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Pesticides are “global human rights concern”, say UN experts urging new treaty 3/7/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Right to food
  • Toxic waste
E F S R C A
Puerto Rico debt crisis: “Human rights cannot be sidelined” – UN expert warns 1/9/2017
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on foreign debt
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Adequate housing
  • External debt
  • Disability
  • Health
  • Right to food
E F S R C A
Human rights under increasing attack worldwide 12/9/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Statements/Messages
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Independent expert on the situation of human rights in Burundi
  • 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 the environment
  • Independent Expert on human rights and extreme poverty
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Independent expert of the S-G on Guatemala
  • Independent Expert on Minorities
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Spécial Rapporteur on Afghanistan
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus
  • 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
  • Spécial Rapporteur on Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • 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 Iraq
  • Sp. Rapporteur on use of mercenaries
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • 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 summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • 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 rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Representative of the S-G on Cambodia
  • Representative of the S-G on children in armed conflict
  • Representative of the S-G on internally displaced persons
  • Special Representative of the CHR on Iran
  • Coordination Committee of Special Procedures
  • Human rights
  • Adequate housing
  • Administration of justice
  • African Descent
  • Ageing persons
  • Albinism
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Business and human rights
  • Children rights
  • Disability
  • Education
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Environment
  • Economic social and cultural rights
  • Extreme poverty
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of movement
  • Human rights defenders
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Indigenous people
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Mercenaries
  • Migrant workers
  • Minorities
  • Older persons
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Right to drinking water
  • Right to food
  • Right to peace
  • Right to property
  • Slavery
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Toxic waste
  • Traffic in persons
  • Trafficking
  • Women rights
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
Joint statement by the UN Special Rapporteurs on the Right to Food, Right to Health, the Working Group on Discrimination against Women in law and in practice, and the Committee on the Rights of the Child in support of increased efforts to promote, support and protect breast-feeding 11/17/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Right to food
  • Health
  • Women
  • Children
E F S R C A
“Paraguay produces food for 60 million people, yet parts of its own population face hunger and malnutrition” – UN expert 11/10/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Paraguay
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Right to food
E F S R C A
End of Mission Statement - Preliminary Observations Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Hilal Ever, on her mission to the Paraguay 4-10 November 2016 11/10/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Paraguay
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Right to food
E F S R C A
Paraguay: UN rights expert to assess challenges to the right to adequate food 11/1/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Paraguay
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Right to food
E F S R C A
“Time to translate nutrition targets into action” – UN expert on the right to food 10/25/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Right to food
E F S R C A
       
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