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Failing to protect biodiversity can be a human rights violation – UN experts 6/25/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Environment
  • Right to food
  • Right to drinking water
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Toxic waste
  • Transnational corporations
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
Canada’s inaction on toxic exposure a disturbing sign of discrimination: UN expert 6/7/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Canada
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Toxic waste
E F S R C A
End-of-visit statement by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights and hazardous substances and wastes, Baskut Tuncak on his visit to Canada, 24 May to 6 June 2019 6/6/2019
  • Statements/Messages
  • Canada
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Toxic waste
E F S R C A
The crime of exporting deadly air must end, says UN expert 6/4/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Canada
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Toxic waste
E F S R C A
UN expert to examine Canada’s record on hazardous substances and wastes 5/23/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Canada
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Toxic waste
E F S R C A
China must fulfil repeated pledges on chemical safety: expert 3/29/2019
  • Press Releases
  • China
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Toxic waste
E F S R C A
UN must urgently provide redress for minorities placed in toxic Kosovo camps, says UN rights expert 3/13/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Toxic waste
E F S R C A
Brazil: UN experts call for probe into deadly dam collapse 1/30/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • 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
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Environment
  • Transnational corporations
  • Right to drinking water
  • Toxic waste
  • Indigenous peoples
E F S R C A
Opening remarks by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights and hazardous substances and wastes, Baskut Tuncak at the 73rd session of the U.N. General Assembly 10/25/2018
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Toxic waste
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