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Argentina: UN committees welcome decision to repeal deportation decree 3/24/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Argentina
  • Committee on Migrant Workers
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Committee against Torture
  • Migration and Human Rights
E F S R C A
Migrants: Guidance on equitable access to COVID-19 vaccine 3/8/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
  • Migration and Human Rights
E F S R C A
Joint Statement by independent United Nations human rights experts* on human rights responsibilities of armed non-State actors 2/25/2021
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Environment
  • Slavery
  • Sale of children
  • Right to drinking water
  • Human rights defenders
  • International Order
  • Right to food
  • Mercenaries
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Adequate housing
  • Business and human rights
  • Disability
  • Minorities
  • Violence against women
  • Religious intolerance
  • Health
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Freedom of association
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Women
E F S R C A
Malaysia: UN experts appalled by deportation of migrants to Myanmar despite court order 2/24/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Malaysia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Bosnia and Herzegovina: Stop extradition of rights defender at risk of torture or ill-treatment, say UN experts 2/10/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Syria: UN experts urge 57 States to repatriate women and children from squalid camps 2/8/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Terrorism
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Traffic in persons
  • Right to drinking water
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Sale of children
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Women
  • Privacy
  • Minorities
  • Right to food
E F S R C A
Italy failed to rescue more than 200 migrants, UN Committee finds 1/27/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Italy
  • Human Rights Committee
  • Migration and Human Rights
E F S R C A
Spain: Power outages put children’s lives at risk in informal settlement – UN experts 12/22/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Spain
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Disability
  • Adequate housing
  • Education
  • Right to food
  • Health
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Minorities
  • Extreme poverty
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
International Migrants Day
Video message by United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet
12/18/2020
  • Statements/Messages
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Migration and Human Rights
E F S R C A
Migrants must be included in all COVID-19 recovery plans – UN and regional experts 12/17/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Committee on Migrant Workers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Migrant workers
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Traffic in persons
  • Trafficking
E F S R C A
       
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