Table of States not yet visited by any mandate holder

Out of the 193 United Nations Member States, 171 States (89%) have been visited by at least one of the special procedures mandate holders. A total of 22 States (11%) have either never received or not yet accepted any request for a visit by one or more of the special procedures mandate holders.

States never visited, no request sent (6 in total)

States never visited, request sent (16 in total)

Andorra
Antigua and Barbuda                   
Monaco
Palau
Saint Kitts and Nevis
San Marino

Barbados
Brunei Darussalam
Djibouti 1
Dominica
Eritrea
Eswatini
Grenada
Guinea
Luxembourg 2
Micronesia
Nauru 3
Saint Lucia
Sao Tome e Principe
Surinam 
Tonga
Vanuatu 4

1/Djibouti has been visited by the mandate holders on the situation of human rights in Somalia (2011) and in Eritrea (2013) but has not yet accepted a visit from any other mandate holder concerning its own human rights situation.

2/Luxembourg has accepted a visit request from the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children (dates to be agreed).

3/The Special Rapporteur on the situation of migrants visited off-shore detention centres in Nauru during his country visit to Australia from 1 to 18 November 2016.

4/Vanuatu has accepted visit requests from the Special Rapporteur on minority issues and the Special Rapporteur on indigenous peoples (dates to be agreed).

Last updated: 20 September 2019