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Country visits

Country visits by mandate-holders provide an opportunity to enhance awareness at the country, regional and international levels of the specific issues and concerns under consideration. This is done, inter alia, through meetings, briefings, press coverage of the visit and dissemination of the report.

Learn more about country visits of the Special Procedures here.

Visits requested by the Special Rapporteur on cultural rights

Afghanistan (2019)
Algeria (Requested in 2010)
Barbados (2012)
Benin (2019)
Burkina faso (2012, accepted)
Chile (2017, accepted 2019)
China (2019)
Cuba (2015)
Denmark (2015
Ecuador (requested 2010, reminder 2015)
Fiji (2019)
India (2015, reminder 2017 and 2019)
Indonesia (2011, reminder 2017)
Italy (2016)
Jamaica (2012)
Lao PDR (2012, (reminder 2015 and 2017)   
Mali (2016)
Nepal (Requested in 2010)
Norway (2015)
Pakistan (2015
Philippines (Requested in 2010)
Poland (2017)
Republic of Korea (2016)
Singapore (requested 2014, reminder 2015)
Tonga (2019)
Turkey (2012, reminder 2017)
Turkmenistan (2015, reminder 2018, accepted 2019)
Tuvalu (2019)
Uganda (2016)
Uzbekistan (2012)
Zimbabwe (2015, reminder 2017)
UNESCO (2016)

Invitations received:

Italy (2018)
State of Palestine (2014)

Forthcoming visits

Denmark (2020): currently postponed due to COVID-19; new dates to be confirmed.

Visits completed


Country
Mission dates
Press release / Press statement
Report

Tuvalu

18 to 24 September 2019 End of mission press release

Statement of preliminary findings and observations

Maldives

9 to 18 June 2019 End of mission press release
English | Dhivehi 

Statement of preliminary findings and observations
English | Dhivehi
A/HRC/43/50/Add.2


A/HRC/43/50/Add.4
​Poland​24 September to 5 October 2018
​End of mission press release English | Polish

Statement
English | Polish
​A/HRC/43/50/Add.1

A/HRC/43/50/Add.3

Malaysia

11 to 22 September 2017 Press release

End of mission statement
A/HRC/A/HRC/40/53/Add.1

A/HRC/40/53/Add.2

Serbia and Kosovo

* in accordance with UN SC res 1244.

3 to 14 October* Press release
[Albanian | Serbian unofficial translation]

End of mission statement [Serbian unofficial translation]

A/HRC/37/55/Add.1



A/HRC/37/55/Add.2
Cyprus24 May to 2 June 2016 Press release 

Statement
A/HRC/34/56/Add.1

A/HRC/34/56/Add.2
Botswana14 to 26 November 2014 Press release 

Statement
A/HRC/31/59/Add.1

A/HRC/31/59/Add.2
Viet Nam18 to 29 November 2013Press release
English | Vietnamese

Statement
English | Vietnamese
A/HRC/28/57/Add.1
Viet Nam’s Comments to the Unedited Copy of the Report of the Special Rapporteur in the Field of Cultural Rights-- A/HRC/28/57/Add.2
Bosnia and Herzegovina13 to 24 May 2013 Press release

Statement
A/HRC/25/49/Add.1
Comments from the Russian Federation   A/HRC/23/34/Add.3
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines5 to 9 November 2012 Press release

Statement
A/HRC/23/34/Add.2
Russian Federation16 to 26 April 2012Press release
English | Russian

End of mission statement
English | Russian
A/HRC/23/34/Add.1
Morocco5 to 16 September 2011 Press release

End of mission statement
English | French
A/HRC/20/26/Add.2
Austria5 to 15 April 2011Press release
English | German

End of mission statement
EnglishGerman
A/HRC/20/26/Add.1


A/HRC/17/38/Add.2
Brazil8 to 19 November 2010 Press release

Press statement
A/HRC/17/38/Add.1