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International law courts, cases & commentary: Cases of HR Treaty Monitors

Jurisprudence of UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies

CCPR: Human Rights Committee

Monitors implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (1966) and its optional protocols

CESCR: Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Monitors implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (1966)

CMW: Committee on Migrant Workers

Monitors implementation of the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families (1990)

 

CEDAW: Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

Monitors implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (1979) and its optional protocol (1999)

CAT: Committee against torture

Monitors implementation of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment (1984)

 

Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (SPT) established pursuant to the Optional Protocol of the Convention against Torture (OPCAT) (2002) visits places of detention in order to prevent torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment

CRPD: Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Monitors implementation of the International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (2006)

CERD: Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Monitors implementation of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (1965)

CRC: Committee on the Rights of the Child

Monitors implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) and its optional protocols (2000).

CED: Committee on Enforced Disappearances

Monitors implementation of the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance (2006)