The Commission shall determine the mandate and the terms of reference of each subsidiary mechanism. Each subsidiary mechanism shall present a report on its work to the Commission at each ordinary session of the Commission.
The Commission may create subsidiary mechanisms such as special rapporteurs, committees, and working groups. The creation and membership of such subsidiary mechanisms may be determined by consensus, failing which, the decision shall be taken by voting.
Latest Mission Reports
Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic: Fact-finding Mission, 2012
Commissioner: Catherine Dupe Atoki, Maya Sahli Fadel, Med S.K. Kaggwa, Mohamed Bechir Khalfallah, Reine Alapini-Gansou, Soyata Maiga
Central African Republc: Promotion Mission, 2012
Special Mechanism: Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities in AfricaCommissioner: Soyata Maiga
Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Promotion Mission 2012
Special Mechanism: Committee for the Prevention of Torture in AfricaCommissioner: Catherine Dupe Atoki
Niger: Promotion Mission, 2011
Commissioner: Soyata Maiga
- Mauritania: Promotion Mission, 2010
- Mozambique: Promotion Mission, 2010
Angola: Promotion Mission, 2010
Special Mechanism: Working Group on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights