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Development agenda at risk unless States honour political and financial commitments, UN experts warn 12/2/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Health
  • Right to food
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • International Order
  • Business and human rights
  • Women
  • External debt
  • Minorities
  • Disability
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Older persons
  • Indigenous people
  • Right to development
  • African Descent
E F S R C A
30th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration on the Right to Development by the UN General Assembly on 4 December 1986 12/2/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Health
  • Right to food
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • International Order
  • Business and human rights
  • Women
  • External debt
  • Minorities
  • Disability
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Older persons
  • Indigenous people
  • Right to development
E F S R C A
UN rights expert urges States not to sign the ‘flawed’ CETA treaty and put it to referendum 10/28/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • International Order
E F S R C A
Human rights expert calls for a new UN body to address tax evasion and harmful tax competition around the world 10/21/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • International Order
E F S R C A
Statement by Alfred-Maurice de Zayas, Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order at the 71st session of the General Assembly 10/20/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • International Order
E F S R C A
Convene world conference on abolition of tax havens, human rights expert urges the GA and next UN Secretary-General 10/13/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • International Order
E F S R C A
“Arms deals are a major threat to security, peace and human rights” – UN Independent Expert 9/22/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • International Order
E F S R C A
“Much more than periodic voting” – UN Independent Expert calls for more direct democracy worldwide 9/14/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • International Order
E F S R C A
Statement of Mr. Alfred-Maurice de Zayas Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order at the Human Rights Council 33rd Session 9/13/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • International Order
E F S R C A
Mainstream human rights into trade agreements and WTO practice – UN expert urges in new report 9/13/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • International Order
E F S R C A
       
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