New in UN Treaty Watch

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Rapporteur Decries Military Spending

UN Special Rapporteur Alfred de Zayas has urged governments to decrease their military spending by an estimated ten percent and divert this funding to projects such as humanitarian efforts and climate change reduction.

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Adopts Measure Bolstering Human Rights Treaty Reporting

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

OHCHR Criticizes U.S. for Execution of Mexican National

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Bayefsky: Failure of Obama Foreign Policy on Display at HRC

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Panel Criticizes U.S. Policies in Review

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

OIC Continues to Push for Blasphemy Interpretation of International Laws on Free Speech

ECONOMICS, CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP

UN Official Calls for Implementation of UNGPs in Security Principles

SECURITY, HOMELAND SECURITY & TERRORISM

HRC Adopts Resolution to Investigate Drone Strikes

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Sends Rapporteur on Violence Against Women to U.K.

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Rapporteur Calls on ICJ to Assess "Ethnic Cleansing" by Israel

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Committee Criticizes U.S. on Range of Policies at ICCPR Review

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Schaefer and Groves: U.S. Should Stand Firm on Record at ICCPR Review

UN Expert Demands Investigations of Drone Strikes

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Expert Supports Transforming Global Food System

ECONOMICS, CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP

UN Working Group Favors Establishing Global Fund for BHR

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

U.S. Pressured to Recognize Application of Treaties Abroad

ECONOMICS, CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP

OHCHR Pressures Governments to Adopt BHR Judicial Mechanisms

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Pillay: Christians to Blame for Recent Violence in CAR

ECONOMICS, CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP

UN Working Group Launches Resource Page on NAPs

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Bolivian Court Rejects Views of UN Committees on Abortion Laws

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

HRC Expert Studies Impact of Advertising on "Cultural Rights"

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

U.K. Criticizes UN Rapporteur Report on "Bedroom Tax"

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Schaefer and Groves: UN's Vatican Report Counsels Against CRC Ratification

ECONOMICS, CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP

Business and Human Rights Advocates to Push for Binding Treaty at HRC

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Oneida Indians Meet with HRC on Redskins' Team Name

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Watch: HRC Is in Violation of Founding Resolution

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Committee Hears Testimony of Vatican in Sex Abuse Hearings

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Ratification of Protocol Leads to New UN Complaint Mechanism

SECURITY, DIPLOMACY

Article Examines Potential EU Cooperation to Strengthen HRC

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Argentinian Court Cites UN Opinions in Recognizing Abortion Right

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Watch Highlights Academic Criticism of HRC

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Bayefsky Criticizes Obama for HRC "Cheerleading"

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Pellot: HRC Members Fail to Protect Religious Liberties

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Experts Criticize U.K. Rendition Investigation

SECURITY, HOMELAND SECURITY & TERRORISM

Pakistan to Seek HRC Action on Drone Strikes

SECURITY, HOMELAND SECURITY & TERRORISM

UN Experts Call for U.S. to Explain Drone Strikes in Yemen

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Official Seeks Greater State Protection of Data Privacy

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Criticizes Russia for Court Order Under "Foreign Agent" Law

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Canada Calls for Richard Falk's Removal After "Genocide" Comments

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Criticizes Indian Court Ruling on Same-Sex Relationships

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Seeks Corporal Punishment Ban in Australia

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Human Rights Chief Condemns Egyptian Protest Law

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Committee Seeks Answers from Vatican on Child Rights

SECURITY, DIPLOMACY

Schaefer: Replace the HRC

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Official "Shocked" by U.K. Response to Snowden Leaks

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Watch: Nearly Half of HRC Members Are Not Free

ECONOMICS, CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP

UN Group Demands Global Governance of Security Firms

ECONOMICS, CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP

Falk: Financing Israeli Housing Settlements Could Be "Criminal"

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

North Korea Criticizes Canada on Human Rights at HRC

ECONOMICS, CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP

UN Working Group Warns of Business Impact on Indigenous People's Rights

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

CEDAW Committee Promotes Abortion in Conflict Areas

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Neuer: HRC Is Still Home to "Abusers Club"

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Experts Declare Need for Transparency in Drone Strikes

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Expert Supports Legally Enforceable Right to Food

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Rapporteur Expresses Concern on Canada's Indigenous Issues

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Watch: China Uses "Front Groups" to Defend Human Rights Record

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Human Rights Reports Provoke Reprisals in China

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Investigates Aboriginal Rights in Canada

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Rapporteur Criticizes EU Immigration Policy

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Expert: Prolonged Solitary Confinement Violates Human Rights

