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Report of the committee on the elimination of discrimination against women

Fifty-fifth session (8-26 July 2013) fifty-sixth (30 September-18 October 2013) fifty-seventh session (10-28 February 2014)

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Official records of the Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women: Fifty-fifth Session (8-26 July 2013) Fifty-sixth (30 September-18 October 2013) Fifty-seventh Session (10-28 February 2014)

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Organizational and other matters

On 26 July 2013, the closing date of the fifty-fifth session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, there were 187 States parties to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, which was adopted by the General Assembly in its resolution 34/180 and opened for signature, ratification and accession in New York on 1 March 1980. In accordance with its article 27, the Convention entered into force on 3 September 1981. In addition, 68 States parties had accepted the amendment to article 20, paragraph 1, of the Convention, concerning the Committee’s meeting time. A total of 125 States parties to the Convention are currently required to accept the amendment in order to bring it into force, in accordance with its provisions.

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