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Convention: International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families
08 December 1980 Summary record of the 74th meeting : 3rd Committee, held on Monday, 1 December 1980, New York, General Assembly, 35th session.
08 December 1983 Summary record of the 57th meeting, 3rd Committee, held on Wednesday, 30 November 1983, New York.
Convention: Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)
16 March 1979 Commission on Human Rights : report on the 35th session, 12 February-16 March 1979.
02 November 1981 Record of meeting held on 29 Apr. 1981.
09 November 1981 Record of meeting held on 28 Oct. 1981.
09 November 1981 Record of meeting held on 22 Oct. 1981.
10 November 1981 Record of meeting held on 29 Oct. 1981.
11 November 1981 Record of meeting held on 30 Oct. 1981.
11 November 1981 Record of meeting held on 29 Oct. 1981.
18 November 1981 Record of meeting held on 2 Nov. 1981.
19 November 1981 Record of meeting held on 3 Nov. 1981.
28 November 1981 Record of meeting held on 25 Nov. 1981.
30 November 1982 Summary record of the 53rd meeting, 3rd Committee, held on Wednesday, 24 November 1982, New York.
02 December 1982 Summary record of the 52nd meeting, 3rd Committee, held on Wednesday, 24 November 1982, New York.
02 December 1982 Summary record of the 56th meeting, 3rd Committee, held on Friday, 26 November 1982, New York.
08 January 1983 Provisional verbatim record of the 111th meeting, 37th session, General Assembly, held at Headquarters, New York, on Monday, 18 December 1982.
08 December 1983 Summary record of the 57th meeting, 3rd Committee, held on Wednesday, 30 November 1983, New York.
Convention: International Convention on the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance
16 March 1979 Commission on Human Rights : report on the 35th session, 12 February-16 March 1979.
15 December 1980 General Assembly, 35th session : 96th plenary meeting, Monday, 15 December 1980, New York
31 December 1981 Situation of human rights in Guatemala : note / by the Secretary-General.
14 December 1982 Summary record of the 64th meeting, 3rd Committee, held on Monday, 6 December 1982, New York.
19 January 1984 Final report on the situation of human rights in El Salvador / submitted to the Commission on Human Rights by José Antonio Pastor Ridruejo in fulfilment of the mandate conferred under Commission resolution 1983/29.
09 February 1984 Note / by the Secretariat.
10 December 1984 Report of the 3rd Committee.
23 January 1985 Report of the Ad Hoc Working Group of Experts prepared in accordance with Commission on Human Rights resolutions 1983/9, 1983/10, 1984/4 and 1984/5 and Economic and Social Council resolution 1984/42.
28 February 1985 Summary record of the 28th meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Friday, 22 February 1985 : Commission on Human Rights, 41st session.
04 March 1985 Summary record of the 33rd meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Wednesday, 27 February 1985 : Commission on Human Rights, 41st session.
04 November 1985 Report of the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities on its 38th session, Geneva, 5-30 August 1985.
28 January 1986 Progress report / prepared by the Ad Hoc Working Group of Experts in accordance with Commission on Human Rights resolutions 1985/7 and 1985/8 and Economic and Social Council resolution 1985/43.
16 September 1987 Protection of human rights in Chile : note / by the Secretary-General.
12 October 1987 Situation of human rights in El Salvador : note / by the Secretary-General.
12 November 1987 Letter dated 87/11/10 from the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General.
23 November 1987 Situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms in Chile : draft resolution / Algeria, Australia, Austria, Cuba, Denmark, France, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Yugoslavia.
04 December 1987 Report of the 3rd Committee, part 2.
29 January 1988 Final report to the Commission on Human Rights on the situation of human rights in El Salvador / submitted by José Antonio Pastor Ridruejo, in pursuance of the mandate conferred by Commission resolution 1987/51.
19 February 1988 Situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms in Chile : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
14 October 1988 Protection of human rights in Chile : note / by the Secretary-General.
21 October 1988 Situation of human rights in El Salvador : note / by the Secretary-General.
31 January 1989 Violations of human rights in South Africa : report of the Ad Hoc Working Group of Experts.
02 February 1989 Final report to the Commission on Human Rights on the situation of human rights in El Salvador / submitted by José Antonio Pastor Ridruejo, in pursuance of the mandate conferred by the Commission resolution 1988/65.
