Human Rights Council adopts eight resolutions, extends mandate on Yemen and others
28 September 2018
Yemen: United Nations Experts point to possible war crimes by parties to the conflict28 August 2018
On 29 September 2017, the Human Rights Council requested the High Commissioner (through Resolution
A/HRC/RES/36/31) to "establish a Group of Eminent International and Regional Experts on Yemen.The Experts’ mandate was renewed on 28 September 2018 through Resolution
The following is the mandate to the Group of Eminent Experts on Yemen:
The Group of Eminent Experts on Yemen invites interested individuals, groups and organisations to submit information and/or documentation relevant to its mandate as outlined above, in particular on allegations of human rights violations and abuses and international humanitarian law violations committed in Yemen
since September 2014.
The Group of Eminent Experts accepts submissions in the English and Arabic languages at:
The final deadline for information is 1 June 2019.
Submissions should include the name(s) and contact details of the author(s).
Submitting entities/individuals should specify if their submissions, or parts of them, should be treated confidentially, and if so, which.
Please note that individual acknowledgements of receipt of information will not be sent to the author(s) unless specifically requested.
The Commission is composed of:
Privileges, immunities and facilities:
The GEE shall enjoy the privileges and immunities accorded to experts on mission under Article IV of the 1948 Convention on Privileges and Immunities of the UN, and the OHCHR staff of the GEE shall enjoy the privileges and immunities of officials under Article V and VII of the Convention in the implementation of this mandate.
28 September 2018: Human Rights Council Resolution
A/HRC/RES/39/16 on Human Rights in Yemen
29 September 2017: Human Rights Council Resolution
A/HRC/RES/36/31 on human rights, technical assistance and capacity-building in Yemen
28 August 2018: Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights containing the findings of the Group of Independent Eminent International and Regional Experts and a summary of technical assistance provided by the Office of the High Commissioner to the National Commission of Inquiry
28 August 2018: Yemen: Possible war crime (Video)
28 August 2018: UN experts say parties involved in Yemen conflict may be guilty of war crimes (Audio)
26 September 2018:
Interactive Dialogue at the Human Rights Council on the human rights situation in Yemen
28 August 2018:
Press Conference on Publication of Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights containing the findings of the Group of Independent Eminent International and Regional Experts on Yemen
Human Rights Council adopts eight resolutions, extends mandate on Yemen and others28 September 2018
Yemen: United Nations Experts point to possible war crimes by parties to the conflict28 August 2018Arabic |
Yemen: Zeid appoints group of eminent international and regional experts4 December 2017Arabic |
Human Rights Council Adopts 11 Resolutions and a Presidential Statement29 September 2017English |
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