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 >
SR on torture, 2010
The United States of America presented commitments and pledges supporting its candidature for membership of the Council for the period 2017-2019 in December 2015. In the document, the United States committed to:
An analysis of the steps taken by the United States to fulfil its pledges and commitments shows that it did continue to support OHCHR financially. The United States joined consensus on all resolutions on business and human rights adopted during the time it was a member. However, the United States did not move to ratify the CEDAW or CRPD, and is yet to complete around 30% of Special Procedures visit requests.