Federated States of Micronesia

Human Rights Status - FSM

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Convention

CEDAW
Date of signature/ratification 
Ratified 1 September 2004
Declaration/reservation
2(f), 5, 11(1)(d), 11(2)(b), 16 and 29(1)
latest report submitted
none
reporting status as of October 2011
Initial report overdue since 1 October 2005

CRC
Date of signature/ratification 
Ratified 5 May 1993
latest report submitted
Initial report 16 April 1996
reporting status as of October 2011
2nd, periodic report overdue since 3 June 2000,
3–4 also overdue

CRPD
Date of signature/ratification 
Signed 23 September 2011

OP-CRC-AC
Date of signature/ratification 
Signed 8 May 2002

OP-CRC-SC
Date of signature/ratification 
Signed 8 May 2002

Source: http://pacific.ohchr.org/docs/HR_Pacific_v7_July_25.pdf

RRRT in FSM

RRRT's support to FSM include;

  • Placement of a Country Focal Officer to support activities on Gender Equality, Human rights and Strategic legislative lobbying campaigns.
  • Support to the development of legislation which addresses all forms of VAW
  • Inclusion of participants into regional training for lawyers, MPs, civil society and judicial officials

Past support included;

  • Provision of national level training on human rights ratification and reporting to NGOs and Government as well as on UPR reporting
  • The HIV, Ethics and Human Rights review in FSM, 2009

For further information about RRRT's achievements in the region, visit Our Achievements page.



SPC’s Regional Rights Resource Team receives core funding from the Australian Government and additional project support from the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Pacific Leadership Programme (PLP), European Union (EU) and the German Development Bank (KfW).