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Maldives: Moment of political hope at risk from environmental and fundamentalist threats to culture, says UN expert 6/18/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Maldives
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Cultural rights
E F S R C A
Des experts des droits humains de l’ONU demandent la libération d’un blogueur mauritanien en détention 6/18/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Mauritania
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Cultural rights
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Human rights defenders
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Health
  • Religious intolerance
  • Independence of judiciary
E F S R C A
Preliminary findings and observations, UN Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights Karima Bennoune, Male, 18 June 2019 6/18/2019
  • Statements/Messages
  • Maldives
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Cultural rights
E F S R C A
Maldives: UN expert to visit to assess cultural rights 6/6/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Maldives
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Cultural rights
E F S R C A
Plans to redevelop UK’s Seven Sisters market pose human rights threat, say UN experts 3/26/2019
  • Press Releases
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Cultural rights
  • Transnational corporations
  • Business and human rights
  • Minorities
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
International Women’s Day - 8 March 2019 Women’s menstrual health should no longer be a taboo 3/5/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • 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 education
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Women
  • Violence against women
  • Cultural rights
  • Education
  • Health
  • Right to drinking water
  • Transnational corporations
E F S R C A
International Women’s Day, 8 March 2019 3/5/2019
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • 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 education
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Women
  • Cultural rights
  • Transnational corporations
  • Education
  • Right to drinking water
  • Health
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Bangladesh: UN human rights experts alarmed by violence ahead of election 12/20/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Bangladesh
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Cultural rights
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Religious intolerance
  • Human rights defenders
  • Minorities
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Freedom of association
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
Statement by Karima Bennoune, Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights at the 73rd session of the General Assembly 10/23/2018
  • Statements/Messages
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Cultural rights
E F S R C A
International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October 2018 10/11/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • 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 education
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Cultural rights
  • Education
  • Health
  • Extreme poverty
  • Sale of children
  • Slavery
  • Traffic in persons
  • Trafficking
  • Violence against women
  • Women
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