Business, Development and Human Rights

Dec 15, 2021

UN Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues Releases Report on United States Unrepresented Peoples and Territories

UNPO welcomes UN Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues Dr Fernand De Varennes's mission report evaluating the human rights situation of minorities in the country. It included sections on our members the District of Columbia and Guam as well as other unrepresented minorities and territories that UNPO consistently upholds should have better access and representation in American democratic spheres. UNPO...

Dec 15, 2021

UN Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues Releases...

UNPO welcomes UN Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues Dr Fernand De Varennes's mission report evaluating the human rights situation of minorities in the country. It included sections on our members the...

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Dec 01, 2021

Ahwaz : UNPO and AHRO Submit Joint Report to UN...

UNPO, together with the Ahwaz Human Rights Organization, is submitting a report on Iranian water management policies and the protests that have ensued from them to 7 relevant UN Special Rapporteurs including...

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Nov 23, 2021

Washington DC : UNPO Kicks Off Campaign to Address...

Since November 2015, Washington DC has been a proud member of UNPO, in its quest to achieve statehood and representation of its 700,000 odd citizens that are not allowed to elect fully fledged Senators...

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Oct 29, 2021

COP26 : UNPO Supports Stronger Action On Climate...

On October 31, world leaders, climate specialists, policy makers and other assorted actors will gather in Glasgow for the COP26. As a strong supporter of multilateral cooperation, UNPO is pleased to see...

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Oct 08, 2021

Reaction to EU Comission Regulation on GSP+ Pakistan...

Over the past years, UNPO has been playing a central role in holding Pakistan to account regarding its commitments to the EU’s GSP+ program. This program allows Pakistan to trade freely with the...

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Jun 29, 2021

UN concerned for Hmong in Laos

The Working Group on Enforced Disappearances and seven Special Rapporteurs have sent a second Joint Allegation Letter (JAL UA LAO 3/2021) to the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (LPDR). Theis letter...

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Apr 23, 2021

Hmong in Isolation: Atrocities against the Hmong...

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) has released a report documenting an increase in military attacks and repression of the Hmong community indigenous to the Xaisomboun region of...

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Mar 25, 2021

UNPO urgently calls on the international community...

***12 April 2021 UPDATE: The crisis in the region has recently been reported on by Radio Free Asia and ASEAN Today, the latter of which places the military's attacks in the context of foreign investments...

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