Thursday, April 18, 2013

Greece: UN rights expert to assess impact of austerity

United Nations expert Cephas Lumina will visit Greece from 22 to 27 April 2013 to assess the impact of the austerity measures adopted in response to the country’s current economic crisis on the realization of human rights. This is the first fact-finding mission to Greece by an independent expert designated by the UN Human Rights Council to monitor and report on the impact of foreign debt and related policies on the enjoyment of human rights. 

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