Dear friends and fellow activists, we are glad to share with you the latest issue of our UN Treaty Bodies quarterly reports, covering the period from April to June 2021.
This report provides information on SOGIESC references made by UN Committees in their Lists of Issues and Concluding Observations under country periodic review process, as well as adopted General Comments and Individual Complaints.
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SOGIESC-inclusive Concluding Observations
SOGIESC-inclusive Lists of Issues
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This section contains information about recommendations in Concluding Observations, as well as questions in Lists of Issues to specific countries under country periodic review process. [Bold] =SOGIESC-inclusive questions or recommendation
List of Issues: Belgium, Gabon, Lesotho, Maldives, Tunisia
Concluding Observations: Belgium
PSWG – Pre-Sessional Working Group | CAT – Committee against Torture| CRC – Committee on the Rights of the Child | CMW – Committee on Migrant Workers | CED– Committee on Enforced Disappearances | CERD – Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
This section contains information about General Comments (General Recommendations) adopted by Treaty Bodies. These documents provide the Committees’ interpretation of the content of human rights provisions regarding thematic issues or methods of work.
No General Comments were adopted in April–June 2021
This section contains information about decisions made by the Committees on individual complaints. An individual complaint is a formal complaint - from an individual who claims that their rights under one of the treaties have been violated by a State party - which most of the Treaty Bodies are competent to consider.
Unjustified restrictions to the right of peaceful assembly; discrimination against LGBT people; pride event in Crimea prohibited by Russian authorities under ‘anti-propaganda’ law; abuse of the right of submission
Art. 21 and 26 of the ICCPR
Unjustified restrictions to the right of peaceful assembly; discrimination against LGBT people; pride event in Crimea prohibited by Russian authorities under ‘anti-propaganda’ law
Arts. 21 and 26 of the ICCPR
Unjustified restrictions to the right of peaceful assembly; discrimination against LGBT people; abuse of the right of submission
HRCtee– Human Rights Committee ICCPR – International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
Update! The new forms and guidance notes for individual complaints are available in the main website of the following Committees: HRCtee, CERD, CESCR, CEDAW, CAT, CRC,CRPD, CED
 Individual Communication from the 130 Session (12 Oct 2020 – 06 Nov 2020) published on 2021  Individual Communication from the 131 Session (01 Mar 2021 – 26 Mar 2021)  Individual Communication from the 130 Session (12 Oct 2020 – 06 Nov 2020) published on 2021
Summary of sessions: country periodic reviews
This section contains more detailed information on SOGIESC questions, recommendations and follow-up reviews adopted by specific Committees under the country periodic review process. To see the summary of sessions, please download the full report.
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