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Reports of Special Rapporteurs and Working Groups

Report of the Independent Expert on cultural rights - Mission to BrazilDownload PDF140 kbENG2011
Report by the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions Follow-up to country recommendations – BrazilDownload PDF126 kbENG2010
Report of the Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Slavery - Mission to BrazilDownload PDF130 kbENG2010
Report by the Special Rapporteur on the Right to food - Mission to BrazilDownload PDF182 kbENG2009
Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people - Mission to BrazilDownload PDF109 kbENG2009
Report by the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions - Mission to BrazilDownload PDF277 kbENG2009
Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment - Mission to BrazilDownload PDF576 kbENG2006
Report of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance - Mission to BrazilDownload PDF101 kbENG2006
Report submitted by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights defenders - Mission to BrazilDownload PDF102 kbENG2006
Report of the Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers - Mission to BrazilDownload PDF101 kbENG2005
Report of the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living - Mission to BrazilDownload PDF97,5 kbENG2004
Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions - Mission to BrazilDownload PDF142 kbENG2004
Report submitted by the Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography - Mission to BrazilDownload PDF104 kbENG2004
Report of the Special Rapporteur on Torture - Mission to BrazilDownload PDF642 kbENG2001

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Davos: Zeid calls on business leaders to stand up for human rights
January 13, 2017

2017 Call for Applications to the Special Fund of the Optional Protocol to the UN Convention against Torture
January 6, 2017

Call for Submission: Gender-sensitive approach to Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Killing
January 6, 2017

Brazil 20-year public expenditure cap will breach human rights, UN expert warns
December 9, 2016

States must more than ever protect women human rights defenders
November 29, 2016

International Day on the Elimination of Violence against Women – 25 November
November 23, 2016

Zeid urges States to rally around International Criminal Court
November 16, 2016

Making cities the engine for rights-based, sustainable growth
November 4, 2016

UN experts launch urgent call for action on anniversary of devastating Brazil dam collapse
November 4, 2016

UN human rights expert urges states to strengthen journalist security
November 2, 2016

Violence against rights defenders a worrying global trend
October 27, 2016

“Unsafe abortion is still killing tens of thousands women around the world” – UN rights experts warn
September 27, 2016

On the International Day of Democracy, UN Independent Expert calls for more direct democracy worldwide
September 15, 2016

Women and girls with disabilities need empowerment, not pity, UN experts tell States
September 6, 2016

“Every minute counts” – UN experts raise alarm over short-term enforced disappearances
August 30, 2016



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