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“Every worker is essential and must be protected from COVID-19, no matter what” – UN rights experts 5/18/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Transnational corporations
  • Women
  • Violence against women
  • Right to drinking water
  • Slavery
  • Extreme poverty
  • Right to food
  • Toxic waste
  • Health
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
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Chemical industry must step up on human rights to prevent more Bhopal-like disasters: UN expert 5/14/2020
  • Press Releases
  • India
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Toxic waste
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Business and human rights
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UN inaction denies justice for Haiti cholera victims, say UN experts 4/30/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Haiti
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Extreme poverty
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Adequate housing
  • Right to drinking water
  • Health
  • Toxic waste
  • International Order
  • African Descent
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Truth justice and reparation
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COVID-19: Health care heroes need protection – UN expert 3/27/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Toxic waste
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
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“Unacceptable” – UN expert urges better protection of older persons facing the highest risk of the COVID-19 pandemic 3/27/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on religious intolerance
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Independent Expert on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Sudan
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
  • Older persons
  • Health
  • Women
  • Women rights
  • Religious intolerance
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Right to drinking water
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Environment
  • Slavery
  • African Descent
  • Leprosy
  • Albinism
  • Business and human rights
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Sale of children
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Traffic in persons
  • Education
  • Toxic waste
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End-of-visit statement by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights and hazardous substances and wastes, Baskut Tuncak on his visit to Brazil, 2 to 13 December June 2019 12/13/2019
  • Statements/Messages
  • Brazil
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Toxic waste
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Brazil on a tragic, poisonous path: UN expert 12/13/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Toxic waste
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UN expert to examine Brazil’s record on hazardous substances and waste 12/2/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Toxic waste
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Bhopal: Chemical industry must respect human rights 11/27/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Toxic waste
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Time for world leaders to honour 25-year-old promises and renew their commitments on women’s rights, say human rights experts 11/11/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Women
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Extreme poverty
  • Leprosy
  • Right to food
  • Toxic waste
  • Health
  • Human rights defenders
  • Migrant workers
  • Older persons
  • Religious intolerance
  • Sale of children
  • Slavery
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Terrorism
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Violence against women
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Independence of judiciary
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