2021 SCA Session

SCA Session 14 – 24 June 2021 (If held virtually) / 21 – 25 June 2021 (If held in-person)

  • Accreditation: Cape Verde, Djibouti, Fiji
  • Re-accreditation: Burundi, Cyprus, Ireland, Malaysia, Mauritius, Iraq, Scotland
  • Deferral: Hungary, Russian Federation

SCA Session 18 -29 October 2021 (If held virtually) / 18 – 22 October 2021 (If held in-person)

  • Accreditation: Brazil
  • Re-accreditation: Korea, Mongolia, Northern Ireland (UK), Palestine, Qatar, Samoa, Sierra Leone, Uruguay, Zimbabwe


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 the June 2021 session is 19 February 2021 and the deadline for the October 2021 session is 16 June 2021

All submissions should be sent to National Institutions and Regional Mechanisms Section, OHCHR, CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland

Email: vstefanov@ohchr.org, sshahidzadeh@ohchr.org, lpanuncillo@ohchr.org