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“Grave regression for Dominican women and girls’ right to health” – UN experts call for the Criminal Code reform to be dropped 7/27/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Dominican Republic
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Women
  • Health
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Violence against women
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
Gender equality: Women’s health should not pay the price for discriminatory ideologies 6/17/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Women
E F S R C A
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights financial crisis 6/3/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Coordination Committee of Special Procedures
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic
  • Independent expert on the situation of human rights in Côte d’Ivoire
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Independent expert of the S-G on Haiti
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • 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
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on foreign debt
  • 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 the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy
  • 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 Sudan
  • Special Rapporteur on Syria
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • 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 right to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Representative of the S-G on internally displaced persons
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Adequate housing
  • African Descent
  • Albinism
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Business and human rights
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Cultural rights
  • Disability
  • Education
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Environment
  • External debt
  • Extreme poverty
  • Forced eviction
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Health
  • Human rights defenders
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Indigenous people
  • Internally displaced persons
  • International Order
  • Mercenaries
  • Migrant workers
  • Minorities
  • Older persons
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Religious intolerance
  • Right to drinking water
  • Sale of children
  • Slavery
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Terrorism
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Toxic waste
  • Traffic in persons
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Trafficking
  • Right to food
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Privacy
E F S R C A
“AIDS epidemic still being driven by human rights violations” – UN experts warn 6/3/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • HIV/AIDS and human rights
  • Health
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Extreme poverty
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
Joint Statement by UN human rights experts* on the occasion of the High-Level Meeting on ending AIDS by 2030 6/3/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • HIV/AIDS and human rights
  • Human rights defenders
  • Extreme poverty
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • HIV/AIDS
E F S R C A
Hungary: Gender discrimination concealed under conservative family values 5/27/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Hungary
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Women
  • Women rights
E F S R C A
UN Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice finalizes country mission to Hungary 5/27/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Hungary
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Women
  • Violence against women
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
Human rights protection must gain new momentum at World Humanitarian Summit – UN experts 5/20/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Representative of the S-G on Cambodia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Sudan
  • Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People s Republic of Korea
  • Independent expert of the S-G on Haiti
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on religious intolerance
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • 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 defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • African Descent
  • Albinism
  • Children rights
  • Women
  • Disability
  • Environment
  • Extreme poverty
  • Freedom of association
  • Health
  • Adequate housing
  • Human rights defenders
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Indigenous people
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Mercenaries
  • Minorities
  • Older persons
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Religious intolerance
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Sale of children
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • International Order
  • Terrorism
  • External debt
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Traffic in persons
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Right to drinking water
  • Violence against women
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
       
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