16 February 1989 Report on the situation of human rights in Afghanistan / prepared by the Special Rapporteur, Felix Ermacora, in accordance with Commission on Human Rights resolution 1988/67
17 February 1989 Report on the question of human rights in Chile / submitted by Fernando Volio Jiménez (Costa Rica), Special Rapporteur, pursuant to the mandate conferred under resolution 1988/78 of the Commission on Human Rights.
24 February 1989 Summary record of the 26th meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Thursday, 16 February 1989 : Commission on Human Rights, 45th session.
27 February 1989 Summary record of the 28th meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Friday, 17 February 1989 : Commission on Human Rights, 45th session.
28 February 1989 Note / by the Secretariat.
28 February 1989 Summary record of the 32nd meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Tuesday, 21 February 1989 : Commission on Human Rights, 45th session.
29 June 1989 Summary record of the 31st meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Tuesday, 21 February 1989 : Commission on Human Rights, 45th session.
10 July 1989 Summary record of the 33rd meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Wednesday, 22 February 1989 : Commission on Human Rights, 45th session.
31 July 1989 Summary record of the 51st meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Monday, 6 March 1989 : Commission on Human Rights, 45th session.
26 October 1989 Situation of human rights in El Salvador : note / by the Secretary-General.
27 November 1989 Situation of human rights in Afghanistan : draft resolution / Australia, et al.
12 December 1989 Report on Guatemala / by the Expert, Héctor Gros Espiell, prepared in accordance with paragraph 9 of Commission resolution 1989/74.
18 December 1989 Report of the Special Rapporteur, P. Kooijmans, pursuant to Commission on Human Rights resolution 1989/33.
23 February 1990 Summary record of the 27th meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Friday, 16 February 1990 : Commission on Human Rights, 46th session.
23 February 1990 Summary record of the 29th meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Monday, 19 February 1990 : Commission on Human Rights, 46th session.
16 March 1990 Situation of human rights in Afghanistan : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
23 March 1990 Summary record of the 2nd part (public) of the 26th meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Thursday, 15 February 1990 : Commission on Human Rights, 46th session.
17 April 1990 Summary record of the 1st part of the 24th meeting (public), held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Wednesday, 14 February 1990 : Commission on Human Rights, 46th session.
02 May 1990 Summary record of the 30th meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Monday, 19 February 1990 : Commission on Human Rights, 46th session.
08 May 1990 Summary record of the 48th meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Friday, 2 March 1990 : Commission on Human Rights, 46th session.
22 October 1990 Situation of human rights in El Salvador : note / by the Secretary-General.
28 November 1990 Situation of human rights in Afghanistan : draft resolution / submitted by the Chairman on the basis of informal consultations
28 January 1991 Final report to the Commission on Human Rights on the situation of human rights in El Salvador / prepared by José Antonio Pastor Ridruejo, in pursuance of the mandate conferred by Commission resolution 1990/77.
28 January 1991 Situation in East Timor : note / by the Secretariat submitted pursuant to Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities resolution 1990/15.
20 February 1991 Summary record of the 28th meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Friday, 15 February 1991 : Commission on Human Rights, 47th session.
22 February 1991 Summary record of the 30th meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Monday, 18 February 1991 : Commission on Human Rights, 47th session.
25 February 1991 Summary record of the 32nd meeting, 1st part, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Tuesday, 19 February 1991 : Commission on Human Rights, 47th session.
25 March 1991 Situation of human rights in Afghanistan : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
09 April 1991 Summary record of the 25th meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Thursday, 14 February 1991 : Commission on Human Rights, 47th session.
16 April 1991 Summary record of the 29th meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Monday, 18 February 1991 : Commission on Human Rights, 47th session.
17 April 1991 Summary record of the 27th meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Friday, 15 February 1991 : Commission on Human Rights, 47th session.
13 September 1991 Letter dated 91/09/12 from the Chargé d'affaires a.i. of the Permanent Observer Mission of Palestine to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General.
