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Call for inputs for the report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of Human Rights Defenders

Deadline: 13 June 2018
The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders will submit a report to the 73rd Session of the General Assembly focused on the situation of human rights defenders in the world. This report will be complemented and informed by a comprehensive county-by-country analysis of their situation and it will update the 2006 report of the former Special Representative Hina Jilani (E/CN.4/2006/95/Add.5), titled ‘Compilation of developments in the area of human rights defenders’.

To this end, the Special Rapporteur has prepared a “Questionnaire on the situation of human rights defenders” for States, international organizations, National Human Rights Institutions and civil society organisations and human rights defenders. Please send your responses in Word-format to defenders@ohchr.org and reg istry@ohchr.org, using the email title: “Human Rights Defenders mandate: Submissions to the Questionnaire” and not exceeding 500 words per response.

If you are a Member or Honorary member of the ICCA Consortium, please also send your responses to the Consortium’s International Policy Coordinator, Holly Jonas.

Questionnaire for States, international organizations and National Human Rights Institutions in
English French Spanish

Questionnaire for civil society organisations and human rights defenders in
English French Spanish