Info Note on UN Special Procedures (April 2022): Call for inputs and upcoming country visits

 

This is the 53rd monthly info note by ILGA World on UN Special Procedures: Call for inputs and upcoming country visits


This issue includes:

Call for inputsAfrican Descent; Disabilities; Extreme poverty; Food; Hazardous substances and waste; Indigenous peoples; Migrants; Mercenaries; Older persons; Sale of children; Sexual orientation and gender identity; Trafficking; Truth; Violence against women

Upcoming country visitsAlgeria; Argentina; Brazil; Costa Rica; Ecuador; Ethiopia; Greece; Kyrgyzstan; Maldives; Mauritania; Moldova; Netherlands; Pakistan; Paraguay; Peru; Poland; Russian Federation; Tunisia; United States of America  

 

 IE on SOGI new call for inputs, country visit to USA  

 

The Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity has published a call for inputs for his upcoming visit to the United States of America (Deadline 15 April 2022)

If you have any data on the human rights situation of LGBTI communities in USA; particularly focusing on cases of violence and discrimination based on SOGI – please send your inputs to ohchr-ie-sogi@un.org 

You can send your information to contribute to ILGA World’s submission to the following email: sp@ilga.org before the 13th of April.

For more information read here.

Call for inputs

 

Mandate

Call

Deadline

Additional Info

NEW!!! Special Rapporteur on the right to food

Call for inputs: Report on impact of the COVID-19 on the right to food

8 April 2022

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NEW!!! Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children

Call for inputs: Addressing the vulnerabilities of children to sale and sexual exploitation in the framework of the SDGs (to be presented at the GA77)

8 April 2022

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NEW!!! Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples

Call for inputs: report on “Indigenous Women and the Development, Application, Preservation and Transmission of Scientific Knowledge” (to be presented at the HRC51)

13 April 2022

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Questionnaire

EN | ES | FR

NEW!!! Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples

Call for inputs: Report on “Protected Areas and Indigenous Peoples' Rights: the Obligations of States and International Organizations” (to be presented at the GA77)

13 April 2022

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Questionnaire

EN | ES | FR

Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants

Call for inputs: Report on the impact of climate change and the protection of the human rights of migrants (to be presented at the GA77)

14 April 2022

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Questionnaire

EN | ES | FR

NEW!!! Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity

 Call for inputs on upcoming country visit to the United States of America 

15 April 2022

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NEW!!! Working Group on the use of mercenaries

Call for inputs: Report on maritime security (to be presented at the GA77)

15 April 2022

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NEW!!! Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights

Call for submissions: Thematic report on “The Job Guarantee” (to be presented at the GA77)

15 April 2022

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NEW!!! Special Rapporteur on violence against women

 Call for inputs on upcoming visit to Brazil 

24 April 2022

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NEW!!! Special Rapporteur on hazardous substances and waste

Call for inputs: Report on the impact of toxics on Indigenous peoples (to be presented at the GA77)

25 April 2022

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NEW!!! Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence

Call for inputs: Report on achieving the SDGs through people and victim centred transitional justice measures in post authoritarian and post conflict settings (to be presented at the GA77)

25 April 2022

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NEW!!! Special Rapporteur on trafficking

 Call for Inputs: Report on trafficking of persons in the context of climate change (to be presented at the GA77) 

12 May 2022

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NEW!!! Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities

Call for inputs: Report on armed conflict and disability – the conduct of hostilities, military operations and peacekeeping operations (to be presented at the GA77)

15 May 2022

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NEW!!! Working Group on people of African descent

Call for inputs: Report on the human rights situation of Children of African Descent

16 May 2022

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: 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 (sp@ilga.org).

 

Country

Current Status

Argentina*

Visit conducted on 1-10 Mar 2017.

End of Mission Statement: EnglishSpanish

Press Release: EnglishSpanish

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

Armenia*

Request to postpone (17 Apr 2018)

Burkina Faso

Reminder visit request – for 2021 (17 Jan 2020)

Cambodia

Proposed dates September 2021 (14 Dec 2020)

Colombia*

Request to postpone (7 Apr 2020)

Georgia*

Visit conducted on 25 Sep to 5 Oct 2018.

End of Mission Statement: EnglishGeorgian

Press Release: EnglishGeorgian

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

Ghana*

Reminder visit request – for 2021 (7 Jan 2020)

India*

Visit request (7 Jan 2020)

Japan*

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

Kenya*

Reminder visit request – for 2021 (7 Jan 2020)

Malta*

Invitation Country Visit (4 Jul 2018)

Nepal

Reminder visit request – for 2020 (7 Jan 2020)

Mozambique*

Visit conducted on 3-10 Dec 2018.

End of Mission Statement: EnglishPortuguese

Press Release: EnglishPortuguese

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

Poland*

Reminder visit request – for 2020 (7 Jan 2020)

Sri Lanka*

Request to postpone to 2020 (2 Oct 2019).

Background note

Thailand*

Reminder visit request – for 2020 (7 Jan 2020)

 Tunisia*

Visit conducted on 8 -18 Jun 2021

End of Mission Statement: EnglishArabicFrench

Press Release: EnglishArabicFrench

Ukraine*

Visit conducted on 30 Apr to 10 May 2019.

End of Mission Statement: English - Ukrainian

Press Release: EnglishRussian - 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!!! Mexico

    Internally displaced persons

15-27 Mar 2021

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

Russian Federation

 Minority issues 

1 -18 Apr 2022

Kyrgyzstan

 Discrimination against women 

4-15 Apr 2022

Mauritania

Slavery

4 - 13 May 2022

POSTPONED!!! Maldives

Terrorism

15-24 May 2022

 Pakistan

Foreign debt

16-25 May 2022

Brazil

 Violence against women 

23 May – 1 Jun 2022

Kyrgyzstan

 Extreme poverty 

23 May - 3 Jun 2022

NEW!!! Greece

 Human rights defenders 

13-22 Jun 2022

Argentina

 Foreign debt 

1-10 Aug 2022

Maldives

 Discrimination against women 

1-12 Aug 2022

 Algeria

 Freedom of assembly 

12-22 Sep 2022

 Ethiopia

 Extreme poverty 

7-18 Nov 2022

Argentina

 Summary executions 

14-25 Nov 2022

NEW!!! Paraguay

Minority issues

14-25 Nov 2021

Peru

Water and Sanitation

28 Nov-9 Dec 2022

 Pakistan

 Extreme poverty 

5-16 Dec 2022

  Ecuador

 Extreme poverty 

28 Aug - 3 Dec 2023

 

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