Towards Transversal Standards to Evaluate the Impact of UN Special Procedures

United Nations (UN) Special Procedures are a unique mechanism of independent expert advice and monitoring in the UN human rights system. Less bound by governmental considerations or institutional constraints, they are today the most outspoken players in the system be it on thematic issues or country situations.

The Working Paper Towards Transversal Standards to Evaluate the Impact of UN Special Procedures discusses the impact of UN Special Procedures, reviews progress made to measure it, and proposes avenues to improve this assessment.

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Jonathan Andrew

Associate Research Fellow

Dr Jonathan Andrew's expertise focuses on the intersection of information technology with human rights law.

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