Sub-Committee on Accreditation (SCA)

SCA Rules of Procedure

SCA Rules of Procedure. For a detailed overview of the rules of procedure for the Sub-Committee on Accreditation (SCA), you can download the full document here. The amended version was adopted on 4 M…

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Statement of Compliance (SOC) Template

Statement of Compliance (SOC) Template The SOC is a key accreditation application document. It is designed and managed by SCA Secretariat and allows applicants to explain how their institution compli…

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SCA Procedure for Challenge Before the Bureau

SCA Procedure for Challenge Before the Bureau. Adopted by the GANHRI Bureau at its Meeting held in Geneva, Switzerland, 6 March 2017 The procedure for deliberation on a challenge brought to the Burea…

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SCA Practice Note 1 - Deferrals

Practice Note 1 - Deferrals. Adopted in Geneva, 6 March 2017 The SCA may decide to defer an application rather than making a recommendation as to the accreditation status of an NHRI. It may do this w…

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SCA Practice Note 4 - NHRIs in Transition

Practice Note 4 - NHRIs in Transition. Adopted in Geneva, 6 March 2017 The purpose of this note is to provide guidance to accredited NHRIs in transition, for example those that are undergoing a merge…

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SCA Practice Note 2 - Special Reviews

Practice Note 2 - Special Reviews. Adopted in Geneva, 6 March 2017 In accordance with Article 16.2 of the GANHRI Statute, the SCA may initiate a Special Review where it appears that the circumstances…

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SCA Practice Note 5 - Sources of information to assess the performance of NHRIs

Practice Note 5 – Sources of information to assess the performance of NHRIs. Adopted by the SCA on the 18th May 2018, in accordance with articles 14 of the SCA Rules of procedure and 11.2 of the GANH…

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SCA Practice Note 3 - Assessing the Performance of NHRIs

Practice Note 3 - Assessing the Performance of NHRIs. Adopted in Geneva, 6 March 2017 The SCA assesses compliance with the Paris Principles in both law and practice. When assessing applications for a…

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A practical guide to the work of the SCA

A practical guide to the work of the Sub-Committee of Accreditation (SCA). This Guide has been developed by the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI) to provide practical ass…

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