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Reporting status for Benin
 TreatySignature DateRatification Date, Accession(a), Succession(d) Date
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CAT - Convention against Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

CATConvention against Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment 12 Mar 1992 (a)11 Apr 199212 Mar 1992  
 
 Reporting CycleSession (Year)
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Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
List of issues prior to reporting (LoIPR)CAT/C/BEN/Q/3  19 Jan 2010 View document       E S  R      BENCAT/C/BEN/Q/3  25True
State party report under LoIPR 30 Dec 2015/Initially due in 2011                     BENINT/CAT/RUL/BEN/41 201145False
ExpandII39 (2007)
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's reportCAT/C/BEN/210 Apr 199713 Apr 200527 Apr 2007 View document       E S  R      BENCAT/C/BEN/2  29True
List of issuesCAT/C/BEN/Q/2  09 Jul 2007 View document       E S  R      BENCAT/C/BEN/Q/2  18True
Reply to List of IssuesCAT/C/BEN/Q/2/Add.1  12 Sep 2007 View document       E S  R      BENCAT/C/BEN/Q/2/Add.1  22True
Info from Civil Society OrganizationsJoint Submission: Alternative report    View document E           INT_CAT_NGO_BEN_39_8110_E.pdf     BENINT/CAT/NGO/BEN/39/8110  14True
Concluding observationsCAT/C/BEN/CO/2  19 Feb 2008 View document       E S  R      BENCAT/C/BEN/CO/2  5True
Follow-up issuesConcluding observations CAT/C/BEN/CO/2, paras. 11 & 18 23 Nov 2007  View document E           INT_CAT_FUI_BEN_12364_E.pdf     BENINT/CAT/FUI/BEN/12364  117True
Follow-up State party's reportPending23 Nov 2008                     BENINT/CAT/FCO/BEN/14045  46False
Follow-up letter sent to the State partyReminder 06 May 2009  View document E           INT_CAT_FUR_BEN_12329_E.pdf     BENINT/CAT/FUR/BEN/12329  114True
Summary recordsCAT/C/SR.807                      BENCAT/C/SR.807  31False
Summary recordsCAT/C/SR.797  07 Dec 2007 View document       E S  R      BENCAT/C/SR.797  31True
Summary recordsCAT/C/SR.800  25 Jan 2008 View document       E S  R      BENCAT/C/SR.800  31True
ExpandI27 (2001)
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's reportCAT/C/21/Add.310 Apr 199312 Feb 200125 Jul 2001 View document       E S  R      BENCAT/C/21/Add.3  29True
Concluding observationsA/57/44(SUPP) paras. 30-35  17 Oct 2002 View document       E SACR      BENA/57/44(SUPP)  5True
Summary recordsCAT/C/SR.493  26 Nov 2001 View document            R      BENCAT/C/SR.493  31True
Summary recordsCAT/C/SR.490  21 Nov 2001 View document       E           BENCAT/C/SR.490  31True
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CAT-OP - Optional Protocol of the Convention against Torture

CAT-OPOptional Protocol of the Convention against Torture24 Feb 200520 Sep 200620 Oct 2006  20 Sep 2006
 
 Reporting CycleSession (Year)
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Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
Country visit report (SPT)CAT/OP/BEN/1 17 Jun 200914 Mar 2011 View document       E SACRCAT_OP_BEN_1_ECAT_OP_BEN_1_FCAT_OP_BEN_1_SCAT_OP_BEN_1_ACAT_OP_BEN_1_CCAT_OP_BEN_1_RBENCAT/OP/BEN/1  23True
Additional Info from State partyCAT/OP/BEN/1/ADD.1 19 Jan 201127 Mar 2011 View document       E SACRCAT_OP_BEN_1_ADD-1_ECAT_OP_BEN_1_ADD-1_FCAT_OP_BEN_1_ADD-1_SCAT_OP_BEN_1_ADD-1_ACAT_OP_BEN_1_ADD-1_CCAT_OP_BEN_1_ADD-1_RBENCAT/OP/BEN/1/ADD.1  1True
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CCPR - International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

