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Organization logo: United Nations Mission Assistance in Somalia (UNSOM)

UNSOM monitosr, helps investigate and report to the Council on, and helps prevent any abuses or violations of human rights or violations of international humanitarian law committed by all actors in Somalia. The mandate envisions the deployment of human rights observers for these purposes.

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Organization logo: Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea (COI Eritrea)

The Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea was established by the UN Office of the High Commissioner to investigate violations of international human rights law, as outlined in the reports of the Special Rapporteur on human rights in Eritrea.

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Organization logo: United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)

The UNMISS Human Rights Division, which also represents the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in South Sudan, works to promote human rights in the world

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Organization logo: United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUS)

The MONUSCO Human Rights Division was established in 2000 to assist in the promotion and protection of human rights, with particular attention to women, children and vulnerable persons, investigate human rights violations with a view to putting an end to impunity, assist in the development and implementation of a transitional justice strategy, and cooperate in…

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The International Labour Organization (ILO) is devoted to promoting social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights, pursuing its founding mission that social justice is essential to universal and lasting peace. The main aims of the ILO are to promote rights at work, encourage decent employment opportunities, enhance social protection and strengthen dialogue on…

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UN  |   Advocacy  |   Economic and social rights  |  
Organization logo: Economic Commission for Latin America (ECLAC)

ECLAC is one of the five regional commissions of the United Nations. It was founded with the purpose of contributing to the economic development of Latin America, coordinating actions directed towards this end, and reinforcing economic ties among countries and with other nations of the world.

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UN  |   Reporting/monitoring  |   Women's rights  |  
Organization logo: UN Women

In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The main roles of UN Women are: To support inter-governmental bodies, such as the Commission on the Status of Women, in their formulation of policies, global standards and norms; To help Member…

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UN  |   Reporting/monitoring  |   Children's rights  |  
Organization logo: United Nations International Children's Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF activities include capacity-building of the government in legal and social protection through technical and financial assistance, including policy and regulatory framework development. Provide technical assistance and funding for local and international organizations combating trafficking; establishes comprehensive community-based child protection networks for prevention and protection of children-at-risk as well as reintegration and rehabilitation of children…

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Organization logo: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR)

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) is the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights by its States parties. The Committee was established under ECOSOC Resolution 1985/17 of 28 May 1985 to carry out the monitoring functions assigned to the United Nations…

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UN  |   Reporting/monitoring  |   Discrimination  |  
Organization logo: UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) is the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination by its State parties. All States parties are obliged to submit regular reports to the Committee on how the rights are being implemented. States must…

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