Inter-American Convention on Forced Disappearance of Persons
The Inter-American Convention on The Forced Disappearance of Persons is a treaty of the Organization of American States (OAS) intended to combat the forced disappearance of persons. The Convention was adopted in 1994. Ratification is open to all members of the OAS and as of 2014[update], the convention has been ratified by 15 states. Violations of the convention can be brought to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.
|Signed||9 June 1994|
|Location||Belem do Para, Brazil|
|Effective||28 March 1996|
|Depositary||General secretariat of the Organization of American States|
|Languages||Spanish, English, Portuguese and French|
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- "INTER-AMERICAN CONVENTION ON THE FORCED DISAPPEARANCE OF PERSONS". Organization of American States. Retrieved 6 September 2018.