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Country and other visits by Special Procedures Mandate Holders since 1998 A-E


(Latest update 7 July 2014)

Countries A-E
Countries F-M
Countries N-Z

Countries Standing Invitation Visits undertaken Forthcoming visits (dates available) Agreed upon (A) *For (A), visits have been agreed in principle and/or are under consideration Requested (R)/year of request
Afghanistan  

IE on the human rights situation in Afghanistan. Visit December 1997
Report E/CN.4/1998/71

  (A) SR on violence against women (1-10 Nov. 2014)

(R) RSG on Internally Displaced Persons

    IE on the human rights situation in Afghanistan. Visit March 1999. Report E/CN.4/1999/40     (R in 2005, 2007) SR torture 
    IE on the human rights situation in Afghanistan. Visits May/September 1999. Interim report (A/54/422)     (R in 2005) WG on arbitrary detention
    SR on violence against women, its causes and consequences (1-13/9/1999). Report E/CN.4/2000/68/Add.4     (R on 29.11.12) SR on counter-terrorism
    SR on the human rights situation in Afghanistan (March 2001). Report E/CN.4/2001/43    
    IE on the human rights situation in Afghanistan. Visit February 2002. Report E/CN.4/2002/43      
    IE on the human rights situation in Afghanistan. Visits February -October 2002. Report E/CN.4/2003/39      
    SR on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions (13-23/10/ 2002). Report E/CN.4/2003/3/Add.4      
    SR on adequate housing (…). (1-12/09/2003). Report E/CN.4/2004/48/Add.2      
    IE on Afghanistan (14-22 August 2004). Report A/59/370      
    IE on Afghanistan. Report E/CN.4/2005/122      
    SR on violence against women 9-16 July 2005. E/CN.4/2006/61/Add.5      
    SR on summary executions, 4-15 May 2008
Report A/HRC/11/2/Add.4
     
    WG on the use of mercenaries (4 to 11 April 2009) Report A/HRC/15/25/Add.2      
Albania Standing invitation SR on the right to freedom of opinion and expression (29/5-2/06/2000). Report E/CN.4/2001/64/Add.1   (A) WG on transnational corp. and business enterprises (R) SR on human rights defenders
    SR on the sale of children (31 October-7 November 2005). Report E/CN.4/2006/67/Add.2      
    SR on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions
(15-23 February 2010)
     
SR on migrants (5-13 December 2011)
Algeria   SR on Freedom of Religion or belief (16-26/9/2002). Report E/CN.4/2003/66/Add.1 (A) IE on water and sanitation (R in 1997, 2007) SR torture
    SR on violence against women
(21 January to 1 February 2007) Report A/HRC/7/6/Add.2
E F R S C A
   (A) WG on enforced or involuntary disappearances (R) SR on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions
    SR on violence against women
(1-10 November 2010)
See press release
   
    SR on freedom of opinion and expression (10 - 17 April 2011)
See press release
    (R in 2006, reminders in 2010 and 2012) SR on human rights and counter terrorism
     SR on housing (9-19 July 2011)     (R in 2009) WG on arbitrary detention
          (R in June 2010) IE on cultural rights
          (R in 25 May 2011, 7 June 2012) IE on foreign debt
(R 27.06.12) SR on racism
(R on 21.12.11, reminder on 30 Oct. 2013) SR on freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Andorra Standing invitation
Angola RSG on Internally Displaced persons (31/10-9/11/2000). Report E/CN.4/2001/5/Add.5   (A) SR on adequate housing (R on 30 Oct. 2013) SR on freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
    SRSG on the situation of human rights defenders (14-26 August 2004). Report E/CN.4/2005/101/Add.2   (A) SR on the right to education (R in 2008) SR on Independence of judges and lawyers
    WG on arbitrary detention (17 - 27 September 2007)
Report A/HRC/7/4/Add.4
E F R S C A
  (A) SR freedom of expression  (R on 28 May 2014) WG on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
    SR freedom of religion or belief (20 - 27 November 2007) Report A/HRC/7/10/Add.4
E F R S C A
  (A) SR on migrants  
Antigua and Barbuda          
Argentina Standing invitation SR on the right to freedom of opinion and expression (25/6-2/7/2000). Report E/CN.4/2002/75/Add.1 (A in 2011 for follow-up visit) WG on arbitrary detention (R 2008) IE on human rights and extreme poverty
    SR on the on freedom of religion or belief (23-30/4/ 2000). Report E/CN.4/2002/73/Add.1 (R in 2008) IE on water and sanitation
    IE on the right to development (March/2003). Report E/CN.4/2004/WG.18/3     (R in 2008) SR on the right to food
    WG on arbitrary detention (22/9/-2/10/2003). Report E/CN.4/2004/3/Add.3     (R in Feb 2010) SR on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions
    WG on enforced disappearances (20 - 24 July 2008) Report A/HRC/10/9/Add.1     (R in 7 June 2011, reminder on 27 March 2014) SR on independence of judges and lawyers
    SR on trafficking in persons, especially women and children, (6 to 12 September 2010)
See press release
Report A/HRC/17/35/Add.4
   
    SR on housing (13 - 21 April 2011)
See press release
     
SR on indigenous peoples (27 November - 7 December 2011)

IE on foreign debt
(18 to 29 November 2013)
A/HRC/25/50/Add.3
Advance unedited version E

