Country visits

Country visits provide the Special Rapporteur with important opportunities to examine in situ the progress and obstacles to the enjoyment of human rights by those living in extreme poverty. The Special Rapporteur and his predecessors have undertaken country visits since 1998, as summarized in the table below.

Country

Mission dates

Press release/Press statement

Report

Mission to Saudi Arabia 8-19 January 2017 End-of-mission statement in English, and Arabic
Press release in English, and Arabic
E | F | S | A | C | R
Mission to China15-23 August 2016 End-of-mission statement in English and Chinese
Press release in English and Chinese
E | F | S | A | C | R
Mission to Mauritania2-11 May 2016 End-of-mission statement in English, French and Arabic
Press release in English, French and Arabic
E | F | S | A | C | R
Mission to Romania2-11 November 2015 End-of-mission statement in English and Romanian
Press release in English and Romanian
E | F | S | A | C | R
Mission to Chile16-24 March 2015 End-of-mission statement in English and Spanish
Press release in English and Spanish
E | F | S | A | C | R
Mission to Guinea-Bissau23 February-1 March 2014 Press statement in English and Portuguese
Press release in English and Portuguese
 E | F | S | A | C | R
Mission to the Republic of Moldova8-14 September 2013 Press statement in English and Romanian
Press release in English, Romanian and Russian
A/HRC/26/28/Add.2
E | F | S | A | C | R and Unofficial Romanian version
Mission to Mozambique8-16 April 2013 Press statement in English and Portuguese
Press release in English and Portuguese
A/HRC/26/28/Add.1
E | F | S | A | C | R
Mission to Mongolia2-7 December 2012 Press statement English
Press release English and Mongolian
A/HRC/23/36/Add.2
E | F | S | A | C | R
Unofficial Mongolian version
Mission to Namibia1-8 October 2012 Press statement English
Press release English
A/HRC/23/36/Add.1
E | F | SA | C | R
Mission to Paraguay11-16 December 2011 Press statement Spanish 
Press release Spanish and Guarani
Submission to HRC 20th session
S (PDF)
A/HRC/20/25/Add.2
E | F | S | A | C | R
Mission to Timor-Leste13-18 November 2011 Press statement English
Press release English, Tetum and Portuguese
Submission to HRC 20th session
E (PDF)

A/HRC/20/25/Add.1
E | A | R

Mission to Ireland10-15 January 2011 Press statement English A/HRC/17/34/Add.2
Mission to Viet Nam23-31 August 2010 Press release English A/HRC/17/34/Add.1

Mission to Bangladesh

3-10 December 2009

Information note
Press release English
Press statement

A/HRC/15/55
E only

Mission to Zambia

20 and 28 August 2009

Information note
Press release
Press statement
Submission to HRC 14th Session

A/HRC/14/31/Add.1
E | F | S | A | C | R

Mission to Ecuador

November 2008

Information note
Press release Spanish
Press statement Spanish
Submission to HRC 11th Session
E | S

A/HRC/11/9/Add.1
E | F | S | A |C | R

Mission to the United States of America

October 2005

Press release

E/CN.4/2006/43/Add.1
E*

Mission to Sudan

November 2004

Press release

E/CN.4/2004/43
E | F | S | A | C | R

Mission to Yemen

October 2003

E/CN.4/2004/43/Add.1
E | F | S | A | C | R

Mission to the Dominican Republic

December 2002

E/CN.4/2003/52/Add.1
E | F | S | A | C | R

Mission to Bolivia

May 2001

E/CN.4/2002/55
E | F | S | A | C | R

Mission to Benin

August 2001

E/CN.4/2002/55
E | F | S | A | C | R

Mission to Portugal

October 1998

E/CN.4/1999/48
E | F | S | A | C | R

Bulgaria

November 1998

E/CN.4/1999/48
E | F | S | A | C | R

Yemen

November 1998

E/CN.4/1999/48
E | F | S | A | C | R

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