International Team of Experts on the Kasaï region


The United Nations Human Rights Council has established the International team of experts on the JKasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo through resolution 38/20 adopted without a vote on 6 July 2018.

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Oral presentation made at the Human Rights Council, 48th session
5 October 2021 (French only)

Report of the Team of international experts on the situation in Kasai
20 September 2021

Kasaï : « Une fenêtre d’opportunités s’est ouverte pour rompre le cycle d’impunité et ouvrir la voie à la réconciliation »
19 March 2019 (French only)

Oral presentation made at Human Rights Council, 40th session
19 March 2019 (French only)

Press Release on Experts’ visit to DRC
29 November 2018 (French only)


Resolution 38/20 tasks the international team of experts to with monitoring, evaluating, providing support and reporting on the implementation by the Democratic Republic of the Congo of the recommendations made by the previous team of international experts in its report, in particular with regard to the fight against impunity and the measures to promote reconciliation, and to make recommendations in this regard, as appropriate. The Council also requested the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to present an oral update on the developments of the human rights situation in the Kasai region and to invite the team of two international experts to participate in an enhanced interactive dialogue at its 40th session, and to transmit and submit a comprehensive report on the human rights situation in the Kasai region, including the conclusions of the team of two international experts, and to invite the team to participate in an interactive dialogue at its 41st session.

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The UN High Commissioner for human rights appointed two international experts:

Bacre Waly Ndiaye (Senegal)

Marie-Therese Keita-Bocoum (Côte d'Ivoire)


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