Human Rights Committee (CCPR)
Comité des droits de l'homme
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Established as an organ of the member states of the A-XA3375 - United Nations (UN) under article 28 of T-XT6619 - International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), adopted by General Assembly resolution 2200 A 'XXI' of 16 Dec 1966, and which entered into force 23 Mar 1976, in accordance with article 49 of the Covenant. Based at E-XE3343 - United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG). Functions as a treaty body of: E-XK1312 - Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).
Monitor implementation of the Covenant; examine individual complaints under optional protocol procedure; adopt General Comments (interpretations) on articles of the Covenant.
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Committee comprises 18 members, elected in their personal capacity for 4-year terms by states party to the Covenant, from among their nationals. Bureau; Secretariat in Geneva (Switzerland), headed by Secretary.
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