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Statement by Andrew Gilmour, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, at the panel discussion marking the launching of the Joint General Comments by the Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families, and the Committee on the Rights of the Child on the human rights of children in the context of international migration; New York, 18 December 2017 12/18/2017
  • Statements/Messages
  • Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights
  • Migration and Human Rights
E F S R C A
Human rights must be centre-stage as Paris climate change deal takes effect, UN experts say 11/3/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • SR right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Right to development
  • Adequate housing
  • Health
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Migration and Human Rights
E F S R C A
Migrants and refugees with disabilities must be priority in new Global Compact on Migration – UN experts 4/12/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Committee on Migrant Workers
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Disability
  • Migrant workers
  • Migration and Human Rights
E F S R C A
UN experts urge UAE to quash the death sentence against a woman migrant domestic worker 3/30/2017
  • Press Releases
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Human Rights Council decides to dispatch a fact-finding mission to Myanmar to establish facts on violations, especially in Rakhine State 3/24/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Myanmar
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • South Sudan
  • Human Rights Council
  • Human Rights Council
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Civil and political rights
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
New EU recommendation on return procedures a “slippery slope” to solve European migration challenges – UN experts 3/9/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Committee on Migrant Workers
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Migrant workers
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Children
  • Children rights
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
US travel ban: “New policy breaches Washington’s human rights obligations” – UN experts 2/1/2017
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Terrorism
  • Religious intolerance
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Children and families should never be in immigration detention – UN experts 12/14/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Committee on Migrant Workers
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Children
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Migration and Human Rights
E F S R C A
UN rights expert to assess situation of migrants in Australia and off-shore detention centres in Nauru 10/31/2016
  • Australia
  • Nauru
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Migration and Human Rights
E F S R C A
Habitat III: “Cities for people, with people”, UN rights experts urge 10/13/2016
  • Independent Expert on human rights and extreme poverty
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on foreign debt
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Adequate housing
  • Disability
  • Education
  • Extreme poverty
  • Right to drinking water
  • Right to food
  • Indigenous people
  • External debt
  • Health
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Older persons
  • Violence against women
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