dcsimg


OHCHR NEWS 2014-Present

These search results include news published from 2014-present.
For older news, visit the News Archives.

Advanced Search

Result 1 - 10 of 52

Next -->
TitleDateNews TypeCountryMandateSubjectLanguages
North Dakota: “Indigenous peoples must be consulted prior to oil pipeline construction” – UN expert 9/23/2016
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Indigenous people
  • Toxic waste
  • Right to drinking water
  • Freedom of association
  • Cultural rights
  • Business and human rights
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 right 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
Ten years on, the survivors of illegal toxic waste dumping in Côte d’Ivoire remain in the dark 8/17/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Independent expert on the situation of human rights in Côte d’Ivoire
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Toxic waste
  • Right to food
  • Health
  • Right to drinking water
  • Business and human rights
E F S R C A
Argentina: Expertos de la ONU piden solución definitiva para afectados por el conflicto del río Atuel 7/20/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Argentina
  • Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Right to drinking water
  • Right to food
E F S R C A
2030 Development Goals: “No one should be left behind, and no human right ignored” – UN experts 7/12/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • 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
  • Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Independent Expert on human rights and extreme poverty
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Business and human rights
  • Extreme poverty
  • External debt
  • Health
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Indigenous people
  • Right to drinking water
  • Right to food
  • Violence against women
  • Adequate housing
E F S R C A
Brazilian mine disaster – UN experts call for a timely resolution after the settlement suspension 7/5/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Right to drinking water
  • Indigenous people
  • Business and human rights
  • Toxic waste
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 right 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 right 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
Ireland: UN experts raise alarm over growing number of homeless people in Cork with no access to water  6/6/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Ireland
  • Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Adequate housing
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights financial crisis 6/3/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Coordination Committee of Special Procedures
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic
  • Independent expert on the situation of human rights in Côte d’Ivoire
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Independent expert of the S-G on Haiti
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • 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
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on foreign debt
  • 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 the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy
  • 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 Sudan
  • Special Rapporteur on Syria
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • 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 right to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Representative of the S-G on internally displaced persons
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Adequate housing
  • African Descent
  • Albinism
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Business and human rights
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Cultural rights
  • Disability
  • Education
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Environment
  • External debt
  • Extreme poverty
  • Forced eviction
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Health
  • Human rights defenders
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Indigenous people
  • Internally displaced persons
  • International Order
  • Mercenaries
  • Migrant workers
  • Minorities
  • Older persons
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Religious intolerance
  • Right to drinking water
  • Sale of children
  • Slavery
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Terrorism
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Toxic waste
  • Traffic in persons
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Trafficking
  • Right to food
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Privacy
E F S R C A
       
Next -->