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Denmark must extend toxic substance protection standards beyond its borders – UN expert 10/13/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Denmark
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Toxic waste
E F S R C A
End-of-visit statement by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights and hazardous substances and wastes, Baskut Tuncak on his visit to Denmark and Greenland, 2-13 October 2017 10/13/2017
  • Statements/Messages
  • Denmark
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Toxic waste
E F S R C A
Impact of toxic waste management in Denmark and Greenland to be examined by UN expert 9/29/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Denmark
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Toxic waste
E F S R C A
Brexit puts UK at risk of worsening pollution and lower environmental standards, UN rights expert warns 9/14/2017
  • Press Releases
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Toxic waste
E F S R C A
Sierra Leone: UN human rights expert sounds alarm on hidden suffering from toxic pollution 8/25/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Sierra Leone
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Toxic waste
E F S R C A
End-of-visit statement by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights and hazardous substances and wastes, Baskut Tuncak on his visit to Sierra Leone, 14-25 August 2017 8/25/2017
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sierra Leone
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Toxic waste
E F S R C A
UN rights expert on toxic materials launches first official visit to Sierra Leone 8/9/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Sierra Leone
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Toxic waste
E F S R C A
Peru must halt oil talks until indigenous rights and contamination are taken into account – UN experts 7/13/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Peru
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Toxic waste
  • Indigenous people
E F S R C A
Chemical disaster fear in Eastern Ukraine prompts UN expert to raise alarm 3/10/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Ukraine
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Toxic waste
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
       
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