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Country visits

Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children

The Special Rapporteur intends to undertake country visits in order to study the situation in situ and formulate recommendations to prevent and or combat trafficking and protect the human rights of its victims in specific countries and/or regions. This will also allow the Special Rapporteur to learn about existing programmes and policies in different parts of the world and their effectiveness and/or shortcomings. Learn more about country visits of Special Procedures.

Visits undertaken

Year Country Document symbol and link
2022 South Sudan (5 to 14 December 2022) A/HRC/53/28/Add.2
2022 Bangladesh (31 October to 9 November 2022) A/HRC/53/28/Add.1
2021 Tajikistan (7 to 16 December 2021) A/HRC/50/33/Add.1
2019 Montenegro (1 to 8 November 2019) A/HRC/44/45/Add.1
2018 Nigeria (3 to 10 September 2018) A/HRC/41/46/Add.1
2017 Cuba (10 to 14 April 2017) A/HRC/38/45/Add.1
2016 USA (6 to 16 December 2016) A/HRC/35/37/Add.2
2016 Kuwait (4 to 8 September 2016) A/HRC/35/37/Add.1
2016 Jordan (28 January to 4 February 2016) A/HRC/32/41/Add.1
2015 Malaysia (23 - 28 February 2015) A/HRC/29/38/Add.1
2014 Seychelles (27 - 31 January 2014) A/HRC/26/37/Add.7
2013 Belize (12 - 16 December 2013) A/HRC/26/37/Add.6
2013 Bahamas (9-11 December 2013) A/HRC/26/37/Add.5
2013 Italy (12 - 20 September 2013) A/HRC/26/37/Add.4
2013 Morocco (17 - 21 June 2013) A/HRC/26/37/Add.3
2012 Philippines (5-9 November 2012)
(more information about this mission)
A/HRC/23/48/Add.3
2012 Gabon (14-18 May 2012) A/HRC/23/48/Add.2
2012 United Arab Emirates (11-17 April 2012) A/HRC/23/48/Add.1
2011 Australia (17-30 November 2011) A/HRC/20/18/Add.1
2011 Thailand (8-19 August 2011) A/HRC/20/18/Add.2
2010 Argentina and Uruguay
(6-11 September 2010, 13-17 September 2010)
A/HRC/17/35/Add.4
A/HRC/17/35/Add.3
Egypt (11-21 April 2010) (Preliminary note) A/HRC/14/32/Add.5
A/HRC/17/35/Add.2
2009 Japan (12-17 July 2009) A/HRC/14/32/Add.4
2009 Belarus and Poland (18-29 May 2009) A/HRC/14/32/Add.2
A/HRC/14/32/Add.2
2006 Bahrain, Oman and Qatar
(29 October 2006 - 12 November 2006)
A/HRC/4/23/Add.2
2005 Lebanon (7-16 September 2005) E/CN.4/2006/62/Add.3
2005 Bosnia-Herzegovina (20-28 February 2005) E/CN.4/2006/62/Add.2

Visit requests

2019: Montenegro, Moldova, Madagascar
2018: Bangladesh, India, Mexico, South Africa, Tunisia
2017: Brazil
2015: Luxemburg, Switzerland

Invitations received

Palestine (2018, at its own initiative)
Mexico (2018, in reply to the mandate's request)
Egypt (2017, at its own initiative)
Madagascar (2016, at its own initiative)
Luxemburg (2015, in reply to the mandate's request)
Israel (2015, at its own initiative)