CCPRInternational Covenant on Civil and Political Rights 12 Mar 1992 (a)12 Jun 199212 Mar 1992  
 
 Reporting CycleSession (Year)
ExpandII115 (2015)
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's reportCCPR/C/BEN/201 Nov 200829 Jul 201303 Nov 2013 View document       E S         BENCCPR/C/BEN/2  29True
ExpandII113 (2015)
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's reportCCPR/C/BEN/201 Nov 200829 Jul 201303 Nov 2013 View document       E S         BENCCPR/C/BEN/2  29True
ExpandI82 (2004)
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's reportCCPR/C/BEN/2004/111 Jun 199301 Feb 200416 Feb 2004 View document       E S         BENCCPR/C/BEN/2004/1  29True
AddendumCCPR/C/BEN/2004/1/Add.1 17 Aug 200417 Aug 2004 View document       E S         BENCCPR/C/BEN/2004/1/Add.1  40True
List of issuesCCPR/C/82/L/BEN 13 Aug 200413 Aug 2004 View document       E S         BENCCPR/C/82/L/BEN  18True
Reply to List of IssuesCCPR/C/82/L/BEN/Add.1                      BENCCPR/C/82/L/BEN/Add.1  22False
Concluding observationsCCPR/CO/82/BEN 01 Dec 2004  View document       E S         BENCCPR/CO/82/BEN  5True
Summary recordsCCPR/C/SR.2248                      BENCCPR/C/SR.2248  31False
Summary recordsCCPR/C/SR.2233 31 Jan 200531 Jan 2005 View document          A R      BENCCPR/C/SR.2233  31True
Summary recordsCCPR/C/SR.2232 28 Oct 200428 Oct 2004 View document       E  A R      BENCCPR/C/SR.2232  31True
Summary recordsCCPR/C/SR.2234 28 Oct 200428 Oct 2004 View document       E  A R      BENCCPR/C/SR.2234  31True
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CCPR-OP2-DP - Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights aiming to the abolition of the death penalty

CCPR-OP2-DPSecond Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights aiming to the abolition of the death penalty 05 Jul 2012 (a) 05 Jul 2012  
 
 Reporting CycleSession (Year)
 N/A
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CED - Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance

CEDConvention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance19 Mar 2010    
 
 Reporting CycleSession (Year)
 N/A
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CEDAW - Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

CEDAWConvention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women11 Nov 198112 Mar 199211 Apr 1992  12 Mar 1992
 
