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Zimbabwe policies hitting poor hardest, say UN rights experts 4/4/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Zimbabwe
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on foreign debt
  • Extreme poverty
  • Violence against women
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • External debt
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
UN experts call for solidarity with people affected by Africa cyclone 4/1/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Independent expert on the right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Right to drinking water
  • Environment
  • Right to development
  • Health
  • Older persons
  • International Order
E F S R C A
World Water Day, 22 March 2019 3/20/2019
  • Statements/Messages
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Right to drinking water
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
Lesotho: Fulfilling human rights to water and sanitation critical for human development, says UN expert 2/15/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Lesotho
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
Statement at the conclusion of the official visit to Lesotho by the Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation, Mr. Léo Heller, Maseru, 15 February 2019 2/15/2019
  • Statements/Messages
  • Lesotho
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Right to drinking water
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
First UN human rights expert to visit Lesotho – water and sanitation 1/29/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Lesotho
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
Guatemala: UN experts concerned indigenous leader convicted in retaliation for opposition to Oxec hydro project 12/19/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Guatemala
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • 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
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Environment
  • Human rights defenders
  • Right to drinking water
  • Transnational corporations
E F S R C A
       
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