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The core international human rights treaties [electronic resource] / Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Contributor(s): United Nations. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : United Nations, 2006Description: 1 online resource (v, 219 p.).ISBN: 9211541662 (pbk.); 9789211541663 (pbk.); 9781429479363 (electronic bk.); 1429479361 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Human rights | Treaties -- Collections | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Human Rights | Mensenrechten | Internationaal recht | Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) | International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (1966) | International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (1966) | International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (1966). Protocols, etc., 1966 Dec. 16 | International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (1966). Protocols, etc., 1989 Dec. 15 | International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (1965) | Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (1979) | Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (1979). Protocols, etc., 1999 Oct. 6 | Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) | Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989). Optional Protocol on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography | Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989). Optional Protocol on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict | Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (1984) | Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (1984). Protocols, etc., 2002 Dec. 18 | International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families (1990) | HUMAN RIGHTS | MULTILATERAL TREATIES | TREATIES (TEXT) | DECLARATIONS (TEXT)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Core international human rights treaties.DDC classification: 341.4/8 Other classification: 86.81 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Universal Declaration of Human Rights -- International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights -- International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights -- Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights -- Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at the abolition of the death penalty -- International Covenant on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women -- Convention on the Rights of the Child -- Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography -- Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict -- Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment -- Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment -- International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and members of Their families.
Summary: There are nine core international human rights treaties. Each of these treaties has established a committee of experts to monitor implementation of the treaty provisions by its States parties. Some of the treaties are supplemented by optional protocols dealing with specific concerns. This publication reproduces the core international human rights treaties.--Publisher's description.
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"United Nations publication. Sales no. E.06. XIV.2"--T.p. verso.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights -- International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights -- International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights -- Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights -- Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at the abolition of the death penalty -- International Covenant on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women -- Convention on the Rights of the Child -- Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography -- Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict -- Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment -- Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment -- International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and members of Their families.

There are nine core international human rights treaties. Each of these treaties has established a committee of experts to monitor implementation of the treaty provisions by its States parties. Some of the treaties are supplemented by optional protocols dealing with specific concerns. This publication reproduces the core international human rights treaties.--Publisher's description.

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