ECONOMICS, CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP

UN Experts Oppose Steel Project in India

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UNHCHR Praises Ministerial Meeting Countering "Homophobic Attitudes"

ECONOMICS, CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP

Groups Seek HRC Scrutiny of Financial Institutions

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Rapporteur Criticizes UK Housing Policy

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Treaty Body Reform Reveals Deep International Disagreements

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Watch Intervention Blasts UNOHCHR's Handling of Syria

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Expert: U.S. Must Consider Right of Child to Cherokee Upbringing

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Experts: UK Must Ensure Journalists' Freedom

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Seeks Broader Hate Speech Laws in Germany

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Expert Urges Examination of "Discriminatory" U.S. Laws

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Expert Condemns Solitary Confinement as "Torture"

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Finds Australia's Refugee Detention Violates Human Rights

SECURITY, HOMELAND SECURITY & TERRORISM

Pillay Seeks Legal Basis for U.S., Israeli Drone Strikes

ECONOMICS, CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP

UN Releases Report on Business and Rights of Indigenous Peoples

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Condemns Hamas's Planned Executions

SECURITY, DIPLOMACY

UN's Falk Supports Snowden Asylum in Russia

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Seeks End to Internet "Hate Speech"

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Rhodes: Vienna Declaration Diluted Human Rights

Panel Scrutinizes UN Use of Security Contractors

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Pillay Criticizes Israel over Resettlement Plan

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Group Seeks UN Investigation of Chicago School Closings

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Mchangama and Verdirame Condemn Human Rights "Proliferation"

ECONOMICS, CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP

UN Working Group Concludes Ghana Visit

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Expert Urges Japan to Adopt Development Guidelines

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

OIC Conference Emphasizes Limits on Free Speech

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Pillay Recognizes Whistleblower Rights of NSA Leaker

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Rights Abusers Seek Seats on HRC

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Rights Body Questions Vatican over Child Abuse

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Chart Reveals Controversial Spending by UN Human Rights Council

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

HRC Member States Reject LGBT Agency

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UNHCHR Condemns Hungary Constitutional Changes

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Falk Calls for Investigation of UN Watch

SECURITY, HOMELAND SECURITY & TERRORISM

UN Expert Calls for More Details on Drone Program

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Demands UK Action on Alleged Torture

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Expert: EU Migrant Policies Must Comply with Human Rights

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Expert Praises Obama Drone Limits

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

HRC Expert: Japan Must Do More for Reactor Victims

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN's Pillay Criticizes U.S. National Security Policies

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Schaefer and Groves: Hold UN Experts Accountable

SECURITY, DIPLOMACY

ICC Prosecutor Opens Israel Flotilla Raid Investigation

SECURITY, HOMELAND SECURITY & TERRORISM

UN Committee Against Torture Criticizes UK Reporting on Treatment of Terrorist Detainees

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Pillay Opposes Draft Civil Society Restrictions in Egypt

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Kerry Seeks Revival of Disabilities Treaty

ECONOMICS, CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP

Working Group Presses for Shareholder Resolutions on Human Rights

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Experts Criticize UN Politicization of Human Rights

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Experts Express Concern over Increased Government Scrutiny of Civil Society Organizations

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Watch: Cuba Defrauds HRC

SECURITY, HOMELAND SECURITY & TERRORISM

HRC Will Debate "Killer Robots"

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Bolton: Falk Just One Participant in UN "Clown Convention"

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Pillay Applauds Rights Enforcement Mechanism

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Falk to Remain at UN Following Bombing Comments

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Bayefsky: UN Human Rights Council Encourages Anti-U.S. Expressions

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

HRC Denies "Protection of the Family" Resolution

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

ICC Prosecutor Pledges Corporate Criminal Investigations

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Report Classifies Denial of Abortion as Torture

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Human Rights Council Closes 22nd Session

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Bayefsky: UN "Human Rights" Are Anti-Israel Tool

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Expert: States Must Protect Minority Languages

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Bayefsky on HRC Bias Against Israel

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Groups Seek Reform of Treaty Bodies

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Observer Says Canada Failing on Food

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Pillay Calls for Stronger International Justice System

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Panel: Reparative/Conversion Therapy Violates Human Rights

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Protocol Grants UN More Enforcement Power over Economic Rights

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Russian Foreign Minister Criticizes OSCE

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Ruse: International Law Does Not Establish Sexual Orientation as Human Right

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Israel Boycotts Human Rights Council Review

