Tag - communications ( 6 )

Report | Report: Observations on Communications to Governments and Replies Received 2016-17 (A/HRC/35/28/Add.3)

Jun 01 2017

As part of their official duties, UN Special Rapporteurs send “communications” to national governments when allegations of serious human rights abuses arise. Communications are classified as urgent appeals (UA), allegation letters (AL), joint urgent appeals (JUA) and joint allegation letters (JAL). These communications raise concerns about a specific human rights issue, lay out the information that the UN has received concerning the issue, and request further information from the State. Communications are often signed by multiple Special Rapporteurs or UN experts, depending on the subject of the allegation(s). States are invited to respond to the communication. This document contains a list of all communications – with links to the communications themselves – sent by Maina Kiai’s office between March 1, 2016, and February 28, 2017. Country replies are also referenced and available via links. The report also contains Mr. Kiai’s observations on the communications and responses received from States. The document contains portions in English, French and Spanish, depending on the Member State involved. It will be available in early June via the links... Continue reading →

Report | Report: Observations on Communications to Governments and Replies Received 2015-16 (A/HRC/32/36/Add.3)

Jun 17 2016

As part of their official duties, UN Special Rapporteurs send “communications” to national governments when allegations of serious human rights abuses arise. Communications are classified as urgent appeals (UA), allegation letters (AL), joint urgent appeals (JUA) and joint allegation letters (JAL). These communications raise concerns about a specific human rights issue, lay out the information that the UN has received concerning the issue, and request further information from the State. Communications are often signed by multiple Special Rapporteurs or UN experts, depending on the subject of the allegation(s). States are invited to respond to the communication. This document contains a list of all communications – with links to the communications themselves – sent by Maina Kiai’s office between March 1, 2015, and February 28, 2016. Country replies are also referenced and available via links. The report also contains Mr. Kiai’s observations on the communications and responses received from States. The document contains portions in English, French and Spanish, depending on the Member State involved. It is available via the links... Continue reading →

Report | Report: Observations on Communications to Governments and Replies Received 2014-15 (A/HRC/29/25/Add.3)

Jun 12 2015

As part of their official duties, UN Special Rapporteurs send “communications” to national governments when allegations of serious human rights abuses arise. Communications are classified as urgent appeals (UA), allegation letters (AL), joint urgent appeals (JUA) and joint allegation letters (JAL). These communications raise concerns about a specific human rights issue, lay out the information that the UN has received concerning the issue, and request further information from the State. Communications are often signed by multiple Special Rapporteurs or UN experts, depending on the subject of the allegation(s). States are invited to respond to the communication. This document contains a list of all communications – with links to the communications themselves – sent by Maina Kiai’s office between March 1, 2014, and February 28, 2015. Country replies are also referenced and available via links. The report also contains Mr. Kiai’s observations on the communications and responses received from States. The document contains portions in English, French and Spanish, depending on the Member State involved.  It is available via the links... Continue reading →

Report | Report: Observations on Communications to Governments and Replies Received 2013-14 (A/HRC/26/29/Add.1)

Jun 10 2014

As part of their official duties, UN Special Rapporteurs send “communications” to national governments when allegations of serious human rights abuses arise. Communications are classified as urgent appeals (UA), allegation letters (AL), joint urgent appeals (JUA) and joint allegation letters (JAL). These communications raise concerns about a specific human rights issue, lay out the information that the UN has received concerning the issue, and request further information from the State. Communications are often signed by multiple Special Rapporteurs or UN experts, depending on the subject of the allegation(s). States are invited to respond to the communication.This document contains a list of all communications – with links to the communications themselves – sent by Maina Kiai’s office between March 1, 2013, and February 28, 2014. Country replies are also referenced and available via links. The report also contains Mr. Kiai’s observations on the communications and responses received from States. The document contains portions in English, French and Spanish, depending on the Member State involved. It is available at the links... Continue reading →

Report | Report: Observations on Communications to Governments and Replies Received 2012-13 (A/HRC/23/39/Add.2)

May 30 2013

As part of their official duties, UN Special Rapporteurs send “communications” to national governments when allegations of serious human rights abuses arise. Communications are classified as urgent appeals (UA), allegation letters (AL), joint urgent appeals (JUA) and joint allegation letters (JAL). These communications raise concerns about a specific human rights issue, lay out the information that the UN has received concerning the issue, and request further information from the State. Communications are often signed by multiple Special Rapporteurs or UN experts, depending on the subject of the allegation(s). States are invited to respond to the communication.This document contains a list of all communications – with links to the communications themselves – sent by Maina Kiai’s office between March 16, 2012, and February 28, 2013. Country replies are also referenced and available via links. The report also contains Mr. Kiai’s observations on the communications and responses received from States. The document contains portions in English, French and Spanish, depending on the Member State involved. It is available at the links... Continue reading →

Report | Report: Observations on Communications to Governments and Replies Received 2011-12 (A/HRC/20/27/Add.3)

Jun 19 2012

As part of their official duties, UN Special Rapporteurs send "communications" to national governments when allegations of serious human rights abuses arise. These communications raise concerns about a specific human rights issue, lay out the information that the UN has received concerning the issue, and request further information from the State. Communications are often signed by multiple Special Rapporteurs or UN experts, depending on the subject of the allegation(s). States are invited to respond to the communication. This document contains a list of all communications - with links to the actual communications themselves - sent by Maina Kiai's office between May 1, 2011, and March 15, 2012. Country replies are also referenced and available via links. The report also contains Mr. Kiai's observations on the communications and responses received from States. The document contains portions in English, French and Spanish, depending on the Member State involved. It is available via the links... Continue reading →