Article Tag : Committee on Enforced Disappearances

Three challenges for the codification of Enforced Disappearance

 I. Introduction The adoption of the crime of enforced disappearance as one of the underlying acts for crimes against humanity in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court in 1998 and the adoption of the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance (CPED) in 2006 were major milestones for countless… Lire la suite »

The international convention for the protection of all persons from enforced disappearance – A Human Rights Instrument of the 21st century: Reflections on its 10th Anniversary of the Entry into Force

Abstract[1] Ten years ago, the newest international human rights instrument entered into force. The International Convention for the Protection of all Persons from Enforced Disappearance represents a significant progress in international law, being the first international instrument recognizing the non-derogable right not to be subject to enforced disappearance. A decade after its implementation and establishment… Lire la suite »