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Portugal and UN Charter-based Bodies

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Most recent concluding observations

Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Concluding observations (2016) CRPD/C/PRT/CO/1

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
Concluding observations (2015) CEDAW/C/PRT/CO/8-9

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Concluding observations (2014) E/C.12/PRT/CO/4
Concluding observations - Portugal (Macau) (1996) E/C.12/1/Add.9

Committee on the Rights of the Child
Concluding observations (2014) CRC/C/PRT/CO/3-4

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children child prostitution and child pornography
Concluding observations (2014) CRC/C/OPSC/PRT/CO/1

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict
Concluding observations (2014) CRC/C/OPAC/PRT/CO/1

Committee against Torture
Concluding observations (2013) CAT/C/PRT/CO/5-6

Human Rights Committee
Concluding observations (2012) CCPR/C/PRT/CO/4
Concluding observations - Portugal (Macau) (1999) CCPR/C/79/Add.115

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Concluding observations (2012) CERD/C/PRT/CO/12-14

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