Statement to the 31st Meeting of the Chairpersons of the Human Rights Treaty Bodies
As NGOs committed to ensuring the effectiveness of the UN human rights treaty bodies as mechanisms that strengthen the protection of human rights around the world, Amnesty International and the Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights submit the following recommendations to the treaty body chairpersons concerning the anticipated review of the treaty body system at the United Nations General Assembly in 2020.
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