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9th Annual Forum on Business and Human Rights
“Preventing business-related human rights abuses: The key to a sustainable future for people and planet”
11/16/2020
  • Statements/Messages
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Business and human rights
E F S R C A
UN Forum addresses prevention of business-related human rights abuses 11/13/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Business and human rights
E F S R C A
No one is secure until all of us are secure: UN experts decry COVID vaccine hoarding 11/9/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
  • Health
  • Extreme poverty
  • Business and human rights
  • Right to development
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
E F S R C A
Statement by UN Human Rights Experts Universal access to vaccines is essential for prevention and containment of COVID-19 around the world* 11/9/2020
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
  • Health
  • Extreme poverty
  • Business and human rights
  • Right to development
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
E F S R C A
6th Session of the Open Ended Inter Governmental Working Group in charge of the elaboration of an international legally binding instrument on transnational corporations and other business enterprises, with respect to human rights 10/26/2020
  • Statements/Messages
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Business and human rights
E F S R C A
Event to launch project “Business and human rights – towards a decade of global implementation” 7/13/2020
  • Statements/Messages
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Business and human rights
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
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
E F S R C A
COVID-19: State and business respect for human rights critical to resilience and recovery, say UN experts 4/28/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Business and human rights
  • Transnational corporations
E F S R C A
Ensuring that business respects human rights during the Covid-19 crisis and beyond:
The relevance of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights
4/27/2020
  • Statements/Messages
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Business and human rights
  • Transnational corporations
E F S R C A
       
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