Reports

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UN REPORTS & STUDIES ON SPECIFIC HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS

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MINORITY ISSUES
FREEDOM OF RELIGION OR BELIEF
RACISM, RACIAL DISCRIMINATION, XENOPHOBIA & RELATED FORMS OF INTOLERANCE
DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN
DISCRIMINATION AGAINST MIGRANTS
INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS (IDPs)
INDIGENOUS PEOPLES
HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION IN PALESTINE & OTHER OCCUPIED ARAB TERRITORIES
HUMAN RIGHTS & FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS WHILE COUNTERING TERRORISM
PROMOTION & PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS


MINORITY ISSUES

2Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein UNHCHRCriticism is No Threat to Sovereignty

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Rights of persons belonging to national or ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities: Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (A/HRC/25/30)  –  (A/HRC/28/27)  –  (A/HRC/31/27)  –  (A/HRC/34/21)

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4Minorities in Situations of Humanitarian Crises

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Minorities and the Criminal Justice System

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Preventing and Addressing Violence and Atrocity Crimes Targeted against Minorities

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Guaranteeing the Rights of Religious Minorities: Recommendations of the Forum on Minority Issues

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The Inclusion of Religious Minorities in Consultative and Decision-Making Bodies

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5Minority Issues in Iraq

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Minorities and Discrimination Based on Caste and Analogous Systems of Inherited Status

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Comprehensive Study of the Human Rights Situation of Roma Worldwide, with a Particular Focus on the Phenomenon of Anti-Gypsyism

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The Situation of Roma in the Americas

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Hate Speech and Incitement to Hatred against Minorities in the Media: Report of the Special Rapporteur on minority issues, Rita Izsák

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Ensuring the Inclusion of Minority Issues in Post-2015 Development Agendas: Report of the Independent Expert on minority issues, Rita Izsák

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6Special Rapporteur Ms. Leilani FarhaDehumanized Housing: From Social Use to Commodity Value for the Accumulation of Wealth, Creating Inequality and Exclusion

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Report of the Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing as a Component of the Right to an Adequate Standard of Living, and on the Right to Non-Discrimination (A/HRC/25/54)(A/HRC/28/62)  (A/HRC/31/54)

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Addressing Forced Evictions of Roma and Travellers

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Minority RightsPromoting and Protecting Minority Rights: A Guide for Advocates

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Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities

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FREEDOM OF RELIGION OR BELIEF

Freedom of Religion or Belief: Persistent Implementation Gaps in Compliance with Human Rights Standards

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7The Relationship between the Right to Freedom of Religion or Belief and the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression

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Violence in the Name of Religion: Report of the Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief, Heiner Bielefeldt

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Tackling Manifestations of Collective Religious Hatred: Report of the Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief, Heiner Bielefeldt

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Combating Intolerance, Negative Stereotyping, and Discrimination against Persons Based on Religion or Belief

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RACISM, RACIAL DISCRIMINATION, XENOPHOBIA & RELATED FORMS OF INTOLERANCE

Global Call for Concrete Action for the Elimination of RacismThe Crippling Impact of Environmental Racism on Children’s Rights

Panel Discussion on the Incompatibility between Democracy and Racism

Global Call for Concrete Action for the Total Elimination of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance

Learning from Historical Tragedies to Combat Racial Discrimination Today

Special Rapporteur on Racism Mutuma RuteereXenophobia’s Conceptualization, Trends and Manifestations

Combating Glorification of Nazism, Neo-Nazism and Other Practices that Contribute to Fuelling Contemporary Forms of Racism

Racial and Ethnic Profiling

Extremist Ideological Movements in the Context of the Current Economic Crisis, Cyberracism, and Distortion of History

Racism on the Internet and Social Media

The Role of Education to Prevent Racism, Racial discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance

The Prevention of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance in Line with the Provisions of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action

International Decade for People of African DescentWhy A Decade on People of African Descent

Interlinkages between Recognition, Justice, and Development-Report of the WG of Experts on People of African Descent on its Seventeenth and Eighteenth Sessions

International Decade for People of African Descent: Recognition, Justice and Development

Programme of Activities for the Implementation of the International Decade for People of African Descent from 2015 to 2024

People of African Descent Access to Justice: Report of the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent on its Fourteenth Session Fifteenth and Sixteenth Sessions

Recognition through Education, Cultural Rights and Data Collection: Report of the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent on its Twelfth Session

8Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on the Elaboration of Complementary Standards on its: Fifth session  –  Sixth session  –  Seventh session  –  Eighth session

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9Report of the Intergovernmental Working Group on the Effective Implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action on its: Eleventh session  –  Twelfth session  –  Thirteenth session

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10Combating Intolerance, Negative Stereotyping and Stigmatization of, and Discrimination, Incitement to Violence and Violence against, Persons based on Religion or Belief (A/HRC/25/34)  –  (A/HRC/28/47)

