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Nigeria: UN expert calls for budget plans to tackle “unacceptable” water crisis in Lagos 12/22/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Nigeria
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
UN housing, water and sanitation experts urge Portugal to leave legacy of austerity through human rights 12/13/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Portugal
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Adequate housing
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
End of Mission Statement by the Special Rapporteur on the human rights to water and sanitation Mr. Léo Heller, andSpecial Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing, Ms. Leilani Farha 12/13/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Portugal
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Adequate housing
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
Human rights under increasing attack worldwide 12/9/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Statements/Messages
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Independent expert on the situation of human rights in Burundi
  • Independent expert to examine the existing international criminal and human rights framework for the protection of persons from enforced or involuntary disappearance
  • Independent Expert on human rights and the environment
  • Independent Expert on human rights and extreme poverty
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Independent expert of the S-G on Guatemala
  • Independent Expert on Minorities
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Spécial Rapporteur on Afghanistan
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People s Republic of Korea
  • Spécial Rapporteur on Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Iraq
  • Sp. Rapporteur on use of mercenaries
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on religious intolerance
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Representative of the S-G on Cambodia
  • Representative of the S-G on children in armed conflict
  • Representative of the S-G on internally displaced persons
  • Special Representative of the CHR on Iran
  • Coordination Committee of Special Procedures
  • Human rights
  • Adequate housing
  • Administration of justice
  • African Descent
  • Ageing persons
  • Albinism
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Business and human rights
  • Children rights
  • Disability
  • Education
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Environment
  • Economic social and cultural rights
  • Extreme poverty
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of movement
  • Human rights defenders
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Indigenous people
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Mercenaries
  • Migrant workers
  • Minorities
  • Older persons
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Right to drinking water
  • Right to food
  • Right to peace
  • Right to property
  • Slavery
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Toxic waste
  • Traffic in persons
  • Trafficking
  • Women rights
E F S R C A
Portugal: UN experts to assess impact of economic crisis on housing, water and sanitation 11/30/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Portugal
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Right to drinking water
  • Adequate housing
E F S R C A
Native Americans facing excessive force in North Dakota pipeline protests – UN expert 11/15/2016
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Indigenous people
  • Environment
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Business and human rights
  • Cultural rights
  • Human rights defenders
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
UN experts launch urgent call for action on anniversary of devastating Brazil dam collapse 11/4/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Right to drinking water
  • Toxic waste
  • Health
  • Indigenous people
  • Business and human rights
E F S R C A
Statement by the Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation at the 71st session of the General Assembly 10/25/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
Habitat III: “Cities for people, with people”, UN rights experts urge 10/13/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Independent Expert on human rights and extreme poverty
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on foreign debt
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Adequate housing
  • Disability
  • Education
  • Extreme poverty
  • Right to drinking water
  • Right to food
  • Indigenous people
  • External debt
  • Health
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Older persons
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Open statement Habitat III: Shift towards a New Urban Agenda based on human rights 10/12/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Independent Expert on human rights and extreme poverty
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Adequate housing
  • Disability
  • Education
  • Extreme poverty
  • Right to food
  • External debt
  • Health
  • Indigenous people
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Older persons
  • Women
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
       
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