Sessions of the GANHRI Sub-Committee on Accreditation (SCA) for 2020


GANHRI Sub-Committee on Accreditation
2020 Sessions in Geneva, Switzerland

SCA Session 16- 20 March 2020 - POSTPONED!!

 Estonia, Uzbekistan**

Re-accreditation: Albania, Chile, Cote d'Ivoire**, Latvia, Mauritania**, Netherlands, Serbia, Slovenia, Thailand

Special Review: Panama***

The NHRIs’ deadline for submission of their documentation is  15 October 2019

In keeping with 4.3 of the SCA Rules of Procedures, please find the Attendance for the SCA March 16-20, 2020 Session

SCA Session 12-16 October 2020* 

 Cape Verde, Djibouti, Sudan

Re-accreditation: Great Britain, Iraq, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mauritius, Palestine, Scotland 

Deferral: Hungary, Russian Federation

The NHRIs’ deadline for submission of their documentation is  1 June 2020

* The dates are tentative, pending confirmation
** The deadline for these NHRIs is 2 December 2019
***The Deadline for Panama is 9 December 2019

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 for SCA Session 16- 20 March 2020 is 15 October 2019 and for SCA Session 12-16 October 2020 is 1 June 2020. For Cote d'Ivoire, Mauritania and Uzbekistan, the deadline for NGOs/CSOs submission is 2 December 2019 and for Panama 9 December 2019.


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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