The Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute (PacLII), in partnership with the University of the South Pacific School of Law, promotes free access to South Pacific laws and material (case law, legislation, treaties, Law Reform Commission documents, etc.) via the Internet. AustLII (Australian Legal Information Institute) assists PacLII in mark-up processing, database structure, search engine facilities, and some other aspects of technical infrastructure. The following is a list of all of the Vanuatu law databases and other information that PacLII holds
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The University of Minnesota Human Rights Library’s list of every country’s ratification of international human rights treaties. Edited and updated by Ilhan Isik (2004) and Taobo Zheng (2008).
The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a unique process which involves a review of the human rights records of all UN Member States. The UPR is a State-driven process, under the auspices of the Human Rights Council, which provides the opportunity for each State to declare what actions they have taken to improve the human rights situations in their countries and to fulfil their human rights obligations. As one of the main features of the Council, the UPR is designed to ensure equal treatment for every country when their human rights situations are assessed.
This webpage lists legal instruments and case law of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR).
30,000 documents parsed and indexed, with a statistical module based on a filtering & pivoting approach.
This webpage features a history and introduction to international war crimes tribunals, which are courts of law established to try individuals accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
The Mexico Chapter of the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal: Free Trade, Violence, Impunity & Human Rights
This blog post explores the general structure and thematic audiences of the Mexico Chapter of the Tribunal.
Mr. Christof Heyns, Dean of Law at the University of Pretoria, provides a regional perspective on human rights law in Africa. Available in English, Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish.