Presently, two UN bodies - The Committee on Enforced Disappearances and the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances (WGEID
) - coexist and collaborate where possible to assist states in tackling the issue of 'enforced disappearances.'
The Philippine delegation sought to delist 625 cases of disappearancesmostly attributed to government forces that occured from 1975 to 2012during a meeting with the UN WGEID
last February, noting the country has a strong legal framework and institutional mechanisms to address the issue of enforced disappearances.
"Despite the passage of the Anti-Enforced Disappearance Law, not a single state agent has been convicted and punished for carrying out enforced disappearances, which may seriously challenge the main cause and grounds cited in the Philippine government's move to delist certain cases of enforced disappearances from the official records of the UN WGEID
," she said.
Geneva [Switzerland], Sep 16 ( ANI ): A delegation of the World Sindhi Congress (WSC) held a detailed meeting with the United Nations Working Group on Enforced and Involuntary Disappearances (WGEID
) in Geneva and flagged the issue of enforced disappearances in Pakistan's Sindh province.
In September 2017 the UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances (WGEID
) presented its report to the thirty-sixth session of the UNHRC.
'We call upon the government to implement, without any further delay, all the WGEID
recommendations and the promises Pakistan made during the UPR process, particularly with respect to disappearances.
The report of the UN Working Group on Enforced and Involuntary Disappearance (WGEID
) has also cited complaints of enforced disappearance, especially of those believed to be associated with the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM).
the UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances (WGEID
) that stayed in Pakistan for 10 days also found links between the fight against terrorism and the rising number of missing persons and called for respecting human rights by the law enforcement agencies.
Summary: Geneva - The Moroccan government has positively responded to almost all the recommendations of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances (WGEID
), which visited Morocco in 2009, said Monday Morocco's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office in Geneva, Ambassador Omar Hilale.
Summary: The United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances (WGEID
) said on Friday that Morocco can serve as a "model" for other countries in terms of transitional justice.
El Grupo de Trabajo sobre Desapariciones Forzadas o Involuntarias (WGEID
, por sus siglas en ingles), que sesiono en Nueva York en mayo ultimo, encontro que "los paises con mayor numero de casos denunciados en 1995 y 1996 fueron Sudan, Sri Lanka, Colombia, Mexico y Turquia".
14, a NTF-initiated government delegation was sent to the meeting of the United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances (UN WGEID
) in Bosnia-Herzegovina.