Background information about Germany:
- BBC country profile: Germany
- Governments on the WWW: Germany
- politicalresources.net: Germany
- OHCHR country page on Germany
- UPR documentation on Germany
Universal Periodic Review
Committee Against Torture
Germany was examined by the UN Committee Against Torture (CAT) - which is responsible for monitoring the implementation of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment - at its 47th session, 31 October - 25 November 2011.
Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Germany was examined by the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) - which is responsible for monitoring the implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights - at its 46th session, 2 - 20 May 2011 in Geneva.
The UN Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, Mr Githu Muigai, visited Germany on 22 June-1 July 2009.
- See press release, 1 July 2009
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