 Reporting CycleSession (Year)
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Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's report 01 Oct 2017                     BENINT/CEDAW/INR/BEN/7160  29False
ExpandIV56 (2013)
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's reportCEDAW/C/BEN/411 Apr 200922 Jun 201120 Mar 2012 View document       E SACR      BENCEDAW/C/BEN/4  29True
List of issuesCEDAW/C/BEN/Q/4  18 Mar 2013 View document       E SACR      BENCEDAW/C/BEN/Q/4  18True
List of issuesCEDAW/C/BEN/Q/4/Corr.1  01 May 2013 View document       E SACRCEDAW_C_BEN_Q_4_Corr-1_13336_E.pdf     BENCEDAW/C/BEN/Q/4/Corr.1  18True
Reply to List of IssuesCEDAW/C/BEN/Q/4/Add.1    View document  F           INT_CEDAW_RLI_BEN_14816_F.pdf    BENINT/CEDAW/RLI/BEN/14816  22True
Info from Civil Society OrganizationsCEPU Benin submission (for the session)    View document  F           INT_CEDAW_NGO_BEN_15100_F.pdf    BENINT/CEDAW/NGO/BEN/15100  14True
Info from Civil Society OrganizationsGI-ESCR submission (for the session)    View document E           INT_CEDAW_NGO_BEN_15104_E.pdf     BENINT/CEDAW/NGO/BEN/15104  14True
Info from Civil Society OrganizationsGlobal Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children (for PSWG)    View document E           INT_CEDAW_NGO_BEN_13337_E.pdf     BENINT/CEDAW/NGO/BEN/13337  14True
Info from Civil Society OrganizationsGroupe CEDEF du BĂ©nin submission (for the session)    View document EF          INT_CEDAW_NGO_BEN_15110_E.pdfINT_CEDAW_NGO_BEN_15110_F.pdf    BENINT/CEDAW/NGO/BEN/15110  14True
Info from Civil Society OrganizationsPlan International, ESAM & SOS Children's Villages (for PSWG)    View document E           INT_CEDAW_NGO_BEN_13338_E.pdf     BENINT/CEDAW/NGO/BEN/13338  14True
StatementStatement    View document  F           INT_CEDAW_STA_BEN_15320_F.pdf    BENINT/CEDAW/STA/BEN/15320  109True
List of delegation/participantsList    View document E           INT_CEDAW_LOP_BEN_15286_E.pdf     BENINT/CEDAW/LOP/BEN/15286  107True
Concluding observationsCEDAW/C/BEN/CO/4  27 Oct 2013 View document       E SACRCEDAW_C_BEN_CO_4_15519_E.doc     BENCEDAW/C/BEN/CO/4  5True
Follow-up State party's report 18 Oct 2015                     BENINT/CEDAW/FCO/BEN/15577  46False
Summary recordsCEDAW/C/SR.1163  07 Nov 2013 View document       E           BENCEDAW/C/SR.1163  31True
Summary recordsCEDAW/C/SR.1164  08 Apr 2014 View document       E           BENCEDAW/C/SR.1164  31True
ExpandI-III33 (2005)
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's reportCEDAW/C/BEN/1-311 Apr 200127 Jun 200207 Nov 2002 View document       E SACR      BENCEDAW/C/BEN/1-3  29True
List of issuesCEDAW/PSWG/2005/II/CRP.1/Add.1                      BENCEDAW/PSWG/2005/II/CRP.1/Add.1  18False
Reply to List of IssuesCEDAW/PSWG/2005/II/CRP.2/Add.1                      BENCEDAW/PSWG/2005/II/CRP.2/Add.1  22False
Info from UN AgenciesCEDAW/C/2005/II/3/Add.4 06 Jun 200506 Jun 2005 View document       E SACR      BENCEDAW/C/2005/II/3/Add.4  24True
Info from UN AgenciesCEDAW/C/2005/II/3/Add.1 03 May 200503 May 2005 View document       E SACR      BENCEDAW/C/2005/II/3/Add.1  24True
Info from UN AgenciesCEDAW/C/2005/II/3/Add.3 09 May 200509 May 2005 View document       E SACR      BENCEDAW/C/2005/II/3/Add.3  24True
Concluding observationsCEDAW/C/BEN/CO/1-3  03 Aug 2005 View document       E SACR      BENCEDAW/C/BEN/CO/1-3  5True
Concluding observationsA/60/38(SUPP) paras. 127-170  31 Aug 2005 View document       E SACR      BENA/60/38(SUPP)  5True
Summary recordsCEDAW/C/SR.687 07 Jul 200527 Jul 2005 View document       E SACR      BENCEDAW/C/SR.687  31True
Summary recordsCEDAW/C/SR.688 07 Jul 200519 Jul 2005 View document       E SACR      BENCEDAW/C/SR.688  31True
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CERD - International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

CERDInternational Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination02 Feb 196730 Nov 200130 Dec 2001  30 Nov 2001
 
 Reporting CycleSession (Year)
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Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's report 30 Dec 2002                     BENINT/CERD/INR/BEN/6453  29False
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CESCR - International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

