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Discover videos on the topic of human rights and extreme poverty below. You can also catch up with the latest recordings on the mandate from United Nations Web TV.

Virtual side event on "Building Roofs and Raising Floors Through Inclusive Digital Technologies and A Global Fund for Social Protection", co-organized by the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors (GCSPF) and Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP) - Participation by UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Olivier De Schutter, on Friday 12 February 2021.

Press conference: Poverty in the European Union – The UN Special Rapporteur on poverty presented his findings and preliminary conclusions at the end of his visit to the EU, on 29 January 2021.

“Speaking of poverty, differently”

Virtual event organized by BRAC on «Driving Systems Change through Governments to End Extreme Poverty» - Participation by UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Olivier De Schutter, on 20 October 2020.

Video message: Poverty Matrix (The 2020 Social Forum, 8-9 October 2020)

Launch of a new report on poverty in a Covid-stricken world by UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Olivier De Schutter, on 11 September 2020. 

Side-event on the 2020 Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) data and publication «Charting pathways out of multidimensional poverty: Achieving the SDGs», which was released on 16 July 2020, by the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative at the University of Oxford and the Human Development Report Office of the United Nations Development Programme - Participation by the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Olivier De Schutter, on 13 July 2020. 

European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN)'s annual policy conference - Participation by the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Olivier De Schutter, (starting at 1h12), on 13 July 2020. 

Virtual side event on "COVID-19 and the human rights of people living in poverty" during the 44th Session of the UN Human Rights Council organized by ATD Fourth World, Franciscans International - Participation by the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Olivier De Schutter, on 13 July 2020. 

HLPF event on «Human Development Through Social and Environmental Justice for All» organized by UNDP and International Movement ATD Fourth World - Message shared by Olivier De Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, on 8 July 2020.

Video statement on the thematic report on the «Just Transition» presented at the 44th session of the HRC, June 2020.

Interactive Dialogue of the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights at the 11th Meeting, 44th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council (English).

Opening panel of the High-Level Meeting convened by the President of the General Assembly for the launch of the Alliance for Poverty Eradication - Statement delivered by the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Olivier De Schutter, alongside the UN Secretary-General and the DGs of ILO, UNCTAD and FAO.
30 June 2020

Webinar on "Regulating responsible business conduct: A coherent approach for Europe and the World", organized by S&D group, ETUC, ITUC & RBC Working Group - Participation by the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Olivier De Schutter (intervention at 11:35), on 29 June 2020.

Webinar on "Building Back Better: Strengthening Social Protection in the EU" on 23 June 2020 – Featuring UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Olivier De Schutter
23 June 2020

Webinar on Poverty monitoring in the context of Covid-19 organized by Overseas Development Institute (ODI) – Keynote by the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Olivier De Schutter, on 16 June 2020.

Webinar on poverty monitoring in the context of COVID-19 – Opening remarks by the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Olivier De Schutter
15 June 2020

Press Conference of the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights at the end of his visit to Spain (27 January-7 February 2020)
7 February 2020

Press Conference of the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights at the end of his visit to Malaysia (13-23 August 2019)
23 August 2019

Press Conference of the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights at the end of his visit to Lao PDR (18-28 March 2019)
28 March 2019



Live talk with Philip Alston, Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
9 June 2017

Side event on universal basic income and the future of human rights
8 June 2017