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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty – Tuesday 17 October 2017 10/16/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Extreme poverty
E F S R C A
Death penalty disproportionately affects the poor, UN rights experts warn 10/6/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Women
  • Migrant workers
  • Extreme poverty
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • African Descent
E F S R C A
End to Saudi driving ban for women should be just the first step – UN experts 9/28/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Extreme poverty
  • Women
E F S R C A
UN experts urge China to release lawyer Jiang Tianyong currently on trial for subversion 9/6/2017
  • Press Releases
  • China
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Extreme poverty
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
Power shortages in Gaza deepening the humanitarian crisis, say UN rights experts 7/12/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • Israel
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • SR right to development
  • Adequate housing
  • Health
  • Right to food
  • Extreme poverty
  • Right to drinking water
  • Right to development
E F S R C A
Oral Statement by Mr. Philip Alston Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights at the 35th session of the Human Rights Council 6/7/2017
  • Statements/Messages
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Extreme poverty
E F S R C A
Saudi Arabia’s use of force and demolitions in the Al-Masora neighborhood violates human rights 5/24/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Cultural rights
  • Adequate housing
  • Extreme poverty
E F S R C A
Embrace diversity and protect trans and gender diverse children and adolescents 5/16/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Committee against Torture
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Independent Expert on human rights and extreme poverty
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Children rights
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Extreme poverty
  • Human rights education
  • Health
  • Women rights
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Ahead of referendum, UN experts warn Turkey about impact of purge on economic, social and cultural rights 4/13/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Extreme poverty
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Human rights education
E F S R C A
UN experts urge Saudi Arabia to halt forced evictions and demolitions of the Al-Masora neighborhood in Awamia 4/5/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Cultural rights
  • Adequate housing
  • Extreme poverty
E F S R C A
       
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