Yemen

Implementation of technical assistance provided to the National Commission of Inquiry to investigate allegations of violations and abuses committed by all parties to the conflict in Yemen - Report of the UN High Commissioner (A/HRC/45/57) [EN/AR]

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Human Rights Council
Forty-fifth session
14 September–2 October 2020
Agenda items 2 and 10
Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and reports of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General
Technical assistance and capacity-building

Summary

The present report provides an overview of the technical assistance and capacitybuilding that the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights provided between March 2016 and August 2020 to the National Commission of Inquiry to investigate allegations of violations and abuses committed by all parties to the conflict in Yemen.

The report describes the difficulties the National Commission has been facing in implementing its mandate. It concludes with a set of recommendations, calling upon all stakeholders to implement the recommendations made in the previous reports of the High Commissioner and of the Group of Eminent International and Regional Experts to the Human Rights Council.