16 October 1991 The situation of human rights in Kuwait under Iraqi occupation : note / by the Secretary-General
13 November 1991 Situation of human rights in Iraq : note / by the Secretary-General
25 November 1991 Situation of human rights in Afghanistan : draft resolution / submitted by the Chairman of the Committee on the basis of informal consultations
16 January 1992 Report of the situation of human rights in Kuwait under Iraqi occupation / prepared by Walter Kälin, Special Rapporteur of the Commission on Human Rights, in accordance with Commission resolution 1991/67.
16 January 1992 Final report to the Commission on Human Rights on the situation of human rights in El Salvador / prepared by José Antonio Pastor Ridruejo, Special Representative of the Commission on Human Rights
17 February 1992 Summary record of the 23rd meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Wednesday, 12 February 1992 : Commission on Human Rights, 48th session.
18 February 1992 Report on the situation of human rights in Iraq / prepared by Max van der Stoel, Special Rapporteur of the Commission on Human Rights, in accordance with Commission resolution 1991/74.
06 March 1992 Summary record of the 36th meeting, 2nd part, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Thursday, 20 February 1992 : Commission on Human Rights, 48th session.
06 March 1992 Summary record of the 44th meeting, 2nd part, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Wednesday, 26 February 1992 : Commission on Human Rights, 48th session.
09 March 1992 Situation of human rights in Afghanistan : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
07 April 1992 Summary record of the 22nd meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Tuesday, 11 February 1992 : Commission on Human Rights, 48th session.
21 April 1992 Summary record of the 24th meeting, 1st part, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Wednesday, 12 February 1992 : Commission on Human Rights, 48th session.
25 May 1992 Summary record of the 24th meeting, 2nd part, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Wednesday, 12 February 1992 : Commission on Human Rights, 48th session.
13 November 1992 Situation of human rights in Myanmar : note / by the Secretary-General.
27 November 1992 Note verbale dated 92/11/27 from the Permanent Mission of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia to the United Nations Office at Geneva addressed to the Under-Secretary-General for Human Rights.
02 December 1992 Situation of human rights in Afghanistan : draft resolution / submitted by the Chairman.
02 December 1992 The situation of human rights in the territory of the former Yugoslavia : draft resolution / Albania, et al.
03 December 1992 The situation of human rights in the territory of the former Yugoslavia : revised draft resolution / Albania, et al.
18 December 1992 Report on the situation of human rights in Guatemala / by the Independent Expert, Christian Tomuschat, prepared in accordance with paragraph 13 of Commission resolution 1992/78.
28 January 1993 Final report on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran / by the Special Representative of the Commission on Human Rights, Reynaldo Galindo Pohl, pursuant to Commission resolution 1992/67 of 4 March 1992.
29 January 1993 Written statement / submitted by Amnesty International.
10 February 1993 Written statement / submitted by the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights.
10 February 1993 Situation in East Timor : report of the Secretary-General.
17 February 1993 Report on the situation of human rights in Myanmar / prepared by Yozo Yokota, Special Rapporteur of the Commission on Human Rights, in accordance with Commission resolution 1992/58.
17 February 1993 Draft resolution / Argentina, et al.
19 February 1993 Report on the situation of human rights in Iraq / prepared by Max van der Stoel, Special Rapporteur of the Commission on Human Rights, in accordance with Commission resolution 1992/71.
26 February 1993 Summary record of the 32nd meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Monday, 22 February 1993 : Commission on Human Rights, 49th session.
01 March 1993 Situation of human rights in Afghanistan : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
02 March 1993 Summary record of the 34th meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Tuesday, 23 February 1993 : Commission on Human Rights, 49th session.
03 March 1993 Situation of human rights in Zaire : draft resolution / Australia, et al.
05 March 1993 Situation of human rights in Iraq : draft resolution / Argentina, et al.
08 March 1993 Situation of human rights in Afghanistan : draft resolution / proposed by the Chairman.
08 March 1993 Situation of human rights in Afghanistan : draft resolution / proposed by the Chairman.
10 March 1993 Situation in East Timor : draft resolution / Angola, et al.
12 March 1993 Summary record of the 52nd meeting, 1st part, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Wednesday, 3rd March 1993 : Commission on Human Rights, 49th session.
