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UN Human Rights Report 2019 UN Human Rights Report 2019
OHCHR Management Plan 2018-2021 OHCHR Management Plan 2018-2021
Brochure: Human Rights in action Human Rights in Action (PDF)
Working with the United Nations Human Rights Programme: A Handbook for Civil Society A Handbook for Civil Society (PDF)



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Timor-Leste and UN Charter-based Bodies

Timor-Leste and UN Treaty Bodies

Most recent concluding observations

Committee against Torture
Concluding observations (2017) CAT/C/TLS/CO/1

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
Concluding observations (2015) CEDAW/C/TLS/CO/2-3

Committee on Migrant Workers
Concluding observations (2015) CMW/C/TLS/CO/1

Committee on the Rights of the Child
Concluding observations (2015) CRC/C/TLS/CO/2-3

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children child prostitution and child pornography
Concluding observations (2008) CRC/C/OPSC/TLS/CO/1

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict
Concluding observations (2008) CRC/C/OPAC/TLS/CO/1

>>Full list of documents in the Treaty Body Database

OHCHR in Timor-Leste

A Human Rights Adviser’s Unit (HRAU) was established in Timor-Leste in 2013, after the mandate of the UN peace mission, which had a human rights component, was terminated in December 2012. The HRAU works closely with the Government, the National Human Rights Institution (the Provedoria for Human Rights and Justice), civil society organizations and the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) supporting efforts to further develop the capacity of partners to promote, protect and mainstream human rights. The HRAU comprises one international and three national staff.
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Field Operations and Technical Cooperation Division (FOTCD)
Contact is in Geneva, Switzerland.

Asia Pacific Section
Tel. +41 22 928 9650

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