More Conventions

More Conventions, Covenants and Declarations

Core International Human Rights Instruments

Universal Human Rights Instruments

Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) – 1948 – came into effect 1948 – Other Languages  Wikipedia page

International Convenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) – 1966

International Convenant on Civil and Political Rights (CCPR) – 1966

International Convention of the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Disrimination (CERD) 1965

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) 1979

Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) 1989

Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT) 1984 – came into effect 1987

International Convention on the Protection of all Migrant Workers and members of their Families (CMW) 1990  (see also ILO Declarations, Conventions and Recommendations)

International Convention for the Protection of all Persons from Enforced Disappearance (CED) 2006

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) 2006

Declaration on Human Rights Defenders

Commentary of the Declaration on Human Rights Defenders

Declaration on the Rights of Persons belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities

Commentary on the Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities: go to >>

Int’l Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance (ICCPED) 2006 – came into effect 2010

More on Int’l Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance (ICCPED)

UN Treaty Collection Every treaty and every international agreement entered into by any Member of the United Nations after the present Charter comes into force shall as soon as possible be registered with the Secretariat and published by it. (Art 102 of the Charter of the United Nations) Link

UN Documentation Research Guide >> link

Official Document System of the United Nations (ODS)

UNEP

CITES  – Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

CMS – Convention on Migratory Species

Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer and its various Amendments

Basel Convention on the Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Waste

Convention on Biological Diversity and the Cartagena Protocol on issues of genetically modified organisms and the Nagoya Protocol

Rotterdam Convention on Prior Informed Consent

Malmø Declaration for strengthened international environmental governance

POPS – Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants

ILO Conventions and Recommendations

ILO Declarations

ILO Topics

ILO Normlex

ILO Manual for Drafting Conventions

Ottawa Treaty

Convention on Cluster Munitions