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Yemen and UN Charter-based Bodies

Yemen and UN Treaty Bodies

Most recent concluding observations

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/YEM/CO/1

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

Human Rights Committee
Concluding observations (2012) CCPR/C/YEM/CO/5

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Concluding observations (2011) E/C.12/YEM/CO/2

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Concluding observations (2011) CERD/C/YEM/CO/17-18

Committee against Torture
Concluding observations (2010) CAT/C/YEM/CO/2/REV.1

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children child prostitution and child pornography
Concluding observations (2009) CRC/C/OPSC/YEM/CO/1

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
Concluding observations (2009) CEDAW/C/YEM/CO/6

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OHCHR in Yemen

On 10 December 2011, a Government of National Unity was sworn in following the transfer of power agreement brokered by the Gulf Cooperation Council. This was followed by a national and inclusive National Dialogue Conference (NDC) that began on 18 March 2013, which marks a critical process leading to a new Constitution and the holding of general elections in February 2014. Events of 2011 brought to the forefront human rights issues and the need for OHCHR to be present in the country to accompany Yemen in bringing about a peaceful and inclusive transition where human rights of all are fulfilled and respected without any kind of distinction.
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Field Operations and Technical Cooperation Division (FOTCD)
Contact is in Geneva, Switzerland.

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

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