SYNOPSIS OF THE MEETING
HELD ON 23 JUNE 2009

Under no circumstances shall it be considered binding on the persons referred to therein.”.

1 The document was adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1966 and is in force since 1976 – ratified by 160 Parties.

2 The Optional Protocol was adopted 10 December 2008 and it will enter into force when ratified by 10 Parties.