Panama

Relevant documents

 

National Report

The National Report for Panama was considered during the UPR 9th Session.

‘National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 15(a) of the annex to Human Rights Council Resolution 5/1. Panama’, UN Doc.A/HRC/WG.6/9/PAN/1/Rev.1, 27 September 2010.

Date of consideration Tuesday 2 November 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. Panama’, UN Doc. A/HRC/WG.6/9/PAN/2, 13 August 2010

 

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. Panama’, UN Doc. A/HRC/WG.6/9/PAN/3, 5 August 2010.

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. Panama’, UN Doc. A/HRC/16/6, 4 January 2011.


Recommendations


Recommendation: Consider ratifying the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture

Recommending State: Chile

Response: Accepted

Action: 3

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. International instruments

Session: 9

Recommendation: Sign and ratify the Optional Protocol to the Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, and ratify the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture, as well as the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance

Recommending State: Spain

Response: Accepted

Action: 5

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. International instruments. ESC rights – general. Enforced disappearances

Session: 9

 

Recommendation: Ratify the following international treaties to which it is not yet a party: the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture, the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families, and the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance

Recommending State: Ecuador

Response: Accepted

Action: 5

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. Migrants. International instruments. ESC rights – general. Enforced disappearances

Session: 9

 

Recommendation: Prohibit all forms of corporal punishment of children

Recommending State: Brazil

Response: Accepted

Action: 5

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

Session: 9

Recommendation: Make efforts to include in its legislation a prohibition of all forms of corporal punishment of children

Recommending State: Costa Rica

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

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

Session: 9

Recommendation: Standing invitation to special procedures: the Government was considering with interest the possibility of extending a standing invitation to the special procedures in the near future.

Recommending State: Panama

Response: Voluntary

Action: 3

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. Special procedures. Indigenous peoples. Enforced disappearances

Session: 9