Annual Reports

The Special Rapporteur  is required by the Human Rights Council to present every year an annual report at one of its regular sessions. Currently the Special Rapporteur reports to the Council during its March session, in Geneva. The Special Rapporteur's annual reports normally include a focus on specific themes of particular relevance for the rights of minorities, as well as a description of the activities carried out during the year in the framework of the mandate. For further information on the thematic work of the Special Rapporteur please visit Thematic priorities. For the country visit reports of the  Special Rapporteur please visit Country visits. For all other documents related to the mandate please visit Documents.

Reports to the Human Rights Council


HRC/CHR session

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Documents in official languages

HRC 34th session - 2017
A/HRC/34/53
Report of the Special Rapporteur on minority issues, Rita Izsák-Ndiaye - Reflections on the six-year tenure of the Special Rapporteur
HRC 31st session - 2016
A/HRC/31/56
Report of the Special Rapporteur on minority issues, Rita Izsák-Ndiaye - Minorities and discrimination based on caste and analogous systems of inherited status

HRC 29th session - 2015

A/HRC/29/24
Comprehensive study of the Special Rapporteur on minority issues, Rita Izsák - The human rights situation of Roma worldwide, with a particular focus on the phenomenon of anti-Gypsyism

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HRC 28th session - 2015

A/HRC/28/64

Report of the Special Rapporteur on minority issues, Rita Izsák - Hate speech and incitement to hatred against minorities in the media

E F S A C R

HRC 25th session - 2014

A/HRC/25/56

Report of the Independent Expert on minority issues, Rita Izsák - Ensuring the inclusion of minority issues in post- 2015 development agendas
HRC 22th session - 2013

A/HRC/22/49

Report of the Independent Expert on minority issues, Rita Izsák - Rights of linguistic minorities

HRC 19th session - 2012

A/HRC/19/56

Report of the independent expert on minority issues, Rita Izsák - Priorities for the work of the Independent Expert and the twentieth anniversary of the Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities

EFSACR

HRC 16th session - 2011

A/HRC/16/45

Report of the independent expert on minority issues, Gay McDougall - the role of minority rights protection in promoting stability and conflict prevention

EFSACR

HRC 13th session - 2010
A/HRC/13/23
Report of the independent expert on minority issues, Gay McDougall - Minorities and effective political participation: a survey of law and national practices

HRC 10th session - 2009

A/HRC/10/11

Report of the independent expert on minority issues, Gay McDougall - Cooperation with UN Bodies Mandate Mecanisms and Regional Organizations to promote the rights of minorities.

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HRC 7th session - 2008

A/HRC/7/23

Report of the independent expert on minority issues, Gay McDougall – Minorities and the Discriminatory Denial or Deprivation of Citizenship

E F S A C R

HRC 4th session - 2007

A/HRC/4/9

Report of the independent expert on minority issues, Gay McDougall – Minorities, Poverty and the Millennium Development Goals: Assessing Global Issues

E F S A C R

CHR 62nd session - 2006

E/CN.4/2006/74

Report of the independent expert on minority issues, Gay McDougall

E F S A C R


Reports to the General Assembly


GA session

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GA 72nd session - 2017
A/72/165Report of the Special Rapporteur on minority issues Rita Izsák-Ndiaye
GA 71st session - 2016
A/71/254Report of the Special Rapporteur on minority issues Rita Izsák-Ndiaye Minorities in situations of humanitarian crises

GA 70th session - 2015

A/70/212Report of the Special Rapporteur on minority issues, Rita Izsak - Minorities in the criminal justice system

E F S A C R

GA 69th session - 2014

A/69/266

Report of the Special Rapporteur on minority issues, Rita Izsak - Preventing and addressing violence and atrocities against minorities

E F S A C R

GA 68th session - 2013

A/68/268

Report of the Independent Expert on minority issues, Rita Izsák - Minority rights-based approaches to the protection and promotion of the rights of religious minorities

E F S A C R

GA 67th session - 2012

A/67/293

Report of the independent expert on minority issues, Rita Izsák - the role and activities of national institutional mechanisms in promoting and protecting minority
Rights

EFSACR

GA 65th session - 2010
A/65/287
Report of the independent expert on minority issues, Gay McDougall - (effective promotion of the Declaration on the Rights of Persons belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities)