Poverty is a violation of human rights

"To combat social exclusion, we should create an inclusive society, recognizing the potential of each individual and nurturing diversity"

Welcome to the website of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Professor Olivier De Schutter. Navigate the menu below to learn more about the work of the Special Rapporteur as he investigates and advises on human rights and poverty around the world. (Photo: Marwan Tahtah)