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

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

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



Denmark, Panama, Poland, Portugal, South Africa.


Argentina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cameroon, India, Mauritania, Namibia, Nicaragua, Tanzania, Zambia

Special Review:




The NHRIs’ deadline for submission of their documentation is 10 July 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 10 July 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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