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Article 20

Marsha A. Freeman, Christine Chinkin, Beate Rudolf

From: The UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women: A Commentary

Edited By: Marsha A. Freeman, Christine Chinkin, Beate Rudolf

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 14 August 2020

1. The Committee shall normally meet for a period of not more than two weeks annually in order to consider the reports submitted in accordance with article 18 of the present Convention. 2. The meetings of the Committee shall normally be held at United Nations Headquarters or at any other convenient place as determined by the Committee.   Article 20 sets the frequency and location of the Committee’s sessions. It limits the Committee’s meeting time to one session of a maximum of two weeks. This is unique in the UN human rights treaty system; none of the other...
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