Addendum to Report of the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Ms. Magdalena Sepúlveda Carmona (A/HRC/26/28/Add.3)

Report
from UN Human Rights Council
Published on 05 Jun 2014

Summary

This document presents an overview of the activities of the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Magdalena Sepúlveda Carmona, during the term of her mandate 2008-2014. It summarizes the Special Rapporteur’s country visits to Ecuador, Zambia, Bangladesh, Viet Nam, Ireland, Timor-Leste, Paraguay, Namibia, Mongolia, Mozambique, the Republic of Moldova and Guinea-Bissau (in chronological order). It also highlights the Special Rapporteur’s thematic reports on social protection, welfare reform, penalization of poverty, access to justice, participation, unpaid care work, and the post-2015 development goals as well as her work on advocacy and in concluding the drafting process for the Guiding Principles on extreme poverty and human rights. The Special Rapporteur hopes this summary will be useful for States and civil society organizations and will also serve to inform her successor about her activities, strategic goals, approach and valued partners.