Armenia Standing Invitation RSG on Internally Displaced Persons (13-17/05/2000). Report E/CN.4/2001/5/Add.3     (R in 2008 and 11/01/2011) WG on the use of mercenaries 
    SR on Human rights defenders (14 - 18 June 2010)
See press release
     
    Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (6 to 15 September 2010)
See press release
     
Australia Standing Invitation SR on freedom of religion or belief (17/2- 1/3/1997). Report E/CN.4/1998/6/Add.1 (A) SR on migrants  
    SR on contemporary forms of racism (22/4-10/5/2001). Report E/CN.4/2002/24/Add.1      
    WG on arbitrary detention (24/5- 6/6 2002). Report EC/N.4/2003/8/Add.2      
    SR on adequate housing (31 July – 15 August 2006) Report A/HRC/4/18/Add.2      
    SR on indigenous people (17-28 August 2009)
Report A/HRC/12/34/Add.10
     
    SR on health (23 Nov - 4 Dec 2009)
Report A/HRC/14/20/Add.4
     
    IE on foreign debt (7 - 11 February 2011)
See press release
     
SR on trafficking in persons (17-30 November 2011)
Report A/HRC/20/18/Add.1
Austria Standing invitation IE on cultural rights (5 - 15 April 2011)
See press release
     
SR on the situation  of human rights in the Islamic Rep. of Iran (27 May - 6 June 2014)
Azerbaijan  Standing invitation RSG on internally displaced persons (21/05-1/06/1998). Report E/CN.4/1999/79/Add.1 (A) WG on arbitrary detention  (R in 2008 and 11/01/2011) WG on the use of mercenaries
    SR on Human Rights on the question of torture (7-15/5/2000). Report E/CN.4/2001/66/Add.1 (A) SR on freedom of association and assembly
    SR on freedom of religion (26 February to 5 March 2006) Report A/HRC/4/21/Add.2    (A) SR on independence of judges and lawyers
    RSG on Internally Displaced Persons (2-6 April 2007)
Report A/HRC/8/6/Add.2
E F R S C A
  (A) WG on Business and Human Rights (18 to 27 August 2014)  
    SR on freedom of opinion and expression (22 to 28 April 2007) Report A/HRC/7/14/Add.3
E F R S C A
     
    RSG on Internally Displaced Persons (19 - 24 May 2010)
See press release
     
    SR on health (16 - 23 May 2012)      
SR on violence against women
(25 November to 5 December 2013)
SR on IDPs
(18 to 24 May 2014)
Bahamas Standing invitation SR on trafficking in persons
(9 to 11 December 2013)
Report A/HRC/26/37/Add.5
  (R on 27.08.2013) SR on violence against women
Bahrain   WG on arbitrary detention (19-24/10/2001). Report EC/N.4/2002/77/Add.2 (A) SR on torture (R in 2006) SR on migrants
    SR on trafficking in persons, especially women and children (29 October – 1 November 2006) Report A/HRC/4/23/Add.2     (R in 6 September 2011, reminder on 30 Oct. 2013) SR on freedom of association and assembly
(R in 2012) SR on the situation of human rights defenders
(R for a follow-up visit) WG on arbitrary detention
Bangladesh   SR on freedom of religion or belief (15-24/5/2000). Report A/55/280/Add.2   (A) SR on freedom of religion (R in 2008) IE on water and sanitation
    SR on violence against women, its causes and consequences (28/10-15/11/2000). Report E/CN.4/2001/73/Add.2     (R on 30.01.14) IE on minority issues
    SR on the right to food (23/10-4/11/2002). Report E/CN/.4/2004/10/Add.1     (R in 2006, reminder in 2008 and 2009) SR on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions
    (JOINT MISSION) IE on water and sanitation and IE on extreme poverty (3-10 December 2009)
Report A/HRC/15/55
    (R in 2007, reminder in 2012) SR on independence of judges and lawyers
    SR on violence against women (20-29 May 2013)     (R in 2008, and reminder in Nov 2008) SR on contemporary forms of slavery
          (R in 2008) SR on racism
          (R on 7 June 12) SR on IDPs
(R on 19 November 12) IE on international solidarity
(R on 29 July 13) SR on migrants
(R on 27.01.14) SR on freedom of assembly and of association
Barbados         (R on 7 May 2012) SR on cultural rights
(R on 18.09.12) SR on trafficking
Belarus2/   SR on the right to freedom of opinion and expression (28/05-1/6/1997). Report E/CN.4/1998/40/Add.1  (A) SR on migrants (R in Sep 2004, Follow-up request in Oct 2006) SR on Belarus
    SR on the independence of judges and lawyers (12 -17/6/ 2000). Report E/CN.4/2001/65/Add.1     (Follow-up request in 2003 and in September 2011, reminder on 30 Oct. 2013) SR on freedom of association and assembly
    WG on arbitrary detention (15-26 August 2004). Report E/CN.4/2005/6/Add.3     (R in 2002, reminder in 03, 04, 10, 11) SR on human rights defenders
    SR on Belarus (September and November 2005) Report E/CN.4/2006/36 *
*/See also Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, and Russia.
    (R in 2005, 2007) SR torture
    SR on trafficking (18-24 May 2009)
Report A/HRC/14/32/Add.2
    (R in 30 June 2011) WG on enforced or involuntary disappearances
Belgium Standing Invitation SR on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography (30/11-4/12/1998). Report E/CN.4/2000/73/Add.1   (A) SR on toxic wastes
    SR on the independence of judges and lawyers (14 -17/10/ 1997). Report E/CN.4/1998/39/Add.3      
    Report of the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent, 13 - 17 June 2005. E/CN.4/2006/19/Add.1      
SR on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran (30 November -8 December 2011)
Belize  

