Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders

Kind of Resource: 
Report / Policy Brief
Countries: 
Global

The present report is the second submitted to the General Assembly by the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders. In this report, submitted in accordance with Human Rights Council resolutions 7/8 and 16/5, he provides an overview of his activities during the period under review. He presents the principal observations and findings derived from the seven regional consultations he organized with human rights defenders between October 2014 and June 2015. The Special Rapporteur then puts forward conclusions and recommendations.