Where can I find the travaux preparatoires of the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment?
Last Updated: Dec 10, 2019     Views: 1507

The Historic Archives of the Audiovisual Library of International Law will have high-level procedural history and citation to key documents on the Convention Against Torture.

  • For more specific information on drafting by article, refer to secondary sources such as a treaty commentary or journal articles.
  • This Ask DAG question gives further guidance on travaux préparatoires research in general.
  • For more information about the Convention Against Torture, visit the website of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and their page on the Convention, including links to related information such as the Committee against Torture.
  • Further information about Human Rights and the UN can be found in our Human Rights research guide.


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