Thursday 17 October 2019

Side-Event on the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

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On 18 June 2014, the International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) organized a high-level Side-Event on the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (Second Optional Protocol) at the Palais de Nations during the 26th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva.

Please read our statement.

Please see Opinion piece entitled “A Genève, on fête 25 ans de lutte contre la peine de mort”, by ICDP President Mr Federico Mayor, ICDP Members Ms Ruth Dreifuss and Mr Robert Badinter and by former UN SR for drafting the Second Optional Protocol to the ICCPR, Mr Marc Bossuyt, published on “Le Temps” on 13 June 2014 in preparation of the ICDP Side event.
View PDF copy.

Click here for the Opening remarks of United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms Flavia Pansieri.

Click here for the Oral statement by the World Coalition against the Death Penalty, Mr Guillaume Colin.

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