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Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
PROMOT PROTECT MINORITY RGHTS

Promoting and Protecting Minority Rights

A Guide for Advocates

29 Oct 2013
Minorities make significant contributions to the richness and diversity of society, and States that recognize and promote minority rights are more likely to remain tolerant and stable. The United Nations and other intergovernmental organizations recognize that minority rights are essential to pro...
GAOR 67TH SUPP36 OHCHR RPT

Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Series:
Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
12 Nov 2012
The present report presents the work of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights undertaken from August 2011 to July 2012, illustrating the implementation of the six thematic priorities of the Office as defined in its management plans for 2010-2011 and 2012-2013.
CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECT MILIT SERVICE

Conscientious Objection to Military Service

10 Jun 2013
This publication addresses sensitive topics such as selective conscientious objection to particular wars, conscientious objection for those who have volunteered to serve in the armed forces and conscientious objection for those in the reserves. For persons who are or may be conscripted into the a...
GAOR 66TH SUPP44 RPT COMM TORTURE

Report of the Committee against Torture

Forty-fifth Session (1-19 November 2010), Forty-sixth Session (9 May-3 June 2011)

Series:
Reports of the Committee Against Torture
10 Feb 2012
Official Records of the Report of the Committee against Torture: Forty-fifth Session (1-19 November 2010); Forty-sixth Session (9 May-3 June 2011).
SELECT DECIS COMM ELIM 1988

Selected Decisions of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Vol. 1

Thirty-sixth to seventy-fifth sessions (August 1988 – August 2011)

24 Sep 2012
This first volume of selected decisions of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, presents a selection of 32 of the Committee’s most significant decisions on individual cases, addressing the issue of racial discrimination in relation to civil and political rights as well as ec...
REALIZING THE RIGHT TO DEV ESSAYS

Realizing the Right to Development

Essays in Commemoration of 25 Years of the United Nations Declaration on the Right to Development

10 Dec 2013
This book is devoted to the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Right to Development. It contains a collection of analytical studies of various aspects of the right to development, which include the rule of law and good governance, aid, trade, debt, technology transfer, inte...
WOMEN & RIGHT ADEQUATE HOUSING

Women and the Right to Adequate Housing

8 Jan 2013
Despite the right to adequate housing being recognized in international human rights law, over a billion people live in precarious conditions — many of them women. This publication aims to shed some light on the main underlying reasons for their plight and offer guidance on measures to prevent an...
INTL LEGAL PROTEC OF HUMAN RGHTS

International Legal Protection of Human Rights in Armed Conflict

15 Mar 2012
International human rights law and international humanitarian law share the goal of preserving the dignity and humanity of all. Over the years, the General Assembly, the Commission on Human Rights and, more recently, the Human Rights Council have considered that, in armed conflict, parties to the...
POLITICAS PUBLICAS Y PRESUPUESTOS

Políticas Públicas y Presupuestos con Perspectiva de Derechos Humanos

Manual Operativo para servidoras y servidores públicos

28 Oct 2011
La Oficina en México del Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Derechos Humanos, en cumplimiento de su compromiso de proveer asistencia técnica en el campo de su mandato, presenta este manual que es fruto de las experiencias de un camino recorrido conjuntamente con la Facultad Latinoam...
GAOR 65TH SUPP44 RPT COMM TORTURE

Report of the Committee against Torture

Forty-third Session (2-20 November 2009); Forty-fourth Session (26 April-14 May 2010)

Series:
Reports of the Committee Against Torture
26 Oct 2010
Official Records of the Report of the Committee against Torture: Forty-third Session (2-20 November 2009); Forty-fourth Session (26 April-14 May 2010).
PRINCIPIOS DIRECTRICES RECOMENDAD

Principios y Directrices Recomendados sobre Derechos Humanos y Trata de Personas

Comentario

7 Oct 2011
A lo largo del último decenio, la cuestión de la trata de personas ha pasado de ocupar un lugar marginal a formar parte de las grandes preocupanciones de la comunidad internacional. Este Comentario es un análisis completo de los Principios y Directrices realizado a la luz tanto de los principios ...
RECOM PRINCIP & GDLNS HUMAN

