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North Dakota: “Indigenous peoples must be consulted prior to oil pipeline construction” – UN expert 9/23/2016
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Indigenous people
  • Toxic waste
  • Right to drinking water
  • Freedom of association
  • Cultural rights
  • Business and human rights
E F S R C A
IUCN World Conservation Congress – Honolulu (1-10 September) 8/29/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Environment
  • Indigenous people
E F S R C A
Indigenous Peoples should establish and control their educational systems and institutions – UN experts 8/5/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Fund for Indigenous Populations
  • Indigenous people
E F S R C A
Special Rapporteur Ms. Victoria Tauli Corpuz presents to the Ninth Session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 7/15/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Indigenous people
E F S R C A
El Salvador: “Hope for the victims” – UN experts welcome annulment of the Amnesty Law 7/15/2016
  • Press Releases
  • El Salvador
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Indigenous people
  • Violence against women
  • Independence of judiciary
  • International Order
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Women
  • Women rights
E F S R C A
2030 Development Goals: “No one should be left behind, and no human right ignored” – UN experts 7/12/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Independent Expert on human rights and extreme poverty
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Business and human rights
  • Extreme poverty
  • External debt
  • Health
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Indigenous people
  • Right to drinking water
  • Right to food
  • Violence against women
  • Adequate housing
E F S R C A
Brazilian mine disaster – UN experts call for a timely resolution after the settlement suspension 7/5/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Right to drinking water
  • Indigenous people
  • Business and human rights
  • Toxic waste
E F S R C A
“Who is it for?” – UN experts call for a New Urban Agenda based on human rights for every one 6/29/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Urbanization and Human Rights
  • Adequate housing
  • Disability
  • Extreme poverty
  • Right to food
  • External debt
  • Health
  • Indigenous people
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Migrant workers
  • Minorities
  • Older persons
  • Right to drinking water
  • Urbanization and Human Rights
E F S R C A
UN Experts Statement on Habitat III: New Urban Agenda Must be Based in Human Rights 6/29/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Adequate housing
  • Disability
  • Extreme poverty
  • Right to food
  • External debt
  • Health
  • Indigenous people
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Migrant workers
  • Minorities
  • Older persons
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
A death foretold in Brazil – UN expert condemns indigenous peoples killings and urges an end to violence 6/22/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Indigenous people
E F S R C A
       
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