SR on trafficking in persons
(12 to 16 December 2013)
Report A/HRC/26/37/Add.6

   
Benin Standing invitation IE on human rights and extreme poverty (29 -5/8/2001). E/CN.4/2002/55    
    SR on the right to food (11 to 20 March 2009)
Report A/HRC/13/33/Add.3
See press release
     
SR on sale of children (28 Oct. - 8 Nov. 2013)
Bhutan   WG on arbitrary detention (29/4 - 6/5/1996). Report EC/N.4/1997/4/Add.3   (R in 2006, Reminder in Jan 2009) SR on freedom of religion
    SR on the right to education (26 May to 4 June 2014)     (Rin 2001, reminder in 02) SR on human rights defenders
Bolivia Standing invitation IE on human rights and extreme poverty (2001) E/CN.4/2002/55 (A) SR torture (2007, reminder for setting dates) (R in 2006, 2007) SR on the right to education.
    IE on structural adjustment policies and foreign debt (15-18/5/2001). E/CN.4/2003/10     (R in 2010 and reminder on 23 July 13) WG on mercenaries
    SR right to food (28 April - 8 May 2007) Report A/HRC/4/30/Add.2
E F R S C A
and A/HRC/7/5/Add.2
E F R S C A
    (R in 25 May 2011) IE on foreign debt
    SR indigenous people (25 November - 6 December 2007)
Report A/HRC/6/15/Add.2
E F R S C A
    (R on 18.09.2013) SR on violence against women
SR on racism (4-10 September 2012)A/HRC/23/56/Add.1 (R on 5 November 2013) WG on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
Bosnia and Herzegovina Standing invitation SR on the human rights situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro), the Republic of Croatia. Visits March/July/August/September 1997. Report E/CN.4/1998/13   (A in Jan.09) SR on racism  
    SR on the human rights situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Visits July/December 1998. Report E/CN.4/1999/42    
    SR on the human rights situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro), the Republic of Croatia. Visits April/May 1999. Report E/CN.4/2000/39, A/54/396      
    SR on the human rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro, the Republic of Croatia. Visits January and June 2000. Report A/55/282      
    SR on the human rights situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro), the Republic of Croatia (11-15/6/2000). Report E/CN.4/2001/47      
    SR on trafficking (20-28 February 2005). Report E/CN.4/2005/71/Add.1 and
Report E/CN.4/2006/62/Add.2
     
    RSG on Internally displaced persons (IDPs) ( 9-15 June). Report E/CN.4/2006/71/Add.4      
    SR on the right to education (24 September - 3 October 2007)
Report A/HRC/8/10/Add.4
A C E F R S
     
    RSG on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons, 13-20 June 2008
See press release
     
    WG on enforced on involuntary disappearances (14 -21 June 2010)
Report A/HRC/16/48/Add.1
See press release
     
    IE on minority issues (17-25 September 2012)      
    SR on violence against women (29 October - 5 November 2012)      
SR in the field of cultural rights (13-24 May 2013)
Botswana   SR on education (26 September - 4 October 2005)
Report E/CN.4/2006/45/Add.1
  (A) IE on water and sanitation (R in February 2010) IE on access to safe drinking water and sanitation
    SR on indigenous people (19 to 27 March 2009)
Report A/HRC/15/37/Add.2
  (A) IE on minorities (July/August 2014)  (R 09.07.12) SR on racism
(A) SR on cultural rights
 Brazil Standing Invitation SR on Racism (6-17 June 1995) Report E/CN.4/1996/72/Add.1 (A) SR on minority issues (2nd trimester of 2015) (R on 6 October 2008) IE on foreign debt and human rights
SR on the adverse effects of () toxic & dangerous products and human rights (20-28/06/1998). Report E/CN.4/1999/46/Add.1   (R in July 2013) SR on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
    SR on Human Rights on the question of torture (20/8- 12/9/2000). Report E/CN.4/2001/66/Add.2  (R in 2012, 2013, and 2014) SR on health
    SR on the right to food (1-18/03/2002). Report E/CN/.4/2003/54/Add.1   (R on 6 May 2014) SR on Torture
    IE on the right to development (August/2003). Report E/CN.4/2004/WG.18/3      
    SR on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography (2003). Report E/CN.4/2004/9/Add.2      
    SR on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions (16/9- 8/10/2003). Report E/CN.4/2004/7/Add.3      
    SR on adequate housing (30 May- 13 June 2004). Report E/CN.4/2005/48/Add.3      
    SR on independence of judges and lawyers (13-22 October 2004). Report E/CN.4/2005/60/Add.3      
    SR on racism (13-20 October 2005). Report E/CN.4/2006/16/Add.3      
    Special Representative of the Secretary-General on human rights defenders (5 to 21 December 2005) Report A/HRC/4/37/Add.2      
    SR on summary executions (4 to 14 November 2007)
Report A/HRC/8/3/Add.4
A C E F R S
     
    SR on indigenous people (14-25 August 2008) Report A/HRC/12/34/Add.2      
    SR Indigenous People (14-25 August 2008)
Report A/HRC/12/34/Add.2
A C E F R S
     
