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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 the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • 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
Scourge of slavery increases amid new range of global issues, says UN expert 9/9/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Slavery
E F S R C A
UN experts urge ILO to back safe and healthy work conditions as a 'fundamental' right 6/13/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Toxic waste
  • Health
  • Right to food
  • Extreme poverty
  • Slavery
  • Transnational corporations
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
Togo must step up efforts to end worst forms of child labour by 2025 – UN expert 5/31/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Togo
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Slavery
E F S R C A
End of mission statement by Ms. Urmila Bhoola, Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences on her country visit to Togo (27-31 May 2019) 5/31/2019
  • Statements/Messages
  • Togo
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Slavery
E F S R C A
UN expert on contemporary forms of slavery to visit Togo 5/23/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Togo
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Slavery
E F S R C A
UN human rights experts raise alarm about the situation of Indian migrant workers in Gabon Special Economic Zone 4/26/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Gabon
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Transnational corporations
  • Migrant workers
  • Slavery
  • Traffic in persons
E F S R C A
Italy must urgently protect evicted migrant workers from exploitation, say UN rights experts 3/13/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Italy
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Slavery
  • Adequate housing
  • Migration and Human Rights
E F S R C A
New migration pact highlights key role of business in protecting migrants, say UN experts 12/20/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Transnational corporations
  • Slavery
  • Migrant workers
  • Traffic in persons
E F S R C A
Joint statement of the United Nations Special Procedures Mandate Holders on the occasion of the 24th Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC 12/6/2018
  • Statements/Messages
  • Human rights and climate change
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Transnational corporations
  • Business and human rights
  • Right to development
  • Environment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Right to food
  • Freedom of association
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Internally displaced persons
  • International Order
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Leprosy
  • Mercenaries
  • Extreme poverty
  • Sale of children
  • Slavery
  • Terrorism
  • Traffic in persons
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Women
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