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United Nations' Conventions and Covenants

We are responsible for contributing to the UK State party reports on United Nations Conventions and Covenants.

We work alongside the UK Government to ensure Wales is fully represented in the presentation of international reports. It also ensures we meet our obligations to human rights.

The UK State party has signed and ratified the following United Nations Conventions and Covenants:

  • Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights 
  • Covenant on Civil and Political Rights 
  • Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination 
  • Convention on the Rights of Disabled People
  • Convention on the Elimination of All Forms Discrimination Against Women 
  • Convention Against Torture
  • Convention on the Rights of the Child

Information on the Covenants and Conventions can be found on the United Nations website (External link).