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PROTOCOL WATER HEALTH FRAMEWRK

The Protocol on Water and Health

Driving Action on Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Health

8 Apr 2022
The publication is aimed at raising awareness on the UNECE-WHO/Europe Protocol on Water and Health. It contains a section introducing the Protocol as a unique international treaty aimed at protecting human health and well-being through sustainable water management and at ensuring access to safe d...
INT CONF ENFRCD DISAPPEARNCE M1

Reporting Under the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons From Enforced Disappearance

Training Guide (Part I – Manual)

Series:
Professional Training Series in Human Rights
12 May 2022
This Training Guide seeks to assist States parties in meeting their obligations to respect, protect and fulfil the rights enshrined in the Convention for the Protection of all Persons against Enforced Disappearances. The Manual, which is the first part of the Training Guide, outlines the provisio...
GLOBAL HUMANITARIAN OVERVIEW 2022

Global Humanitarian Overview 2022

22 Dec 2021
The Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) is the world’s most comprehensive, authoritative, and evidence-based assessment of humanitarian need. Through plans that prioritize those most in need, it aims to fight hunger, killer diseases, gender-based violence, and displacement. The GHO 2022 is a compr...
WATER SANITATON AFFRDBLE POLICY

Making Water and Sanitation Affordable for All

Policy Options and Good Practices to Ensure the Affordability of Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation Services in the Pan-European Region

31 May 2022
The publication is a policy brief aimed at supporting the efforts of countries in the pan-European region in the progressive realization of the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation. More specifically, it intends to raise the profile of affordability issues among policymakers; enhanc...
ECON COST ISRL OCCP PALES PEOP (A

The Economic Costs of the Israeli Occupation for the Palestinian People (Arabic language)

Arrested Development and Poverty in the West Bank

17 Mar 2022
This publication sheds light on the impact of the Israeli restrictions on the economy of the West Bank and the socioeconomic conditions of its households for the period 1998-2019, with special focus on the impact of the restrictions imposed by occupation in the aftermath of the second Intifada. I...
ECON COST ISRL OCCP PALES PEOP (F

Les coûts économiques de l'occupation israélienne pour le peuple palestinien

Arrêt du développement et pauvreté en Cisjordanie

4 May 2022
Cette publication met en lumière l'impact des restrictions israéliennes sur l'économie de la Cisjordanie et les conditions socio-économiques de ses ménages pour la période 1998-2019, avec un accent particulier sur l'impact des restrictions imposées par l'occupation au lendemain de la deuxième Int...
PROGRESS SUS DEV GOALS 2019

Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals: The Gender Snapshot 2019

21 Oct 2021
Are we on track to achieve Goal 5? On 24 and 25 September 2019, Heads of State and Government gathered at UN Headquarters in New York to comprehensively review progress on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals. To inform those d...
PROGRESS SUS DEV GOALS 2020

Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals: The Gender Snapshot 2020

21 Oct 2021
The year 2020 was supposed to be momentous—in a good way. Around the globe, world leaders and women’s rights activists had planned to celebrate the anniversaries of key legal and policy innovations that have cemented women’s rights as human rights into international law, including the 25th annive...
PROGRESS SUS DEV GOALS 2021

Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals: The Gender Snapshot 2021

24 Sep 2021
A year and a half into the pandemic, progress towards expanding women’s rights and opportunities continues to be tested and impeded. Women’s economic losses have not rebounded, hunger is on the rise, and school closures threaten to destroy girl’s educational gains. Women’s participation in govern...
ECON COST ISRL OCCP PALES PEOP

The Economic Costs of the Israeli Occupation for the Palestinian People

Arrested Development and Poverty in the West Bank

19 Jan 2022
This publication sheds light on the impact of the Israeli restrictions on the economy of the West Bank and the socioeconomic conditions of its households for the period 1998-2019, with special focus on the impact of the restrictions imposed by occupation in the aftermath of the second Intifada. I...
GLOBAL HUMANITARIAN OVERVIEW 2021

Global Humanitarian Overview 2021

12 May 2021
In 2021, 235 million people will need humanitarian assistance and protection. This number has risen to 1 in 33 people worldwide - a significant increase from 1 in 45 at the launch of the Global Humanitarian Overview 2020, which was already the highest figure in decades. The UN and partner organiz...
HUM RIGHT ELECT HNDBK INTRNL STND

Human Rights and Elections

A Handbook on International Human Rights Standards on Elections

Series:
Professional Training Series in Human Rights
27 Oct 2021
With hundreds of references to the jurisprudence of United Nations human rights mechanisms, this handbook provides human rights and electoral practitioners with a clear picture of the close interplay between elections and international human rights law. The handbook discusses international human ...
CHILDREN AGENTS POSITIVE CHANGE

Children as Agents of Positive Change

A Mapping of Children’s Initiatives Across Regions, Towards an Inclusive and Healthy World Free From Violence

6 May 2021
This publication provides an overview of children’s diverse roles in helping to prevent, address, and report violence, as well as of effective actions taken, including peer support. It offers insight into how children contribute to and are an active part of solutions to building back better and a...
MAKE PARITY A REALITY

