El Salvador

Relevant documents

 

National Report

The National Report for El Salvador was considered during the UPR 7th Session.

‘National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 15(a) of the Annex to Human Rights Council resolution 5/1. El Salvador’, UN Doc. A/HRC/WG.6/7/SLV/1, 16 November 2009.

Date of consideration Tuesday 9 February 2010

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. El Salvador’, UN Doc. A/HRC/WG.6/7/SLV/2, 26 November 2009.

 

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. El Salvador’, UN Doc. A/HRC/WG.6/7/SLV/3, 25 November 2009.

Individual Stakeholders’ reports are available here.

 

Outcome of the review: Report of the Working group

‘Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review. El Salvador’, UN Doc. A/HRC/14/5, 18 March 2010

Addendum 1

‘Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review. El Salvador. Addendum. Views on conclusions and/or recommendations, voluntary commitments and replies presented by the State under review’, UN Doc. A/HRC/14/5/Add.1, 8 June 2010.


Recommendations

 

Recommendation: Consider signing or ratifying the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture, the Rome Statute, the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

Recommending State: Brazil

Response: Accepted

Action: 3

Issue: Women’s rights, Torture and other CID treatment, Justice, International instruments, Death penalty

Session: 7

Recommendation: Consider the early ratification of the optional protocols to the Convention against Torture, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

Recommending State: Slovakia

Response: Accepted

Action: 3

Issue: Women’s rights, Torture and other CID treatment, International instruments, ESC rights – general

Session: 7

Recommendation: Prevent and punish torture and ill treatment in accordance with the recommendations made by the Committee against Torture

Recommending State: Mexico

Response: No Response

Action: 4

Issue: Treaty bodies. Torture and other CID treatment

Session: 7

Recommendation: Ratify the main international human rights instruments, in particular the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment and the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

Recommending State: Chile

Response: Accepted

Action: 5

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. Justice. International instruments

Session: 7

Recommendation: Ratify the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture

Recommending State: United Kingdom

Response: Accepted

Action: 5

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. International instruments

Session: 7

Recommendation: Sign and ratify the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance, and to ratify the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

Recommending State: Spain

Response: Accepted

Action: 5

Issue: Women’s rights. Torture and other CID treatment. International instruments. Enforced disappearances

Session: 7

Recommendation: Take specific measures to prohibit corporal punishment of children in all settings, including at home

Recommending State: Slovenia

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. Rights of the Child

Session: 7

Recommendation: Take the measures necessary to ratify or accede to the 169 International Labour Organization ILO Convention, the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and, in particular, the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance

Recommending State: Guatemala

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. International instruments. Indigenous peoples. Enforced disappearances

Session: 7

Recommendation: El Salvador will subscribe to the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and will recognize the competence of the Convention under its articles 21 and 22

Recommending State: El Salvador

Response: Voluntary

Action: 5

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. International instruments

Session: 7