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Country visits

Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities

Country visits are an important component of the Special Rapporteur's mandate. The aim of such visits is to obtain first-hand information on the rights of persons with disabilities, to report on the findings and to propose, in a spirit of cooperation and assistance, recommendations to improve situations identified as matters of concern.

Learn more about the country visits of Special Procedures.

Completed visits

YearCountryPress release /statementCountry visit reportComments from the State
2023
(4-14 September)
GeorgiaPress release: English | Georgian
Statement: English | Georgian
A/HRC/55/56/Add.1 
2022
(5-15 September)
JordanPress release: Englishالعربية
Statement: English
A/HRC/52/32/Add.2
easy-to-read: English | العربية
A/HRC/52/32/Add.4 (arabic only)
2022
(21-31 March)
European UnionPress release
Statement
Video of the press conference
A/HRC/52/32/Add.1
easy-to-read 
A/HRC/52/32/Add.3
2019
(1-11 April)
CanadaPress release: English | Français
Statement: English | Français
A/HRC/43/41/Add.2
easy-to-read
A/HRC/43/41/Add.5
2019
(2-11 October)
NorwayPress release
Statement
A/HRC/43/41/Add.3
easy-to-read
A/HRC/43/41/Add.6
2018
(26 November to 5 December)
KuwaitPress release: English | العربية
Statement: English | العربية
A/HRC/43/41/Add.1
easy-to-read: English | العربية
A/HRC/43/41/Add.4
2017
(3-8 May)
Democratic People’s Republic of KoreaPress release
Statement
A/HRC/37/56/Add.1
easy-to-read
A/HRC/37/56/Add.3
2017
(4-12 September)
KazakhstanPress release: English | русский
Statement
A/HRC/37/56/Add.2
easy-to-read: русский
A/HRC/37/56/Add.4
2017
(3-13 October 2017)
FrancePress release: English | Français
Statement: English | Français
A/HRC/40/54/Add.1
easy-to-read: Français
A/HRC/40/54/Add.2
2016
(18-28 April)
ZambiaPress release
Statement
A/HRC/34/58/Add.2
easy-to-read
N/A
2015
(10-17 September)
Republic of MoldovaPress release
Statement
A/HRC/31/62/Add.2
easy-to-read
N/A
2015
(19-27 November)
ParaguayPress release: Español
Statement: Español
A/HRC/34/58/Add.1
easy-to-read
N/A