The Special Procedures of the Human Rights Council
2020-07-27 23:04

The special procedures of the Human Rights Council are independent human rights experts with mandates to report and advise on human rights from a thematic or country-specific perspective. As of now, there are 44 thematic and 12 country mandates. Special procedures undertake country visits, conduct thematic studies, provide advice for technical cooperation, and report annually to the Human Rights Council, etc.