International Coordinating Committee
of National Human Rights Institutions (ICC)


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ICC Activities:

  • Ms. Katharina Rose is the ICC (International Co-ordinating Committee of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights) a.i. representative in Geneva. She participates actively in the Human Rights Council sessions as well as in the UN Human Rights Treaty bodies on behalf of the ICC Chair and A status institutions.

  • Sub-Committee on Accreditation of the ICC: Following the Sub-Committee on Accreditation of the International Coordinating Committee of NHRIs meeting which took place on 22-26 October 2007, the Sub-Committee informed by letter concerned institutions about the outcome of the accreditation reviews including specific recommendations for ensuring full compliance with the Paris Principles (the death line to appeal for the NHRIs is the 30th November, no reply will be considered as acceptance). The ICC voting members will be then asked to review and approve the report within 10 days i.e. by 10 December.

  • Universal Periodic Review: The first round of the Universal Periodic Review mechanism will take place from 7-18 April 2008. National human rights institutions may submit information for consideration and inclusion by OHCHR in the summary of stakeholders' information (which is one of the 3 documents based upon which the UPR review will take place). The deadline for submission of information is 20 November 2007. Countries to be reviewed in the first round include Bahrain, Ecuador, Tunisia, Morocco, Indonesia, Finland, United Kingdom, India, Brazil, Philippines, Algeria, Poland, Netherlands, South Africa, Czech Republic, Argentina.

ICC Agenda / meetings


ICC information

 

  • Reports / List of participants

    • Seventeenth Session of the International Co ordinating Committee of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (ICC), 12 and 13 April 2006, Geneva

       

      Draft Report

    • Sixteenth Session of the International Co ordinating Committee of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (ICC), 14 and 15 April 2005, Geneva

      Draft Report

    • Fifteenth Session of the International Co‑ordinating Committee of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (ICC), 14 September, Seoul, Korea 2004.

       

      Draft Report

      Statement by Mr. Morten Kjærum, Chairperson of the ICC, 14 September 2004


    • Fourteenth Session of the International Co‑ordinating Committee of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights, 15 and 16 April 2004, Geneva.

      Draft Report (PDF - 148 Kb)


     

  • National Institutions in need:  Guidelines for Early Warning


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ICC Sub-Committee on Accreditation  


Statements of the High Commissioner for Human Rights to the ICC meetings

 
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