ON HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES TO VISIT THE REGION
26 April 2011


RIGHT TO HOUSING IN ARGENTINA: VIOLATIONS DESPITE STATE COMMITMENT
20 April 2011
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FULL GUARANTEE OF THE RIGHT TO FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION ESSENTIAL AS ALGERIA EMBARKS ON POLITICAL REFORMS", STATES UN EXPERT
19 April 2011
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AUSTRIA: UN CULTURAL RIGHTS EXPERT CALLS FOR BETTER PROMOTION OF CULTURAL RIGHTS AND DIVERSITY
15 April 2011


UN EXPERTS CALL ON SYRIA TO URGENTLY END CRACKDOWN AND IMPLEMENT REFORMS
15 April 2011


ARGENTINA: EXPERTA DE LA ONU EVALUA AVANCES Y DESAFIOS EN ELEN EL AREA DE VIVIENDA ADECUADA
13 abril 2011


“I AM FRUSTRATED BY MY LACK OF ACCESS TO BRADLEY E. MANNING", SAYS THE UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON TORTURE
11 April 2011


CHINA: UN EXPERT BODY CONCERNED ABOUT RECENT WAVE OF ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES
8 April 2011


MERCENARIES STILL POSE A SERIOUS THREAT TO HUMAN RIGHTS, WARNS UN EXPERT BODY
8 April 2011


ALGERIA FIRST VISIT BY UN EXPERT ON FREEDOM OF OPINION AND EXPRESSION
8 April 2011

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HUNGARY/FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION: UN EXPERT STILL CONCERNED DESPITE MOVES ON CONTROVERSIAL MEDIA LEGISLATION
5 April 2011


AUSTRIA: UN EXPERT TO ASSESS IMPLEMENTATION OF CULTURAL RIGHTS
4 April 2011


HUNGARY / FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION: UN EXPERT TO ENGAGE GOVERNMENT ON CRITICIZED MEDIA LEGISLATION
1 April 2011


COTE D'IVOIRE: UN RIGHTS EXPERTS CALL ON ALL PARTIES TO SPARE CIVILIANS AND STOP HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS
1 April 2011


MEXICO / DISAPPEARANCE: UN EXPERT BODY MAKES WIDE-RANGING RECOMMENDATIONS TO AUTHORITIES
1 April 2011
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PARAGUAY: A RELIGIOUSLY PLURALISTIC SOCIETY WITH CHALLENGES AHEAD
31 March 2011
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VIET NAM: A RIGHTS-BASED APPROACH KEY IN ADDRESSING NEW DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES, SAY UN EXPERT ON DEBT
30 March 2011


UN EXPERT BODY WARNS THAT A WAVE OF ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES IN LIBYA MAY AMOUNT TO A CRIME AGAINST HUMANITY
24 March 2011


BROKEN PROMISES IN BAHRAIN – UN EXPERTS QUESTION GOVERNMENT’S HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITMENTS
22 March 2011


FIRST VISIT BY UN EXPERT ON RELIGIOUS FREEDOM TO PARAGUAY
22 March 2011


ISRAEL: UN RIGHTS EXPERT RAISES ALARM ON GROWING DETERIORATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN EAST JERUSALEM
21 March 2011


UN EXPERT GROUP ON ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES STUDIES OVER 200 CASES DURING SESSION AND STARTS FACT-FINDING MISSION TO MEXICO
21 March 2011


VIET NAM: UN EXPERT TO EXPLORE HUMAN RIGHTS IMPLICATIONS OF MOUNTING EXTERNAL DEBT AND TRADE DEFICIT
18 March 2011


SUDAN: SITUATION IN ABYEI COULD DERAIL THE ENTIRE PEACE PROCESS, UN EXPERT WARNS
18 March 2011


YEMEN: "THE KILLING OF PROTESTERS MUST STOP"
18 March 2011


STATEMENT BY GROUP OF UN HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERTS TO MARK INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION
18 March 2011