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11 DRCOutcome Document of the Durban Review Conference

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12Durban Declaration and Programme of Action (DDPA)

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DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN

SR Rashida ManjooThe Impact of International Investment Agreements on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Report of the Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its Causes and Consequences, Rashida Manjoo

Discrimination in Law and PracticeGender Inequalities in Access to Water and Sanitation

Eliminating Discrimination against Women on Multiple and Intersectional Grounds

Discrimination against Women in Law and in Practice

Women’s Human Rights Defenders

Gender-Based Violence in the Context of Transitional Justice

Gender Stereotypes and Stereotyping and Women’s Rights

SR Maria Grazia GiammarinaroThe Linkage between Trafficking in Persons and Conflict

Emerging Trends and Challenges: Report of the Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children, Maria Grazia Giammarinaro

International Instruments Concerning Trafficking in Persons

CEDAWConvention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

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DISCRIMINATION AGAINST MIGRANTS

The Impact of Bilateral and Multilateral Trade Agreements on the Human Rights of Migrants

Banking on Mobility over a Generation: Follow-up to the Regional Study on the Management of the External Borders of the European Union and its Impact on the Human Rights of Migrants

Human Rights of Migrants in the Post 2015 Development Agenda

Labour Exploitation of Migrants: Report of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, François Crépeau

A Human Rights Framework for Global Migration Governance

The Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of Migrants in an Irregular Situation

International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families

Refugees Are Human BeingsMigrants in Vulnerable Situations

Principles and Practical Guidance on the Protection of the Human Rights of Migrants on the Basis of Existing Legal Norms

The Human Rights of Migrants in the Context of Large Movements

The Global Issue of Unaccompanied Migrant Children and Adolescents

Desperate Journeys: Destination Europe

The Situation of Migrants in Transit

Technical Cooperation and Capacity-Building to Promote and Protect the Rights of Migrants

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INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS (IDPs)

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IDPsSR Chaloka BeyaniMajor Challenges and Emerging Issues in the Field of Internal Displacement

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons on His Mission to Iraq

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons on His Mission to Syria

Analysis of the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons in the Context of the Post-2015 Development Agenda

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INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

14Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli CorpuzCommon Themes and Patterns Experienced by Indigenous Women Across All Regions

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Overcoming Obstacles to the Full and Effective Protection of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli Corpuz

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Outcome Document of the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples

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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, James Anaya – A/68/317

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Human Rights Concerns of Indigenous Peoples Relating to Extractive Industries

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Violence against Indigenous Women and Girls

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The Responsibility of Corporations to Respect the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

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The Duty of States to Consult with Indigenous Peoples on Matters Affecting Them

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International Instruments Relevant to the Advancement of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

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The Right to Health and Indigenous Peoples with a Focus on Children and Youth

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15Declaration of the International Symposium “Indigenous Peoples at the United Nations: From the Experience of the First Delegates to the Empowerment of the Younger Generations”

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16United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples – A/RES/61/29

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HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION IN PALESTINE & OTHER OCCUPIED ARAB TERRITORIES

ESCWA Report Concerning Israeli Practices towards the Palestinian People and the Question of Apartheid

CommissionersReport of the Detailed Findings of the Commission of Inquiry on the 2014 Gaza Conflict

Main Findings and Recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry

Aid Agencies Joint AppealIT’S NOT WRONG, IT’S ILLEGAL: Israel’s Blockade of the Gaza Strip, Its Challenge to the Existing Legal Order and the United Nation’s Inadequate Response

Joint Statement of 30 International Aid Agencies

Palestinian Children in Israeli Military DetentionPalestinian Children in Israeli Military Detention: UNICEF Observations and Recommendations

Children in Military Custody: A Report Written by a Delegation of British Lawyers on the Treatment of Palestinian Children under Israeli Military Law

The Role and Challenges Faced by Human Rights Defenders in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

17Special Rapporteur on Palestine Makarim WibisonoReport of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the Palestinian Territories Occupied since 1967, Makarim Wibisono (A/HRC/28/78)  –  (A/HRC/31/73)

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Reports of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the Palestinian Territories Occupied since 1967, Richard Falk (A/HRC/10/20)  –  (A/HRC/16/72)  –  (A/HRC/20/32)  –  (A/68/376)  –  (A/HRC/23/21)  –  (A/HRC/25/67)

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23Palestinian CSO Alternative Report to Israel’s Fifth Periodic Review by the Committee against Torture

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Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review – Israel

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24Report of the Secretary General: Human Rights Situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem (A/HRC/28/45)  –  (A/HRC/31/44)  –  (A/HRC/34/38)

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Israeli Settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and in the Occupied Syrian Golan – Report of the Secretary-General (A/HRC/25/38)  –  (A/HRC/28/44)  –  (A/HRC/31/43)  –  (A/HRC/34/39)

