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This compendium aims to serve as a comprehensive guide for civil society actors engaging in the third cycle of the UPR and is presented in four parts. Part 1 offers a concise introduction to the UPR. Following this, Part 2 provides an up to date guide for civil society on how best to engage with the UPR. Part 3 offers advice, and examples of best practices, for strengthening national CSO coalitions, specifically relating to the UPR. Finally, Part 4 provides non-state actors in the UPR with a resources toolkit for engagement.

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This webpage from the American Bar Association Center for Human Rights lists a variety of human rights resources arranged by topic for your convenience. Resources include human rights documents, ABA publications, links to outside entities, and more.

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Provides a detailed description regarding the format and processes involved in the Special Tribunal for Lebanon investigating the circumstances of the death of former Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri in the hopes to inform and therefore engage the public to lend legitimacy to the tribunal.

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UPR Info’s tutorials on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a unique mechanism of the Human Rights Council. It aims at raising awareness among governments, institutions and civil society on the modalities and goals of the UPR. In order to give you the tools to participate in the UPR, they have made three different tutorials, focused namely on: (1) the UPR Process, (2) states and (3) civil society (stakeholders).

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The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) brings together the children’s human rights articulated in other international instruments. This Convention articulates the rights more completely and provides a set of guiding principles that fundamentally shapes the way in which we view children.

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This fact sheet from the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR) discusses children’s rights under the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), the constructive monitoring of these rights, and how to make children’s rights a reality.

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