This is the 54/55th monthly info note by ILGA World on UN Special Procedures: call for inputs and upcoming country visits

This issue includes:

Call for inputsClimate change; Disappearances; Environment; Executions; Health; Housing; Racism; Violence against women.

Upcoming country visitsAlgeria; Argentina; Ecuador; Ethiopia; Greece; Liechtenstein; Maldives; Mauritius; Mexico; Netherlands; Paraguay; Pakistan; Peru; Turkey; Uruguay.


Call for inputs

Mandate Call Deadline Additional Info
NEW!!! Special Rapporteur on violence against women  Call for inputs on upcoming country visit to Turkey  18 June 2022 Read more
NEW!!! Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism Call for inputs: Report on climate and racial justice (to be presented at the GA77) 20 June 2022 Read more
NEW!!! Special Rapporteur on climate change Call for inputs: Report on promotion and protection of human rights in the context of mitigation, adaptation, and financial actions to address climate change, with particular emphasis on loss and damage 23 June 2022 Read more
NEW!!! Working Group on enforced or involuntary disappearances Call for inputs in preparation for the visit Uruguay 24 June 2022 Read more



NEW!!! Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions Call for inputs: Report on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the creation of the mandate on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions 30 June 2022 Read more
NEW!!! Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing Call for inputs: Report on the right to adequate housing and climate change 8 July 2022 Read more


: requests information on LGBTI persons

Country visits by the Independent Expert on SOGI

The UN Independent Expert on SOGI, Victor Madrigal-Borloz, undertakes 1 to 3 fact-finding country visits per year.

He visited Tunisia in 2021, Ukraine in 2019, and Georgia and Mozambique in 2018. In 2017, his predecessor Prof. Vitit Muntarbhorn visited Argentina.

In March 2018, Victor Madrigal-Borloz made 12 country visit requests. On 4 July 2018 Malta invited the Independent Expert to visit their country. The Independent Expert also requested a visit to Japan (8 October 2019), Tunisia (19 November 2019), India and Colombia (both 7 January 2020), Cambodia (28 March 2020), and the United States of America (26 July 2021).

In this section, you may find information about current status of the requests. Up-to-date information about country visits may be found here.

If your country is planned for the Independent Expert’s visit and you wish to engage with ILGA on this, please contact us ([email protected]).


Current Status


Visit conducted on 1-10 Mar 2017.

End of Mission Statement: English – Spanish

Press Release: English – Spanish

Country visit report: E / F / S / A / C / R


Request to postpone (17 Apr 2018)

Burkina Faso

Reminder visit request – for 2021 (17 Jan 2020)


Proposed dates September 2021 (14 Dec 2020)


Request to postpone (7 Apr 2020)


Visit conducted on 25 Sep to 5 Oct 2018.

End of Mission Statement: English – Georgian

Press Release: English – Georgian

Country visit report: E / F / S / A / C / R


Reminder visit request – for 2021 (7 Jan 2020)


Visit request (7 Jan 2020)


Visit request for second half of 2020 (8 Oct 2019)


Reminder visit request – for 2021 (7 Jan 2020)


Invitation Country Visit (4 Jul 2018)


Reminder visit request – for 2020 (7 Jan 2020)


Visit conducted on 3-10 Dec 2018.

End of Mission Statement: English – Portuguese

Press Release: English – Portuguese

Country visit report: E / F / S / A / C / R          


Reminder visit request – for 2020 (7 Jan 2020)

Sri Lanka*

Request to postpone to 2020 (2 Oct 2019).

Background note


Reminder visit request – for 2020 (7 Jan 2020)


Visit conducted on 8 -18 Jun 2021

End of Mission Statement: English – Arabic – French

Press Release: English – Arabic – French


Visit conducted on 30 Apr to 10 May 2019.

End of Mission Statement: English – Ukrainian

Press Release: English – Russian – Ukrainian

Country visit report: E / F / S / A / C / R

  United States of America*

Acceptance of visit request – 15- 26 Aug 2022 (25 Jan 2022)



* Countries with standing invitations. A standing invitation is an open invitation extended by a Government to all thematic special procedures. By extending a standing invitation States announce that they will always accept requests to visit from all special procedures.

Upcoming country visits by other mandates

This information is regularly updated by the OHCHR here.
To find out how you can support the visits, please contact the respective mandate-holders at their e-mail addresses, available here.

Country Mandate Dates
POSTPONED!!! Cyprus Disappearances 21-30 Jun 2021
POSTPONED!!!  Singapore Terrorism 12-19 Jul 2021
POSTPONED!!!  Bosnia and Herzegovina Mercenaries 3-11 Oct 2021
POSTPONED!!!  Mozambique  Summary executions  6- 21 Nov 2021
POSTPONED!!!  Serbia  Freedom of expression  15-24 Nov 2021
POSTPONED!!! Russian Federation Minority issues 1 -18 Apr 2022
NEW!!! Netherlands Housing 9-20 June 2022
NEW!!! Liechtenstein Foreign debt 12-19 June 2022
Greece  Human rights defenders  13-22 Jun 2022
NEW!!! Mauritius Sale of children 21-30 June 2022
NEW!!! Uruguay Disappearances 7-14 July 2022
NEW!!! Turkey  Violence against women  18-27 July 2022
Argentina Foreign debt 1-10 Aug 2022
Maldives   Discrimination against women 1-12 Aug 2022
NEW!!! Mexico Internally displaced persons 29 Aug – 9 Sep 2022
 Algeria  Freedom of assembly  12-22 Sep 2022
 Ethiopia  Extreme poverty  7-18 Nov 2022
Argentina  Summary executions  14-25 Nov 2022
Paraguay Minority issues 14-25 Nov 2022
Peru Water and Sanitation 28 Nov-9 Dec 2022
 Pakistan  Extreme poverty  5-16 Dec 2022
  Ecuador  Extreme poverty  28 Aug – 3 Dec 2023


: Mandate frequently considers LGBTI issues