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Sierra Leone


Sierra Leone

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Sierra Leone and UN Charter-based Bodies

Sierra Leone and UN Treaty Bodies

Universal Periodic Review

Core documents for the current and previous cycles

Special Procedures

Country visits by Special Procedures

Most recent Special Procedures' reports

Report of the Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief - Mission to Sierra Leone (A/HRC/25/58/Add.1)

Report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, Ms. Radhika Coomaraswamy (E/CN.4/2002/83/Add.2)

Most recent reports by the UN Secretary-General, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and Secretariat

Assistance to Sierra Leone in the field of human rights - Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (A/HRC/16/78)

Assistance to Sierra Leone in the field of human rights - Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (A/HRC/13/28)

Report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the assistance to Sierra Leone in the field of human rights (A/HRC/10/51)

Report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the assistance to Sierra Leone in the field of human rights (A/HRC/7/66)

Report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the assistance to Sierra Leone in the field of human rights (A/HRC/4/96)

Assistance to Sierra Leone in the field of human rights - Report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
(E/CN.4/2006/106)

Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on assistance to Sierra Leone in the field of human rights (A/59/340)

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Most recent concluding observations

Committee on the Rights of the Child
Concluding observations (2016) CRC/C/SLE/CO/3-5

Committee against Torture
Concluding observations (2014) CAT/C/SLE/CO/1

Human Rights Committee
Concluding observations (2014) CCPR/C/SLE/CO/1

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
Concluding observations (2014) CEDAW/C/SLE/CO/6

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict
Concluding observations (2010) CRC/C/OPAC/SLE/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 (2010) CRC/C/OPSC/SLE/CO/1

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Concluding observations (1996) A/50/18(SUPP) (paras.587-592)


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OHCHR in Sierra Leone

Democracy is slowly being re-established after the civil war (1991-2002) that resulted in tens of thousands of deaths and the displacement of more than 2 million people (about one third of the population). The military, which took over full responsibility for security following the departure of UN peacekeepers at the end of 2005, has developed as a guarantor of the country's stability. In March 2014, the closure of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Sierra Leone More ...

Contact Information

Headquarters

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

Africa Branch
Tel. +41 22 928 93 60


Field

United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Sierra Leone - (UNIPSIL)
Tel. (1) 212 963 9588
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Email: balbinb@un.org

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