Other activities carried out by the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights

3 October 2017 The Special Rapporteur delivers remarks on “Brazil’s approach to promoting austerity through a constitutional amendment” (3 October 2017, Sao Paulo, Brazil)

5 October 2016 "The UN's lawyers are effectively defending impunity, rather than immunity" - Letter to the Deputy Secretary-General on the UN responsibility for the cholera outbreak in Haiti and
12 October 2016 his reply

The UN's abdication approach is morally unconscionable, legally indefensible and politically self-defeating", Special Rapporteur publishes a report on the UN's responsibility for the cholera outbreak in Haiti

29 September 2015,The approach of the World Bank is incoherent and unsustainable": Special Rapporteur publishes report on World Bank and human rights

12 February 2015,Tax Policy is Human Rights Policy: The Irish Debate" - The Special Rapporteur delivers a keynote address at Christian Aid conference on The Human Rights Impact of Tax and Fiscal Policy

12 December 2014,the Special Procedures mandate holders issue a letter to the World Bank concerning the review of its Safeguards policies

7 November 2014,Special Rapporteur publishes an op-ed in the Washington Post on the World Bank's long-standing aversion to discussing human rights

24 October 2014,Special Rapporteur presents his first report to the General Assembly

15 October 2014,Special Rapporteur delivers a keynote address at the Nordic Trust Fund for Human Rights and Development Annual Workshop: "Rethinking the World Bank's approach to human rights"

Click here for past activities carried out by the former Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Ms. Magdalena Sepúlveda.