Thematic Reports

The Special Rapporteur submits one report to the Human Rights Council in June and one report to the General Assembly in October every year:

Olivier De Schutter (2020-2026)


2020

Looking back to look ahead: A rights-based approach to social protection in the post-COVID-19 economic recovery

The “just transition” in the economic recovery: eradicating poverty within planetary boundaries

Philip Alston (2014-2020)


2020

The parlous state of poverty eradication

2019

The digital welfare state

Climate change

2018

Privatization

The role of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in relation to social protection

2017

The enjoyment of civil and political rights by persons living in poverty

Universal basic income

2016

UN responsibility for the cholera outbreak in Haiti

Marginalization of economic and social rights

2015

The World Bank and human rights

Extreme inequality and human rights

2014

Implementation of the right to social protection through the adoption of social protection floors