Upcoming accreditation sessions

2022 Sessions

SCA Session 03 – 14 October 2022 (If held virtually) / 03 – 07 October 2022 (If held in-person)
Accreditation: Turkey
Reaccreditation: Canada, Colombia, Great Britain, Indonesia, Liberia, Niger, Norway, Perú, Sierra Leone
Deferral: Cyprus, El Salvador, Nepal, Northern Ireland
Alteration of Accreditation: Sri Lanka
Special Review: Madagascar

Information is available to assist NHRIs at each stage of the accreditation process.


External contributions

Attention 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 session.

The deadline for submission of reports by NGOs/CSOs for the October 2022 session is 01 June 2022.

All Submissions should be sent to:

National Institutions and Regional Mechanisms Section, OHCHR, CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland, and by email vladlen.stefanov@un.orgjohnny.white@un.orgsisi.shahidzadeh@un.org, leselle.lugon@un.org and cynthia.radert@un.org