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Portugal: UN experts to assess impact of economic crisis on housing, water and sanitation 11/30/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Portugal
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Right to drinking water
  • Adequate housing
E F S R C A
Native Americans facing excessive force in North Dakota pipeline protests – UN expert 11/15/2016
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Indigenous people
  • Environment
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Business and human rights
  • Cultural rights
  • Human rights defenders
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
UN experts launch urgent call for action on anniversary of devastating Brazil dam collapse 11/4/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Right to drinking water
  • Toxic waste
  • Health
  • Indigenous people
  • Business and human rights
E F S R C A
Statement by the Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation at the 71st session of the General Assembly 10/25/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Right to drinking water
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
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
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 rights 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
Statement by the Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation at the 33rd session of the Human Rights Council 9/6/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Right to drinking water
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
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 rights 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
       
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