Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Democratic Republic of the Congo
and UN Charter-based Bodies

Democratic Republic of the Congo
and UN Treaty Bodies

Universal Periodic Review

Core documents for the current and previous cycles

Special Procedures

Country visits by Special Procedures

Most recent Special Procedures' reports

Third joint report of seven United Nations experts on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (A/HRC/16/68)

Report of the Special Rapporteur  on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions - Mission to Democratic Republic of the Congo (A/HRC/14/24/Add.3)

Second joint report of seven United Nations experts on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (A/HRC/13/63)

Combined report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, the RSG on internally displaced persons, the Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers, the Special Rapporteur on the right to health, the SRSG on the situation of human rights defenders, the SRSG on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises, and the SRSG for children and armed conflict, on technical cooperation and advisory services in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (A/HRC/10/59)

Report of the Representative of the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights on internally displaced persons - Mission to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (A/HRC/8/6/Add.3)

Most recent reports by the UN Secretary-General, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and Secretariat

Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of human rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (A/HRC/30/32)

Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of human rights and the activities of her Office in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (A/HRC/27/42)

Report of the HC on the OHCHR activities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (A/HRC/24/33) [French version]

Report of the HC on the OHCHR activities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (A/HRC/19/48)

Report of the High Commissioner on the OHCHR activities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (A/HRC/16/27) [French version]

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Main page of the Special Procedures

Most recent concluding observations

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
Concluding observations (2019) CEDAW/C/COD/CO/8

Committee against Torture
Concluding observations (2019) CAT/C/COD/CO/2

Human Rights Committee
Concluding observations (2017) CCPR/C/COD/CO/4

Committee on the Rights of the Child
Concluding observations (2017) CRC/C/COD/CO/3-5

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children child prostitution and child pornography
Concluding observations (2017) CRC/C/OPSC/COD/CO/1

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict
Concluding observations (2012) CRC/C/OPAC/COD/CO/1

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Concluding observations (2009) E/C.12/COD/CO/4

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Concluding observations (2007) A/62/18


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OHCHR in Democratic Republic of the Congo

The United Nations Joint Human Rights Office (UNJHRO) is comprised of the MONUSCO Human Rights Division (established in 2000) and the former Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in the DRC (established in 1996). More about OHCHR in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Contact Information

Headquarters

Field Operations and Technical Cooperation Division (FOTCD)
Contact in Geneva, Switzerland.

Africa Branch
Tel. + 41 22 928 9360

Field

United Nations Human Rights Office in DRC (MONUSCO/ Kinshasa Headquarters)
No. 12 avenue des Aviateurs, 2nd Floor
Kinshasa-Gombe, DRC
Tel. +1-212 963 01 03

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