Argentina

Relevant documents

 National Report

The National Report for Argentina was considered during the UPR 1st Session.

‘National Report Submitted in Accordance with Paragraph 15(A) of the Annex to Human Rights Council resolution 5/1. Argentina’, UN Doc. A/HRC/WG.6/1/ARG/1, 10 March 2008.

Date of consideration: Wednesday 16 April 2008

 

Compilation of UN information

‘Compilation Prepared by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, in Accordance with Paragraph 15(B) of the Annex to Human Rights Council Resolution 5/1. Argentina’, UN Doc. A/HRC/WG.6/1/ARG/2, 26 March 2008.

 

Summary of stakeholders’ information

‘Summary Prepared by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, in Accordance with Paragraph 15(C) of the Annex to Human Rights Council Resolution 5/1. Argentina’, UN Doc. A/HRC/WG.6/1/ARG/3, 6 March 2008

Individual stakeholders’ reports are available here:

 

Outcome of the review

‘Universal Periodic Review. Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review, Argentina’, UN Doc.A/HRC/8/34, 13 May 2008.


Recommendations

Recommendation: Implement the national mechanism established in the Optional Protocol to the Convention

Recommending State: Netherlands

Response: Accepted

Action: 5

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. International instruments

Session: 1

 

Recommendation: Take steps to ensure that, both at federal and provincial level, there is no impunity for the crime of torture.

Recommending State: Sweden

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. International instruments

Session: 1

 

Recommendation: Argentina commits itself to put into practice the mechanism contained in the Optional Protocol of the Convention against Torture and to continue the implementation of the National Plan to Combat Discrimination in all its aspects, and also to promote the second stage of the National Plan of Human Rights.

Recommending State: Argentina

Response: Voluntary

Action: 5

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. National plan of action. International instruments

Session: 1