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International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, 2 December 2021 12/1/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People s Republic of Korea
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Fund on Slavery
  • Slavery
  • Sale of children
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Traffic in persons
  • Extreme poverty
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Right to food
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Cultural rights
  • Environment
  • International Order
  • Disability
  • Freedom of association
  • Right to development
  • Violence against women
  • Transnational corporations
  • Discrimination
  • Women
  • Toxics and human rights
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Religious intolerance
  • Mercenaries
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Education
  • Right to drinking water
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Albinism
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Terrorism
  • Human rights defenders
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Older persons
E F S R C A
States must prioritize health and equality over profits and vaccine hoarding, UN experts say 11/29/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • 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 development
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia
  • Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
  • Extreme poverty
  • Transnational corporations
  • Health
  • Right to development
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • International Order
  • Right to food
  • Right to drinking water
  • Education
  • Cultural rights
  • Environment
  • Toxics and human rights
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of association
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Sale of children
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Traffic in persons
  • Violence against women
  • Albinism
  • Internally displaced persons
E F S R C A
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
25 November 2021
11/24/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Environment
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Sexual exploitation of children
  • Human rights defenders
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Mercenaries
  • Disability
  • International Order
  • Terrorism
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Right to development
  • Slavery
  • Minorities
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Migrant workers
  • Adequate housing
  • Health
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Right to drinking water
  • Right to food
  • Albinism
  • Traffic in persons
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Cultural rights
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Business and human rights
  • African Descent
E F S R C A
G7 Trade Ministers’ strong stance against forced labour in supply chains is welcome, but must be followed by concrete action on forced labour and other human rights abuses says UN expert group 11/2/2021
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Slavery
  • Extreme poverty
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Transnational corporations
  • Traffic in persons
E F S R C A
CAR: Russian Wagner Group harassing and intimidating civilians – UN experts 10/27/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Central African Republic
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Mercenaries
  • Transnational corporations
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
7th Session of the Open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights 10/25/2021
  • Statements/Messages
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Transnational corporations
E F S R C A
Joint Statement by UN human rights experts - UN human rights experts urge States to create a global level playing field for responsible business conduct 10/19/2021
  • Statements/Messages
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Transnational corporations
  • Extreme poverty
  • Environment
  • Toxics and human rights
  • Mercenaries
E F S R C A
Information Note: Experts send pharma companies, States, EU and WTO letters calling for urgent action on COVID-19 vaccines 10/19/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Business and human rights
  • Health
  • Extreme poverty
  • Right to development
  • International Order
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Transnational corporations
E F S R C A
States must stop prioritizing investment over human rights – UN experts 10/14/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Business and human rights
E F S R C A
Italy: Government must break cycle of exploitation of workers, hold businesses accountable – UN experts 10/6/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Italy
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Transnational corporations
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