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Country visits

Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment

Mandate-holders carry out country visits to assess the situation of human rights at the national level. Learn more about country visits of the Special Procedures.

Visit the Special Procedures country visit database with searches available for past visits, upcoming visits and requested visits by mandate and by country.

Country
Dates
Report
Press releases
Chile3 to 12 May 2023A/HRC/55/43/Add.1UN expert warns Chile faces storm of environmental injustices, praises good practices
Botswana3 to 11 October  2023A/HRC/55/43/Add.2Environmental inequality in Botswana caused by economic inequality : UN expert
Slovenia29 September to 6 October 2022A/HRC/52/33/Add.2Slovenia: More ambitious environmental action key to protect human rights, says UN expert
Portugal19 to 27 September 2022A/HRC/52/33/Add.1Portugal: Accelerate rights-based climate and environmental action, says UN expert
​Saint Vincent and the Grenadines​25 November - 2 December 2021A/HRC/49/53/Add.1Saint Vincent and Grenadines: Climate change a risk multiplier for impacts on human rights – UN expert
Norway12 - 23 September 2019 (For submitting information for the visit, see this questions)A/HRC/43/53/Add.2Norway must resolve climate change and human rights paradox, UN expert says
Fiji7 - 18 December 2018
(For submitting information for the visit, please see this questions)
A/HRC/43/53/Add.1Statement of United Nations Special Rapporteur David R. Boyd on the conclusion of his mission to Fiji
  A/HRC/43/53/Add.3
Comments by Fiji
 
Mongolia19 - 27 September 2017
(For submitting information for the visit, see questions English)

A/HRC/37/58/Add.2

Mongolian version

Statement of United Nations Special Rapporteur John H. Knox on the conclusion of his mission to Mongolia (English)
Uruguay24 - 28 April 2017
(For submitting information for the visit, see questions English | Spanish)
A/HRC/37/58/Add.1Statement of United Nations Special Rapporteur John H. Knox on the conclusion of his mission to Uruguay (English | Spanish)
Madagascar25 - 31 October 2016A/HRC/34/49/Add.1

Statement of United Nations Special Rapporteur John H. Knox on the conclusion of his mission to Madagascar (English | French)

UN expert urges major emitters to act now to help vulnerable countries like Madagascar (English | French)

France20 - 24 October 2014

A/HRC/28/61/Add.1

A/HRC/28/61/Add.2 (French)

Independent Expert Concludes Visit to France (Arabic | Chinese | English | French)

France / Climate change: UN expert hails Environmental Charter  (Arabic | Chinese | English | French)

Costa Rica
28 July - 1 August 2013
A/HRC/25/53/Add.1

Independent Expert Concludes Visit to Costa Rica Mission (English | Spanish)

Costa Rica: UN expert to assess the linking of human rights with environmental protection (Chinese | English)