13th Annual Meeting

The 13th annual meeting of mandate-holders was held in Geneva from 19 to 23 June 2006.

Statement by Mr. Vitit Muntarbhorn, Chairperson of the Coordination Committee on behalf of the Special procedures' mandate holders, Human Right Council, 23 June 2006

Report of the 13th meeting of Special Rapporteurs English | French | Spanish | Arabic | Chinese | Russian

Documentation

ITEM I
Organization of work

Timetable.
Annotated Agenda E F S

ITEM II

Strengthening of the United Nations: an agenda for further change. Report of the Secretary-General E F S
Plan of action submitted by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights E F S
In larger freedom: towards development, security and human rights for all Report of the Secretary-General E F S
High Commissioner's Strategic Management Plan 2006-2007 E
Report of the twelfth meeting of special rapporteurs/ representatives, independent experts and chairpersons of working groups of the special procedures of the Commission on Human Rights and of the advisory services programme E F S
Report of the open-ended seminar enhancing and strengthening the effectiveness of the special procedures of the Commission on Human Rights (Geneva, 12-13 October 2005) E F S
Enhancing the effectiveness of the mechanisms of the Commission on Human Rights Commission on Human Rights Decision 2000/109 E F S
Enhancing the effectiveness of the mechanisms of the Commission on Human Rights Commission on Human Rights Decision 2004/76 E F S
Enhancing and strengthening the effectiveness of the special procedures of the Commission on Human Rights Commission on Human Rights Decision 2005/113 E F S
Resolution adopted by the General Assembly 60/251. Human Rights Council E F S
Concept Paper on the Hight Commissioner's proposal for a unified standing Treaty Body, Report of by the Secretariat E F S
Note on the activities and functions of the Special Procedures' Coordination Committee E
Note on follow up initiatives to the work of Special Procedures by Mandate holders and Special Procedures Branch E
Note on follow up initiatives to the work of Special Procedures by other UN Mechanisms with a focus on Treaty Bodies E
  

ITEM III
Background papers prepared by OHCHR for the open-ended Seminar on enhancing and strengthening the effectiveness of the Special Procedures

Background paper I- The role and functions of the special procedures system E
Background paper II- Working methods of mandate-holders E
Background paper III- Follow-up E
Background paper IV- Cooperation with and support from the UN, NGOs, National Institutions and other organizations E
Special Procedures Bulletin January-April 2006 E
Special Procedures statistics on communications January- May 2006 E
Research and Right to Development Branch’s contribution to the work of the special procedures E