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

 

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 inputs: Climate 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

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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

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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

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NEW!!! Working Group on enforced or involuntary disappearances

Call for inputs in preparation for the visit Uruguay

24 June 2022

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   Questionnaire

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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

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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

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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!!! 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

 

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