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Mexico: UN experts say proposed budget cuts could hurt vital services for women 10/16/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Mexico
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Discrimination
  • Indigenous peoples
E F S R C A
COVID-19: Indigenous peoples’ voices must be heard, says UN expert 10/13/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Indigenous peoples
E F S R C A
Statement of Mr. Francisco Calí Tzay
Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Seventy-fifth session of the General Assembly
Item 69 (a): Rights of indigenous peoples
10/12/2020
  • Statements/Messages
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Indigenous peoples
E F S R C A
Climate crisis: States must stay the course on coal cuts - UN expert 9/29/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Environment
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
  • Indigenous peoples
E F S R C A
UN expert calls for halt to mining at controversial Colombia site 9/28/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Colombia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Right to food
  • Transnational corporations
  • Right to drinking water
  • Extreme poverty
  • Toxic waste
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Health
  • Environment
E F S R C A
Statement of Mr. Francisco Cali-Tzay, Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples at the Human Rights Council 45th Session 9/24/2020
  • Statements/Messages
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Indigenous peoples
E F S R C A
Land-grabbing in Asia displaces indigenous peoples and destroys environment, says UN rights expert 9/8/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Indigenous peoples
E F S R C A
Peru: UN experts urge ratification of landmark Escazú Agreement to promote responsible business conduct 8/10/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Peru
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Human rights defenders
  • Environment
  • Toxic waste
  • Transnational corporations
E F S R C A
States must stop exporting unwanted toxic chemicals to poorer countries, says UN expert 7/9/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Women's rights and gender
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Toxic waste
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Leprosy
  • Freedom of association
  • Environment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Right to drinking water
  • International Order
  • Human rights defenders
  • Right to food
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Extreme poverty
  • Right to development
  • Slavery
  • African Descent
  • Women
  • Transnational corporations
E F S R C A
Philippines: UN human rights experts renew call for an on-the-ground independent, impartial investigation 6/25/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Philippines
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Women
  • Right to drinking water
  • Extreme poverty
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Religious intolerance
  • Slavery
  • Toxic waste
  • International Order
  • Sexual exploitation of children
  • Health
  • Freedom of association
  • Human rights defenders
  • Right to food
  • Adequate housing
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Older persons
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Right to development
  • Transnational corporations
E F S R C A
       
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