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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
Human rights under increasing attack worldwide 12/9/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Statements/Messages
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Independent expert on the situation of human rights in Burundi
  • Independent expert to examine the existing international criminal and human rights framework for the protection of persons from enforced or involuntary disappearance
  • Independent Expert on human rights and the environment
  • Independent Expert on human rights and extreme poverty
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Independent expert of the S-G on Guatemala
  • Independent Expert on Minorities
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Spécial Rapporteur on Afghanistan
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People s Republic of Korea
  • Spécial Rapporteur on Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Iraq
  • Sp. Rapporteur on use of mercenaries
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on religious intolerance
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Representative of the S-G on Cambodia
  • Representative of the S-G on children in armed conflict
  • Representative of the S-G on internally displaced persons
  • Special Representative of the CHR on Iran
  • Coordination Committee of Special Procedures
  • Human rights
  • Adequate housing
  • Administration of justice
  • African Descent
  • Ageing persons
  • Albinism
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Business and human rights
  • Children rights
  • Disability
  • Education
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Environment
  • Economic social and cultural rights
  • Extreme poverty
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of movement
  • Human rights defenders
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Indigenous people
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Mercenaries
  • Migrant workers
  • Minorities
  • Older persons
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Right to drinking water
  • Right to food
  • Right to peace
  • Right to property
  • Slavery
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Toxic waste
  • Traffic in persons
  • Trafficking
  • Women rights
E F S R C A
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
       
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