Recent events and activities
20th session (online): The
20th session of the Committee took place from 12 April to 7 May 2021.
During the session, the Committee adopted its
Report on requests for urgent action submitted under article 30 of the Convention. It also adopted its
Guidance for the submission of a request for urgent action to the Committee
During the session, the Committee held interactive dialogues on the initial report of Switzerland (see videos:
part 2 and
part 3) and Mongolia (part 1,
part 2 and
part 3), and on the additional information submitted by Colombia (part 1 and
part 2) and adopted a list of issues in the absence of a report (LOIAR) for Zambia.
Joint Webinar by CED/WGEID/ICAED: ‘Sharing experiences and positive outcomes of actions taken to
promote the ratification of the Convention and way forward’
3 March 2021
Time to act (video): ‘No State is immune from the risk and corrosive effects of enforced disappearance.’
24 December 2020
The CED welcomes its new member, Mr. Matar Diop. In compliance with article 26(5) of the Convention, Mr. Diop replaces Mr. Cheikh Ahmed Tidiane Coulibaly who resigned on 16 October 2020.
19th session (online): Watch the
summary and the public closing meeting. Featuring the Committee’s first ever online dialogue with a State party on
5 October and
7 October 2020, to examine the additional information submitted by Iraq under article 29(4) of the Convention.