Annual reports on reprisals for cooperation with the UN

Human Rights Council resolution 12/2 invites the Secretary-General to submit, annually, a report to the Council with a compilation and analysis of any available information, from all appropriate sources, on alleged reprisals for cooperation with the UN in the field of human rights, as well as recommendations. The report (“Cooperation with the United Nations, its representatives and mechanisms in the field of human rights”) also includes activities, policy developments and good practices within the UN system under the leadership of the Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights.

The report includes allegations related to cooperation with, for example, the:

  • Human Rights Council and its subsidiary bodies and mechanisms, including the Universal Periodic Review, Special Procedures, and investigative bodies
  • Treaty bodies
  • Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, its field presences and human rights advisers
  • United Nations Country Teams and funds, agencies and programmes in the field
  • Human rights components of peace operations
  • Other parts of the Secretariat or specialized agencies working in the field of human rights (e.g. development, counter-terrorism, environment)

Information on, and analysis of, trends and patterns is also included in the report.

Year

Presented

Report

Dialogues of the Assistant Secretary General

2020HRC 45th session,
30 Sept 2020
A/HRC/45/36 Statement by the ASG
Video
Webcast of the ASG’s dialogue:
Part 1 | Part 2
2019HRC 42nd session,
19 Sept 2019
A/HRC/42/30 Statement by the ASG
Video of concluding comments by the ASG and transcript
Webcast of the ASG’s dialogue:
Part 1 | Part 2
2018HRC 39th session,
19 Sept 2018
A/HRC/39/41 Statement by the ASG
Concluding comments by the ASG (unofficial transcript)
Webcast of the ASG’s dialogue
2017HRC 36th session,
20 Sept 2017
A/HRC/36/31 Statement by the ASG
Webcast of the ASG’s dialogue
2016HRC 33rd session A/HRC/33/19 
2015HRC 30th session A/HRC/30/29 
2014HRC 27th session A/HRC/27/38 
2013HRC 24th session A/HRC/24/29
A/HRC/24/29/Corr.1
 
2012HRC 21st session A/HRC/21/18 
2011HRC 18th session A/HRC/18/19 
2010HRC 14th session A/HRC/14/19