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1. Understanding the Special Procedures

1.2 The Basics

Special procedures are independent human rights experts tasked by the UN to investigate and report on human rights situations around the world. They also provide advice and recommendations for the implementation of those rights. Find out more about what they are and what they do.

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Full list of the thematic Special Procedures.

Full list of the country-specific Special Procedures.

In the next section, we'll find out more about how the Special Procedures can be useful to advocates.

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