OHCHR LATEST NEWS 

These search results include news published from 2014-present.
For older news, visit the News Archives.

Advanced Search

Result 1 - 10 of 12

Next -->
TitleDateNews TypeCountryMandateSubjectLanguages
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
Statement on COVID-19 and the human rights of persons with disabilities 6/9/2020
  • Statements/Messages
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
E F S R C A
Joint Statement: Persons with Disabilities and COVID-19 by the Chair of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, on behalf of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General on Disability and Accessibility 4/1/2020
  • Statements/Messages
  • Press Releases
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Disability
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
E F S R C A
Five UN human rights treaty bodies issue a joint statement on human rights and climate change. 9/16/2019
  • Statements/Messages
  • Press Releases
  • Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Economic social and cultural rights
E F S R C A
22nd session of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 8/26/2019
  • Statements/Messages
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Disability
E F S R C A
"Achieving gender balance and equitable geographical representation in the elections of members of the Committee" 4/12/2017
  • Statements/Messages
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Disability
E F S R C A
Statement by Mr. Andrew Gilmour, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, at the High-level Panel Meeting to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Promoting universal ratification; New York, 2 December 2016 12/2/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights
  • Disability
E F S R C A
Introductory Remarks by Mr Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights co-remarks by Catalina Devandas, SR on Rights of Persons with Disabilities Maria Soledad Cisternas Reyes, Chair of the CRPD Committee Theresia Degener, Vice-chair of the CRPD Committee 9/1/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Disability
E F S R C A
Joint Statement by Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities, Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Special Envoy of the Secretary-General on Disability and Accessibility 12/3/2014
  • Statements/Messages
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Disability
E F S R C A
Statement on Sustainable Development Goals, Addressed to the Eighth session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals by the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 1/31/2014
  • Statements/Messages
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Disability
E F S R C A
       
Next -->