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UN Human Rights Report 2019 UN Human Rights Report 2019
OHCHR Management Plan 2018-2021 OHCHR Management Plan 2018-2021
Brochure: Human Rights in action Human Rights in Action (PDF)
Working with the United Nations Human Rights Programme: A Handbook for Civil Society A Handbook for Civil Society (PDF)



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Jamaica and UN Charter-based Bodies

Jamaica and UN Treaty Bodies

Most recent concluding observations

Committee on Migrant Workers
Concluding observations (2017) CMW/C/JAM/CO/1

Human Rights Committee
Concluding observations (2016) CCPR/C/JAM/CO/4

Committee on the Rights of the Child
Concluding observations (2015) CRC/C/JAM/CO/3-4

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Concluding observations (2013) CERD/C/JAM/CO/16-20

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Concluding observations (2013) E/C.12/JAM/CO/3-4

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
Concluding observations (2012) CEDAW/C/JAM/CO/6-7

>>Full list of documents in the Treaty Body Database

OHCHR in Jamaica

The Human Rights Adviser in Jamaica was deployed in 2014 at request of the UN Country Team and the UN Resident Coordinator in Jamaica in the framework of the United Nations Development Group (UNDG) Human Rights Mainstreaming Mechanism (UNDG-HRM). More...

Contact Information


Field Operations and Technical Cooperation Division (FOTCD)
Contact is in Geneva, Switzerland.

Americas Section
Tel. + 41 22 917 92 48

Human Rigths Adviser

Tel: +1 876 9782390-9 Ext.2002

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OHCHR in the field

Regional Offices

Country Offices

Human Rights Components of Peace Missions

Human Rights Advisors

Action 2

Technical Cooperation Programme

National Human Rights Institutions