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Mexico: UN and regional experts call for peace after violent election campaign 6/8/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Mexico
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Violence against women
  • Women
E F S R C A
Time for UN to formally recognise right to clean, healthy environment - experts 6/4/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on foreign debt
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Environment
  • Right to development
  • Right to drinking water
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Education
  • Discrimination
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Leprosy
  • African Descent
  • Extreme poverty
  • Minorities
  • Right to food
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • External debt
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Older persons
  • Health
  • Traffic in persons
  • Slavery
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Toxics and human rights
  • Transnational corporations
  • Adequate housing
  • International Order
  • Religious intolerance
  • Violence against women
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Disability
  • Freedom of association
  • Cultural rights
  • Women
E F S R C A
Joint Statement by UN human rights experts for World Environment Day 6/4/2021
  • Statements/Messages
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on foreign debt
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Environment
  • Right to development
  • Right to drinking water
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Education
  • Discrimination
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Leprosy
  • African Descent
  • Extreme poverty
  • Minorities
  • Right to food
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • External debt
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Older persons
  • Health
  • Traffic in persons
  • Slavery
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Toxics and human rights
  • Transnational corporations
  • Adequate housing
  • International Order
  • Religious intolerance
  • Violence against women
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Disability
  • Freedom of association
  • Cultural rights
  • Women
E F S R C A
The right to freedom of religion or belief and the right to live free from violence and discrimination based on SOGI are both built on a promise of human freedom 5/14/2021
  • Statements/Messages
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights
  • Committee against Torture
  • Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture
  • 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
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and 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 of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Religious intolerance
  • Mercenaries
  • Right to drinking water
  • Cultural rights
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Leprosy
  • Minorities
  • Right to food
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Older persons
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Traffic in persons
  • Health
  • Terrorism
  • Slavery
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Disability
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • International Order
  • Violence against women
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of association
  • Transnational corporations
E F S R C A
Switzerland: Two abducted girls held at grim Syria camp must be returned home – UN experts 4/22/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Switzerland
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Terrorism
  • Traffic in persons
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Minorities
  • Right to food
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Women
  • Women rights
  • Adequate housing
  • Right to drinking water
  • Violence against women
  • Health
E F S R C A
UN experts demand “concrete information” on Sheikha Latifa’s fate 4/20/2021
  • Press Releases
  • United Arab Emirates
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
The Platform of independent expert mechanisms on the elimination of discrimination and violence against women (EDVAW Platform) calls on the UN Commission on the Status of Women to use women’s human rights instruments and expert mechanisms to accelerate the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action 3/24/2021
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Violence against women
  • Women
E F S R C A
Turkey: Withdrawal from Istanbul Convention is a pushback against women’s rights, say human rights experts 3/23/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • 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 Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Older persons
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Women rights
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Disability
  • Traffic in persons
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Slavery
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Environment
  • Extreme poverty
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of association
  • Terrorism
  • Right to food
  • Human rights defenders
  • Older persons
  • Mercenaries
  • Transnational corporations
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Right to development
  • Religious intolerance
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Sale of children
  • Adequate housing
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
USA: UN experts call for President Biden to end death penalty 3/11/2021
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Death penalty
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Disability
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • African Descent
E F S R C A
Nigeria: Children traumatised by abduction need urgent rehabilitation, say UN experts 3/3/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Nigeria
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Traffic in persons
  • Education
  • Children rights
  • Children
  • Sexual exploitation of children
  • Slavery
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
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