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Annual reports

 Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

Annual and Thematic 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
2023 Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

This report reflects the activities of the WGEID, communications and cases that it processed during the reporting period. It also includes the main findings and observations on the thematic study of new technologies and enforced disappearances.
A/HRC/54/22
Thematic report: New technologies and enforced disappearances A/HRC/54/22/ADD.5
2022 Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

This report reflects the activities of the WGEID, communications and cases that it processed during the reporting period. It also introduces the issue of new technologies and enforced disappearances, focus of the next thematic report of the Working Group.
A/HRC/51/31
Thematic report: Thirtieth anniversary of the Declaration on the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance A/HRC/51/31/Add.3
2021 Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

This report reflects the activities of the WGEID, communications and cases that it processed during the reporting period. It also addresses the issue of enforced disappearances in the context of transnational transfers.
A/HRC/48/57
Thematic report: Enforced disappearances in the context of transnational transfers A/HRC/48/57 (paras. 38-60)
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
Thematic report: Standards and public policies for an effective investigation of enforced disappearances A/HRC/45/13/Add.3
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
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
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
Thematic report: Enforced disappearances in the context of migration A/HRC/36/39/ADD.2
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 A/HRC/30/38
Thematic report: enforced disappearances and economic, social and cultural rights 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
1998 Question of enforced or involuntary disappearances A/53/304