The Special Rapporteur examines situations of extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions worldwide, draws attention of the Human Rights Council and High Commissioner for Human Rights to serious situations of executions, responds to information regarding executions and monitors implementation of international standards relating to capital punishment.
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The Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Assembly and of Association gathers and receives information, issues reports on violations and offers other support on the promotion and protection of the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and association.
The Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders gives support to the implementation of the Declaration on human rights defenders and gathers information on the actual situation of human rights defenders around the world. The Rapporteur is available to receive information from defenders, including allegations of human rights violations committed against them, and…
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…
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.
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.
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
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…
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.
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…