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UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

List of HRC-mandated Commissions of Inquiries / Fact-Finding Missions & Other Bodies (As of April 2017)


 

Mission

Active Dates

26

International team of experts on the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

23 June 2017 to present

25

Independent international fact-finding mission on Myanmar

24 March 2017 to present

24

Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Burundi

30 September 2016 to present

23

Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan

23 March 2016 to present

22

UN Independent Investigation on Burundi

17 December 2015 to September 2016

21

OHCHR Monitoring Mission on South Sudan

2 July 2015 to March 2016

20

OHCHR Investigation on Libya (HC Fact Finding Mission with UNSMIL)

27 March 2015 to March 2016

19

OHCHR Investigation Mission to Iraq (ISIL)

1 September 2014 to March 2015

18

UN Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the 2014 Gaza Conflict

23 July 2014 to June 2015

17

Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Eritrea

27 June 2014 to June 2016

16

OHCHR Investigation on Sri Lanka

27 March 2014 to September 2015

15

International Commission of Inquiry on the Central African Republic

5 December 2013 to December 2014

14

OHCHR Fact-finding Mission to the Central African Republic

13 June 2013 to September 2013

13

Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

21 March 2013 to March 2014

12

Independent international fact-finding mission to investigate the implications of the Israeli settlements on the civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of the Palestinian people throughout the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem

22 March 2012 to March 2013

11

Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic

23 August 2011 to present

10

OHCHR Fact-finding Mission to the Syrian Arab Republic

29 April 2011 to September 2011

9

International Independent Commission of Inquiry on Cote d’Ivoire

25 March 2011 to June 2011

8

International Commission of Inquiry on Libya

25 February 2011 to March 2012

7

International fact-finding mission to investigate violations of international law, including international humanitarian and human rights law, resulting from the Israeli attacks on the flotilla of ships carrying humanitarian assistance

2 June 2010 to September 2010

6

Committee of Independent Experts to Monitor and Assess and Domestic, Legal or Other Proceedings Undertaken by Both the Government of Israel and the Palestinian Side (follow up to Gaza FFM; see below)

25 March 2010 to May 2011

5

United Nations Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict

12 January 2009 to September 2010

4

High-Level Mission on the situation of human rights in Darfur

13 December 2006 to 28 November 2007

3

High-level Fact-finding Mission to Beit Hanoun (northern Gaza)

15 November 2006 to September 2008

2

Commission of Inquiry on Lebanon

11 August 2006 to November 2006

1

Fact-finding Mission on human rights situation on the Occupied Palestinian Territory since 1967

6 July 2006 to (not implemented)


See also

Commissions of Inquiry and Fact-finding Missions on International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law: Guidance and Practice
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