    SR on the Right to food (12 to 16 October 2009)
Report A/HRC/13/33/Add.6
     
    SR on contemporary forms of Slavery (19 - 24 May 2010)
See press release
     
    IE on cultural rights (8-19 November 2010)      
    IE on International Solidarity (25 - 29 June 2012) A/HRC/23/45/Add.1 E F S A C R      
WG on arbitrary detention (18 - 27 March 2013)
WG of Experts on People of African Descent
(3 to 13 December 2013)
SR on water and sanitation
(9 to 19 December 2013)
Brunei Darussalam          
Bulgaria Standing Invitation IE on human rights and extreme poverty (11-18/11/ 1998). Report E/CN.4/1999/48   (R in 2006) SR on freedom of religion
    SR on the independence of judges and lawyers (9 -16 May 2011)
See press release
     
IE on minority issues (4-11 July 2012)
Burkina Faso   SR on the human rights of migrants (2-9 February 2005). Report E/CN.4/2006/73/Add.2  (A) SR on cultural rights
    IE on the effects of economic reform policies and foreign debt on the full enjoyment of HR (23 - 27 April 2007). Report A/HRC/7/9/Add.1
E F R S C A
(A in 2011) WG on arbitrary detention
 
SR on human rights and counter- terrorism (8-12 April 2013)
Burundi Standing invitation SR on the situation of human rights in Burundi. Visit (7- 20/12/1997). Report E/CN.4/1998/72   (A) SR on the independence of jduges and lawyers (R in 2009) IE on minority issues
   

SR on the situation of human rights in Burundi. Visit (8- 22/10/1999). Report E/CN.4/2000/34

 

 

 

(R in 2012)
SR on human rights defenders

(R on 27.05.2009, reminder in 2010, and on 18 August 2011) WG on enforced or involuntary disappearances

    IE on human rights and extreme poverty (1999). Report E/CN.4/2000/52     (R in 2010) RSG on Internally Displaced Persons
    SR on the situation of human rights in Burundi. Visit (27/6- 7/7/2000). Interim report A/55/358     (R on 3 Jan. 2014) SR on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
    SR on the situation of human rights in Burundi (18-26/1/ 2001). Report E/CN.4/2001/44      
    SR on the situation of human rights in Burundi (5-14/7/ 2001). Interim report A/56/479      
    RSG on Internally Displaced Persons (6-11/02/2000). Report E/CN.4/2001/5/Add.1      
    SR on the situation of human rights in Burundi (28/11- to 14/12/ 2001). Report E/CN.4/2002/49      
    SR on the situation of human rights in Burundi (16- 25/10/ 2002). Report E/CN.4/2003/45      
    IE on the human rights situation in Burundi (October 2004). Report E/CN.4/2005/118      
    IE on the human rights situation in Burundi (4-15 October 2005). Report E/CN.4/2006/109      
    SR on the situation of human rights in Burundi (7 - 14 October 2006, 14 - 27 January 2007) Report A/HRC/4/5      
    IE on human rights in Burundi (20-30 January 2009)
Report A/HRC/16/CRP.1
     
    IE on the situation of human rights in Somalia (1-12 June 2009)
Report A/HRC/12/44
     
    IE on human rights in Burundi (23-29 May 2010)
See press release
     
    IE on human rights in Burundi (8-17 November 2010)
See press release
     
    IE on human rights in Burundi
(16 - 20 May 20111)
See press release
     
Cambodia   SRSG on the situation of human rights in Cambodia (30/11-6/12/1997 & 18-30/1/1998). Report E/CN.4/1998/95     (R in 2006, reminder in 2006) SR on independence of judges and lawyers
    SRSG on the situation of human rights in Cambodia. Visit April, June & July 1998. Report A/53/400     (R in 2005) SR on toxic waste
    SRSG on the situation of human rights in Cambodia (23-30/10 1998 & 9-21/1/1999). Report E/CN.4/1999/101     (R in 2004, 2007, Reminder in July 2008, 2011) SR on sale of children
    SRSG on the situation of human rights in Cambodia. Visit March & May 1999. Report A/54/353     (R in 2008, Reminder in March 2010) IE on access to safe drinking water and sanitation
    SRSG on the situation of human rights in Cambodia Report A/55/291     (R in 6 September 2011, reminder on 30 Oct. 2013) SR on freedom of association and assembly
    SRSG on the situation of human rights in Cambodia (21-26/8/ 1999 & 18-27/10/1999). Report E/CN.4/2000/109     (R in 10 June 2011) SR on water and sanitation
    SRSG on the situation of human rights in Cambodia (February and June 2001) Report A/56/209     (R in 2012) SR on the situation of human rights defenders
    SRSG on the situation of human rights in Cambodia (26/11- 2 /12/ 2000). Report E/CN.4/2001/103     (R on 2 Dec. 2013) SR on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
    SRSG on the situation of human rights in Cambodia (18 to 28/11/ 2001). Report E/CN.4/2002/118      
    SRSG on the situation of human rights in Cambodia March & June 2002. Interim report A/57/230      
    SRSG on the situation of human rights in Cambodia (12-19/11/2002). Report E/CN.4/2003/114      
    SRSG on the situation of human rights in Cambodia (March and July 2003) Report A/58/317      
    SRSG on the situation of human Rights in Cambodia (27/11-6/12/2003). Report E/CN.4/2004/105      
    SRSG on the situation of human rights in Cambodia (7-14 November 2004). Report E/CN.4/2005/116      
    SRSG on the situation of human rights in Cambodia 28 November to 5 December 2005. Report E/CN.4/2006/110 and Add.1      
    SR on adequate housing (22 August - 3 September 2005). Report E/CN.4/2006/41/Add.3      
    SR on the situation of human rights in Cambodia (19 - 28 March 2006) Report A/HRC/4/36      
    SRSG Cambodia (1-10 December 2007)
Report A/HRC/7/42
E F R S C A
     
