Recent Events and Developments
In line with precautionary measures adopted to face the Covid-19 pandemic, the 18th session of the Committee initially scheduled to take place in Geneva from 30 March to 9 April 2020 was opened online on 4 May 2020.The Committee then held a closed meeting, during which it adopted lists of issues related to Brazil and Panama. The 18th session was suspended and will remain open until the first day of its 19th session, to enable the Committee to adopt further documents online. You can consult the online opening.
The opening address of the CED Chair (Mohammed Ayat) and of the Chief of the Human Rights Treaties Branch (Ibrahim Salama), can be consulted
The examination of States’ reports and other activities initially scheduled at the 18th session were postponed to the
5th Meeting of States parties - Elections 2019
16th session of the Committee on Enforced Disappearances, 8-18 April 2019
Statement of the Committee on Enforced Disappearances on the Draft Convention on Crimes against Humanity, adopted during the 14th session on 1 June 2018
First Conference on States Parties to the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance on 19 December 2016