The Special Procedures

The Special Procedures of the Human Rights Council are independent human rights experts with mandates to report and advise on human rights from a thematic or country-specific perspective. The system of Special Procedures is a central element of the United Nations human rights machinery and covers all human rights: civil, cultural, economic, political, and social. As of October 2021, there are 45 thematic and 13 country mandates.

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