Special Procedures

The Special Procedures of the Human Rights Council is made up of independent human rights experts with mandates to report and advise on human rights from a thematic or country-specific perspective. The Special Procedures system is a central element to the United Nations human rights machinery and covers all aspects of human rights, be they civil, cultural, economic, political, or social.

As of August 1, 2017, there are 44 thematic and 12 country mandates. Since 2011, this includes a mandate established on account of the human rights situation in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Impact Iran works with other organizations and uses its media presence to provide evidence of Iran’s ongoing human rights violations to ensure that the HRC renews the mandate on an annual basis.

HRC 50, Human Rights Council, Research, Special Procedures, Submissions

HRC50: Submission to the Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity

A submission from Impact Iran and OutRight Action International, to the questionnaire issued by the Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, for the report he will present to the Human Rights Council in June 2022. Read the ...

Advocacy, Human Rights Council, Persian, Special Procedures

تلاش ایران برای اجتناب از مسئولیت‌پذیری از طریق بازدید یکی از گزارشگران سازمان ملل

در حالی که مقامات ایران فردا آماده استقبال از گزارشگر ویژه سازمان ملل در موضوع اقدامات اجباری یک‌جانبه می‌شوند[1]، ما تلاش دولت ایران در استفاده‌ی کلبی‌مسلکانه از نظام نظارت حقوق بشر سازمان ملل برای پرت کردن توجه‌ها از کارنامه آن در زمینه نقض حقوق بشر، که به شکل گسترده ثبت ...

UPCOMING EVENTS

(all times in EST)

08 07 22
  • Human Rights Council - Conclusion of 50th Session

    08 07 22

11 07 22
  • World Population Day (A/RES/45/216)

    11 07 22

30 07 22
  • International Day of Friendship (A/RES/65/275)

    30 07 22

  • World Day against Trafficking in Persons (A/RES/68/192)

    30 07 22