    SR on the Human rights in Cambodia (17 - 30 January 2010)
E F S C R
     
    SR on the situation of human rights in Cambodia (8 - 18 June 2010)
See press release
E F S C R
     
    SR on human rights in Cambodia (15 -24 February 2011)
See press release
     
    SR on human rights in Cambodia (30 May - 3 June 2011)
See press release
     
SR on the situation of human rights in Cambodia (5-11 December 2011)
    SR on the situation of human rights in Cambodia (4 - 11 May 2012)      
SR on the situation of human rights in Cambodia (8 - 15 December 2012)
SR on the situation of human rights in Cambodia (19 - 25 May 2013)
SR on the situation of human rights in Cambodia (12 to 17 January 2014)
SR on the situation of human rights in Cambodia (15 to 25 June 2014)
Cameroon   SR on Human Rights on the question of torture (12-20/05/1999). Report E/CN.4/2000/9/Add.2 (A) SR on freedom of expression
    SR on right to food (16 - 23 July 2012) (A) SR on human rights defenders  
IE on minority issues (2 to 11 September 2013) (A) SR on water and sanitation
Canada Standing Invitation SR on human rights of migrants (17-30/9/2000). Report E/CN.4/2001/83/Add.1 (A in Feb.07) SR on racism (R in 2006) SR on migrants
    SR on the adverse effects of toxic & dangerous products and human rights (17-30/10/2002). Report E/CN.4/2003/56/Add.2   (A) WG on African descent  (R in 19 February 2010) SR on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions
    SR on contemporary forms of racism (15-26/9/2003). Report E/CN.4/2004/18/Add.2   (A) SR on extreme poverty (R in 2010) SR sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography
    SR on Indigenous People (24 May-4 June 2004) Report E/CN.4/2005/88/Add.3    (A) WG on transnational corporations and business enterprises (R on 30 Oct. 2013) SR on freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
    WG on arbitrary detention (1-15 June 2005) E/CN.4/2006/7/Add.2    
    SR adequate housing (8 - 19 October 2007) Report A/HRC/7/16/Add.4
E F R S C A
   
    IE on minorities (13-23 October 2009)
Report A/HRC/13/23/Add.2
     
    SR on food (7 - 15 May 2012)      
SR on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran (14-28 July 2013)
SR on the rights of indigenous peoples (7-15 October 2013)
Cape Verde Standing invitation        
Central African Republic  Standing Invitation Representative of the Secretary-General on internally displaced persons (24 February to 3 March 2007)
Report A/HRC/8/6/Add.1
A C E F R S
  (A) SR on the right to food (R in 2007, and on 14.10.13) WG on mercenaries
    SR on summary executions (31 January - 7 February 2008) Report A/HRC/11/2/Add.3
Follow-up report A/HRC/14/24/Add.5
     
    RSG on internally displaced persons (10 to 12 February 2009, follow up mission to his 2007 mission)
Report A/HRC/16/43/Add.4
     
    RSG on Internally Displaced Persons (9 - 17 July 2010)
See press release
     
IE on the situation of human rights in CAR (4 to 14 March 2014)
IE on the situation of human rights in CAR (10 to 18 April 2014)
Chad Standing invitation IE on human rights in Chad (7-17 October 2004). Report E/CN.4/2005/121     (R in 2002, reminder in 03 and 04) SR on human rights defenders
    RSG on Internally Displaced Persons (3-9 Feb 2009)
Report A/HRC/13/21/Add.5
    (R in 2005, 2007) SR on education
          (R in 2007 and reminder on 22 July 13) WG on mercenaries
          (R in 2008) SR on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions
(R 2013) SR on torture
Chile Standing Invitation IE on the right to development (March/2003). Report E/CN.4/2004/WG.18/3 (A) SR Freedom of religion (R in 2007) SR on the right to education
    SR on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people. (18-29/07/2003). Report E/CN.4/2004/80/Add.3 (A) WG on discrimination against women in law and in practice (1-9 September 2014) (R in 2007, Reminder in July 2008) SR on sale of children
    WG on the use of mercenaries (9-13 July 2007) Report A/HRC/7/7/Add.4
E F R S C A
  (A) SR on freedom of association and assembly
    SR on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people (5-9 April 2009)
Report A/HRC/16/43/Add.4
   
    WG on enforced or inv. Disappearances (13 - 21 August 2012)
A/HRC/22/45/Add.1 E F S R C A
     

SR on human rights while countering terrorism (17 - 30 July 2013)A/HRC/25/59/Add.2 E F R S C A

China   WG on arbitrary detention (6 - 16/10/ 1997). Report EC/N.4/1998/44/Add.2   (A) SR on freedom of religion (Invitation extended in 2004. Date of last letter requesting dates: September 2006) (R in 2011, reminder on 30 Oct. 2013) SR on freedom of association and assembly
    SR on the right to education (9-19/09/2003). Report E/CN.4/2004/45/Add.1   (R in 2005) SR on toxic waste
 
