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Statement by the High Commissioner at the Induction session for new Special Procedures mandate-holders 12/7/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Human rights
E F S R C A
Full text of the press statement delivered by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance Mr. Mutuma Ruteere on 5 May 2016 in Canberra, Australia 12/7/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Australia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Racism and racial discrimination
E F S R C A
Preliminary observations by UN Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, Mr. Dainius Pūras at the Country visit to Croatia, 28 November to 6 December 2016 12/6/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Croatia
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Health
E F S R C A
President’s Farewell Remarks, HRC Organizational Session 12/5/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Human Rights Council
  • Human Rights Council
E F S R C A
Statement by Mr. Andrew Gilmour, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, at the High-level Panel Meeting to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Promoting universal ratification; New York, 2 December 2016 12/2/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Disability
E F S R C A
It is time to increase action to end and prevent violence against women and girls 12/2/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Preliminary observations and recommendations of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment or punishment, Mr. Nils Melzer on the Official visit to Turkey – 27 November to 2 December 2016 12/2/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Turkey
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
UN Expert Panel marking the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery 12/2/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Slavery
E F S R C A
30th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration on the Right to Development by the UN General Assembly on 4 December 1986 12/2/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Health
  • Right to food
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • International Order
  • Business and human rights
  • Women
  • External debt
  • Minorities
  • Disability
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Older persons
  • Indigenous people
  • Right to development
E F S R C A
Video statement: Reception honouring the human rights legacy and leadership of SG Ban Ki-Moon 12/1/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
E F S R C A
       
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