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End of mission statement of the Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practiceof its visit to Kuwait1 12/15/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Kuwait
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Women
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
International Women Human Rights Defenders Day –29 November 2016 11/25/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Women
  • Women human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
NI UNA Menos movement is ahead of the problem: the State must catch up and intensify efforts to prevent femicide and other forms of gender based violence against women and girls  11/21/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Argentina
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Women
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
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
Statement by Ms Dubravka Šimonović, Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences at the Human Rights Council, Thirty-second session 6/17/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights financial crisis 6/3/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Statements/Messages
  • 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 rights 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
Joint Statement by UN human rights experts* on the occasion of the High-Level Meeting on ending AIDS by 2030 6/3/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • HIV/AIDS and human rights
  • Human rights defenders
  • Extreme poverty
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • HIV/AIDS
E F S R C A
UN Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice finalizes country mission to Hungary 5/27/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Hungary
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
       
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