Archive: Treaty Affairs

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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International convention on the protection of the rights of all migrant workers and members of their families

Adopted by General Assembly resolution 45/158 of 18 December 1990 Part I | Part II | ...

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The Nepal Conflict Report

“During the many years I worked for justice and the realisation of human rights around the ...

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Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, 1969

By Karl Zemanek Emeritus Professor, University of Vienna Vice-Chairman of the Austrian Delegation to the United ...

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Arab Spring reveals court’s flaws

By LYDIA POLGREEN Published: July 7, 2012 (A version of this article appeared in print on ...

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Interview with the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay

9 December 2008 – Navi Pillay took up the post of United Nations High Commissioner for Human ...

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About Navi Pillay, the UN’s High Commissioner for Human Rights

Navi Pillay is the UN’s high commissioner for human rights. A South African of Indian origin, ...

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