Recent Events and Developments
Joint Webinars by CED and WGEID: The year 2020 marks the 40th anniversary of the UN Working Group on enforced and involuntary disappearances (WGEID) and the 10th anniversary of the entry into force, on 23 December 2010, of the UN International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance. In this context, the WGEID and the CED hold two joint online-events on the search for victims of enforced disappearances (Part I), and on the way to tackle impunity for cases of enforced disappearance and promote victim centred approaches (Part II) that can be still be viewed through the indicated hyperlinks.
Guidelines: On 18 September 2020, the Committee on Enforced Disappearances and the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances issued Key Guidelines on Enforced Disappearances in the context of COVID 19
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Dialogue with Iraq: on 5 October and 7 October 2020, the Committee hold an online dialogue with Iraq and considered the additional information submitted by the State Party under article 29 (4) of the Convention.