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Ukraine: UN experts concerned by reports of discrimination against people of African descent at border 3/3/2022
  • Press Releases
  • Ukraine
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • African Descent
E F S R C A
UN experts call for end to Russian aggression against Ukraine and urgent protection of human rights 2/28/2022
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • 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 summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Committee on Enforced Disappearance
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea
  • Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
  • Committee on Migrant Workers
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People s Republic of Korea
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Terrorism
  • Health
  • Traffic in persons
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of association
  • Extreme poverty
  • Mercenaries
  • Women
  • Slavery
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Minorities
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Right to development
  • Cultural rights
  • Older persons
  • Disability
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Right to drinking water
  • Religious intolerance
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Indigenous peoples
  • International Order
  • Environment
  • Toxics and human rights
  • Adequate housing
  • Sexual exploitation of children
  • External debt
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Women rights
  • Discrimination
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Transnational corporations
  • Education
  • African Descent
  • Violence against women
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Intersessional Panel Discussion
on the human rights of migrants in vulnerable situations
2/21/2022
  • Statements/Messages
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Human Rights Council
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Human Rights Council
E F S R C A
Poland: Human rights defenders face threats and intimidation at Belarus border – UN experts 2/15/2022
  • Press Releases
  • Poland
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Human rights defenders
  • Reprisals
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Migration and Human Rights
E F S R C A
Press briefing notes on Poland/Belarus border 12/21/2021
  • Press Briefing Notes
  • Press Releases
  • Poland
  • Belarus
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Refugees
  • Migration and Human Rights
E F S R C A
Lebanon: Cease threats and intimidation of human rights lawyer – UN expert 12/1/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Lebanon
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Human rights defenders
  • Independence of judiciary
E F S R C A
In Dialogue with Thailand, Experts of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Ask about the Situation of Indigenous Peoples, Migrants, Asylum Seekers and Stateless Persons 11/23/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • Discrimination
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Migration and Human Rights
E F S R C A
UN experts deplore the expulsion by Egypt of Eritrean family seeking asylum in violation of the principle of non-refoulement 11/19/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Health
E F S R C A
Greece: Guilty verdict for migrant rights defenders could mean more deaths at sea – UN expert 11/18/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Greece
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Trafficking
E F S R C A
UNFCCC COP 26 Side Event: Climate Impacts as Drivers of Migration: Science, Human Rights and Policy Response 11/11/2021
  • Statements/Messages
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Environment
E F S R C A
       
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