    WG on arbitrary detention (18-30/9/2004). Report E/CN.4/2005/6/Add.4     (R in 2006) SR on health
    SR on torture (20 November to 10 December 2005). E/CN.4/2006/6/Add.6     (R in 2005) (Reminder in 2008) SR on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions
    SR on the right to food (15-23 December 2010)
See press release
    (R in 2005) IE on extreme poverty
    WG on discrimination against women in law and in practice
(12 to 19 December 2013)
    (R in 2008, reminder in 2010) SR on human rights defenders
          (R in 2008) SR on housing
          (R on 30 July 2009) IE on minority issues
          (R in March 2010) IE on access to safe drinking water and sanitation
          (R on 20 May 2011, on 21 May 2012) IE on foreign debt
          (R in 2011, reminder in 2013, reminder on 27 March 2014) SR on independence of judges and lawyers
(R on 19 Feb. 2013) WG on enforced disappearances
Colombia Standing invitation SR on the independence of judges and lawyers (15 - 27/9/1996). Report E/CN.4/1998/39/Add.2   (A) IE on human rights and extreme poverty (R in 2006, 2010, and reminder on 23 July 13) WG on mercenaries
    SR on racism (28 Jun-15 Jul 1996), Report E/CN.4/1997/71/Add.1    (A) SR on violence against women (2015) (R in 2006) SR on adequate housing
    RSG on Internally Displaced Persons (20-27/05/1999). E/CN.4/2000/83/Add.1   (A)  SR on IDPs (2015) (R in 2008) SR on the right to food
    SRSG on the situation of human rights defenders (2001). Report E/CN.4/2002/106/Add.2    
    SR on violence against women, its causes and consequences (1-7/11 2001). Report E/CN.4/2002/83/Add.3    
    SR on contemporary forms of racism (29/9-10/10/2003). Report E/CN.4/2004/18/Add.3    
    SR on the right to education (1-10/10/2003). Report. E/CN.4/2004/45/Add.2    
    SR on the right to freedom of opinion and expression (22-29/2/2004). Report E/CN.4/2005/64/Add.3      
    SR on Indigenous People (7-17 March 2004). Report E/CN.4/2005/88/Add.2      
     WG on Enforced or Involuntary disappearances (5-13 July 2005). Report E/CN.4/2006/56/Add.1      
    Representative of the Secretary-General on internally displaced persons (15 to 27 June 2006) Report A/HRC/4/38/Add.3      
    SR right to health (20 - 23 September 2007) Report A/HRC/7/11/Add.3
E F R S C A
     
    WG on Arbitrary Detention (1-10 October 2008)
A/HRC/10/21/Add.3
E F R S C A
     
    RSG on internally displaced persons (3-14 November 2008)
See press release
     
    SR on extrajudicial ,summary or arbitrary executions ( 8-18 June 2009)
Report A/HRC/14/24/Add.2
     
    SR on indigenous people (20-27 July 2009)
Report A/HRC/12/34/Add.6
     
    SR on human rights defenders (7-18 September 2009)
Report A/HRC/13/22/Add.3
     
    SR on the independence of judges and lawyers (7-16 December 2009)
Report A/HRC/14/26/Add.2
     
    IE on minority issues (1-12 February 2010)
See press release
     
Comoros   WG on mercenaries (8 to 16 May 2014)  
Congo   SR on indigenous people (1 to 12 November 2010)
See press release
   
WG on disappearances (24 September - 3 October 2011)
Costa Rica Standing Invitation SR on the adverse effects of toxic & dangerous products and human rights (17-20/11/1998). Report E/CN.4/1999/46/Add.1    
    IE on water and sanitation (18 to 27 March 2009). Report A/HRC/12/24/Add.1      
    SR on indigenous peoples (25 - 27 April 2011)
See press release
     
IE on environment (29 July - 1 August 2013)
A/HRC/25/53/Add.1 A C E F R S
Côte d'Ivoire   SR on contemporary forms of racism (9-20/2/04). Full report E/CN.4/2005/18/Add.3 (A) SR on violence against women (R on 12 June 2013) SR on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
    SR on the right to freedom of opinion and expression (28/1-5/2/2004)E/CN.4/2005/18/Add.3   (A) SR on torture (reminder sent in 2013)
    Representative of the Secretary-General on internally displaced persons (17 to 24 April 2006) Report A/HRC/4/38/Add.2   (A) SR on summary executions  
    SR on toxic waste (3-8 August 2008)
Report A/HRC/12/26/Add.2
  (A) SR on human rights defenders  
IE on the situation of human rights in Côte d'Ivoire (14-25 November 2011) (A) WG on disappearances
IE on the situation of human rights in Côte d'Ivoire (7-13 December 2011) (A) WG on mercenaries (first half October 2014)
    SR on the human rights of internally displaced persons (23 July - 1 August 2012)   (A) SR on migrants  
    IE on the situation of human rights in Côte d'Ivoire (24 September - 12 October 2012)    
IE on the situation of human rights in Côte d'Ivoire (28 April - 4 May 2013)
IE on the situation of human rights in Côte d'Ivoire (14 - 23 October 2013)
IE on the situation of human rights in Côte d'Ivoire (11 to 23 February 2013)
SR on the human rights of internally displaced persons (16 to 20 June 2014)
Croatia Standing Invitation SR on the human rights situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro), the Republic of Croatia (25/7- 4/8/1999). Report A/54/396   (A in Oct 2009) SR on racism
    SR on the human rights situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro), the Republic of Croatia (25-27/4/2000). Report A/55/282    
    RSG on Internally displaced persons (IDPs) (6-8 June). Report E/CN.4/2006/71/Add.3      
    SR on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living and on the right to non-discrimination in this context (5 to 13 July 2010)
See press release
     