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

HRC Member Saudi Arabia Cracks Down on Christmas

ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH, SUSTAINABILITY

Nations Demand Compensation for Alleged Climate Change Damages

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UN Restarts Gun Control Treaty Negotiations

ECONOMICS, CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP

OSCE Adopts Good Governance Declaration

ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH, SUSTAINABILITY

US Wasting Time on Climate Change Conference, Critics Write

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UNHCHR Criticizes Egyptian Constitution

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Senator Lee Leads Opposition to Ratification of UN Disability Treaty

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

U.S. Receives Position on Human Rights Council

ECONOMICS, FINANCE & TRADE

U.S. Resists Demands for Broad Internet Regulation

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

UNHCHR Expresses Mixed Views About ASEAN Rights Declaration

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Human Rights Committee Recognizes Close Relationship with NHRIs

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Critic Says HRC Fails to Protect Natural Rights

SECURITY, HOMELAND SECURITY & TERRORISM

U.N. Team to Investigate U.S. Drone Attacks

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SECURITY, DIPLOMACY

U.S. Competes for Spot on Human Rights Council

ECONOMICS, CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP, HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Agency Issues Guide to Corporate Respect of Human Rights

ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH, SUSTAINABILITY, HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Members of HRC Propose Form of Abortion Right

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

U.N. Committee Discusses Discrimination Against Women in Chile with NGOs

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Human Rights Council Suspends Session After Adopting Resolutions on Older Persons, Poverty, and Rights of Peasants

ECONOMICS, ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH, SUSTAINABILITY, HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE, CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP

Human Rights Representative Appointed to Assess Sound Disposal of Waste in Hungary

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

CRC Examines Record of Bosnia and Herzegovina

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Panel Warns U.S. Lawmakers About Dangers of UN Disabilities Treaty

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Official Recommends an "International Order"

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Committee Debates Racist "Hate Speech"

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

U.S. Political Party Platforms Invoke Distinct Foreign Policy Phrases

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE, LAW & JUSTICE

ECHR Holds Hearings in Religious Liberty Cases

ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH, SUSTAINABILITY, HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Seeks to Influence Local Government Decisions on Climate Change

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

CERD Examines Record of Liechtenstein

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

CERD Considers Record of Austria

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Farris: UN Disabilities Treaty Threatens American Sovereignty and Parental Rights

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Official Warns Australia About Human Rights Implications of Offshore Detention Centers

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

HRC Advisory Committee Adopts Recommendations

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SECURITY, DIPLOMACY

UN Expert Urges Countries to Adopt Robust Global Arms Treaty

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, DIPLOMACY

Human Rights Committee Concludes 105th Session

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE, SECURITY, HOMELAND SECURITY & TERRORISM

UN Names Iran as Member of Arms Trade Treaty Drafting Team

ECONOMICS, CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP, HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN's Business and Human Rights Group Outlines Roadmap

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

HRC Resolution Challenges Intellectual Property Rights Protections

SECURITY, HOMELAND SECURITY & TERRORISM, DIPLOMACY

UN Arms Trade Treaty Threatens Second Amendment Rights

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE, DIPLOMACY

UN Human Rights Council Adopts Wide-Ranging Resolutions

ECONOMICS, FINANCE & TRADE, HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

HRC Hosts Discussion Session on Effects of Global Business and Finance on Human Rights

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Human Rights Chief Seeks to Improve UN Coordination with National Human Rights Groups

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Black Conservatives Defend Voter ID Laws at UN Human Rights Agency

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

CRC Reviews Greece's Record on Children's Rights

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Experts Concerned About Canada's Response to Demonstrations

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

CRC Considers Record of Cyprus

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE, DIPLOMACY

UN Committee Against Torture Reviews Canada's Record

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Expert Urges Canada to Adopt a National Right to Food Strategy

ECONOMICS, FINANCE & TRADE, SECURITY, DIPLOMACY

UN Human Rights Experts Urge EU to Adopt Financial Transactions Tax

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Rapporteur Urges International Involvement in Israel's Criminal Justice System

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Human Rights Body Finds Against Denmark in Attack Case

ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH, SUSTAINABILITY

Pillay Urges Countries to Adopt Redistributive Sustainability Policies

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE, DIPLOMACY

UN Business and Human Rights Working Group Issues First Report

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Rapporteur Criticizes U.S. Court for Defying UN's Oversight Principles

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Debate Over the Role of UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies Escalates

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Official Provides Opinion on Trayvon Martin Case

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

HRC Adopts Resolutions on Vast Array of Issues During 19th Session

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE, DIPLOMACY

Israel Suspends Working Ties with UN Human Rights Council

ECONOMICS, CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP, FINANCE & TRADE

