9 Core Instruments
There are 9 core international human rights instruments. Each of these instruments has established a committee of experts to monitor implementation of the treaty provisions by its States parties. All of these core instruments are important for persons affected by disability.
The 9 core international human rights instruments are:
|Abrv. Read More…||Title||Date||Extended to Guernsey|
|CERD||International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination||21 Dec 1965||18 Mar 1969|
|CCPR||International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights||16 Dec 1966||20 Aug 1976|
|ICESCR||International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights||16 Dec 1966||1976|
|CEDAW||Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women||18 Dec 1979||Not Extended|
|CAT||Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment||10 Dec 1984||?|
|CRC||Convention on the Rights of the Child||20 Nov 1989||11 Nov 2020|
|ICMW||International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families||18 Dec 1990||?|
|CPED||International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance||20 Dec 2006||?|
|CRPD||Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities||13 Dec 2006||Not Extended|
Some of the treaties are supplemented by optional protocols dealing with specific concerns whereas the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture establishes a committee of experts.
The optional protocols are as follows: