Azerbaijan signed the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on 30 March 2007 and ratified it on 26 September 2008

Azerbaijan signed the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on 08 September 2000 and ratified it on 03 July 2002

 Azerbaijan has signed and ratified:

  • Optional Protocol of the Convention against Torture
  • Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict
  • Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children child prostitution and child pornography

Azerbaijan has ratified, but not signed:

  • Convention against Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
  • International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
  • Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights aiming to the abolition of the death penalty
  • Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
  • International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
  • International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
  • International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families
  • Convention on the Rights of the Child

For more information: http://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/TreatyBodyExternal/Treaty.aspx

I. CAT:
Ratification: August 1996  OP: January 2009
Disability analysis of reports related to the last review: Concluding Observations     
State Report and other reports 

II. CEDAW:
Ratification: July 1995  OP: June 2001  
Disability analysis of reports related to the last review: 
Concluding Observations and other reports 

III. CRC:
Ratification: August 1992  OPAC: July 2002  OPSC: July 2002
Disability analysis of reports related to next review:
Concluding Observations    
State Reports and other reports
IDA recommendations for Concluding Observations 

IV. CRPD:
Ratification: January 2009  OP: January 2009 
State Report submitted in February 2011
Azerbaijan has extended a standing invitation to Special Procedures
Last Country Visits: Internally Displaced Persons, Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression, Freedom of Religion, Torture

V. UPR:
Disability analysis of reports related to the last review: 
UPR Working Group Report 

VI. List of Issues

VII. Country ReportSR

VII. DPOs/NGOs Reports:
Union of Disabled People Organisations (UDPO)