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UN experts urge prompt ratification of landmark Latin America and Caribbean environment treaty 9/13/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • SR right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Human rights defenders
  • Environment
  • Toxic waste
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Health
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Right to drinking water
  • Right to food
  • Freedom of association
  • Transnational corporations
  • International Order
  • Right to development
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Cultural rights
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Migrant workers
  • Women
  • Education
  • Older persons
  • Disability
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UN experts decry Hungary’s tough new measures against migrants and civil society 9/11/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Hungary
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Migrant workers
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Education
  • Racism and racial discrimination
E F S R C A
UN expert hails Sweden as role model for human rights-based international aid and solidarity 5/1/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Sweden
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
E F S R C A
UN human rights expert to assess Sweden’s international solidarity and development agenda 4/20/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Sweden
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
E F S R C A
Human rights must be central in all discussions concerning migrants, UN experts urge States 12/1/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Migrant workers
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Traffic in persons
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Slavery
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
E F S R C A
Libya must end “outrageous” auctions of enslaved people, UN experts insist 11/30/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Libya
  • Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Slavery
  • Migrant workers
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Traffic in persons
  • Violence against women
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Minorities
  • Sale of children
  • African Descent
E F S R C A
Urgent need to speed up world action to realise Right to Development – UN experts 11/30/2017
  • Press Releases
  • SR right to development
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Right to development
  • Albinism
  • Indigenous peoples
  • International Order
  • Minorities
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • African Descent
  • Women
E F S R C A
Latin America and Caribbean urgently need strong, legally binding treaty on environmental rights, say UN experts 11/27/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • SR right to development
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Environment
  • Right to drinking water
  • Right to food
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Right to development
  • International Order
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • External debt
E F S R C A
Human rights must be centre-stage as Paris climate change deal takes effect, UN experts say 11/3/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • SR right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Right to development
  • Adequate housing
  • Health
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Migration and Human Rights
E F S R C A
UN rights expert compliments Cuba’s international solidarity, prods rights progress 7/19/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Cuba
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
E F S R C A
       
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