Recommended Principles and Guidelines on Human Rights and Human Trafficking

Commentary

16 Dec 2010
The Recommended Principles and Guidelines have been developed in order to provide practical, rights-based policy guidance on the prevention of trafficking and the protection of victims of trafficking. The Commentary on the Recommended Principles and Guidelines on Human Rights and Human Traffickin...
GAOR 64TH SUPP44 RPT COMM TORTURE

Report of the Committee against Torture

Forty-first Session (3-21 November 2008); Forty-second Session (27 April-15 May 2009)

Series:
Reports of the Committee Against Torture
19 Oct 2009
This is the official Record of the Report of the Committee against Torture on the Forty-first Session (3-21 November 2008); Forty-second Session (27 April-15 May 2009).
INSTRUM L

Les Instruments de l'Etat de Droit dans les Sociétés Sortant d'un Conflit

Programmes de Réparation

10 Sep 2009
En réponse aux nombreux abus et violations des droits fondamentaux qui ont lieu particulièrement pendant les conflits et sous des régimes autoritaires, plusieurs mesures ont déjà été prises. Cette publication a passe en revue des instruments de loi pertinents en matière d’indemnisation et a relev...
GAOR 64TH SUPP36 OHCHR RPT

Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Series:
Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
16 Sep 2009
The present report describes the activities undertaken by my Office since my last report to the General Assembly in 2008. They were undertaken during and in the aftermath of the celebrations marking the sixtieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which culminated on 10 Dec...
NATL HUMAN RGHTS INSTIT HIST

National Human Rights Institutions

History, Principles, Roles and Responsibilities

Series:
Professional Training Series in Human Rights
8 Jul 2011
This publication introduces the reader to national human rights institutions (NHRIs). Its focus is on NHRIs as both cornerstones of national human rights protection and promotion, and links between States and the international human rights system. Respect for human rights requires the concerted e...
FEMINICIDIO

Feminicidio

25 Sep 2009
La violencia contra las mujeres representa una violación a los derechos humanos y constituye uno de los principales obstáculos para lograr una sociedad igualitaria y plenamente democrática. Por tal motivo, la OACNUDH ha asumido el firme compromiso de promover la protección y la defensa de los der...
RULE OF LAW TOOLS POST CONFL (R)

Rule-of-law Tools for Post-conflict States (Russian language)

National Consultations on Transnational Justice (Russian language)

11 May 2010
For transitional justice efforts to be effective, they must be grounded in international human rights standards. Above all, they must be human rights-based: consistently focusing on the rights and needs of victims and their families. A human rights-based approach to transitional justice demands t...
LES INSTRUMENTS L

Les Instruments de l'état de Droit dans les Sociétés Sortant d'un Conflit

Consultations Nationales Sur la Justice en Période de Transition

21 Jul 2010
Pour être efficaces, les efforts accomplis dan le domaine de la justice transitionnelle doivent être ancres dans es normes internationale relatives aux droits de l’homme. L’adoption d’une approche de la justice de transition fondée sur les droits de l’homme exige que les programmes soient conçus ...
RULE OF LAW TOOLS POST CONFL (C)

Rule-of-law Tools for Post-conflict States (Chinese language)

National Consultations on Transnational Justice (Chinese language)

11 May 2010
For transitional justice efforts to be effective, they must be grounded in international human rights standards. Above all, they must be human rights-based: consistently focusing on the rights and needs of victims and their families. A human rights-based approach to transitional justice demands t...
RULE OF LAW TOOLS POST CONFL (A)

Rule-of-law Tools for Post-conflict States (Arabic language)

National Consultations on Transnational Justice (Arabic language)

19 May 2010
For transitional justice efforts to be effective, they must be grounded in international human rights standards. Above all, they must be human rights-based: consistently focusing on the rights and needs of victims and their families. A human rights-based approach to transitional justice demands t...