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Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
DIAGNOSTICO SOBRE LA SITUACION DE

Diagnóstico sobre la Situación de los Derechos Humanos en México

29 Jun 2007
El presente Diagnostico sobre la situación de los derechos humanos en México pretende identificar las causas estructurales de las violaciones a los derechos humanos en el país, con base en un análisis no coyuntural. Su intención es formular propuestas realistas y viables con un espíritu construct...
RGHTS OF NON CITIZENS

The Rights of Non-citizens

20 Apr 2007
All persons should, by virtue of their essential humanity, enjoy all human rights. Exceptional distinctions, for example between citizens and non-citizens, can be made only if they serve a legitimate State objective and are proportional to the achievement of the objective. The present publication...
INFORME DEL DIAGNOSTICO SOBRE EL

Informe del Diagnóstico sobre el Acceso a la Justicia para los Indigenas en México

Estudio de Caso en Oaxaca

29 Jun 2007
El presente estudio pretende generar un esfuerzo de reflexión en torno a los derechos de los pueblos y comunidades indígenas. El estudio gira en torno a dos ejes de análisis: la identidad indígena, referidas a las consecuencias jurídicas que conlleva el reconocimiento constitucional de la diversi...
CORE INTL HUMAN RIGHT TREAT

Core International Human Rights Treaties, The

9 Mar 2007
There are nine core international human rights treaties. Each of these treaties has established a committee of experts to monitor implementation of the treaty provisions by its States parties. Some of the treaties are supplemented by optional protocols dealing with specific concerns. This publica...
PRINCIPAUX INSTRUMENTS INTERNATION

Principaux Instruments Internationaux Relatifs aux Droits de l'Homme

12 Jan 2007
Il existe neuf principaux traités internationaux relatifs aux droits de l'homme. Chacun de ces traités a créé un comité d'experts chargé de surveiller la mise en œuvre des dispositions du traité par ses États parties. Certains des traités sont complétés par des protocoles facultatifs traitant de ...
GAOR 61ST SUPP44 RPT COMM TORTURE

Report of the Committee against Torture

Thirty-fifth Session (14-25 November 2005); Thirty-sixth Session (1-19 May 2006)

Series:
Reports of the Committee Against Torture
This is the official Record of the Report of the Committee against Torture on the 
Thirty-fifth Session (14-25 November 2005); Thirty-sixth Session (1-19 May 2006).
GAOR 61ST SUPP36 OHCHR RPT

Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Series:
Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
20 Oct 2006
The present report is submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 48/141 and focuses on developments since the sixtieth session of the Assembly, including in relation to implementation of my Plan of Action and the Strategic Management Plan of the Office of the United Nations High Commission...
LOS DERECHOS ECON SOCIALES CULTURA

Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales, Los

Manual para las Instituciones Nacionales de Derechos Humanos

Series:
Serie de Capacitación Profesional
1 May 2008
En este manual se trata de las formas en que las instituciones nacionales de derechos humanos pueden aumentar su eficacia en la protección y promoción de los derechos económicos, sociales y culturales. En él se examina la forma de interpretar los mandatos jurídicos de las instituciones nacionales...
RULE OF LAW TOOLS POST CONFL

Rule-of-law Tools for Post-conflict States

Vetting - An Operational Framework

28 Jul 2006
The operational guidelines provide a methodology to develop context-specific vetting and personnel reform programmes. Not every point of these guidelines will, however, be relevant in each situation; specific types of institutions raise particular challenges that are not all elaborated; and the p...
RULE OF LAW TOOLS POST CONFL

Rule-of-law Tools for Post-conflict States

Prosecution Initiatives

28 Jul 2006
This publication specifically sets out basic considerations on prosecution initiatives, and is intended to assist United Nations field staff when advising on approaches to addressing the challenges of prosecuting perpetrators of crimes such as genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. The...
RULE OF LAW TOOLS POST CONFL

Rule-of-law Tools for Post-conflict States

Monitoring Legal Systems

28 Jul 2006
Countries emerging from conflict often suffer weak or non-existent rule of law, inadequate law enforcement and justice administration capacity, and increased instances of human rights violations. This situation is often exacerbated by a lack of public confidence in State authorities and a shortag...
RULE OF LAW TOOLS POST CONFL

Rule-of-law Tools for Post-conflict States

Mapping the Justice Sector

28 Jul 2006
Countries emerging from conflict often suffer weak or non-existent rule of law, inadequate law enforcement and justice administration capacity, and increased instances of human rights violations. This situation is often exacerbated by a lack of public confidence in State authorities and a shortag...
RULE OF LAW TOOLS POST CONFL

Rule-of-law Tools for Post-conflict States

Truth Commissions

28 Jul 2006
Countries emerging from conflict often suffer weak or non-existent rule of law, inadequate law enforcement and justice administration capacity, and increased instances of human rights violations. This situation is often exacerbated by a lack of public confidence in State authorities and a shortag...
PRINCILALES TRATADOS INTERNACIONAL

Principales Tratados Internacionales de Derechos Humanos, Los

28 Jul 2006
En la presente publicación se reproducen los tratados internacionales principales de derechos humanos. La publicación, en formato de fácil utilización incluye entre otros tratados, la Declaración Universal de Derechos Humanos.
RECONSTRUYENDO VIDAS 25 ANOS

Reconstruyendo Vidas

25 Años - El Fondo de Contribuciones Voluntarias de las Naciones Unidas para las Víctimas de la Tortura

28 Jul 2006
Esta publicación, de atractiva diagramación y presentada en un lenguaje simple, examina las definiciones medicas y legales de la tortura; como y porque ocurre; el impacto sobre sus victimas; la diferencia entre la tortura y otros tipos de violaciones a los derechos humanos; así cómo las formas de...
RECONSTRUIRE DES VIES 25 ANS FONDS

Reconstruire des Vies

25 Ans - Fonds de Contributions Volontaires des Nations Unies pour les Victimes de la Torture

28 Jul 2006
REBUILDING LIVES 25 YEARS UNITED

Rebuilding Lives

25 Years United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture

28 Jul 2006
This publication, presented in plain language and with an appealing layout, examines the legal and medical definitions of torture, how and why it happens, the impact it has on victims, what makes torture different from other human rights violations, as well as ways in which it can be effectively ...
DERECH HUMANOS LAS PRISIONES GUIA

Derechos Humanos y las Prisiones, Los

Guía para el Instructor en Derechos Humanos para Funcionarios de Prisiones

Series:
Serie de Capacitación Profesional
7 Apr 2006
La presente Guía para el instructor ha sido preparada para ayudar a los instructores en su presentación de “Los Derechos Humanos y las Prisiones – Manual de Capacitación en Derechos Humanos para Funcionarios de Prisiones. El Manual, la Guía y el método pedagógico que contienen pretenden equipar a...