22 March 1993 Summary record of the 35th meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Tuesday, 23 February 1993 : Commission on Human Rights, 49th session.
23 March 1993 Summary record of the 38th meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Wednesday, 24 February 1993 : Commission on Human Rights, 49th session.
26 April 1993 Situation of human rights in the territory of the former Yugoslavia : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
18 August 1993 The situation of human rights in Sri Lanka : draft resolution / Mr. Bossuyt, Ms. Chavez, Mr. Eide and Mr. Joinet.
23 August 1993 Summary record of the 18th meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Monday, 16 August 1993 : Commission on Human Rights, Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities, 45th session.
26 August 1993 Summary record of the 22nd meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Wednesday, 18 August 1993 : Commission on Human Rights, Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities, 45th session.
25 October 1993 Note / by the Secretary-General.
16 November 1993 Situation of human rights in Myanmar : note / by the Secretary-General.
18 November 1993 Note / by the Secretary-General.
18 November 1993 Situation of human rights in the Sudan : note / by the Secretary-General.
30 November 1993 Situation of Human Rights in Afghanistan : draft resolution / submitted by the Chairman.
03 December 1993 Situation of human rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) : revised draft resolution / United States of America.
23 December 1993 Situation of human rights in Zaire : report of the Secretary-General.
18 January 1994 Note / by the Secretary-General.
20 January 1994 Situation in East Timor : report of the Secretary-General.
20 January 1994 Assistance to Guatemala in the field of human rights : report on the situation of human rights in Guatemala, prepared in accordance with Commission resolution 1993/88 / by the independent Expert, Mónica Pinto.
01 February 1994 Situation of human rights in the Sudan : report of the Special Rapporteur, Gáspár Bíró, submitted in accordance with Commission on Human Rights resolution 1993/60.
02 February 1994 Final report on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran / prepared by the Special Representative of the Commission on Human Rights, Reynaldo Galindo Pohl
04 February 1994 Written statement / submitted by the International Federation of Human Rights.
07 February 1994 Situation of human rights in Afghanistan : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
07 February 1994 Situation of human rights in the territory of the former Yugoslavia : violations of human rights in the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Republic of Croatia and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montengro) : resolution
08 February 1994 Written statement / submitted by the International Federation of Human Rights.
24 February 1994 Letter dated 94/02/22 from the Permanent Representative of the Sudan to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General.
25 February 1994 Report on the situation of human rights in Iraq / submitted by Max van der Stoel, Special Rapporteur of the Commission on Human Rights, in accordance with Commission resolution 1993/74.
25 February 1994 Summary record of the 32nd meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Monday, 21 February 1994 : Commission on Human Rights, 50th session.
28 February 1994 Summary record of the 34th meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Tuesday, 22 February 1994 : Commission on Human Rights, 50th session.
01 March 1994 Letter dated 94/02/18 from the Permanent Representative of Sudan to the United Nations Office at Geneva addressed to the Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights.
04 March 1994 Situation of human rights in Afghanistan : draft resolution / proposed by the Chairman.
04 March 1994 Situation of human rights in Myanmar : draft resolution / Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Spain and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
04 March 1994 Situation of human rights in Zaire : draft resolution / Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal and Spain.
04 March 1994 Situation of human rights in the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina : draft resolution / Bangladesh, et al.
04 March 1994 Situation of human rights in Haiti : draft resolution / Argentina, et al.
09 March 1994 Summary record of the 51st meeting, 1st part, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Wednesday, 2 March 1994 : Commission on Human Rights, 50th session.
