Terms of Reference

In a letter to the UN General Assembly dated 16 January 2019, the UN Secretary-General communicated the Mechanism’s Terms of Reference with the following key elements:

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres (UN Photo)
  • Collection, documentation, verification, consolidation, preservation and analysis
  • Preparation of case files
  • Structure and composition
  • Standards and procedural requirements
  • Cooperation
  • Location and premises
  • Privileges and immunities
  • Relationship with the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar
  • Reporting
  • Funding
  • Commencement of operations
  • Completion of mandate