The UN Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Somalia, Isha Dyfan, will conduct an official visit to the Federal Republic of Somalia from 6 to 19 November 2023.
This marks the second visit by the UN expert since her appointment in May 2020.
The expert will visit the capital, Mogadishu, and two Federal Member States to assess the human rights situation, including efforts to identify, prevent and address human rights violations. She will hold discussions with senior Government officials, representatives of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), UN Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS), the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), UN agencies and civil society representatives. She will also meet with victims of human rights violations, including IDPs, detainees and other groups.
The expert will present a comprehensive report on her visit to the Human Rights Council in October 2024.