25 September 2002 Summary record of the 36th meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Thursday, 11 April 2002 : Commission on Human Rights, 58th session
Convention: Convention against Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
07 September 1977 Draft code on medical ethics : note / by the Secretary-General
31 October 1977 Summary record of the 34th meeting : 3rd Committee, held on Monday, 31 October 1977, New York, General Assembly, 32nd session
03 November 1977 Summary record of the 35th meeting : 3rd Committee, held on Tuesday, 1 November 1977, New York, General Assembly, 32nd session
10 March 1978 Commission on Human Rights : report of the 34th session, 6 February-10 March 1978.
18 October 1978 Questionnaire on the Declaration on the Protection of all Persons from Being Subjected to Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment : report of the Secretary-General
13 November 1978 Questionnaire on the Declaration on the Protection of all Persons from Being Subjected to Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment : report of the Secretary-General : addendum
27 November 1978 Questionnaire on the Declaration on the Protection of all Persons from Being Subjected to Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment : report of the Secretary-General : addendum
21 December 1978 Questionnaire on the Declaration on the Protection of all Persons from Being Subjected to Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment : report of the Secretary-General : addendum
16 March 1979 Commission on Human Rights : report on the 35th session, 12 February-16 March 1979.
21 September 1979 Questionnaire on the Declaration on the Protection of All Persons from Being Subjected to Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment : report of the Secretary-General : addendum
06 February 1980 Note dated 80/02/06 from the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Cuba to the United Nations Office at Geneva addressed to the Division of Human Rights.
05 September 1980 Questionnaire on the Declaration on the Protection of All Persons from Being Subjected to Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment : report of the Secretary-General.
08 December 1980 Record of meeting held on 2 Dec. 1980.
10 December 1980 Record of meeting held on 1 Dec. 1980.
11 December 1980 Record of meeting held on 2 Dec. 1980.
15 December 1980 General Assembly, 35th session : 96th plenary meeting, Monday, 15 December 1980, New York
09 November 1981 Record of meeting held on 22 Oct. 1981.
09 November 1981 Record of meeting held on 28 Oct. 1981.
10 November 1981 Record of meeting held on 29 Oct. 1981.
11 November 1981 Record of meeting held on 29 Oct. 1981.
11 November 1981 Record of meeting held on 30 Oct. 1981.
16 November 1981 Report of the 3rd Committee.
18 November 1981 Record of meeting held on 2 Nov. 1981.
19 November 1981 Record of meeting held on 3 Nov. 1981.
30 November 1982 Summary record of the 51st meeting, 3rd Committee, held on Tuesday, 23 November 1982, New York.
13 December 1982 Report of the 3rd Committee.
10 December 1983 Report of the 3rd Committee.
05 March 1984 Summary record of the 33rd meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Wednesday, 29 February 1984 : Commission on Human Rights, 40th session.
10 December 1984 Report of the 3rd Committee.
13 December 1984 Summary record of the 61st meeting, 3rd Committee, held on Wednesday, 5 December 1985, New York, General Assembly, 39th session.
Convention: Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
04 November 1985 Report of the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities on its 38th session, Geneva, 5-30 August 1985.
02 November 1987 Summary record of the 19th meeting : 3rd Committee, held on Wednesday, 21 October 1987, New York, General Assembly, 42nd session.
23 August 1993 Summary record of the 18th meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Monday, 16 August 1993 : Commission on Human Rights, Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities, 45th session.
24 February 1994 A continued United Nations human rights presence in Cambodia : report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Michael Kirby (Australia), on the situation of human rights in Cambodia
08 July 1994 Summary record of the 17th meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Friday, 13 August 1993 : Commission on Human Rights, Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities, 45th session.
26 August 1994 Summary record of the 27th meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Friday, 19 August 1994 : Commission on Human Rights, Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities, 46th session.
15 February 1995 Letter dated 95/02/10 from the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Latvia to the United Nations Office at Geneva addressed to the Chairman of the Commission on Human Rights.
07 January 1997 Summary record of the 28th meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Monday, 26 August 1996 : Commission on Human Rights, Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities, 48th session.
17 April 2001 Summary record of the 43rd meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Friday, 6 April 2001 : Commission on Human Rights, 57th session
11 March 2005 Report of the Independent Expert on the Situation of Human Rights in Afghanistan, M. Cherif Bassiouni
09 December 2005 Summary record of the 41st meeting, held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Wednesday, 7 April 2004 : Commission on Human Rights, 60th session
23 January 2006 Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Vitit Muntarbhorn
08 December 2006 Promotion and protection of human rights : report of the 3rd Committee : General Assembly, 61st session