CESCRInternational Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights 12 Mar 1992 (a)12 Jun 199212 Mar 1992  
 
 Reporting CycleSession (Year)
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Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's report 30 Jun 2010                     BENINT/CESCR/INR/BEN/6067  29False
ExpandII40 (2008)
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's reportE/C.12/BEN/230 Jun 200719 Dec 200629 Mar 2007 View document       E S CR      BENE/C.12/BEN/2  29True
List of issuesE/C.12/BEN/Q/2  24 Sep 2007 View document       E S CR      BENE/C.12/BEN/Q/2  18True
Reply to List of IssuesE/C.12/BEN/Q/2/Add.1  16 Mar 2008 View document       E S C       BENE/C.12/BEN/Q/2/Add.1  22True
List of delegation/participants     View document E           INT_CESCR_LOP_BEN_40_10673_E.pdf     BENINT/CESCR/LOP/BEN/40/10673  107True
Concluding observationsE/C.12/BEN/CO/2  09 Jun 2008 View document       E SACR      BENE/C.12/BEN/CO/2  5True
Summary recordsE/C.12/2008/SR.11  09 May 2008 View document       E S         BENE/C.12/2008/SR.11  31True
Summary recordsE/C.12/2008/SR.10  09 May 2008 View document       E S         BENE/C.12/2008/SR.10  31True
ExpandI28 (2002)
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
Country Analysis/BriefE/C.12/CA/BEN/1                      BENE/C.12/CA/BEN/1  7False
State party's reportE/1990/5/Add.4830 Jun 199405 Feb 200105 Sep 2001 View document       E SACR      BENE/1990/5/Add.48  29True
List of issuesE/C.12/Q/BEN/1 27 Sep 200127 Sep 2001 View document       E S  R      BENE/C.12/Q/BEN/1  18True
Info from UN AgenciesE/C.12/2002/SA/1 15 Mar 200215 Mar 2002 View document       E           BENE/C.12/2002/SA/1  24True
Concluding observationsE/C.12/1/Add.78 05 Jun 200205 Jun 2002 View document       E SACR      BENE/C.12/1/Add.78  5True
Summary recordsE/C.12/2002/SR.8 13 May 200213 May 2002 View document       E           BENE/C.12/2002/SR.8  31True
Summary recordsE/C.12/2002/SR.9 06 Feb 200319 Aug 2002 View document       E           BENE/C.12/2002/SR.9  31True
Summary recordsE/C.12/2002/SR.10 14 May 200214 May 2002 View document       E           BENE/C.12/2002/SR.10  31True
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CMW - International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families

CMWInternational Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families15 Sep 2005    
 
 Reporting CycleSession (Year)
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CRC - Convention on the Rights of the Child

CRCConvention on the Rights of the Child25 Apr 199003 Aug 199002 Sep 1990  03 Aug 1990
 
