The mandate

In its resolution 27/21 and Corr.1, the Human Rights Council requests the Special Rapporteur:

(a) To gather all relevant information, wherever it may occur, including from Governments, non-governmental organizations and any other parties, relating to the negative impact of unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights;

(b) To study trends, developments and challenges in relation to the negative impact of unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights, and to make guidelines and recommendations on ways and means to prevent, minimize and redress the adverse impact of unilateral coercive measures on human rights;

(c) To make an overall review of independent mechanisms to assess unilateral coercive measures to promote accountability;

(d) To contribute to strengthening the capacity of the Office of the High Commissioner to provide affected countries with technical assistances and advisory services to prevent, minimize and redress the adverse impact of unilateral coercive measures on human rights;
(e) To draw the attention of the Human Rights Council and the High Commissioner to those situations and cases regarding the negative impact of unilateral coercive measures on the full enjoyment of human rights;

(f) To cooperate with other relevant United Nations bodies, including the High Commissioner, the human rights treaty bodies, the special procedures and mechanisms, specialized agencies, funds and programmes, regional intergovernmental organizations and their mechanisms, with the aim to prevent, minimize and redress the adverse impact of unilateral coercive measures on human rights;

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Mr. Idriss Jazairy
Special Rapporteur on the negative impact of the unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights
Palais des Nations CH-1211 Geneva 10
Fax : + 41 22 917 9006
Email : ucm@ohchr.org