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Call for input: Protection of lawyers


Deadline
6 December 2021
Issued by
Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers
Purpose
To inform the report to be presented to the Human Rights Council June 2022

Summary

The Special Rapporteur’s forthcoming report to the Human Rights Council (2022) will focus on protection of lawyers from undue interferences lawyers may face in the free and independent exercise of the legal profession.

The Special Rapporteur prepared a questionnaire in order to elicit information from civil society organisations on relevant national experiences on this subject. A similar questionnaire has been sent to all Permanent Missions and Observer Missions to the United Nations Office at Geneva.

The questionnaire is available in English | Français | Español

Civil society organisations can send their responses electronically to OHCHR-SRIndependenceJL@un.org, using the email title: "Submission to the report on protection of lawyers". Kindly limit your responses to 3,000 words and attach annexes where necessary.

The responses will be published on the website of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, unless otherwise requested.


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Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers
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Contact information

Diego García-Sayán
Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers
Address: OHCHR-UNOG, 8-14 Avenue de la Paix,
1211 Geneve 10, Switzerland
Fax: +41 22 917 9006
Email: ohchr-SRindependencejl@un.org