19th session (online), 7 to 25 September 2020
In line with prevailing circumstances, the 19th session of the Committee is held online. The programme of work of the session has been adapted to take into consideration the present extraordinary circumstances and can be consulted at the
DIALOGUE WITH IRAQ: on 5 October and 7 October 2020, the Committee held an online dialogue with Iraq and considered the additional information submitted by the State Party under article 29 (4) of the Convention.
Joint Webinars by CED and WGEID: The year 2020 marks the 40th anniversary of the UN Working Group on enforced and involuntary disappearances (WGEID) and the 10th anniversary of the entry into force, on 23 December 2010, of the UN International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance. In this context, the WGEID and the CED held two joint online-events on the search for victims of enforced disappearances (Part I), and on the way to tackle impunity for cases of enforced disappearance and promote victim centred approaches (Part II).