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Contributions as UN Special Rapporteur

On 26 June 2014, Giammarinaro was appointed by the President of the United Nations Human Rights Council as the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially in women and children, replacing Ms. Joy Ngozi Ezeilo. A report by the Consultative Group to the HRC had proposed her as the most qualified candidate.

During her tenure she submitted the following reports to the UN General Assembly:

2014, 69th Session,The first decade of the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children. Annex : Basic Principles on the right to Effective Remedy for victims of trafficking - Report of the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children.

2015, 70th Session, Due diligence and trafficking in persons - Report of the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children.

2016, 71st Session, Trafficking in persons in conflict and post-conflict situations: protecting victims of trafficking and people at risk of trafficking, especially women and children -  Report of the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children.

2017, 72nd Session,Joint study on the vulnerabilities of children to sale, trafficking, and other forms of exploitation in situations of conflict and humanitarian crisis - Joint report of the Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children, including child prostitution, child pornography and other child sexual abuse material and the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children.

2018, 73rd Session,Gender dimension of trafficking in persons in conflict and post-conflict settings as it relates to the women and peace and security agenda of the Security Council - Report of the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children.

2019, 74th Session,Access to remedy for victims of trafficking for abuses committed by businesses and their suppliers. - Report of the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children.

During her tenure she submitted the following reports to the UN Human Rights Council:

2015, 29th Session (HRC), Agenda setting of the work of the Special Rapporteur and Second consultative meeting on strengthening partnerships with national rapporteurs on trafficking in persons and equivalent mechanisms - Report of the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children. Second consultative meeting on strengthening partnerships with national rapporteurs on trafficking in persons and equivalent mechanisms.

2016, 32nd Session (HRC),Trafficking in persons in conflict and post-conflict situations: protecting victims of trafficking and people at risk of trafficking, especially women and children -  Report of the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children.

2017, 35th Session (HRC),  Strengthening voluntary standards for businesses on preventing and combating trafficking in persons and labour exploitation, especially in supply chains - Report of the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children.

2018, 38th Session (HRC),  Early identification, referral and protection of victims or potential victims of trafficking in persons in mixed migration movements - Report of the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children.

2019, 41th Session (HRC),  Innovative and transformative models of social inclusion of survivors of trafficking in persons into societies - Report of the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children.

2020, 44th Session (HCR), Beyond law enforcement, towards social justice: proposals on the way forward for an effective implementation of a human rights based-approach to trafficking in persons - Report of the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children.

She carried the following country visits:

2015, Malaysia (23 - 28 February 2015).

2016, Jordan (28 January to 4 February 2016).

2016, Kuwait (4 to 8 September 2016).

2016, USA (6 to 16 December 2016).

2017, Cuba (10 to 14 April 2017).

2018, Nigeria (3 to 10 September 2018).

2019, Montenegro (1 to 8 November 2019).

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