International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance

The International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on December 20, 2006 and is open for signature.  As of December 2009, 81 states have signed the convention.  The convention is determined to prevent enforced disappearances and to combat exemption from punishment for the crime of enforced disappearance.

Full Text of International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance


Inside International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance