On Monday May 21, 2012 and Tuesday May 22, 2012, Canada will be appearing before the UN Committee Against Torture. Canada will engage in a constructive dialogue with Committee Members, regarding Canada’s implementation of, and compliance with, the UN Convention Against Torture.
To watch Canada’s appearance before the UN Committee Against Torture LIVE click here http://www.treatybodywebcast.org/
Canada has signed and ratified the UN Convention Against Torture, which means Canada has voluntarily assumed binding legal obligations contained in this treaty.
CCLA appeared before the UN Committee on Friday, May 18th,2012 to brief Committee members of our concerns. We hope the Committee members will use CCLA’s briefing materials to engaged in a more informed question and answer session with the Canadian delegation.