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25Implementation of the Recommendations Contained in the Report of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Implications of Israeli Settlements on the Civil, Political, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of the Palestinian People throughout the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem (A/HRC/25/39)  –  (A/HRC/28/43)  –  (A/HRC/31/42)

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26Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the Implementation of Human Rights Council Resolutions S-9/1 & S-12/1 (A/HRC/25/40)  –  (A/HRC/28/80)  –  (A/HRC/28/80/Add.1)  –  (A/HRC/31/40)    (A/HRC/34/36)

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Goldstone ReportGoldstone Report “United Nations Fact-Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict” – A/HRC/12/48

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27The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy

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ICJAdvisory Opinion of the International Court of Justice Concerning the Legal Consequences of the Construction of a Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

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HUMAN RIGHTS & FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS WHILE COUNTERING TERRORISM

28Recent Developments in Addressing Issues Related to Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism

The Impact of Counter-Terrorism Measures on the Human Rights of Migrants

Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism: A Human Rights Assessment

The Negative Impact of Counter-Terrorism Legislation and Other Measures on Civil Society

Humans Rights Challenges Posed By the Fight against ISIS

The Use of Mass Digital Surveillance for Counter-Terrorism Purposes

The Use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft in Counter-Terrorism Operations

Securing Accountability for Gross or Systematic Human Rights Violations Committed in the Course of States-Sanctioned Counter-Terrorism Initiatives

International Obligations of States to Secure the Human Rights of Victims of Terrorism

The Rights of Victims of Terrorism and the Prevention of Terrorism

Human Rights Challenges in the Context of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism

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PROMOTION & PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS

The Promotion of a Democratic and Equitable International Order

Fundamentalism and Extremism and Their Grave Impact on the Enjoyment of Cultural Rights

Mr. Kishore SinghUpholding the Norms and Principles that Underlie the Right to Education while Embracing Digital Technologies

Right to DevelopmentWhile Some Have Plenty

Equality, Non-Discrimination and Accountability in the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Vulture Funds and Their Impact on Human Rights

Remedies and Redress for Victims of Unilateral Coercive Measures

The Linkages among Foreign Debt, Economic Inequality, Financial Crises and Human Rights

The Impact of Unilateral Coercive Measures

The Right to Development at a Glance

Frequently Asked Questions on the Right to Development

Declaration on the Right to Development

DPI-NGOun-dpi-ngo-conferenceThe 66th UN DPI / NGO Conference “Education for Global Citizenship: Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals Together”

65th Annual United Nations Department of Public Information/ Non-Governmental Organizations Conference

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al HusseinBest Practices and Lessons Learned on How Protecting and Promoting Human Rights Contribute to Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism

Outcome of the Panel Discussion on the Human Rights Dimensions of Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism

The Role of Prevention in the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights

SR Urmila BhoolaDebt Bondage as a Key Form of Contemporary Slavery

Contemporary Forms of Slavery, including its Causes and Consequences

Maud de Boer-BuquicchioThe Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography (A/HRC/31/58)

Marta Santos PaisReaching the Furthest Behind First: Children on the Move (A/HRC/34/45)

Violence against Children (A/HRC/31/20)

Leila ZerrouguiProgress and Challenges in Addressing Grave Violations against Children in Armed Conflict

Children and Armed Conflict (A/HRC/31/19)

Strong UN Better WorldThe United Nations and Civil Society – 70 Years Working Together: How Do We Make a Difference from Geneva?

Annual Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (A/HRC/31/3)

Independent Expert Virginia DandanInternational SolidarityHuman Rights and International Solidarity

 

HRC Advisory CommitteeThe Negative Impact of Corruption on the Enjoyment of Human Rights

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PMCThe Regulation, Monitoring and Oversight of the Activities of Private Military and Security Companies: First Session –  Second Session  –  Third Session  –  Fourth Session

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Concept Note on a Possible Legally Binding Instrument for the Regulation of Private Military Security Companies

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The Use of Mercenaries as a Means of Violating Human Rights and Impeding the Exercise of the Right of Peoples to Self-Determination (A/63/325)  –  (A/HRC/15/25)  –  (A/HRC/WG.10/2/CRP.1)  –  (A/HRC/30/34)  –  (A/HRC/33/43)

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Analysis: A United Nations Instrument to Regulate and Monitor Private Military and Security Contractors

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Control PMCGuiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: Implementing the United Nations “Protect, Respect and Remedy” Framework

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ICoCInternational Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers

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Academy Briefing: The International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers

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Montreux DocumentThe Montreux Document on Pertinent International Legal Obligations and Good Practices for States related to Operations of Private Military and Security Companies during Armed Conflict

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Report of the Intergovernmental Working Group on Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises with Respect to Human Rights: First Session  –  Second Session

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Guiding Principles on Business and Human RightsFrequently Asked Questions about the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

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Protection against Human Rights Abuses Involving State-Owned Business Enterprises

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How Settlement Businesses Contribute to Israel’s Violations of Palestinian Rights

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