When it comes to human and civil rights, is your government living up to its obligations? You can help hold it accountable by engaging with the Human Rights Committee, a UN body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR).
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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.
A Toolkit for state and local human rights and human relations commissions, providing information about a recent review of the United States’ human rights record under the United Nations’ Universal Periodic review. It revealed a number of areas in which the United States can improve local conditions on issues that state and local agencies confront on a routine basis.
Includes documents on various human rights conventions on Vanuatu
is a new, user-friendly and authoritative publication on United Nations human rights bodies and mechanisms