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UNCLOS – United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982

The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. The year 2012 marks the 30th ...

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The history of Slavery and the transatlantic slave trade

For more than 2,000 years people in many different parts of the world have forced their ...

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‘UNiTE to End Violence against Women’

“There is one universal truth, applicable to all countries, cultures and communities: violence against women is ...

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The Paris Principles

The Paris Principles were adopted by the United Nations Human Rights Commission by Resolution 1992/54 of ...

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European Mechanisms

Council of Europe and European Union The Council of Europe and the European Union share the ...

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Inter-American Mechanisms

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights is an organ of the Organization of American States, created ...

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African Mechanisms

African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights The African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (also ...

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Your voice, your right. Your voice counts. Human Rights Day 2012

On Human Rights Day 2012, you are invited to reaffirm your right to voice your opinion ...

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International Human Rights Law & Mechanisms

The UN Charter | The General Assembly | The Security Council | International Court of Justice ...

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FAQ’s on the Human Rights Council

The Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body within the United Nations system responsible for strengthening ...

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