Joint Oral Statement on the introduction of open and participatory nominations and elections for Treaty Body membership

August 28, 2020

At the informal consultation by the Co-Facilitators of the process of the consideration of the state of the UN Human Rights treaty body system with stakeholders, TB-Net introduced the Civil Society Proposals for a fixed and co-ordinated calendar of the UN human rights treaty bodies to ensure regular, predictable and universal monitoring and accountability of States’ human rights obligations.

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Joint Oral Statement on the introduction of a fixed calendar of Treaty Bodies

August 28, 2020

At the Co-Facilitators’ informal consultation, TB-Net recommended States to introduce open and participatory nominations and elections processes to promote quality, independent and diverse membership of the UN human rights treaty bodies.

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Joint Oral Statement on the Treaty Body strengthening process

August 28, 2020

At the consultation with Switzerland and Morocco on the state of the UN human rights Treaty Body system, TB-Net stressed 05 (five) overarching principles for the Treaty Body strengthening process: human rights protection, specificity within one system, adequate funding, civil society participation and independence.

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