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Mexico: UN experts urge Government and businesses to engage deeply with people affected by development projects 9/9/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Mexico
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Business and human rights
E F S R C A
Statement at the end of visit to Mexico by the United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights Mexico City, 7 September 2016  9/9/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Mexico
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Business and human 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
Brazil must move forward on business and human rights – UN expert group 6/17/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Business and human rights
  • Transnational corporations
E F S R C A
State-owned enterprises must lead by example on business and human rights – New UN report 6/17/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Business and human rights
  • Transnational corporations
E F S R C A
South Korea expected to show concrete leadership on business and human rights, says UN expert group 6/1/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Republic of Korea
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Transnational corporations
E F S R C A
Statement at the end of visit to the Republic of Korea by the United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights 6/1/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Republic of Korea
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Business and human rights
  • Transnational corporations
E F S R C A
Human rights protection must gain new momentum at World Humanitarian Summit – UN experts First World Humanitarian Summit – 23-24 May 2016 5/23/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • 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 extreme poverty
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • 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
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Representative of the S-G on Cambodia
  • Representative of the S-G on internally displaced persons
  • Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Independent expert of the S-G on Haiti
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Independent Expert on Minorities
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People s Republic of Korea
  • Special Rapporteur on foreign debt
  • 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
  • Sp. Rapporteur on use of mercenaries
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy
  • Sp. Rapporteur on religious intolerance
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Sudan
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Human rights
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Adequate housing
  • African Descent
  • Ageing persons
  • Albinism
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Business and human rights
  • Children
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Cultural rights
  • Democracy and human rights
  • Environment
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of movement
  • Human rights defenders
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Indigenous people
  • Mercenaries
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Older persons
  • Privacy
  • Religious intolerance
  • Terrorism
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Economic development should not be at the expense of human rights – UN expert group reminds Brazil 12/16/2015
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Transnational corporations
  • Business and human rights
E F S R C A
       
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