Publications and resources on Special Procedures


CIVIL SOCIETY HANDBOOK

Civil Society Handbook Read Chapter VI on Special Procedures and access to the Full handbook

This publication provides an annual overview on the main activities of special procedures


VIDEOS

21st Century Episode 111 - Human Rights in North Korea; and a holocaust survivor tells his story -- 13 May 2016

 

Human rights… Who is watching?

The UN Human Rights Council has a group of experts who carry out visits worldwide to monitor and report on a wide range of human rights violations, reflect on different human rights issues and advocate for protection. They are the largest body of independent experts in the UN Human Rights system, and for them it’s all about the people.

Transcript in Word

 

Film on Juan Mendez

I am a survivor of torture myself.

As a human rights lawyer, the UN Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, Juan E. Méndez, has dedicated over 40 years to ending torture.

Transcript in Word

 

Visit of the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic -- Central African Republic, February 2015

 

Visit of the Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation -- Brazil, December 2013

Visit of the Special Rapporteur on truth -- Uruguay, October 2013

 

Visit of the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children -- Italy, September 2013




OLDER DOCUMENTS


ANNUAL FACT AND FIGURES

Annual Fact and Figures

This publication provides an annual overview on the main activities of special procedures


DIRECTORY OF SPECIAL PROCEDURES MANDATE HOLDERS

Visual Directory - July 2020

Short information on all mandate holders


PROCEDURES QUARTERLY BULLETIN

Procedures Quartely Bulletin


Between 2006 and 2010 a quarterly bulletin on the work of special procedures was published.

Nineteenth Issue (October - December 2010)
Eighteenth Issue (July - September 2010)
Seventeenth Issue (April - June 2010)
Sixteenth Issue (January-March 2010)
Fifteenth Issue (October - December 2009)
Fourteenth Issue (July-September 2009)
Thirteenth Issue (April-June 2009)
Twelfth Issue (January to March 2009)

Eleventh Issue (October to December 2008)
Tenth Issue (July to September 2008)

Ninth Issue (April to June 2008)
Eighth Issue (January to March 2008)
Seventh Issue (October - December 2007)
Sixth Issue (July - September 2007)
Fifth Issue (April - June 2007)
Fourth Issue (January - March 2007)

Third Issue (September - December 2006)
Second issue (May-August 2006)
First issue (January - April 2006)