Make Parity a Reality

Field-specific Enabling Environment Guidelines for the United Nations System

6 Jul 2021
Developed by UN Women amid the COVID-19 crisis, in collaboration with nearly 200 colleagues from more than 50 countries, this publication aims to increase representation of women and accelerate efforts to reach gender parity in the UN system. Providing tailored guidance for personnel in the field...
RPT INTL COVNANT CIVIL & POLIT

Reporting Under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights – Training Guide

Part I – Manual

Series:
Professional Training Series in Human Rights
20 May 2021
Part of the Professional Training Series (No. 23), this Guide aims to assist States parties by facilitating an understanding of the rights enshrined in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the corresponding obligations of the States. It is based on the provisions of the Co...
STATE WORLDS INDIGENOUS PEOPLE 5TH

State of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Rights to Lands, Territories and Resources

Series:
State of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
17 Mar 2021
This publication offers a wide-ranging perspective on indigenous peoples’ rights to lands, territories and resources, examining legislation and agreements at the national and international level, identifying successful practices and continued obstacles, and suggesting ways forward. Adopted in 200...
A CHILD

A Child’s Right to Rights

17 Nov 2020
Written from the perspective of a child, this book explains in simple text many of the rights that are found in the United Nations’ Convention of the Rights of the Child: from the right to play, to learn, and to share thoughts freely to protection from harmful work, violence, and exploitation. Yo...
BERKELEY PROT DIGI OPEN SRC INV

Berkeley Protocol on Digital Open Source Investigations

A Practical Guide on the Effective Use of Digital Open Source Information in Investigating Violations of International Criminal, Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

3 Jun 2022
The Berkeley Protocol on Digital Open Source Investigations identifies international standards for conducting online research of alleged violations of international criminal, human rights, and humanitarian law. It provides guidance on methodologies and procedures for gathering, analyzing, and pre...
COVID-19 PREPAREDNESS & RE (SW)

COVID-19 Preparedness and Response in Places of Detention (Swahili language)

Operational Toolbox

31 Aug 2020
The information in this package is intended to support prison administrators and staff. It has been developed to ensure the safety and security of staff, prisoners and the public in the efforts to prevent COVID-19 (coronavirus) from entering the prison and mitigate the impact in case of an outbre...
HIDDN SCARS: VIOL MNTAL HLTH CHLDR

Hidden Scars: How Violence Harms the Mental Health of Children

1 Jul 2021
More than 1 billion children – half of all children in the world – are exposed to violence every year, in many forms and places, online and off. Whether a target or a witness, a child's exposure to violence has a severe impact on mental health. Such experiences with violence are often traumatic, ...
COVID-19 PREPAREDNESS & RESPON (P)

COVID-19 Preparedness and Response in Places of Detention (Portuguese language)

Operational Toolbox

27 Aug 2020
The information in this package is intended to support prison administrators and staff. It has been developed to ensure the safety and security of staff, prisoners and the public in the efforts to prevent COVID-19 from entering the prison and mitigate the impact in case of an outbreak. Addressing...
COVID-19 PREPAREDNESS & RESPON (R)

COVID-19 Preparedness and Response in Places of Detention (Russian language)

Operational Toolbox

28 Aug 2020
The information in this package is intended to support prison administrators and staff. It has been developed to ensure the safety and security of staff, prisoners and the public in the efforts to prevent COVID-19 from entering the prison and mitigate the impact in case of an outbreak. Addressing...
COVID-19 PREPAREDNESS & RESPON (A)

COVID-19 Preparedness and Response in Places of Detention (Arabic language)

Operational Toolbox

30 Aug 2020
The information in this package is intended to support prison administrators and staff. It has been developed to ensure the safety and security of staff, prisoners and the public in the efforts to prevent COVID-19 from entering the prison and mitigate the impact in case of an outbreak. Addressing...
COVID-19 PREPARACIÓN Y RESPUESTA

COVID-19 preparación y respuesta en lugares de detención

Herramientas prácticas

31 Aug 2020
La información en este paquete está destinada a apoyar a los administradores y al personal de la prisión. Ha sido desarrollado para garantizar la seguridad del personal, los presos y el público en los esfuerzos de evitar que el COVID-19 ingrese a la prisión y mitigar el impacto en caso de un brot...
COVID-19 PRÉPARATION ET INTERVENTI

COVID-19 préparation et intervention dans les lieux de détention

Boîte à Outils

25 Aug 2020
Les informations contenues dans ce dossier sont destinées à aider les administrateurs et le personnel des prisons. Il a été élaboré pour garantir la sécurité du personnel, des détenus et du public dans le cadre des efforts visant à empêcher l’entrée de COVID-19 dans la prison et à en atténuer l’i...
COVID-19 PREPAREDNESS & RESPONSE

COVID-19 Preparedness and Response in Places of Detention

Operational Toolbox

29 Aug 2020
The information in this package is intended to support prison administrators and staff. It has been developed to ensure the safety and security of staff, prisoners and the public in the efforts to prevent COVID-19 from entering the prison and mitigate the impact in case of an outbreak. Addressing...