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A/HRC/55/19: Conclusions and recommendations of special procedures


20 December 2023

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The present report provides a comprehensive overview of the reports presented by special procedure mandate holders in 2023. It includes the list of mandate holders reporting at each of the three annual sessions of the Human Rights Council and at the General Assembly, the number of reports on country visits and any other reports submitted by the special procedures. It also contains information about the main themes addressed by mandate holders in their thematic reports, focusing on cross-cutting issues, such as the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, climate change, migration and displacement, women’s human rights and gender, new technologies, the prevention of human rights violations, security, conflict and peacebuilding, finance, the economy and human rights. The report also reflects on the link between the work carried out by the special procedures and the report of the Secretary-General entitled “Our Common Agenda” and his call to action for human rights.

Issued By:

United Nations Secretary General

Delivered To:

Human Rights Council at its fifty-fifth session