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OHCHR in Tunisia

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Report of the OHCHR Assessment Mission to Tunisia, 26 Jan - 2 Feb 2011
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Tunisia and UN Charter-based Bodies

Tunisia and UN Treaty Bodies

Most recent concluding observations

Human Rights Committee
Concluding observations (2020) CCPR/C/TUN/CO/6

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Concluding observations (2016) E/C.12/TUN/CO/3

Committee against Torture
Concluding observations (2016) CAT/C/TUN/CO/3

Committee on Enforced Disappearances
Concluding observations (2016) CED/C/TUN/CO/1

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Concluding observations (2011) CRPD/C/TUN/CO/1

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
Concluding observations (2010) CEDAW/C/TUN/CO/6

Committee on the Rights of the Child
Concluding observations (2010) CRC/C/TUN/CO/3

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Concluding observations (2009) CERD/C/TUN/CO/19

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict
Concluding observations (2009) CRC/C/OPAC/TUN/CO/1

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OHCHR in Tunisia

In January 2011, Tunisia became the first country in the MENA region to change its autocratic regime through a widespread and peaceful popular uprising. Following this major transformation, an OHCHR assessment mission was dispatched to Tunisia by the High Commissioner in order to assess how the Office could accompany national efforts towards the establishment of a democratic society in Tunisia.
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Field Operations and Technical Cooperation Division (FOTCD)
Contact is in Geneva, Switzerland.
Middle East and North Africa Section
Tel. + 41 22 917 9777


Rue du Lac de Windermere
Immeuble Prestige Business Center � 1er �tage
Tour A
Les Berges du Lac 1, 1053 Tunis
Tel: (+216) 71.286.900 and
(+216) 71.286.270
Fax: (+216)

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