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Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic

DOCUMENTATION

This page lists all reports, updates, statements and resolutions issued by or related to the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic.


REPORTS


2017

2016

  • Human Rights Council resolution S-25/1 adopted on 21 October 2016
    The deteriorating situation of human rights in the Syrian Arab Republic, and the recent situation in Aleppo
    E F S A C R
  • Report of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic - A/HRC/33/55
    E F S A C R
    Release date: 6 September 2016
  • Report of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic: “They came to destroy”: ISIS Crimes Against the Yazidis
    Release date: 16 June 2016
    E (Advance version) | A
    Press Release: UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria: ISIS is committing genocide against the Yazidis
    E | A | Kurdish
    Full press conference
  • Remarks made by Paulo Pinheiro, Chair of the Commission of Inquiry on Syria, Human Rights Council
    15 March 2016
    E
  • 15 March 2016 Press Stakeout by the OHCHR / Human Rights Council / Independent Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic (Audio)
  • Commission of Inquiry on Syria - Media Stakeout (Geneva, 15 March 2016) (video)
  • Report of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic (Advance Edited Version)
    Release date: 22 February 2016
    E 
    Press Release: "Almost five years on, Syria is a country destroyed with civilians paying the biggest price: UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria"
    E
  • Thematic Report: "Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Deaths in Detention in the Syrian Arab Republic"
    Release date: 8 February 2016
    E | A
    Press Release: "Syrian Civilians Suffering Large-Scale and Widespread Executions and Deaths in Detention Centres on All Sides of the Conflict"
    E | A

2015

  • 10th Report of Commission of Inquiry on Syria - (A/HRC/30/48), 13 August 2015 (published on 3 September 2015)
    E | F | S | A | C | R
    A/HRC/30/48/Corr.1
    E | F | S | A | C | R
  • Oral Update of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic
    23 June 2015
    Speech (E, A) and Presentation (A/HRC/29/CRP.3)
  • The use of barrel bombs and indiscriminate bombardment in Syria: the need to strengthen compliance with international humanitarian law, Presentation made by Mr. Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro, Chair of the COI at a side event hosted by the Permanent Mission of Austria and Article 36
    12 March 2015
    Speech and Presentation
  • Oral Update of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic
    17 March 2015
    English
    Press Conference: English
  • 9th Report of Commission of Inquiry on Syria - A/HRC/28/69
    5 February 2015 (published on 20 February 2015)
    English | French | Spanish | Arabic | Chinese | Russian
    Press release: English

2014

  • Rule of Terror: Living under ISIS in Syria
    14 November 2014
    English | Arabic
    Press Conference: English
  • Conference Room Paper: Selected testimonies from victims of the Syrian conflict
    16 September 2014
    English
    Oral update: English
  • 8th Report of Commission of Inquiry on Syria - A/HRC/27/60
    13 August (published on 27 August 2014)
    English | French | Spanish | Arabic | Chinese | Russian
    Press release: English
    Q & A on the 8th report: English
  • 7th Report of Commission of Inquiry on Syria - A/HRC/25/65
    12 February (published on 5 March 2014)
    English | Arabic

2013

  • Conference Room Paper: "Without a trace: enforced disappearances in Syria"
    19 December 2013
    English
  • Conference Room Paper: "Assault on medical care in Syria"- A/HRC/24/CRP.2
    13 September 2013
    English | Arabic
  • 6th Report of Commission of Inquiry on Syria - A/HRC/24/46
    11 September 2013
    English | French | Arabic | Chinese | Russian | Spanish
  • 5th Report of Commission of Inquiry on Syria - A/HRC/23/58
    4 June 2013
    English | Arabic
  • 4th Report of Commission of Inquiry on Syria - A/HRC/22/59
    5 February 2013
    English | Arabic | Spanish

2012

2011


PERIODIC AND ORAL UPDATES


2014

  • Oral Update of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic
    17 June 2014
    English [Advance Version]
  • Oral Update of the independent international commission of inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic
    18 March 2014
    English

2013

  • Oral Update of the Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic (covering period 15 January - 3 March 2013)
    11 March 2013
    English | Arabic

2012

  • Periodic Update from the Commission on the Syrian Arab Republic (covering period 28 September to 16 December 2012).
    20 December 2012
    English | Arabic
  • Oral Update of the Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic (Al-Houlah report) - A/HRC/20/CRP.1
    26 June 2012
    English | Arabic
  • Periodic Update from the Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic(covering period mid-March to mid-May 2012)
    24 May 2012
    English only
  • Update: Press Release by Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic
    16 April 2012
    English only

STATEMENTS


2017
    Statement at Human Rights Council, 36th session
    E
    18 September 2017
  • Statement at Human Rights Council, 35th session
    E
    14 June 2017
  • Syria worst man-made disaster since World War II - Zeid
    E
    14 March 2017
  • Statement at Human Rights Council, 34th session,
    E
    14 March 2017
  • Opening Remarks made at Press Conference
    E
    1 March 2017
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
  • Statement by Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro, Chair of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic, at the HRC 21st regular session, Geneva
    17 September 2012
  • Statement by Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro, Chair of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic, at the HRC 20th regular session, Geneva
    27 June 2012
  • Statement by Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro, Chair of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic, at the HRC 19th regular session, Geneva
    12 March 2012
2011
  • Statement by Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro, Chair of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic, at the HRC 18th special session on the Syrian Arab Republic, Geneva
    2 December 2011

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL RESOLUTIONS


2015

  • Resolution adopted at HRC 29th regular session [29 in favour, 6 against, 12 abstentions]
    2 July 2015
    A/HRC/29/16 
  • Resolution adopted at HRC 28th regular session (Extends COI Mandate) [29in favour, 6 against, 12 abstentions]
    March 2015
    A/HRC/RES/28/20

2014

2013

  • Resolution adopted at HRC 24th regular session [40 in favour, 1 against, 6 abstentions] - A/HRC/RES/24/22
    27 September 2013
    English | French | Spanish | Arabic | Chinese | Russian
  • Resolution adopted at HRC 23rd regular session [37 in favour, 1 against, 9 abstentions] - A/HRC/23/L.29
    10 June 2013
    English
  • Resolution adopted at HRC 23rd special session (al-Qusayr) [36 in favour, 1 against, 8 abstentions, 2 non-member states of the HRC] - A/HRC/23/L.1
    25 May 2013
    English
  • Resolution adopted at HRC 22nd regular session (Extends CoI mandate) [41 in favour, 1 against, 5 abstentions] - A/HRC/RES/22/24
    22 March 2013
    English | French | Spanish | Arabic | Chinese | Russian

2012

2011

  • Resolution adopted at HRC 18th special session [37 in favour, 4 against, 6 abstentions] - A/HRC/RES/S-18/1
    2 December 2011
    English | French | SpanishArabic | Chinese | Russian
  • Resolution adopted at HRC 17th special session (Establishing the CoI) [33 in favour, 4 against, 9 abstentions] – A/HRC/RES/S-17/1
    22-23 August 2011 (Resolution found in reports of special session)
    English | French | Spanish | Arabic | Chinese | Russian
  • Resolution adopted at HRC 16th special session [26 in favour, 9 against, 7 abstentions] - A/HRC/RES/S-16/1
    29 April 2011
    English | French | Spanish | Arabic | Chinese | Russian