Opportunities for feminist engagement in the UN human rights system

Published on February 08, 2024

Call for inputs for thematic reports:

  • Call for input for the 2024 reports by the SR on the right to development, focusing on climate justice and the right to development of children and future generations (deadline 29 February) Questionnaire available in English, Français and Español
  • Call for input for the report of the Independent Expert on international solidarity focusing on civil society and international solidarity (deadline extended to 1 March).
  • Call for Input by OHCHR Report on how climate change can have an impact on the realisation of the equal enjoyment of the right to education by every girl (deadline 1 March) See the note verbale in English (PDF/Word), Français (PDF/Word) and Español (PDF/Word)
  • Call for input for the Working Group on Business and Human Rights’ report on respecting the rights of LGBTI people in the context of business activities: fulfilling obligations and responsibilities under the UNGPs (deadline 1 March) Questionnaire available in English , Français and Español
  • Call for inputs by the SR on the right to adequate housing on Resettlement as a human rights issue (deadline 31 March) Questionnaire available in English,  Español and Français
  • Call for submissions by The UN Committee Against Racial Discrimination (CERD) and the UN Committee for the Protection of the Rights of Migrant Workers and Their Families (CMW) on concept paper for the CERD-CMW Joint General Comment/Recommendation on Obligations of State Parties on public policies for addressing and eradicating xenophobia and its impact on the rights of migrants, their families, and other non-citizens affected by racial discrimination (deadline: 31 March) Concept note: English,  Français and Español Call for submissions and questions: English , Français and Español
  • Call for input by the SR on contemporary forms of slavery on the role of workers’ organisations in preventing and addressing contemporary forms of slavery (deadline: 31 March) Also available in Français and Español
  • Call for inputs by OHCHR for the preparation of the 2024 report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 47/21 on the “Promotion and protection of the human rights and fundamental freedoms of Africans and of people of African descent against excessive use of force and other human rights violations by law enforcement officers through transformative change for racial justice and equality” (deadline: 1 April) See the call for inputs in English, Français, Español and Portuguese.
  • Call for Input by OHCHR Human Rights Council resolution 54/6 on the centrality of care and support from a human rights perspective (deadline: 13 April) Note verbale available in English, Français and Español


Call for inputs for country visits & country specific reports:

  • Call for Inputs by the SR on Indigenous People for the country visit to Colombia (deadline: 16 February)
  • Call for contributions: by the SR on the right to education: country visit to the United States of America (29 April – 10 May 2024) (deadline: 2 March)
  • Call for input by the SR on Cambodia on the situation of women’s rights in Cambodia (deadline: 31 March) 
  • UPR stakeholder submissions for Norway, Albania, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Portugal,Bhutan,Dominica, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Brunei Darussalam, Costa Rica, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Qatar, Nicaragua (deadline 8 April)
  • Submissions for country review during CEDAW’s 88th session. States to be considered are Brazil, Estonia, Kuwait, Malaysia, Montenegro, Republic of Korea, Rwanda, Singapore. (deadline: 12 April)
  • Submissions for List of Issues and List of Issues Prior to Reporting during CEDAW’s 90th PSWG. States to be considered are Botswana, Cabo Verde, Czech Republic, El Salvador, Lesotho (LoI), and Equatorial Guinea, Libya, Malta (LoPR). (deadline: 12 April)