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Indigenous and environmental rights under attack in Brazil, UN and Inter-American experts warn 6/8/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Indigenous people
  • Human rights defenders
  • Environment
E F S R C A
“Connect with nature, before it is too late” – UN expert urges all governments to save biodiversity 6/1/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Environment
E F S R C A
Uruguay “inspiring” on environment but must do more, UN rights expert finds 5/2/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Uruguay
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Environment
E F S R C A
Statement of United Nations Special Rapporteur John H. Knox on the conclusion of his mission to Uruguay 4/28/2017
  • Statements/Messages
  • Uruguay
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Environment
E F S R C A
Human rights and the environment: UN expert announces first official visit to Uruguay 4/20/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Uruguay
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Environment
E F S R C A
UN rights experts condemn Viet Nam for incommunicado detention of blogger ‘Mother Mushroom’ 3/8/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Viet Nam
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Toxic waste
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Human rights defenders
  • Environment
E F S R C A
States must fulfil human rights obligations in protecting biodiversity, UN expert urges 3/1/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Environment
E F S R C A
UN rights expert urges Kenya to protect four environmental defenders whose lives are under threat 2/24/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Kenya
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Environment
E F S R C A
Toxic air pollution: UN rights experts urge tighter rules to combat “invisible threat” 2/23/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Toxic waste
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Older persons
E F S R C A
UN experts condemn string of Ecuador clampdowns on human rights organizations 12/30/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Ecuador
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Environment
  • Indigenous people
E F S R C A
       
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