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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...
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...
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...
PROTECT CHILD VIOLENCE IN COVID

Protecting Children from Violence in the Time of COVID-19

Disruptions in Prevention and Response Services

26 Aug 2020
Violence is an all-too-real part of life for children around the globe – regardless of their economic circumstances and sociocultural background – with both immediate and long-term consequences. Available data indicate that children’s experience of violence is widespread, taking different forms: ...
WORLDS OF INFLUENCE: UNDERSTAN (I)

Sfere di influenza

Un'analisi dei fattori che condizionano il benessere dei bambini nei paesi ricchi

Series:
Innocenti Report Card (Italian language)
8 Apr 2021
Negli ultimi 20 anni, la serie Innocenti Report Card ha aperto la via al confronto del benessere infantile nei paesi ricchi. La Report Card 16 sviluppa ulteriormente questo tema adottando un approccio multilivello per dimostrare che il benessere dei bambini è influenzato dalle loro azioni e relaz...
WORLDS OF INFLUENCE: UNDERSTAN (S)

Mundos de influencia

¿Cuáles son los determinantes del bienestar infantil en los países ricos?

Series:
Report card de Innocenti
8 Apr 2021
Desde hace 20 años, la serie Report Card de Innocenti ha tomado la iniciativa al comparar el bienestar infantil en los países ricos. El Report Card n.º 16 da continuidad a esta labor con un enfoque a diversos niveles que demuestra que en el bienestar infantil inciden las acciones y relaciones de ...
WORLDS OF INFLUENCE: UNDERSTAN (F)

Des mondes d’influence

Comprendre ce qui détermine le bien-être des enfants dans les pays riches

Series:
Bilan innocenti
6 Apr 2021
Depuis 20 ans, les Bilans Innocenti jouent un rôle moteur dans la comparaison du bien-être des enfants dans les pays riches. Le Bilan Innocenti 16 va plus loin en adoptant une approche pluridisciplinaire pour montrer que le bien-être des enfants est influencé par leurs propres actions et relation...
WORLDS OF INFLUENCE UNDERSTANDING

Worlds of Influence

Understanding What Shapes Child Well-being in Rich Countries

Series:
Innocenti Report Card
15 Apr 2021
For the last 20 years, the Innocenti Report Card series has led the way in comparing children’s well-being across rich countries. Report Card 16 develops this further through a multi-level approach to show that children’s well-being is influenced by children’s own actions and relationships, by th...
BIBLIOGRAPHY ICTR ICTY & IRMC 2020

Bibliography on ICTR, ICTY and IRMCT 2020

Series:
International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) Special Bibliography / Bibliographie spéciale sur le Tribunal pénal international pour le Rwanda (TPIR)
31 Dec 2020
The bibliography is compiled by the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT) Libraries Team from both branches (Arusha and The Hague). It is an invaluable tool for gaining quick access to the literature related to the work of both Ad Hoc Tribunals including the IRMCT ‘Mecha...
TRAIN GUID HUM RIGHTS INTER BORDER

Human Rights at International Borders: A Trainer's Guide

Series:
Professional Training Series in Human Rights
20 Oct 2021
This is a joint publication of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and the UN Office on Counter-Terrorism. This Trainer’s Guide seeks to help trainers prepare, organize and deliver a training course on Human Rights at International Borders. The course itself is a capacity-buil...
VIOLE AGAINST CHILDREN ON THE MOVE

Violence Against Children on the Move

From a Continuum of Violence to a Continuum of Protection

21 Jun 2021
Every minute, 20 people – many of them children – are forced from their homes by violence, persecution or conflict. While children account for less than one third of the global population, they make up more than half of today’s refugees worldwide. This publication explores the multitude of ways i...