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International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, 2 December 2021 12/1/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People s Republic of Korea
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Fund on Slavery
  • Slavery
  • Sale of children
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Traffic in persons
  • Extreme poverty
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Right to food
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Cultural rights
  • Environment
  • International Order
  • Disability
  • Freedom of association
  • Right to development
  • Violence against women
  • Transnational corporations
  • Discrimination
  • Women
  • Toxics and human rights
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Religious intolerance
  • Mercenaries
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Education
  • Right to drinking water
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Albinism
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Terrorism
  • Human rights defenders
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Older persons
E F S R C A
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
25 November 2021
11/24/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • 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
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Environment
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Sexual exploitation of children
  • Human rights defenders
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Mercenaries
  • Disability
  • International Order
  • Terrorism
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Right to development
  • Slavery
  • Minorities
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Migrant workers
  • Adequate housing
  • Health
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Right to drinking water
  • Right to food
  • Albinism
  • Traffic in persons
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Cultural rights
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Business and human rights
  • African Descent
E F S R C A
Singapore: UN experts urge halt to execution of drug offender with disabilities 11/8/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Singapore
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Disability
  • Health
E F S R C A
UN disabilities expert urges more inclusive approach across ‘peace continuum’ 10/21/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Disability
E F S R C A
Afghanistan: UN experts urge swift global action to protect human rights and prevent ‘civilian slaughter’ 8/16/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Afghanistan
  • 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 freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Terrorism
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Cultural rights
  • Traffic in persons
  • Religious intolerance
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Slavery
  • Minorities
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Older persons
  • Sale of children
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Disability
E F S R C A
UN experts urge Catholic Church to act against sexual abuse, provide reparations 6/21/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Holy See
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Disability
  • Sale of children
E F S R C A
Closing remarks by the Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities at the interactive dialogue on the Implementation of the Convention of States Parties with the United Nations system and other stakeholders 6/17/2021
  • Statements/Messages
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Disability
E F S R C A
Opening remarks by the Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities at the fourteenth conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 6/15/2021
  • Statements/Messages
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Disability
E F S R C A
Pandemic recovery: Digital rights key to inclusive and resilient world 6/4/2021
  • Press Releases
  • 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
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • 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 the situation of human rights defenders
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Terrorism
  • Freedom of association
  • Extreme poverty
  • Environment
  • Disability
  • Health
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Transnational corporations
E F S R C A
Time for UN to formally recognise right to clean, healthy environment - experts 6/4/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on foreign debt
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • 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
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Environment
  • Right to development
  • Right to drinking water
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Education
  • Discrimination
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Leprosy
  • African Descent
  • Extreme poverty
  • Minorities
  • Right to food
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • External debt
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Older persons
  • Health
  • Traffic in persons
  • Slavery
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Toxics and human rights
  • Transnational corporations
  • Adequate housing
  • International Order
  • Religious intolerance
  • Violence against women
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Disability
  • Freedom of association
  • Cultural rights
  • Women
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