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Ukraine: UN experts warn of chemical disaster and water safety risk as conflict escalates in East 11/10/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Ukraine
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Right to drinking water
  • Toxic waste
E F S R C A
Puerto Rico: Human rights concerns mount in absence of adequate emergency response 10/30/2017
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Independent expert on the right to development
  • Adequate housing
  • External debt
  • Right to food
  • Health
  • Disability
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Violence against women
  • Right to development
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
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
       
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