 Reporting CycleSession (Year)
ExpandIII-V71 (2016)
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's reportCRC/C/BEN/3-501 Mar 201129 Jul 2013  View document  F           CRC_C_BEN_3-5_6422_F.doc    BENCRC/C/BEN/3-5  29True
ExpandII43 (2006)
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's reportCRC/C/BEN/201 Sep 199720 Apr 200524 Nov 2005 View document       E S         BENCRC/C/BEN/2  29True
List of issuesCRC/C/BEN/Q/2 21 Jun 200621 Jun 2006 View document       E S         BENCRC/C/BEN/Q/2  18True
Reply to List of IssuesCRC/C/BEN/Q/2/Add.1 14 Aug 200614 Aug 2006 View document       E S         BENCRC/C/BEN/Q/2/Add.1  22True
Statement     View document E           INT_CRC_STA_BEN_43_11182_E.pdf     BENINT/CRC/STA/BEN/43/11182  109True
List of delegation/participants     View document E           INT_CRC_LOP_BEN_43_10747_E.pdf     BENINT/CRC/LOP/BEN/43/10747  107True
Concluding observationsCRC/C/BEN/CO/2 20 Oct 200620 Oct 2006 View document       E S         BENCRC/C/BEN/CO/2  5True
Summary recordsCRC/C/SR.1181  21 Nov 2006 View document       E S         BENCRC/C/SR.1181  31True
Summary recordsCRC/C/SR.1183  21 Nov 2006 View document       E S         BENCRC/C/SR.1183  31True
ExpandI21 (1999)
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
Country Analysis/BriefCRC/C/A/BEN/1    View document       E           BENCRC/C/A/BEN/1  7True
State party's reportCRC/C/3/Add.5201 Sep 199222 Jan 199704 Jul 1997 View document       E           BENCRC/C/3/Add.52  29True
CorrigendumCRC/C/3/Add.52/Corr.1  22 Sep 1997 View document       E           BENCRC/C/3/Add.52/Corr.1  39True
List of issuesCRC/C/Q/BEN/1    View document                   BENCRC/C/Q/BEN/1  18True
Concluding observationsCRC/C/15/Add.106 24 Aug 199912 Aug 1999 View document       E S         BENCRC/C/15/Add.106  5True
Summary recordsCRC/C/SR.543 31 May 199931 May 1999 View document       E S         BENCRC/C/SR.543  31True
Summary recordsCRC/C/SR.544 03 Nov 200004 Jan 2000 View document       E S         BENCRC/C/SR.544  31True
Summary recordsCRC/C/SR.545 01 Jul 199901 Jun 1999 View document       E S         BENCRC/C/SR.545  31True
Summary recordsCRC/C/SR.557 09 Jun 199909 Jun 1999 View document       E S         BENCRC/C/SR.557  31True
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CRC-OP-AC - Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict

CRC-OP-ACOptional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict22 Feb 200131 Jan 200528 Feb 2005  31 Jan 2005
 
 Reporting CycleSession (Year)
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Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's report 28 Feb 2007                     BENINT/CRC-OP-AC/INR/BEN/6759  29False
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CRC-OP-SC - Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children child prostitution and child pornography

CRC-OP-SCOptional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children child prostitution and child pornography22 Feb 200131 Jan 200528 Feb 2005  31 Jan 2005
 
 Reporting CycleSession (Year)
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Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's report 28 Feb 2007                     BENINT/CRC-OP-SC/INR/BEN/6809  29False
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CRPD - Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

CRPDConvention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities08 Feb 200805 Jul 2012   05 Jul 2012
 
 Reporting CycleSession (Year)
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Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's report 05 Aug 2014                     BENINT/CRPD/INR/BEN/6934  29False


Acceptance of individual complaints procedures for Benin
 TreatySignature DateRatification Date, Accession(a), Succession(d) DateDate of acceptance/non acceptance
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CCPR-OP1 - Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

CCPR-OP1Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights 12 Mar 1992 (a)12 Jun 199212 Mar 1992  
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
N/A
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CEDAW-OP - Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

CEDAW-OPOptional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women25 May 2000    
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
N/A
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CESCR-OP - Optional protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

CESCR-OPOptional protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights24 Sep 2013    
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
N/A
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CRC-OP-IC - Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child

CRC-OP-ICOptional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child24 Sep 2013    
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
N/A
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CRPD-OP - Optional protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

CRPD-OPOptional protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities08 Feb 200805 Jul 2012   05 Jul 2012
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
N/A


Acceptance of the inquiry procedure for Benin
 TreatyAcceptance of inquiry procedureDate of acceptance/non acceptance
Command item
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CAT, Art.20 - Inquiry procedure under the Convention against Torture

CAT, Art.20Inquiry procedure under the Convention against TortureYES12 Mar 1992
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
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CRPD-OP, Art.6-7 - Inquiry procedure under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

CRPD-OP, Art.6-7Inquiry procedure under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with DisabilitiesYES05 Jul 2012
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
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