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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
  • Press Releases
  • 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
E F S R C A
Open statement Habitat III: Shift towards a New Urban Agenda based on human rights 10/12/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 food
  • External debt
  • Health
  • Indigenous people
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Older persons
  • Women
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
Side event of protecting human rights in large movements of migrants and refugees 20 September, 10 – 13h, Room 12 9/20/2016
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Migration and Human Rights
E F S R C A
       
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