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Adequate Housing

  • Special Rapporteur on adequate
    housing as a component of the right
    to an adequate standard of living,
    and on the right to non-discrimination
    in this context
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Business and Human Rights

Children

  • Committee on the Rights of the
    Child (CRC)
  • Special Rapporteur on the sale
    of children, child prostitution
    and child pornography
  • United Nations Study on Violence
    against Children
  • Violence against Children
  • Civil and Political Rights
  • Human Rights Committee (HRC)
  • Climate change
  • Human Rights and climate Change
  • Communications
  • Working Group on Communications

Cultural rights

  • Independent Expert in the field
    of cultural rights
  • Democracy
  • Rule of Law – Democracy and Human
    Rights

Detention

  • Working Group on Arbitrary Detention

Development (Good Governance and
Debt)

  • Development – Good governance
  • Independent Expert on the effects
    of foreign debt and other related
    international financial obligations
    of
  • States on the full enjoyment of
    all human rights, particularly economic,
    social and cultural rights
  • Open-ended working group on the
    right to development
  • Right to development

Disability and Human Rights

  • Human Rights of persons with
    disabilities

Disappearances

  • Committee on Enforced Disappearance
    (CED)
  • Working Group on Enforced or
    Involuntary Disappearances

Discrimination

  • A special focus on discrimination
  • Economic, Social and Cultural
    Rights
  • Committee on Economic, Social
    and Cultural Rights
  • Economic, Social and Cultural
    Rights – General information and
    resources
  • Open-ended Working Group on an
    Optional Protocol to the International
    Covenant on Economic, Social and
    Cultural Rights

Education

  • Human rights education and training
  • Special Rapporteur on the right
    to education
  • World Programme for Human Rights
    Education (2005-ongoing)

Environment

  • Special Rapporteur on Adverse
    effects of the movement and dumping
    of toxic and dangerous products
    and wastes on the enjoyment of human
    rights

Executions

  • Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial,
    summary or arbitrary executions

Food

  • Special Rapporteur on the right
    to food

Freedom of Opinion and Expression

  • Freedom of expression and advocacy
    of religious hatred that constitutes
    incitement to discrimination, hostility
    or violence
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion
    and protection of the right to freedom
    of opinion and expression
    Freedom of Religion and Belief
  • Special Rapporteur on freedom
    of religion or belief

Gender

  • Women’s Rights and Gender

Globalization (Business, Trade and
Investment)

  • Business and human rights
  • Globalization – Trade and investment

Health

  • Consultation on Elimination of
    discrimination against persons affected
    by leprosy and their family members
  • Special Rapporteur on the right
    of everyone to the enjoyment of
    the highest attainable standard
    of physical and mental health

HIV/AIDS

  • HIV/AIDS and Human Rights

Human Rights and International Solidarity

  • Independent expert on human rights
    and international solidarity

Human Rights Defenders

  • Special Rapporteur on Human Rights
    Defenders
  • Human rights education and training

World Programme for Human Rights Education
(2005-ongoing)

Human Rights Indicators

Impunity

  • Independent Expert to update
    the Set of Principles for the protection
    and the promotion of human rights
    through action to combat impunity
  • Independence of Judiciary
  • Special Rapporteur on the Independence
    of Judges and Lawyers

Indigenous Peoples

  • Expert Mechanism on the Rights
    of Indigenous Peoples
  • Fellowship programme
  • Open-ended inter-sessional Working
    Group on the draft declaration on
    the rights of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation
    of human rights and fundamental
    freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • United Nations Voluntary Fund
    for Indigenous Populations
  • Working group on indigenous populations

Internal Displacement

  • Representative of the Secretary-General
    on internally displaced persons

Mercenaries

  • Special Rapporteur on use of
    mercenaries as a means of impeding
    the exercise of the right of peoples
    to self-determination.
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
    as a means of impeding the exercise
    of the right of peoples to self-determination.

Migration

  • Committee on the Protection of
    the Rights of All Migrant Workers
    and Members of Their Families (CMW)
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the human
    rights of migrants

Millennium Development Goals and Human
Rights

Minorities

  • Independent Expert on minority
    issues
  • Plans of Action for the Promotion
    and Protection of Human Rights
  • National Plans of Action for
    the Promotion and Protection of
    Human Rights

Poverty

  • Consultation on the draft of
    the guiding principles: "Extreme
    poverty and human rights: the rights
    of the poor"
  • Human rights dimension of poverty
  • Independent Expert on human rights
    and extreme poverty

Racism

  • Ad-Hoc Committee on the elaboration
    of complementary standards
  • Committee on the Elimination
    of Racial Discrimination
  • Durban Review Conference (2009)
  • Group of Independent Eminent
    Experts
  • Special Rapporteur on contemporary
    forms of racism
  • Working Group of Experts on People
    of African Descent
  • Working Group on the effective
    implementation of the Durban Declaration
    and Programme of Action
  • World Conference against Racism,
    Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia
    and Related Intolerance, Durban
    (2001)
  • Rule of Law

Situations

  • Working Group on Situations

Slavery

  • Special Rapporteur on Contemporary
    forms of slavery
  • Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary
    Forms of Slavery
  • Working Group on Contemporary
    Forms of Slavery

Terrorism

  • Independent expert on Protection
    of human rights and fundamental
    freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights
    and terrorism of the Sub-Commission
    on the promotion and protection
    of human rights (Reports)
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion
    and protection of human rights while
    countering terrorism

Torture

  • Committee against Torture (CAT)
  • Special Rapporteur on torture
  • Subcommittee on Prevention of
    Torture
  • United Nations Voluntary Fund
    for Victims of Torture

Trafficking in Persons

  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking
    in persons, especially in women
    and children

Transnational Corporations

  • Special Representative of the
    SG on human rights and transnational
    corporations and other business
    enterprises

Water and sanitation

  • Consultations on human rights
    and access to Water
  • Independent Expert on the issue
    of human rights obligations related
    to access to safe drinking Water
    and sanitation
  • Stakeholders views for the study
    on human rights obligations related
    to equitable access to safe drinking
    Water and sanitation

Women

  • Committee for the Elimination
    of Discrimination against Women
    (CEDAW)
  • Special Rapporteur on violence
    against women, its causes and consequences
  • Women’s Rights and Gender