Concluding observation Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
E/C.12/IRN/CO/2 paragraph 33
Full Recommendation:
The Committee encourages the State party to sign and ratify the Convention on the Elimination
of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, the Convention against Torture and Other
Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, 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, and
withdraw its reservation to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Assessment
As of February 2021, the Islamic Republic of Iran has not ratified the Convention on the
Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.
As of February 2021, the Islamic Republic of Iran has not ratified the Convention against Torture
and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.
As of February 2021, Iran has not ratified the International Convention on the Protection of the
Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families.
As of February 2021, Iran has not ratified the International Convention for the Protection of All
Persons from Enforced Disappearances.1
Iran ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in October of 2009 but has
filed a Declaration stating “…with regard to Article 46, the Islamic Republic of Iran declares that
it does not consider itself bound by any provisions of the Convention, which may be
incompatible with its applicable rules.”2 As of February 2021, Iran has not withdrawn its
reservation to the Convention.
Recommendation Status:
This recommendation has NOT been implemented.

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