Next Session of the GANHRI Sub-Committee on Accreditation (SCA)

GANHRI Sub-Committee on Accreditation
Next Session: 13-17 March 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland

As per the Preliminary Agenda, the NHRIs of the following countries will be reviewed at this session:



Liberia, Lithuania, Niger, Norway 


Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Colombia, Greece, Indonesia, Peru, Philippines


Cameroon (deferred to 2nd Session of 2017), Egypt



The NHRIs’ deadline for submission of their documentation is 3 January 2017.
For the attention of 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’s session.
The deadline for submission of reports by NGOs/CSOs is 3 January 2017.
All Submissions should be sent to:
National Institutions and Regional Mechanisms Section, OHCHR, CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland, and by email to,, ​ and     

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