The United Nations Convention Against Torture: A Handbook on the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, Or Degrading Treatment Or Punishment
Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 1988 - 271 pagini
This book provides a complete overview of the drafting process of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child which was unanimously adopted by the General Assembly of the UN on 20 November 1989. Chapter I by Nigel Cantwell, gives the reader an introductory look at the drafting process of the Convention within the context of the United Nations. Chapter II is a compilation of the main United Nations documents concerning the drafting of the convention. Part A deals with the futher development of the Polish proposal at the thirty-fourth session of the Commission on Human Rights to conclude a convention on the rights of the child. Parts B & C consist, respectively, of an article-by-article compilation of the general considerations made by the open-ended Working Group regarding the Convention during its eleven sessions (1979-1989). Chapter III , by Jaap Doek, concludes with observations concerning the ratification & -- effective -- implementation of the Convention which entered into force on 2 September 1990. The Appendix contains an exhaustive listing of all relevant United Nations documents. It further contains the official attendance lists of the open-ended Working Group. This important book will aid those concerned to achieve a better understanding of the provisions of the Convention.
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Resolution concerning a draft convention against torture
2 Inclusion of the prohibition of torture in international standards
4 Further efforts for strengthening the protection against torture
Draft Convention for the Prevention and Suppression of Torture
THE DRAFTING HISTORY OF
4 Deliberations in the Commissions Working Group in 1979
5 Deliberations in the Commissions Working Group in 1980
6 Deliberations in the Commissions Working Group in 1981
7 Deliberations in the Commissions Working Group in 1982
8 Deliberations in the Commissions Working Group in 1983
9 Deliberations in the Commissions Working Group in 1984
10 Consideration by the plenary Commission in 1984
12 Signature and entry into force of the Convention
ANNOTATIONS ON THE PROVISIONS OF
Convention against Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrad ing Treatment or Punishment adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on ...
to Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 9 December 1975
Second resolution on torture and other cruel inhuman or degrad ing treatment or punishment adopted by the United Nations
Draft International Convention against Torture and other Cruel
Draft Optional Protocol to the Draft International Convention
General Assembly on 9 December 1975 194
New proposals for the implementation provisions of the Draft
Draft implementation provisions submitted by the Chairman
Draft Convention preceded by an explanatory note as contained
Resolution concerning the Convention against Torture and Other
accepted accession accordance act of torture adopted alleged apply article 16 Assembly authorities basis Civil committed Committee communication competent complaint concerned consideration considered contained Convention Covenant crime criminal cruel custody decided Declaration degrading treatment delegation discussion draft draft convention effective elected ensure establish examination existence extradition force further grounds Group hand Human Rights implementation indicated individual inhuman or degrading International jurisdiction matter means measures meeting mentioned necessary obligations observations offences organ pain or suffering paragraph particular Party person Political possible practices present present Convention principle procedure proceedings prohibition proposed protection Protocol provisions public official question ratification reasonable received referred regard relating request resolution respect result revised rules Secretary-General session situation Soviet statement submitted suggestions Swedish draft taken term territory third torture treaties treatment or punishment United Nations universal victim
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