Upcoming sessions of the GANHRI Sub-Committee on Accreditation (SCA)

SCA Session 14 - 24 June 2021
Accreditation: Cape Verde, Fiji
Re-accreditation: Burundi, Cyprus, Ireland, Malaysia, Mauritius, Iraq, Scotland
Deferral: Hungary, Russian Federation
Special Review: Mexico
List of delegations attending SCA, June 2021


SCA Session 18 -29 October 2021 (If held virtually) / 18 - 22 October 2021 (If held in-person)
Accreditation: Brazil
Re-accreditation: Ethiopia, Korea, Mongolia, Northern Ireland (UK), Palestine, Qatar, Samoa, Uruguay
Deferral: Serbia
Alteration of Accreditation: Panama


Attention NGOs/CSOs

The Sub Committee on Accreditation (SCA) welcomes reports from reliable local and international non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and civil society organisations (CSOs) with regard to the functioning of NHRIs under review and/or with regard to any developments which may initiate a special review by the SCA.

Reports received from NGOs and CSOs are shared with the concerned NHRIs for their information and comments prior to the SCA’s session.

The deadline for submission of reports by NGOs/CSOs for the June 2021 session is 19 February 2021 and the deadline for the October 2021 session is 16 June 2021.

All Submissions should be sent to:

National Institutions and Regional Mechanisms Section, OHCHR, CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland, and by email to vstefanov@ohchr.org, sshahidzadeh@ohchr.org, and lpanuncillo@ohchr.org.