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Minamata Convention on Mercury: UN experts call for a full global response to a global scourge 10/11/2013
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Independent Expert on human rights and the environment
  • Toxic waste
  • Environment
E F S R C A
Independent Expert Concludes Visit to Costa Rica Mission 8/1/2013
  • Press Releases
  • Costa Rica
  • Independent Expert on human rights and the environment
  • Environment
E F S R C A
Costa Rica: UN expert to assess the linking of human rights with environmental protection 7/24/2013
  • Press Releases
  • Costa Rica
  • Independent Expert on human rights and the environment
  • Environment
E F S R C A
“If we fail our environment, we fail to protect our human rights,” warn UN experts on Earth Day 4/22/2013
  • Press Releases
  • Independent Expert on human rights and the environment
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Representative of the S-G on human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Environment
  • Indigenous people
  • Human rights defenders
  • International Order
  • Right to drinking water
  • Right to food
  • Toxic waste
  • Health
E F S R C A
World Water Day, Friday 22 March 2013 3/21/2013
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Independent Expert on human rights and the environment
  • Independent Expert on human rights and extreme poverty
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Right to drinking water
  • International Order
  • Right to food
  • Extreme poverty
  • Health
  • Violence against women
  • Women rights
  • Environment
E F S R C A
Environment and human rights: the link is there, and so is the States’ obligation to protect them – UN expert 3/7/2013
  • Press Releases
  • Independent Expert on human rights and the environment
  • Environment
E F S R C A
Protecting the environment: “Not just about environmental harm, but rights – human rights” 2/19/2013
  • Press Releases
  • Kenya
  • Independent Expert on human rights and the environment
  • Environment
E F S R C A
Human Rights: a Media Guide to the new UN independent experts and mandates (2012) 12/14/2012
  • Press Releases
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Eritrea
  • Belarus
  • Sudan
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Independent Expert on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Environment
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • International Order
  • Toxic waste
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Mercenaries
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Doha / UN climate change talks: “Of course it’s about money, but it’s also about solidarity,” says UN expert 11/23/2012
  • Press Releases
  • Qatar
  • Independent Expert on human rights and the environment
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Environment
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
E F S R C A