WATER AND SANITATION: A HUMAN RIGHT FOR ALL, EVEN SLUM-DWELLERS AND THE HOMELESS
18 March 2011


SURINAME: UN EXPERT CALLS FOR FURTHER DIALOGUE ON INDIGENOUS AND TRIBAL LAND ISSUES
17 March 2011


ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES: UN EXPERT BODY LAUNCHES FACT-FINDING MISSION TO MEXICO
14 March 2011
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UN HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERT SAYS ISRAEL MUST STOP DEMOLITIONS IN THE WEST BANK
11 March 2011


ECO-FARMING CAN DOUBLE FOOD PRODUCTION IN 10 YEARS, SAYS NEW UN REPORT
8 March 2011


UN EXPERT ON HOUSING SAYS HOUSING RIGHTS ARE ROUTINELY IGNORED IN POST-CONFLICT AND DISASTER RECONSTRUCTION ACTION
8 March 2011


STATEMENT ON THE OCCASION OF INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY, 2011
8 March 2011


SUDAN: UN HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERT TO STUDY POST-REFERENDUM SITUATION IN SOUTH SUDAN
4 March 2011


RELATOR ESPECIAL DE LA ONU PRESENTA INFORME SOBRE PROYECTOS DE MINERIA QUE AFECTAN A PUEBLOS INDIGENAS EN GUATEMALA
4 March 2011


CATARINA DE ALBUQUERQUE, UN INDEPENDENT EXPERT ON THE RIGHT TO WATER AND SANITATION: MISSION TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FROM 22 FEBRUARY TO 4 MARCH 2011
4 March 2011


USA: FROM DISCRIMINATION TO ACCESSIBILITY, UN EXPERT RAISES QUESTIONS ON WATER AND SANITATION
4 March 2011


GUATEMALA: “IMPRESCINDIBLE GARANTIZAR TRANSPARENCIA EN LA ELECCION DE MAGISTRADOS A LA CORTE DE CONSTITUCIONALIDAD", SEÑALA RELATORA DE LA ONU SOBRE INDEPENDENCIA JUDICIAL
3 March 2011

LIBYA: URGENT CALL FOR THE PROTECTION OF FOREIGN CICITZENS AND MINORITY GROUPS – UN EXPERT BODY ON DISCRIMINATION
2 March 2011


SOMALIA, ON THE BRINK OF A HUMANITARIAN DISASTER - UN INDEPENDENT EXPERT
2 March 2011


PAKISTAN: UN EXPERTS CONDEMN KILLING OF MINORITIES MINISTER AND URGE PROTECTION OF MINORITIES IN LAW AND IN PRACTICE
2 March 2011

STATEMENT DELIVERED ON BEHALF OF ALL SPECIAL PROCEDURES MANDATE HOLDERS OF THE UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL AT THE FIFTEENTH SPECIAL SESSION OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL ON THE HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION IN THE LIBYAN ARAB JAMAHIRIYA
25 February 2011


UN INDEPENDENT EXPERT ON HAITI: "IMPUNITY MUST END"
25 February 2011


MYANMAR’S HUMAN RIGHTS PROBLEMS ARE AFFECTING OTHER COUNTRIES IN THE REGION, WARNS UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR
24 February 2011


“CRITICISM IS NOT A CRIME,” SAYS UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON CAMBODIA
24 February 2011


UN RIGHTS EXPERT URGES SOLOMON ISLANDS TO BREAK DEPENDENCY ON FOREIGN AID
22 February 2011


UN EXPERTS TO LIBYA: “STOP THE MASSACRE”
22 February 2011


UN EXPERT TO STUDY UNITED STATES’ ROLE AS LEADER IN FOREIGN AID TO WATER AND SANITATION PROJECTS
21 February 2011


BAHRAIN/LIBYA: UN EXPERTS URGE AUTHORITIES TO GUARANTEE RIGHT TO PROTEST WITHOUT FEAR OF BEING INJURED OR KILLED
18 February 2011


HAITI/HUMAN RIGHTS: FOLLOW-UP MISSION BY UN INDEPENDENT EXPERT MICHEL FORST
17 February 2011

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EGYPT: "TRANSITION PROCESS SHOULD NOT OVERSHADOW ACCOUNTABILITY"– UN EXPERTS
17 February 2011


