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“Human rights are for all, even for migrants” – Rights experts remind participants to upcoming UN Summit 9/16/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Committee on Migrant Workers
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Traffic in persons
  • Migrant workers
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Racism and racial discrimination
E F S R C A
Statement by the UN human rights mechanisms on the occasion of the UN High Level Summit on large movements of refugees and migrants 9/16/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Committee on Migrant Workers
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Representative of the S-G on internally displaced persons
  • Traffic in persons
  • Migrant workers
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Racism and racial discrimination
E F S R C A
UN experts urge Turkey to adhere to its human rights obligations even in time of declared emergency 8/19/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on religious intolerance
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Slavery
  • Religious intolerance
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Migrant workers
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • International Order
  • Adequate housing
  • Human rights defenders
  • Right to drinking water
  • Minorities
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Environment
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Violence against women
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Mercenaries
  • Cultural rights
E F S R C A
UN expert group alarmed by increasing violence toward people of African descent in Colombia 6/13/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Colombia
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • African Descent
  • Minorities
  • Human rights defenders
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Racism and racial discrimination
E F S R C A
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights financial crisis 6/3/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Coordination Committee of Special Procedures
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic
  • Independent expert on the situation of human rights in Côte d’Ivoire
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Independent expert of the S-G on Haiti
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • 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
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on foreign debt
  • 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 the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy
  • 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 Sudan
  • Special Rapporteur on Syria
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • 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
  • Representative of the S-G on internally displaced persons
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Adequate housing
  • African Descent
  • Albinism
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Business and human rights
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Cultural rights
  • Disability
  • Education
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Environment
  • External debt
  • Extreme poverty
  • Forced eviction
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Health
  • Human rights defenders
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Indigenous people
  • Internally displaced persons
  • International Order
  • Mercenaries
  • Migrant workers
  • Minorities
  • Older persons
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Religious intolerance
  • Right to drinking water
  • Sale of children
  • Slavery
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Terrorism
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Toxic waste
  • Traffic in persons
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Trafficking
  • Right to food
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Privacy
E F S R C A
Argentina: “Immediate action must be taken to address the critical situation of indigenous persons” – UN expert 5/24/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Argentina
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Racism and racial discrimination
E F S R C A
Full text of the press statement delivered by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, Mr. Mutuma Ruteere, 23 May 2016 in Buenos Aires, Argentina 5/23/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Argentina
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Racism and racial discrimination
E F S R C A
Human rights protection must gain new momentum at World Humanitarian Summit – UN experts First World Humanitarian Summit – 23-24 May 2016 5/23/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • 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 extreme poverty
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • 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
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • 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 internally displaced persons
  • Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Independent expert of the S-G on Haiti
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Independent Expert on Minorities
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People s Republic of Korea
  • Special Rapporteur on foreign debt
  • 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
  • Sp. Rapporteur on use of mercenaries
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy
  • Sp. Rapporteur on religious intolerance
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Sudan
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Human rights
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Adequate housing
  • African Descent
  • Ageing persons
  • Albinism
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Business and human rights
  • Children
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Cultural rights
  • Democracy and human rights
  • Environment
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of movement
  • Human rights defenders
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Indigenous people
  • Mercenaries
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Older persons
  • Privacy
  • Religious intolerance
  • Terrorism
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Human rights protection must gain new momentum at World Humanitarian Summit – UN experts 5/20/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Representative of the S-G on Cambodia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Sudan
  • Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People s Republic of Korea
  • Independent expert of the S-G on Haiti
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on religious intolerance
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • 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 defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • African Descent
  • Albinism
  • Children rights
  • Women
  • Disability
  • Environment
  • Extreme poverty
  • Freedom of association
  • Health
  • Adequate housing
  • Human rights defenders
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Indigenous people
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Mercenaries
  • Minorities
  • Older persons
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Religious intolerance
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Sale of children
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • International Order
  • Terrorism
  • External debt
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Traffic in persons
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Right to drinking water
  • Violence against women
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
UN expert on racism visits Argentina 5/13/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Argentina
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Racism and racial discrimination
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