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CONVENTION AGAINST ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES

INITIATIVE

CONCEPT

Fighting enforced disappearances

through the International Convention

CEDI is a new multi-actor initiative aimed at contributing to the fight against enforced disappearances by promoting the universal  ratification and effective implementation of the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance and supporting existing networks.

ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES: HEAR THE VICTIMS

Video released by the CED and the WGEID on 30 August 2022, International Day for the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, to give the voice to victims and call for the urgent ratification of the Convention by all States.

Also available in Français and Español

Copyright: United Nations

HIGHLIGHTS

NEW PUBLICATION

Report outlines challenges to and opportunities for ratification of the Convention

CEDI and the Human Rights Law Centre of the University of Nottingham publish report on the ratification of the CPED Convention

 

'This publication is an important tool to understand the obstacles to ratification of the Convention and how to overcome those. It is a tribute to the mobilisation of families of the disappeared and the experience of grassroot organisations. In line with the Human Rights 75 Initiative, it will be of interest to all promoters of the Convention: States, civil society organisations, international organisations and experts' explains Professor Emmanuel Decaux, President of CEDI and former member and first Chair of CED.

PRE-WORLD CONGRESS CONSULTATION

We look forward to hearing from you!

CEDI is launching the consultation process that will lead to the World Congress on Enforced Disappearances in 2024.

 

Please fill in the questionnaire and email it back to uscontact@cedi193.org

NEW RATIFICATION
 

72 States Parties!

CEDI welcomes the recent ratification of the Convention by Maldives on 31 July 2023.

 

Another step towards the goal of universal ratification of the Convention!

World Congress on Enforced Disappearances

14-16 January 2025 I Geneva I Switzerland

CEDI will organize a multi-actor World Congress on Enforced Disappearances in 2025 that will bring together civil society organizations, including associations of families, States, international bodies and experts.

 

Its objectives are to agree on a common strategy and action plan to promote the ratification and implementation of the Convention, put CSOs back at the centre of joint efforts and facilitate intergovernmental dialogue.

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