Trade Union Group Submits Recommendations for OECD Corporate Regulation

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, DIPLOMACY

Ireland Criticized at Universal Periodic Review

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Muslims Protest UN Discussion on Sexual Orientation Discrimination

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE, DIPLOMACY

China Defends Restrictive Internet Policies at Human Rights Council

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

OHCHR Chief Urges Countries to Improve Human Rights Protection in 2012

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE, DIPLOMACY

CERD Looks at Racial Discrimination in Canada

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

CERD Examines Racial Discrimination in Israel

ECONOMICS, CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP, FINANCE & TRADE

UN Business and Human Rights Working Group Determines Initial Work Program Priorities

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Human Rights Denounces Failure to Close Guantanamo Prison

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE, DIPLOMACY

UNESCO Petitions U.S. Congress for Funding Restoration

ECONOMICS, CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP, HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

OHCHR Publishes "Interpretive Guide" on UN Business and Human Rights

ECONOMICS, CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP, HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights Member Explains Role of NHRIs

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Goldston: UN Should Establish a Global Fund for Justice

ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH, SUSTAINABILITY, HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Secretary-General Calls for Climate Change Impact Funding

ECONOMICS, CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP, HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Ruggie: Transnational Businesses Must Engage in Human Rights Due Diligence

SUSTAINABILITY, HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Expert Explains Trade Talks Should Promote the Right to Food

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights Solicits Input on Work Program

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Governments Protest UN Special Rapporteur Overreach on Abortion

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE, DIPLOMACY

U.S. De-funds UNESCO Over Palestinian Vote

FINANCE & TRADE, HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

U.S. Senator Demands Congressional Approval of International Trade Treaty

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

IDEG Launches Campaign on Aid Effectiveness

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE, DIPLOMACY

Ireland Rejects HRC's Recommendations to Expand Abortion

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Supports Australia's Gender-Neutral Passport Requirements

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

CERD Issues Country Observations at Conclusion of 69th Session

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Blames Racism and Poverty for UK Riots

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

CERD Expresses Concern over Republic of Georgia's Assessment of its Work

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Czech Republic Defends Record on Elimination of Racial Discrimination

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Bayefsky Offers Critical Review of UN's Top Human Rights Official

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Human Rights Advisory Committee Submits Human Rights Recommendations

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

CFI Cautions Against Expansive Interpretation of New General Comment

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Small Arms Treaty Would Create UN Agency to Regulate Gun Sales

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

HRC Adopts Conclusions on Reports of Ethiopia, Bulgaria, and Kazakhstan

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Human Rights Committee Issues Comment on Freedom of Expression

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

NGOs Adopt Statement on Reforms to Strengthen Human Rights Treaty Bodies

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Human Rights Committee Considers Report of Bulgaria

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

CEDAW, Universal Access to Reproductive and Sexual Health Large Focus of Latest UN Women Report

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Human Rights Council Publishes List of Adopted Resolutions

ECONOMICS, CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP, HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

HRC Creates Working Group on Human Rights and Transnational Corporations

ECONOMICS, CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP, HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

HRC Adds Guiding Principles for Business to UN Human Rights Catechism

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

HRC Adopts Outcome of Universal Periodic Review on Estonia

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

CRC Considers Report of the Czech Republic

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE, SECURITY, HOMELAND SECURITY & TERRORISM

Report of Ireland Considered by UN Torture Committee

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE, HOMELAND SECURITY & TERRORISM

UN Torture Committee Considers Report of Monaco

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Member States Express Concerns About UN Treaty Body System

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

CESCR Considers Report of Russian Federation

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE, SECURITY, HOMELAND SECURITY & TERRORISM

UN Committee Against Torture Considers Report of Slovenia

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Considers Report of Germany

ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH, SUSTAINABILITY, HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Governments Will Debate UN Treaty Granting Human Rights to Mother Earth

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Committee on Migrants' Rights Concludes 14th Session

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

U.S. Will Seek New Term on UN Human Rights Council

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Human Rights Council to Examine Hungary and Latvia

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE, DIPLOMACY

Leading Critic Calls for U.S. to Exit UN Human Rights Council

Human Rights Council Concludes 16th Session

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

HRC Adopts Outcome of Universal Periodic Review of Bulgaria

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

HRC Adopts Outcome of Universal Periodic Review of Croatia

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Amid Criticism, HRC Adopts Outcome of Universal Periodic Review of U.S.

HRC Holds Discussion Session on Human Rights Defenders and Freedom of Religion

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

HRC Hosts Dialogue with Special Rapporteurs on Terrorism and Human Rights

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

State Department Responds to UN Human Rights Council

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Human Rights Commissioner Delivers Annual Report to HRC

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Examines Serbian Compliance

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Hosts Expert Workshop on "Hate Speech" in Preparation for New General Comment

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Countries Release Statements on Review of the Human Rights Council

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

CEDAW Releases Concluding Observations from 48th Session

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

C-FAM Reports on State Concerns that Treaty Bodies Are Exceeding Authority

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

OHCHR Releases Draft Declaration on Human Rights Education and Training

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

CRC Finishes 56th Session; Releases Concluding Observations

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Secretary-General Encourages HRC to Conduct Work Objectively

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Committee on the Rights of the Child Examines Ukraine Compliance

ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH, HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Expert Bemoans Bi-lateral EU-India Negotiations on Medicines

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Human Rights Council Advisory Committee Adopts Five Recommendations

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

CRC to Consider Ukraine, Belarus, and Others at 56th Session

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

CEDAW to Examine Israel, South Africa and Others at 48th Session

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

U.S. Endorses UN Declaration on Indigenous Peoples

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

U.S. Civil Society Organizations Oppose CEDAW Ratification

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Examines National Compliance

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Treaty Committee Discusses Draft Comment on Sexual and Reproductive Rights

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

U.S. Responds to UN Recommendations on Human Rights

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Official Promotes Global Governance of Migration and Development

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

U.S. Senate to Hold Hearings on CEDAW

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

HRC Adopts Recommendations on National Implementation of Civil and Political Rights

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

CESCR to Examine Domestic Realization of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

NGOs Criticize U.S. Human Rights Record in Advance of Universal Periodic Review

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UN Committee Reviews Poland's Report on Civil and Political Rights

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

CEDAW Considers Report from Czech Republic on Discrimination against Women

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

European Union Submits Review of HRC

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UNFPA Director Explains that Cultural Objections to Controversial Human Rights Must be Changed

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Human Rights Committee to Examine Poland, Hungary, others at 100th Session

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

HRC Appoints a Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and Association

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE, SECURITY

HRC Seeks International Pact Regulating Private Military and Security Companies

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

HRC Recognizes Human Right to Water and Sanitation

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Governments and NGOs Discuss HRC Universal Periodic Review Process

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Governments and NGOs Celebrate Landmark Human Rights Declaration

ECONOMICS, HUMAN RIGHTS

UN Secretary-General and High Commissioner for Human Rights Report to HRC on Right to Development

ECONOMICS, HUMAN RIGHTS

Working Group on Right to Development Submits Report to Human Rights Council

SUSTAINABILITY, HUMAN RIGHTS, ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH

Special Rapporteur on Movement and Dumping of Toxic and Dangerous Products Submits Report

HUMAN RIGHTS

UN High Commissioner Submits Plan of Action for Second Phase of World Programme for HRE

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Committee on the Rights of the Child Opens 55th Session

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

UNFPA Reminds UN Conference of Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights of Disabled Persons

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

CERD Finishes 77th Session; Issues Concluding Observations

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Heritage Foundation Article Criticizes UPR Process

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

U.S. State Department Submits Human Rights Report to United Nations

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

CERD Considers Estonia Reports

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

CERD Considers Reports from Government, Amnesty International during Slovenia's Review Session

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination to Consider Reports from the Government, NGOs at France's Review Session

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination considers Iran's report on implementation of Convention provisions.

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination to Consider Reports from the Government, NGOs at Romania's Review Session

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Advisory Committee Adopts Four Recommendations to Human Rights Council

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

Groups Offer UN Council Two Distinct Views on U.S. Human Rights Record

by Jim Kelly

HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & JUSTICE

A Mandate of Their Making

by Frederico Ferreira

HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE

The UN Women's Treaty: The Case against Ratification

by Christina Hoff Sommers

HUMAN RIGHTS

NGOs Use UN Treaty Reporting Processes to Promote Global Governance

HUMAN RIGHTS

Italy Criticized at Universal Periodic Review

HUMAN RIGHTS

New United Nations Treaty Body Proposed

HUMAN RIGHTS

SPECIAL REPORT: Ukraine and the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women

HUMAN RIGHTS

SPECIAL REPORT: Poland and the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

UN Enforcement

The United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

The International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

Special Procedures of the Commission on Human Rights and the Human Rights Council

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

Commission on Human Security

The Right to Health: Human Rights Instruments and UN Special Procedures


Total Records: 311


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