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Calendar of Events


OHCHR report 2013 OHCHR Report 2013
OHCHR Management Plan 2014-2017 OHCHR Management Plan 2014-2017
Brochure: Human Rights in action Human Rights in Action (PDF)
Working with the United Nations Human Rights Programme: A Handbook for Civil Society A Handbook for Civil Society (PDF)

Syrian Arab Republic

Syrian Arab Republic

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Syrian Arab Republic and UN Charter-based Bodies

Syrian Arab Republic and UN Treaty Bodies

Most recent concluding observations

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
Concluding observations (2014) CEDAW/C/SYR/CO/2

Committee against Torture
Concluding observations (2012) CAT/C/SYR/CO/1/Add.2

Committee on the Rights of the Child
Concluding observations (2012) CRC/C/SYR/CO/3-4

Committee on Migrant Workers
Concluding observations (2008) CMW/C/SYR/CO/1

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict
Concluding observations (2007) CRC/C/OPAC/SYR/CO/1

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children child prostitution and child pornography
Concluding observations (2006) CRC/C/OPSC/SYR/CO/1

Human Rights Committee
Concluding observations (2005) CCPR/CO/84/SYR

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Concluding observations (2001) E/C.12/1/Add.63

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Concluding observations (1999) CERD/C/304/Add.70

>>Full list of documents in the Treaty Body Database

Contact Information


Field Operations and Technical Cooperation Division (FOTCD)
Contact is in Geneva, Switzerland.

Middle East and North Africa Section
Tel. +41 22 928 9153

Commission of Inquiry and Fact-finding mission on Syria

Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Syria

Call for submissions

Reports and periodic updates

Human Rights Council Special Sessions:
18th Special Session
17th Special Session
16th Special Session

High Commissioner news and statements to the HRC
News | Statements

Feature Stories


External Links

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OHCHR in the field

Map of OHCHR field presences

Regional Offices

Country Offices

Human Rights Components of Peace Missions

Human Rights Advisors

Action 2

Technical Cooperation Programme

National Human Rights Institutions