Reservations to the Convention : . 01/30/1992.
CEDAW General recom. 20, A/47/38. (General Comments)

Convention Abbreviation: CEDAW
General recommendation No. 20


Reservations to the Convention


(Eleventh session, 1992) *


1. The Committee recalled the decision of the Fourth Meeting of States parties on reservations to the Convention with regard to article 28.2, which was welcomed in General recommendation No. 4 of the Committee.

2. The Committee recommended that, in connection with preparations for the World Conference on Human Rights in 1993, States parties should:

(a) Raise the question of the validity and the legal effect of reservations to the Convention in the context of reservations to other human rights treaties;

(b) Reconsider such reservations with a view to strengthening the implementation of all human rights treaties;

(c) Consider introducing a procedure on reservations to the Convention comparable with that of other human rights treaties.

* Contained in document A/47/38.


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