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“Australia’s human rights record blemished by punitive approach to migrants” – UN rights expert 11/18/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Australia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Migrant workers
E F S R C A
End mission Statement by the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants on his official visit to Australia (1-18 November 2016) 11/17/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Australia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Migrant workers
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
Migration control is not only about keeping people out – UN experts call for vision and leadership 10/24/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Committee on Migrant Workers
  • Migrant workers
E F S R C A
Habitat III: “Cities for people, with people”, UN rights experts urge 10/13/2016
  • Press Releases
  • 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
“Human rights are for all, even for migrants” – Rights experts remind participants to upcoming UN Summit 9/16/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Committee on Migrant Workers
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Traffic in persons
  • Migrant workers
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Racism and racial discrimination
E F S R C A
Statement by the UN human rights mechanisms on the occasion of the UN High Level Summit on large movements of refugees and migrants 9/16/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Committee on Migrant Workers
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Representative of the S-G on internally displaced persons
  • Traffic in persons
  • Migrant workers
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Racism and racial discrimination
E F S R C A
UN experts urge Turkey to adhere to its human rights obligations even in time of declared emergency 8/19/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on religious intolerance
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Slavery
  • Religious intolerance
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Migrant workers
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • International Order
  • Adequate housing
  • Human rights defenders
  • Right to drinking water
  • Minorities
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Environment
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Violence against women
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Mercenaries
  • Cultural rights
E F S R C A
“Who is it for?” – UN experts call for a New Urban Agenda based on human rights for every one 6/29/2016
  • Press Releases
  • 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
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Urbanization and Human Rights
  • Adequate housing
  • Disability
  • Extreme poverty
  • Right to food
  • External debt
  • Health
  • Indigenous people
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Migrant workers
  • Minorities
  • Older persons
  • Right to drinking water
  • Urbanization and Human Rights
E F S R C A
UN Experts Statement on Habitat III: New Urban Agenda Must be Based in Human Rights 6/29/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Adequate housing
  • Disability
  • Extreme poverty
  • Right to food
  • External debt
  • Health
  • Indigenous people
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Migrant workers
  • Minorities
  • Older persons
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
       
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