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Peru needs new thinking on business conflicts to improve human rights – UN experts 7/19/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Peru
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Business and human rights
  • Transnational corporations
E F S R C A
Statement at the end of visit to Peru by the United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights 7/19/2017
  • Statements/Messages
  • Peru
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Business and human rights
  • Transnational corporations
E F S R C A
Statement by the Working Group Chairperson to the 35th session of the Human Rights Council 6/8/2017
  • Statements/Messages
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Business and human rights
E F S R C A
UN experts urge Canada to take tougher line on business-related rights abuses 6/1/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Canada
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Business and human rights
E F S R C A
Statement at the end of visit to Canada by the United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights 6/1/2017
  • Statements/Messages
  • Canada
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Business and human rights
  • Transnational corporations
E F S R C A
Development agenda at risk unless States honour political and financial commitments, UN experts warn 12/2/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Health
  • Right to food
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • International Order
  • Business and human rights
  • Women
  • External debt
  • Minorities
  • Disability
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Older persons
  • Indigenous people
  • Right to development
  • African Descent
E F S R C A
30th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration on the Right to Development by the UN General Assembly on 4 December 1986 12/2/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Health
  • Right to food
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • International Order
  • Business and human rights
  • Women
  • External debt
  • Minorities
  • Disability
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Older persons
  • Indigenous people
  • Right to development
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
Mexico: First official visit by UN expert group on business and human rights 8/24/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Mexico
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Business and human rights
E F S R C A
Ten years on, the survivors of illegal toxic waste dumping in Côte d’Ivoire remain in the dark 8/17/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Independent expert on the situation of human rights in Côte d’Ivoire
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Toxic waste
  • Right to food
  • Health
  • Right to drinking water
  • Business and human rights
E F S R C A
       
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