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General Comments/Recommendations

The UN Human Rights Treaty Committees publish their interpretation of the content of human rights provisions, known as general comments on thematic issues or methods of work.
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Right to just and favourable conditions of work (article 7 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights)

20 January 2015 | Publisher: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

General comment no. 35, Article 9 (Liberty and security of person)

16 December 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

General recommendation No. 32 on the gender-related dimensions of refugee status, asylum, nationality and statelessness of women

5 November 2014 | Publisher: UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

General Comment No. 2 on Article 6 of the ACRWC: "The Right to a Name, Registration at Birth, and to Acquire a Nationality"

16 April 2014 | Publisher: African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

UNHCR Provisional Comments and Recommendations On the Draft Amendments to the Law on Asylum and Refugees

4 December 2013 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

Moving forward on asylum and international protection in the EU's interests - UNHCR's recommendations to Greece for the EU Presidency January - June 2014

December 2013 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

General Comment No. 1 on Article 30 of the ACRWC: "Children of Incarcerated and Imprisoned Parents and Primary Caregivers"

8 November 2013 | Publisher: African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

General recommendation No. 30 on women in conflict prevention, conflict and post-conflict situations

1 November 2013 | Publisher: UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

General recommendation on article 16 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (Economic consequences of marriage, family relations and their dissolution)

30 October 2013 | Publisher: UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

Proposal for a Central Mediterranean Sea Initiative: EU solidarity for rescue-at-sea, protection and comprehensive responses

16 October 2013 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

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