    SR on violence against women (7-16 November 2012)      
WG on enforced or involuntary disappearances (15 to 18 June 2014)
Cuba   SR on violence against women, its causes and consequences (7- 12/6/1999). Report E/CN.4/2000/68/Add.2   (R on 23 September 2011; reminder on 20 March 2012; reminder on 30 Oct. 2013) SR on freedom of association and assembly
    SR on the use of mercenaries (12- 17/9/ 1999). Report E/CN.4/2000/14     (R in 2006) SR on freedom of religion
    SR on the right to food (28 October - 6 November 2007) Report A/HRC/7/5/Add.3
E F R S C A
     (R on 20 Dec. 2012, reminder on 7 Feb. 2014) SR on violence against women
    Report of Special Rapporteur on the use of mercenaries (12- 17/9/ 1999) (E/CN.4/2000/14)      (R in 95, reminders in 96 and 99) SR on independence of judges and lawyers
    Report of Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences (7- 12/6/1999) (E/CN.4/2000/68/Add.2)     (R in 2010, reminders in 2013, and in March 2014)
SR on torture
Cyprus Standing Invitation SR on religion (29 March-5 April 2012)      
         
Czech Republic Standing Invitation SR on contemporary forms of racism (…) (19-30/9/1999). Report E/CN.4/2000/16/Add.1      
Democratic People's Republic of Korea1/   SR on human rights in DPRK (21 - 25 November 2011)     (R in 2002) SR on the right to freedom of opinion and expression
    SR on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
(13 to 15 November 2013)
    (R in 1999) SR on freedom of religion or belief
    SR on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
(8 to 10 April 2013)
    (R in 2003/2009) SR on the right to food
Democratic Republic of the Congo   SR on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions (16- 22/6/2002). Report E/CN.4/2003/3/Add.3     (R on 30 Nov 2006) SR on the right to food
    SR on the situation of human rights in DRC (16- 23 February & 27 August- 6 September 1999). Report E/CN.4/2000/42      (R in July 2013) SR on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
    SR on the situation of human rights in DRC. Visit 2000. Report E/CN.4/2001/40      
    SR on the situation of human rights in DRC (11-21/3/2001). Report E/CN.4/2001/40/Add.1      
    SR on the situation of human rights in DRC (February 2002). Report A/57/437      
    SR on the situation of human rights in DRC (28 /2-10/3/ 2003). Report E/CN.4/2003/43      
    SR on the situation of human rights in DRC (29/11- 11/12/2003). Report E/CN.4/2004/34      
    IE on DRC (22 August to 2 September 2004; 9 to 19 November 2004 ) Report E/CN.4/2005/120      
    IE on DRC (16 to 27 August 2005 ) Report A/60/395; and E/CN.4/2006/113      
    SR on the independence of judges and lawyers (15 - 21 April 2007)
Report A/HRC/8/4/Add.2
E F R S C A
     
    SR on violence against women (16 - 28 July 2007) Report A/HRC/7/6/Add.4
E F R S C A
     
    IE on human rights in the DRC (27 November - 6 December 2007) Report A/HRC/7/25
E F R S C A
     
    RSG on Internally Displaced Persons (21 January - 3 February 2008)
Report A/HRC/8/6/Add.3
E F R S C A
     
    RSG on internally displaced persons (17 - 23 January 2009)2
See press release

2/ This visit was carried out on behalf of the group of seven independent experts mandated by HRC resolutions 7/20 and S-8/1 to make recommendations on technical assistance and to examine the situation in the east.
     
    SR on human rights defenders (21 May-3 June 2009)
Report A/HRC/13/22/Add.2
     
    SR on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions (5 to 15 October 2009)
Report A/HRC/14/24/Add.3
     
    IE on foreign debt
(25 July - 5 August 2011)
Report A/HRC/20/23/Add.2
E F R S C A
     
Denmark Standing Invitation SR on torture, (2 - 10 May 2008)
Report A/HRC/10/44/Add.2
    (R in 2008) SR on the right to education (Denmark and Greenland)
Djibouti   IE on the situation of human rights in Somalia (14-25 February 2011)     (R in 16 September 2011, reminder on 30 Oct. 2013) SR on freedom of association and assembly
SR on the situation of human rights in Eritrea (30 April - 9 May 2013)
Dominica Standing invitation        
Dominican Republic   IE on human rights and extreme poverty (03-06/12/2001). E/CN.4/2003/52/Add.1     (R in 2008 and 2009) SR on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions
    Joint visit SR on racism and IE on minorities (23-29 October 2007) Report A/HRC/7/19/Add.5
E F R S C A and A/HRC/7/23/Add.3
E F R S C A
    (R on 2 July 2013) SR on torture
(R in 2012) SR on human rights defenders
Ecuador Standing Invitation IE on human rights and extreme poverty (1999). Report E/CN.4/2000/52   (R in Feb 2010) SR on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions
    SR on human rights of migrants (5-16/11/2001). Report E/CN.4/2002/94/Add.1     (R in June 2010) SR on cultural rights
    SR on independence of judges and lawyers (13-17 March 2005). report E/CN.4/2005/60/Add.4     (R on 14.02.14) SR on freedom of association and assembly
    Follow-up visit by SR on independence of judges and lawyers (11-15 July 2005). report E/CN.4/2006/52/Add.2      
    WG on arbitrary detention (12 to 22 February 2006) Report A/HRC/4/40/Add.2      
    SR on indigenous people (24 April to 4 May 2006) Report A/HRC/4/32/Add.2      
    WG on use of mercenaries (28 August to 1 September 2006) Report A/HRC/4/42/Add.2
     
