Background information about Senegal:

Universal Periodic Review

Senegal was examined during the 4th session (2-13 February 2009) of the Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review mechanism.

Treaty Bodies


Committee Against Torture

Senegal will be 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 49th session, 29 October - 23 November 2012.


Committee on Migrant Workers

Senegal was examined by the UN Committee on Migrant Workers (CMW) - which is responsible for monitoring the implementation of the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families, at it's 13th session, 22 November - 3 December 2010, in Geneva.

Special Procedures

The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to education, Mr. Kishore Singh, visited Senegal on 9-15 January 2011.

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