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UN expert visits Kyrgyzstan to assess rights of minorities 12/4/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Minorities
E F S R C A
UN forum to tackle the issue of Education, Language and the Human Rights of the Minorities 11/25/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Minorities
E F S R C A
UN expert raises alarm at increasing number of minorities at risk of statelessness worldwide 10/22/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Minorities
E F S R C A
International Day of the Girl Child,11 October 2019
Agents for change: Girls take up the fight for a better world
10/10/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • 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 freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Women
  • Violence against women
  • Cultural rights
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Health
  • Human rights defenders
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Minorities
  • Sale of children
  • Slavery
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Trafficking
  • Traffic in persons
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
Hate speech: UN experts make joint call for action by states and social media firms 9/23/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Religious intolerance
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Minorities
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Violence against women
  • Traffic in persons
  • International Order
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Extreme poverty
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Terrorism
  • Women
  • African Descent
E F S R C A
International Day of Sign Languages
23 September 2019
9/20/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Disability
  • Minorities
E F S R C A
Bangladesh: UN experts concerned by crackdown at Rohingya refugee camps 9/16/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Bangladesh
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Minorities
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of association
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief 8/22/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cultural rights
  • Minorities
  • Violence against women
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Women
  • Human rights defenders
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Sale of children
  • Education
  • Health
  • Terrorism
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
E F S R C A
UN experts: Risk of statelessness for millions and instability in Assam, India 7/3/2019
  • Press Releases
  • India
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Minorities
  • Religious intolerance
E F S R C A
Algeria: Hunger striker’s death in custody alarming, say UN experts 6/18/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Algeria
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Human rights defenders
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Minorities
E F S R C A
       
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