International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance
The States Parties to this Convention. Considering the obligation of States under the Charter of the United Nations to promote universal respect for, and observance of, human rights and fundamental freedoms. Having regard to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Recalling the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the other relevant international instruments in the fields of human rights, humanitarian law and international criminal law.