Country visits

Country visits are an important component of the Special Rapporteur’s mandate. The aim of such visits is to obtain first-hand information and examine in detail the role and situation of human rights defenders in the country, to identify the challenges they face when promoting and defending human rights, to report on the findings and propose recommendations to improve their situation in a spirit of cooperation and assistance.

Learn more about the country visits of Special Procedures.

Country visits reports


Year

Visit

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2021
46th session HRC

Mission to Peru (21 Jan – 3 Feb 2020)

A/HRC/46/35/Add.2

End of Mission Statement: English | Español

Comments by the Government of Peru

A/HRC/46/35/Add.3

2020
43th session HRC

Mission to Colombia (20 November – 3 December 2018)

A/HRC/43/51/Add.1

End of Mission Statement: English | Español

Comments by the Government of Colombia

A/HRC/43/51/Add.4 (Spanish)

Mission to Mongolia (30 April – 13 May 2019)

A/HRC/43/51/Add.2

End of Mission Statement

2019
40th session HRC

Mission to Honduras (30 April – 12 May 2018)

A/HRC/40/60/Add.2

Comments by the Government of Honduras

A/HRC/40/60/Add.4

Mission to Moldova (25-29 June 2018)

A/HRC/40/60/Add.3

Comments by the Government of Moldova

A/HRC/40/60/Add.5

2018
37th session HRC

Mission to Mexico (16-24 January 2017)

A/HRC/37/51/Add.2

Mission to Australia (14-18 October 2016)

A/HRC/37/51/Add.3

Comments by the Government of Mexico

A/HRC/37/51/Add.4 (Spanish)

2017
34th session HRC

Mission to Azerbaijan (14-22 September 2016)

A/HRC/34/52/Add.3

End of mission statement

2016
31st session HRC

Mission to Hungary (8-16 February 2016)

A/HRC/34/52/Add.2

End of mission statement

Mission to Burundi (November 2014)

A/HRC/31/55/Add.2

2014
25th session HRC

Mission to Republic of Korea

A/HRC/25/55/Add.1

Mission to Togo

A/HRC/25/55/Add.2

2013
22th session HRC

Mission to Honduras

A/HRC/22/47/Add.1

Mission to Tunisia

A/HRC/22/47/Add.2

Mission to Ireland

A/HRC/22/47/Add.3

2012
19th session HRC

Mission to India (January 2011)

A/HRC/19/55/Add.1

2011
16th session HRC

Mission to Armenia (June 2010)

A/HRC/16/44/Add.2

2010
13th session HRC

Mission to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (June 2009)

A/HRC/13/22/Add.2

Mission to Colombia (September 2009)

A/HRC/13/22/Add.3

2009
10th session HRC

Mission to Togo (July 2008)

A/HRC/10/12/Add.2

Mission to Guatemala (February 2008)

A/HRC/10/12/Add.3

2008
7th session HRC

Follow up mission to the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (September 2007)

A/HRC/7/28/Add.4

Mission to the Republic of Serbia, including Kosovo (September 2007)

A/HRC/7/28/Add.3

Mission to Indonesia (June 2007)

A/HRC/7/28/Add.2

2007
4th session HRC

Mission to Brazil (December 2005)

A/HRC/4/37/Add.2

2006
62nd session CHR

Mission to Brazil (December 2005)

E/CN.4/2006/95/Add.4

Mission to Israel and the OPT (October 2005)

E/CN.4/2006/95/Add.3

Mission to Nigeria (May 2005)

E/CN.4/2006/95/Add.2

2005
61st session CHR

Mission to Angola (August 2004)

E/CN.4/2005/101/Add.2

Mission to Turkey (October 2004)

E/CN.4/2005/101/Add.3

2004
60th session CHR

Mission to Thailand (May 2003)

E/CN.4/2004/94/Add.1

2003
59th session CHR

Mission to the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (January 2003)

E/CN.4/2004/94/Add.2

2002
58th session CHR

Mission to Guatemala (May 2002) 

Mission to Colombia (October 2001)

E/CN.4/2003/104/Add.2

E/CN.4/2002/106/Add.2

2001
57th session CHR

Mission to Kyrgyzstan (August 2001)

E/CN.4/2002/106/Add.1


Outstanding visits requested by the Special Rapporteur

  • Kenya
  • Marshall Islands
  • Nauru
  • Pakistan
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Serbia, including Kosovo
  • Solomon Islands
  • South Africa
  • Vanuatu
  • Turkey