August 31, 2020

UN Human Rights Treaty Body System Simplify reporting procedures

The Holy See recommends great caution regarding the “strengthening of synergies” between the various human rights bodies, as their nature and legal basis of each treaty differ greatly. Furthermore, the legal obligation of States differ greatly since each State has ratified a different set of human rights treaties. Therefore, the desire to promote synergy should not outweigh the necessity to respect the uniqueness of each legal regime nor lead to the analogous interpretations in the provisions of the treaties.

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