Table of States not yet visited by any mandate-holder
Out of the 193 United Nations Member States, 167 States (86.5%) have been visited by at least one of the special procedures mandate holders. A total of 26 States (13.5%) have either never received or not yet accepted any request for a visit by one or more of the special procedures mandate holders.
States never visited, no request sent (10 in total)
States never visited, request sent (16 in total)
Antigua and Barbuda
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Sao Tome e Principe
1/Djibouti has been visited by the mandate holders on the situation of human rights in Somalia (2011) and in Eritrea (2013) but has not yet accepted a visit from any other mandate holder concerning its own human rights situation.
2/All missions to Libya have been postponed for security reasons.
3/Luxembourg has accepted a visit request from the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children (dates to be agreed).
4/The Special Rapporteur on the situation of migrants visited off-shore detention centres in Nauru during his country visit to Australia from 1 to 18 November 2016.
Last updated: 31 December 2016