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
(1) A request for the revision of the present Convention may be made at any time by any State Party by means of a notification in writing addressed to the Secretary-General of the United Nations. (2) The General Assembly of the United Nations shall decide upon the steps, if any, to be taken in respect of such a request. As a ‘revision clause’, Article 26 of the Convention seeks to provide both stability of the text and the necessary flexibility for change. Other human rights treaties also provide for revision, although the procedures may differ. Article 26...