Upcoming sessions of the GANHRI Sub-Committee on Accreditation (SCA)

SCA Session 18 - 29 October 2021 (If held virtually) / 18-22 October 2021 (If held in-person)
Accreditation: Brasil
Re-accreditation: Ethiopia, Korea, Mongolia, Northern Ireland (UK), Palestine, Qatar, Samoa, Uruguay
Deferral: Serbia
Alteration of Accreditation: Panama
Special Review: Nepal, Sri Lanka
List of participants


SCA Session 14 - 18 March 2022 (If held virtually) / 14 - 25 March 2022 (If held in-person)
Accreditation: Benin, The Gambia
Re-accreditation: Australia, Austria, Ecuador, El Salvador, Germany, Jordan, Luxembourg, Mali, Mexico, New Zealand
Deferral: Thailand
Alteration of Accreditation: Hungary


Attention NGOs/CSOs

The Sub Committee on Accreditation (SCA) welcomes reports from reliable local and international non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and civil society organisations (CSOs) with regard to the functioning of NHRIs under review and/or with regard to any developments, which may initiate a special review by the SCA.

Reports received from NGOs and CSOs are shared with the concerned NHRIs for their information and comments prior to the SCA session.

The deadline for submission of reports by NGOs/CSOs for the October 2021 session is 16 June 2021 and the deadline for the March 2022 session is 6 October 2021.

All Submissions should be sent to:

National Institutions and Regional Mechanisms Section, OHCHR, CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland, and by email to vstefanov@ohchr.org, jwhite@ohchr.org, sshahidzadeh@ohchr.org, and lpanuncillo@ohchr.org.