Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

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On 27 September 2019, the United Nations Human Rights Council established the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela through resolution 42/25 for a period of one year, to assess alleged human rights violations committed since 2014.

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Council closes forty-second regular session, establishes a fact-finding mission on Venezuela
27 September 2019
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Mandate

  • Urgently dispatch a mission to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to investigate extrajudicial executions, enforced disappearances, arbitrary detentions and torture and other cruel, inhumane or degrading treatment since 2014.
  • Ensure full accountability for perpetrators and justice for victims.
  • Present a report on its findings to the Council during an interactive dialogue at its forty-fifth session.

Call for Submissions

​The Mission invites interested individuals, groups and organizations to submit information and/or documents relevant to its mandate.

In particular, the Fact-Finding Mission is interested in receiving information related to alleged cases of extrajudicial executions, enforced disappearances, arbitrary detentions and torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, including sexual or gender-based violence, perpetrated since 2014 in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, as per Human Rights Council resolution 42/25.

Deadline: 31 May 2020

Public hearings

Members

Documentation

  • Human Rights Council Resolution A/HRC/RES/42/25 on the situation of human rights in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

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Statements

Feature Stories

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Miscellaneous

Contact

Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
Email: ffmvenezuela@ohchr.org

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