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Activities with the other intergovernmental bodies

In addition to their regular interaction with the Human Rights Council and the General Assembly, Special Procedures mandate-holders frequently engage with a number of intergovernmental bodies on various topics related to their mandates. Below are examples of these activities and their outcomes both at the international and regional level.

For more information on the relevant mandates and their activities, please visit their respective webpages via Thematic Mandates or Country Mandates.

International


 

Intergovernmental forum Outputs and outcome of engagement
  Note on the Security Council meeting in Arria Formula on Protection of Internally Displaced Persons with participation of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of Internally Displaced Persons, 30 May 2014
Security Council meetings in Arria Formula Note on the Security Council meeting in Arria Formula on Protecting Journalists with the participation from the Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression. (13 December 2013) – Read his full speech
The Commission on the Status of Women

 

Reports of relevant Special Procedures of the Human Rights Council to be brought to the attention of the Commission on the Status of Women
  Reports from 2013 of relevant Special Procedures of the Human Rights Council to be brought to the attention of the Commission on the Status of Women (58th session, 2014)

Regional


 

Intergovernmental forum Outputs and outcome of engagement

African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights
(Directory of the Special Rapporteurs and experts)

Outcome Review of Addis Ababa Roadmap (E | F)

Final Communiqué of the 55th Ordinary Session, 28 April – 12 May 2014 (E | F)

Unity is fundamental in our fight for human rights" stress United Nations and African experts on key anniversary (11 October 2012, news release)

United Nations and African Union special mechanisms on human rights adopt a roadmap for greater cooperation (8 January 2012, news release)

Addis Ababa Roadmap on cooperation between the Special Procedures of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights and of the UN Human Rights Council