The United Nations Human Rights Council has established the International team of experts on the JKasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo through
resolution 38/20 adopted without a vote on 6 July 2018.
Press Release on Experts’ visit to DRC29 November 2018 (French only)French
Resolution 38/20 tasks the international team of experts to with monitoring, evaluating, providing support and reporting on the implementation by the Democratic Republic of the Congo of the recommendations made by the
previous team of international experts in its
report, in particular with regard to the fight against impunity and the measures to promote reconciliation, and to make recommendations in this regard, as appropriate. The Council also requested the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to present an oral update on the developments of the human rights situation in the Kasai region and to invite the team of two international experts to participate in an enhanced interactive dialogue at its 40th session, and to transmit and submit a comprehensive report on the human rights situation in the Kasai region, including the conclusions of the team of two international experts, and to invite the team to participate in an interactive dialogue at its 41st session.
The UN High Commissioner for human rights appointed two international experts:
Bacre Waly Ndiaye (Senegal)
Sheila B. Keetharuth (Mauritius)
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