    SR right to health (14-18 May 2007) Report A/HRC/7/11/Add.3
E F R S C A
     
    IE on human rights and extreme poverty (10-14 November 2008) Report A/HRC/11/9/Add.1
E F R S C A
     
    IE on foreign debt (28 April to 8 May 2009)
Report A/HRC/14/21/Add.1
     
    WG on people of African descent (22-26 June 2009)
Report A/HRC/15/20/Add.3
     
    SR on indigenous people (7-9 December 2009)      
    SR on contemporary forms of Slavery (25 January - 1 February 2010)
See press release
     
    SR on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions” (5-15 July 2010)
See press release
     
    SR on education (10-17 September 2012)
A/HRC/23/35/Add.2
     
Egypt   IE on the right to development (18-20/01/2003). No official report available.   (A) SR on sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography (R in 1999, reminder in 2000; request on 27 March 2014) SR on independence of judges and lawyers
    SR on terrorism (17-21 April 2009)
Report A/HRC/13/37/Add.2
  (A) SR on violence against women (R in 2003, reminder in 08, 10, and 12) SR on human rights defenders
    IE on water and sanitation (21-28 June 2009). Report A/HRC/15/31/Add.3   (A) SR on foreign debt (R in 2005, reminder in April 2008) SR on freedom of religion
    SR on Trafficking in persons, especially women and children (12-21 April 2010)
See press release
Report A/HRC/17/35/Add.2
  (A) SR on promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence (R in 1996, 2007) SR torture
    SR on the situation of human rights in the occupied palestinian territories (25 April - 3 May 2011)
See press release
    (R in 2008) WG on arbitrary detention
    SR on the situation of human rights in the occupied palestinian territories (10 - 20 February 2012)     (R in 2008, and 23.08.2013) SR on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions
          (R for follow-up visit in 2011 and reminder in 2012, 2013 and 2014) SR on human rights and counter-terrorism
          (R in 30 June 2011, reminder on 08.11.12 and on 18.09.13) WG on enforced or involuntary disappearances
          (R in 6 September 2011, reminder on 30 Oct. 2013) SR on freedom of association and assembly
El Salvador Standing Invitation SR on the use of mercenaries (5-10/5/2002). Report E/CN.4/2003/16   (R in 2006) SR on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions
    SR on violence against women (2-7/2/2004). E/CN.4/2005/72/Add.2      
    WG on enforced on involuntary disappearances (5 to 7 February 2007) Report A/HRC/7/2/Add.2
E F R S C A
     
    SR on Violence against Women (17-19 March 2010)
See press release
     
    SR on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography, (22-31 August 2010)
See press release
     
    WG on arbitrary detention (23 January-1 February 2012)
A/HRC/22/44/Add.2
     
    SR on indigenous people (13-17 August 2012)
A/HRC/24/41/Add.2      
     
SR on independence of judges and lawyers (19-26 November 2012)A/HRC/23/43/Add.1
E F S A C R
Equatorial Guinea   SR on the right to freedom of opinion and expression (2-7/12/2002). Report E/CN.4/2003/67/Add.2   (A in February 2010) WG on Mercenaries (R in 2002) SR on human rights defenders
    WG on arbitrary detention (8-14 July 2007) Report A/HRC/7/4/Add.3
E F R S C A
    (R in 2007) WG on mercenaries
    SR on torture (9-18 November 2008) Report A/HRC/10/44/Add.1      (R in 2002) SR on independence of judges and lawyers
    SR on the use of mercenaries” (20 August 2010)
See press release
     
Eritrea         (R in 2003 renewed in 2005) SR on the right to freedom of opinion and expression
          (R in 2004) SR on freedom of religion
          (R in 2003) SR on the right to food
          (R in 2005, 2007 and 22/12/2010) SR torture
          (R in 22 November 2010) SR on enforced, summary or arbitrary executions
(R on 17 Dec. 2012, on 25 June 2013, and 22 November 2013) SR on Eritrea
Estonia Standing Invitation SR on Belarus (September and November 2005) Report E/CN.4/2006/36      
    SR on racism (16 - 28 September 2007) Report A/HRC/7/19/Add.2
E F R S C A
     
    SR on sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography (20 -24 October 2008). Report A/HRC/12/23/Add.2      
Ethiopia   SR on the adverse effects of toxic waste and dangerous products and human rights. Report E/CN.4/1998/10/Add.2     (R in 2002 and renewed in 2005) SR freedom of expression;
    SR on the right to food (16 - 27 February 2004). Report E/CN.4/2005/47/Add.1     (R) SR on education
    IE on minority issues (27 November to 8 December 2006) Report A/HRC/4/9/Add.3     (R in 2005 renewed in 2007, 2009, and 2011 ) WG on arbitrary detention
     SR on the situation of human rights in Eritrea (30 April - 9 May 2013)     (R in 2005, 2007, 2010, and 2013) SR torture
          (R in 2006 - renewed in 2007 and 20 May 2011) IE on and foreign debt
          (R in 2006) SR on freedom of religion
          (R in 2008) SR on the right to food, follow-up visit
          (R in 2008) SR on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions
(R in 6 September 2011, reminder on 30 Oct. 2013) SR on freedom of association and assembly
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1/ See the sections on Japan, Mongolia and Republic of Korea.
2/ Report of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention.