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End-of-mission statement on China, by Professor Philip Alston, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights 8/23/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • China
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Extreme poverty
E F S R C A
UN Experts Statement on Habitat III: New Urban Agenda Must be Based in Human Rights 6/29/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Adequate housing
  • Disability
  • Extreme poverty
  • Right to food
  • External debt
  • Health
  • Indigenous people
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Migrant workers
  • Minorities
  • Older persons
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
Joint Statement by UN human rights experts* on the occasion of the High-Level Meeting on ending AIDS by 2030 6/3/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • HIV/AIDS and human rights
  • Human rights defenders
  • Extreme poverty
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • HIV/AIDS
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 right 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
End-of-mission statement on Mauritania, by Professor Philip Alston, United Nations Human Rights Council Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights 5/11/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Mauritania
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Extreme poverty
E F S R C A
End-of-mission statement on Romania, by Professor Philip Alston, United Nations Human Rights Council Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights 11/11/2015
  • Statements/Messages
  • Romania
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Extreme poverty
E F S R C A
Statement by United Nations experts on the ECLAC’s negotiation of a regional instrument on environmental democracy 10/22/2015
  • Statements/Messages
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Environment
  • Toxic waste
  • Health
  • Right to drinking water
  • Right to food
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Extreme poverty
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • International Order
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Adequate housing
  • Indigenous people
  • Women
E F S R C A
Statement by the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights at the 29th session of the Human Rights Council 6/22/2015
  • Statements/Messages
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Extreme poverty
E F S R C A
Joint statement by UN Special Procedures on the occasion of World Environment Day (5 June 2015) 6/5/2015
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Representative of the S-G on Cambodia
  • Representative of the S-G on internally displaced persons
  • Independent expert of the S-G on Haiti
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • African Descent
  • Cultural rights
  • International Order
  • Women
  • Disability
  • Environment
  • Extreme poverty
  • Right to food
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Health
  • Human rights defenders
  • Indigenous people
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Mercenaries
  • Migrant workers
  • Older persons
  • Sale of children
  • Slavery
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Toxic waste
  • Business and human rights
  • Violence against women
  • External debt
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
Discriminated and made vulnerable: Young LGBT and intersex people need recognition and protection of their rights International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia - Sunday 17 May 2015 5/13/2015
  • Statements/Messages
  • Press Releases
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Independent Expert on human rights and extreme poverty
  • Independent expert for the United Nations study on violence against children
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • 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 health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Representative of the S-G on children in armed conflict
  • Children rights
  • Children
  • Extreme poverty
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Xenophobia
  • Health
E F S R C A
       
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