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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
South Africa: UN experts shocked by death of at least 37 people in flawed relocation process from psychiatric hospitals 12/2/2016
  • Press Releases
  • South Africa
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Disability
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Health
  • Adequate housing
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
UN Experts call for UN special investigation into epic levels of sexual violence in South Sudan 12/2/2016
  • Press Releases
  • South Sudan
  • Human Rights Council
  • CoI
  • Human Rights Council
E F S R C A
Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination examines the report of Italy 12/2/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Italy
  • Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
E F S R C A
Torture: UN expert calls on the Turkish Government to live up to its “zero tolerance” policy 12/2/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
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
Development agenda at risk unless States honour political and financial commitments, UN experts warn 12/2/2016
  • Press Releases
  • 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 human rights and international solidarity
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • 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 the rights of persons with disabilities
  • 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
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • 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
  • African Descent
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
       
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