UNITED NATIONS WORKING GROUP ON ENFORCED OR INVOLUNTARY DISAPPEARANCES CONCLUDES VISIT TO TIMOR-LESTE
14 February 2011

PANAMA: EXPERTO DE LA ONU LLAMA AL DIALOGO ANTE PROTESTAS INDIGENAS CONTRA LA REFORMA DE LA LEY MINERA
13 de febrero de 2011


A HUMAN RIGHTS-BASED APPROACH NEEDED FOR AUSTRALIA'S DEVELOPMENT AID PROGRAMMES - UN EXPERT
11 February 2011


UN EXPERT TO EXPLORE FOREIGN DEBT-HUMAN RIGHTS LINK IN THE SOLOMON ISLANDS
10 February 2011


UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR RETURNS TO CAMBODIA
9 February 2011


INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT: UN EXPERT ON FOREIGN DEBT AND HUMAN RIGHTS TO VISIT AUSTRALIA
4 Feburary 2011


PREMIERE MISSION EN NOUVELLE CALEDONIE DU RAPPORTEUR SPECIAL SUR LES DROITS DES PEUPLES AUTOCHTONES
4 February 2011



SOUTH AFRICA: UN EXPERT CALLS FOR BETTER PROTECTION OF MIGRANTS
3 February 2011


GOVERNMENTS MUST PAY MORE ATTENTION TO PEOPLE'S VOICES - UN EXPERTS
3 February 2011


UN WORKING GROUP ON ENFORCED OR INVOLUNTARY DISAPPEARANCES IN FIRST MISSION TO TIMOR-LESTE
2 February 2011

BURUNDI: UN EXPERT URGES GOVERNMENT TO PRESS AHEAD WITH THE NEW INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
2 February 2011

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END OF MISSION STATEMENT - 1 FEBRUARY 2011, UN MIGRANTS RIGHTS EXPERT PRAISES SOUTH AFRICA AS A MODEL FOR THE CONTINENT AND ALSO STRESSES THE NEED TO INCREASE PROTECTION OF MIGRANTS
2 February 2011


UN EXPERTS CALL FOR A MORATORIUM ON DEATH PENALTY IN THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN
2 February 2011


UN EXPERT ON DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF KOREA HIGHLIGHTS PLIGHT OF ABDUCTEES
28 January 2011


FIRST VISIT TO RWANDA BY A UN EXPERT ON MINORITY EXPERTS
28 January 2011


IRELAND/CRISIS: "PUT PEOPLE AT THE CENTRE OF POLICY MEASURES," SAYS UN EXPERT ON EXTREME POVERTY
21 January 2011


FIRST MISSION TO SOUTH AFRICA BY A UN EXPERT ON MIGRANTS
21 January 2011


INDIA: "SPACE FOR CIVIL SOCIETY IS BEING CONTRACTED," WARNS UN EXPERT ON HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS
21 January 2011


VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN: UN EXPERT LAUNCHES FACT-FINDING VISIT TO THE UNITED STATES
21 January 2011



UN EXPERT ON DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF KOREA LAUNCHES MISSION TO JAPAN
20 January 2011


HAITI / JEAN-CLAUDE DUVALIER: "JUSTICE MUST TAKE ITS COURSE", SAYS UN INDENDPENT EXPERT
19 January 2011

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SENEGAL AND EDUCATION: UN EXPERT SAYS, “QUALITY MUST BE ENSURED AS CHILDREN ARRIVE TO SCHOOL”
14 January 2011

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ILLEGAL ACTS BY ISRAELI AUTHORITIES ON THE RISE IN THE OCCUPIED WEST BANK SAYS UN HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERT
14 January 2011


LE RAPPORTEUR SPÉCIAL SUR LE DROIT À L'EDUCATION EFFECTUE UNE MISSION AU SÉNÉGAL
10 janvier 2011


HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS: UN EXPERT LAUNCHES FACT-FINDING MISSION TO INDIA
10 January 2011


IRELAND/POVERTY: FIRST MISSION BY A UN INDEPENDENT EXPERT IN OVER A DECADE
6 January 2011