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UN experts launch ground-breaking guidance on access to justice for people with disabilities 8/28/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Disability
E F S R C A
Israeli annexation of parts of the Palestinian West Bank would break international law – UN experts call on the international community to ensure accountability 6/16/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Israel
  • Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Sudan
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Independent expert to examine the question of a draft optional protocol to the International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People s Republic of Korea
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Arbitrary detention
  • African Descent
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Leprosy
  • Adequate housing
  • Toxic waste
  • Disability
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Mercenaries
  • Older persons
  • Freedom of association
  • Health
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Environment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Women human rights defenders
  • Minorities
  • Terrorism
  • Business and human rights
  • Privacy
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Cultural rights
  • Education
  • Right to drinking water
  • International Order
  • Traffic in persons
  • Human rights defenders
  • Right to food
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Extreme poverty
  • Right to development
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Slavery
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • External debt
  • Sale of children
  • Transnational corporations
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
UN experts condemn modern-day racial terror lynchings in US and call for systemic reform and justice 6/5/2020
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • African Descent
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Disability
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Mercenaries
  • Older persons
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Environment
  • Minorities
  • Freedom of association
  • Extreme poverty
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Statement on the Protests against Systemic Racism in the United States 6/5/2020
  • Statements/Messages
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People s Republic of Korea
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Sudan
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • African Descent
  • Women
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US Government urged to do more to prevent major outbreaks of COVID-19 in detention centres – UN experts 5/29/2020
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • African Descent
  • Health
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Older persons
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Disability
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Minorities
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‘States must include LGBT community in COVID-19 response’: The how and why from a UN expert 5/14/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • 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
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Children rights
  • Children
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Cultural rights
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Privacy
  • Leprosy
  • Extreme poverty
  • Disability
  • Albinism
  • Right to food
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Trafficking
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Right to drinking water
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Mercenaries
  • Human rights defenders
  • Older persons
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Business and human rights
  • Terrorism
  • Freedom of association
  • Slavery
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Health
  • Adequate housing
  • African Descent
  • International Order
  • Religious intolerance
  • Violence against women
  • Sale of children
  • Women
  • Women rights
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COVID-19: The suffering and resilience of LGBT persons must be visible and inform the actions of States 5/14/2020
  • Statements/Messages
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea
  • Sp. Rapporteur on use of mercenaries
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • 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
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Children
  • Children rights
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Cultural rights
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Privacy
  • Leprosy
  • Extreme poverty
  • Disability
  • Minorities
  • Albinism
  • Right to food
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Traffic in persons
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Right to drinking water
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Mercenaries
  • Human rights defenders
  • Older persons
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Business and human rights
  • Terrorism
  • Freedom of association
  • Slavery
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Health
  • Adequate housing
  • African Descent
  • International Order
  • Religious intolerance
  • Violence against women
  • Sale of children
  • Women
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US must lift its Cuba embargo to save lives amid COVID-19 crisis, say UN experts 4/30/2020
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Cuba
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Right to development
  • Disability
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • International Order
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
E F S R C A
Responses to the Covid-19 could exacerbate pre-existing and deeply entrenched discrimination against women and girls, say UN experts* 4/20/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Women
  • Violence against women
  • Adequate housing
  • Right to drinking water
  • Disability
  • Older persons
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
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COVID-19 security measures no excuse for excessive use of force, say UN Special Rapporteurs 4/17/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Sudan
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
  • Albinism
  • African Descent
  • Adequate housing
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Children rights
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Disability
  • Discrimination
  • Education
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Extreme poverty
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of movement
  • Health
  • Human rights defenders
  • Human rights education
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Independence of judiciary
  • International Order
  • Leprosy
  • Mercenaries
  • Minorities
  • Older persons
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Religious intolerance
  • Rule of law
  • Sale of children
  • Sexual exploitation of children
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Slavery
  • Terrorism
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Traffic in persons
  • Transnational corporations
  • Violence against women
  • Xenophobia
  • Environment
  • Women
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