Country Visits

The Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights has the possibility to undertake two country visits per year, at the invitation of governments, in order to assess the situation of human rights at the national level. Learn more about country visits of the Special Procedures.

Find statements, press releases and reports related to country visits of the Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights in the table below.

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Country

Mission Dates

Statement and press release

Report

State Comments

Brazil 2-13 December 2019 Statement English and Portuguese Português
Press release English and Portuguese Português
A/HRC/45/12/Add.2
(Advance unedited version)
A/HRC/45/12/Add.4 | Portuguese Português
Canada 24 May -6 June 2019 Statement English
Press release English and Français
A/HRC/45/12/Add.1 A/HRC/45/12/Add.3
Denmark and Greenland 2-13 October 2017 Statement English
Press release English
A/HRC/39/48/Add.2 Comments by Denmark A/HRC/39/48/Add.4
Comments by Greenland A/HRC/39/48/Add.5
Sierra Leone 14 - 25 August 2017 Statement English
Press release English
A/HRC/39/48/Add.1 A/HRC/39/48/Add.3
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 17 - 31 January 2017 Statement English
Press release English | Français
A/HRC/36/41/Add.1 A/HRC/36/41/Add.2
Germany 30 November - 7 December 2015 Statement English | German Deutsch
Press release English | 中文
A/HRC/33/41/Add.2 A/HRC/33/41/Add.4
Republic of Korea 12 -23 October 2015 Statement English | Korean 한국어
Press release English
A/HRC/33/41/Add.1 A/HRC/33/41/Add.3
Kazakhstan 26 March - 8 April 2015 Statement English | русский | Kazakh Қазақ Tілі
Press release English
A/HRC/30/40/Add.1 A/HRC/30/40/Add.2
Hungary 4 - 11 October 2012 Statement English
Press release English
A/HRC/24/39/Add.1 A/HRC/24/39/Add.2
Marshall Islands and the United States of America 24 - 27 April 2012 Statement English
Press release English
A/HRC/21/48/Add.1 A/HRC/21/48/Add.2
Poland 25-31 May 2011 A/HRC/18/31/Add.2
Kyrgyzstan 30 September - 9 October 2009 A/HRC/15/22/Add.2
India 11 - 21 January 2010 A/HRC/15/22/Add.3
Côte d’Ivoire and the Netherlands Côte d’Ivoire 4 - 8 August 2008 Netherlands 26 - 28 November 2008 A/HRC/12/26/Add.2
United Republic of Tanzania 21 - 30 January 2008 A/HRC/9/22/Add.2
Preliminary Note A/HRC/7/21/Add.3
Ukraine 22 - 30 January 2007 A/HRC/7/21/Add.2
Preliminary Note A/HRC/5/5/Add.1

United Kingdom of Great Britain and
Northern Ireland
May-June 2003 2004
E/CN.4/2004/46/Add.2
Canada 17-30 October 2002 2003
E/CN.4/2003/56/Add.2
The United States of America 3-14 December 2001 E/CN.4/2003/56/Add.1
Germany and the
Netherlands
18 - 29 October 1999 E/CN.4/2000/50/Add.1
Mexico 21-30 November1998 E/CN.4/1999/46/Add.1
Mission to Paraguay, Brazil, Costa Rica and Mexico
Costa Rica 17 -20 November 1998 1999
E/CN.4/1999/46/Add.1
Mission to Paraguay, Brazil, Costa Rica and Mexico
Brazil 20-28 June 1998 E/CN.4/1999/46/Add.1
Mission to Paraguay, Brazil, Costa Rica and Mexico
Paraguay 14 -19 June 1998 E/CN.4/1999/46/Add.1
Mission to Paraguay, Brazil, Costa Rica and Mexico
Ethiopia 16-19 August 1997 E/CN.4/1999/10/Add.1
Mission to South Africa and Ethiopia
South Africa 10-16 August 1997 E/CN.4/1999/10/Add.1
Mission to South Africa and Ethiopia

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Recent Thematic Reports

Duty to prevent exposure to the COVID-19 virus (A/HRC/45/12) (2020)

25th anniversary of the mandate (A/75/290) (2020)

Duty to prevent exposure to toxics (A/74/480) (2019)

Principals to protect workers (A/HRC/42/41) (2019)

Workers' rights toxic exposures (A/HRC/39/48) (2018)

First Report to GA (A/73/567) (2018)

Guidelines for good practices (A/HRC/36/41) (2017)

Rights of the child (A/HRC/33/41) (2016)

Right to information (A/HRC/30/40) (2015)

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