Annual reports of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances


Reports to the Human Rights Council

The Working Group reports annually to the Human Rights Council on the activities it has carried out since the Council's previous session, up until the last day of the Working Group's third annual session.

Year Title Symbol number

2020

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

This report reflects the activities of and communications and cases examined by the WGEID from 23 May 2019 to 15 May 2020. During the reporting period, 205 cases were clarified.

A/HRC/45/13

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2020

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances on standards and public policies for an effective investigation of enforced disappearances

In this report, the Working Group draws the attention of the international community to impunity as a distinctive trait of enforced disappearances. It continues to observe alarming patterns of impunity, both in relation to past acts of enforced disappearance and to new disappearances occurring in different parts of the world.

A/HRC/45/13/Add.3

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2019

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

This report reflects the activities of and communications and cases examined by the WGEID from 3 May 2018 to 22 May 2019. During the reporting period, 406 cases were clarified.

A/HRC/42/40

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2018

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

In this report, the Working Group provides information on the activities carried out and the communications and cases examined from 18 May 2017 to 2 May 2018. The report includes a section on the preliminary observations on the issue of standards and public policies for the effective investigation of enforced disappearances. During the reporting period, 404 cases were clarified.

A/HRC/39/46

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2017

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

In its report, the Working Group provides information on activities carried out and communications and cases examined from 19 May 2016 to 17 May 2017. During the reporting period, 130 cases were clarified.

A/HRC/36/39

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2017

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances on enforced disappearances in the context of migration

This report includes the main findings and observations on the issue of enforced disappearances in the context of migration.

A/HRC/36/39/Add.2

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2016

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

A/HRC/33/51

2015

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

This report includes a thematic section on enforced disappearances and economic, social and cultural rights.

A/HRC/30/38
A/HRC/30/38/Add.5

2014

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

A/HRC/27/49

2012

Annual report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

This report includes a thematic section on reparations and enforced disappearances.

A/HRC/22/45

Corrigendum

A/HRC/22/45/Corr.1

2011

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

A/HRC/19/58/Rev.1

2010

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

A/HRC/16/48

Addendum - Best practices on enforced disappearances in domestic criminal legislation

A/HRC/16/48/Add.3

Corrigendum

A/HRC/16/48/Add.3/Corr.1

2009

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

A/HRC/13/31
A/HRC/13/31/Corr.1

2008

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

A/HRC/10/9

2007

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

A/HRC/7/2

2006

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

A/HRC/4/41

2005

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

E/CN.4/2006/56
E/CN.4/2006/56/Corr.1

2004

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

E/CN.4/2005/65

2003

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

E/CN.4/2004/58

2002

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

E/CN.4/2003/70
E/CN.4/2003/70/Corr.1

2001

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

E/CN.4/2002/79

2000

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

E/CN.4/2001/68

1999

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

E/CN.4/2000/64
E/CN.4/2000/64/Corr.1
E/CN.4/2000/64/Corr.2

1998

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

E/CN.4/1999/62

1997

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

E/CN.4/1998/43

1996

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

E/CN.4/1997/34

1995

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

E/CN.4/1996/38

1994

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

E/CN.4/1995/36

1993

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

E/CN.4/1994/26
E/CN.4/1994/26/Corr.1
E/CN.4/1994/26/Corr.2

1992

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

E/CN.4/1993/25

1991

Report on the visit to Sri Lanka by the Working Goup on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances (7-18 October 1991)

E/CN.4/1992/18
E/CN.4/1992/18/Add.1

1990

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

E/CN.4/1991/20
E/CN.4/1991/20/Add.1

1989

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

E/CN.4/1990/13

1988

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

E/CN.4/1989/18
E/CN.4/1989/18/Add.1

1987

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

E/CN.4/1988/19
E/CN.4/1988/19/Add.1

1986

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

E/CN.4/1987/15

1985

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

E/CN.4/1986/18
E/CN.4/1986/18/Add.1

1984

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

E/CN.4/1985/15
E/CN.4/1985/15/Add.1

1983

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

E/CN.4/1984/21

1982

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

E/CN.4/1983/14

1981

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

E/CN.4/1492

1980

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

E/CN.4/1435


Reports to the General Assembly

Year Title Symbol number
2004 Question of enforced or involuntary disappearances A/59/341
2000 Question of enforced or involuntary disappearances A/55/289
1998Question of enforced or involuntary disappearances A/53/304