Accreditation for the Forum

Registration for the Forum on Democracy, Human Rights and the Rule of Law will open in Fall 2021. Information on accreditation procedures will be posted on this page. 

Who can take part

Pursuant to Human Rights Council resolutions 28/14 and 34/41, the Forum is open to the participation of the following stakeholders:

  • States;
  • United Nations mechanisms, bodies and specialized agencies, funds and programmes;
  • Intergovernmental organizations;
  • Regional organizations and mechanisms in the field of human rights;
  • National human rights institutions and other relevant national bodies;
  • Academics and experts;
  • Non-governmental organizations.

Participants are kindly informed that, in accordance with resolutions 28/14 and 34/41, which request an open and transparent accreditation procedure and timely information on participation of and consultations with the States concerned, the list of organizations approved for accreditation for the Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law will be posted and updated regularly on the Human Rights Council Extranet.


All organizations accrediting representatives or individuals wishing to attend the third session of the Forum on Democracy, Human Rights and the Rule of Law are invited to register online through the Indico platform once the platform is open. Participants will be asked to upload a nomination letter (letter on official letterhead of the organization, signed by a senior manager, requesting participation for the registrant(s) in the Forum).  

NB: without such letter, registrations cannot be approved.

Group registration is not possible. Each participant must register individually.

Further information

For general inquiries and questions about registration, including on technical and logistical matters, email:

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Secretariat of the Forum on Democracy and Rule of Law
8-14 Avenue de la Paix
1211 Geneve 10, Switzerland

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