During HRC general discussions, panel debates and interactive dialogues with the Special Procedures, during the past three years, either as an HRC member or not, the State has joined:
Overall, as a HRC member, has participated in more than 10% of panel discussions, general debates and interactive dialogues.
Longest visit request not (yet) accepted by the State >
WG on arbitrary detention, 2011
Received Sub-Committee visit
Burkina Faso tabled voluntary pledges and commitments in support of its candidacy for membership for the period 2019-2021 on 18 October 2018.
Internationally, Burkina Faso committed to: support the work of the OHCHR; implement the UPR recommendations received by the State; strengthen cooperation with civil society organizations; continue battling female genital mutilation and violence against women and girls; implement the 2030 Agenda.
An analysis of the steps taken by Burkina Faso in fulfilment of its international level pledges shows that it has completed only 37% of the Special Procedures visits and has responded only to 50% of communications. It is yet to issue a standing invitation. Burkina Faso did not make a voluntary contribution to the OHCHR and does not have OHCHR field presence.