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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 & 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: ...
UN JURIDICAL YRBK 2015

United Nations Juridical Yearbook 2015

Series:
United Nations Juridical Yearbook
28 Feb 2020
The Yearbook contains documentary materials of a legal character concerning the United Nations and related intergovernmental organizations (IGOs). The present volume covers activities in 2015 and contains: legislative texts and treaties, or provisions thereof, concerning the legal status of the U...
GUIDANCE ON CASUALTY RECORDING

Guidance on Casualty Recording

5 Feb 2020
The OHCHR Guidance on Casualty Recording is the first UN publication on casualty recording methodology. It provides a ‘how to’ guide for actors that are doing or considering establishing a casualty recording system, or that want to better understand what casualty recording is and its purpose. The...
HUMAN RIGHTS WATER & SANITATION

The Human Rights to Water and Sanitation in Practice

Findings and Lessons Learned from the Work on Equitable Access to Water and Sanitation under the Protocol on Water and Health in the Pan-European Region

16 Dec 2019
This publication capitalizes on the findings and lessons learned so far from the work on equitable access to water and sanitation under the UNECE / WHO Regional Office for Europe Protocol on Water and Health. It features the experiences of eleven countries from the pan-European region that have e...
LA BONANZA DE LOS RECURSOS NATURAL

La bonanza de los recursos naturales para el desarrollo

Dilemas de gobernanza

Series:
ECLAC Books / Libros de la CEPAL
2 Oct 2019
El escenario principal de los análisis que se presentan en este libro es el contexto regional que tuvo lugar desde inicios de siglo, cuando comenzó un ciclo de bonanza de precios y rentas provenientes de los recursos naturales, hasta su final, unos pocos años atrás. Se trató de una bonanza que, c...
CONVENTION RIGHT OF CHILD

The Convention on the Rights of the Child

Series:
United Nations Essential Documents Series
20 Nov 2019
Thirty years ago, world leaders made a historic commitment to the world’s children by adopting the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. This Convention, one of the core human rights instruments, has become the most widely ratified human rights treaty in history and has helped tra...
KEEPING PROMISE ENDING VIOLENCE AG

Keeping the Promise

Ending Violence Against Children by 2030

6 Sep 2019
This report gathers expert analysis from a broad cross-section of stakeholders who are committed to bringing this unacceptable situation to an end. It draws out common findings and perspectives that demonstrate increasing cohesion in the action taken across regions to end violence against childre...
UN CHRONICLE V44 #3 2007

UN Chronicle Vol. XLIV No.3 2007

The Solidarity of Peoples

Series:
UN Chronicle
15 Jan 2008
A must-read for every concerned world citizen, the United Nations Chronicle is a quarterly, easy-to-read report on the work of the United Nations and its agencies. Produced by the United Nations Department of Public Information, every issue covers a wide range United Nations related activities: f...
STATE WORLDS INDIGENOUS PEOPLE 4TH

State of the World's Indigenous Peoples

Implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Series:
State of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
10 Sep 2019
On 13 September 2007, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. It marked the culmination of decades of struggle among indigenous peoples for a universal framework establishing minimum standards to ensure the survival, dignity ...
ENVEJECIMIENTO PERSONAS MAYORES

Envejecimiento, personas mayores y Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible

Perspectiva regional y de derechos humanos

Series:
ECLAC Books / Libros de la CEPAL
29 Jan 2019
Este libro es el resultado de un proceso de investigación y reflexión sobre la manera de incorporar a las personas mayores en la implementación y el seguimiento de la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible desde la perspectiva de derechos humanos. Pone el acento en el cambio demográfico como u...
INTEGRATING A GENDER PERSPECTIVE

Integrating a Gender Perspective into Human Rights Investigations

Guidance and Practice

4 Mar 2019
This publication provides practical guidance on the integration of a gender perspective throughout the work of investigative bodies or entities, from the planning phase to the investigations and to writing the report and presenting its findings. It should be read in conjunction with existing OHCH...
WHO

Who's Responsible?

Attributing Individual Responsibility for Violations of International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in United Nations Commissions of Inquiry, Fact-finding Missions and other Investigations

4 Mar 2019
United Nations Commissions of Inquiry (CoIs), Fact-Finding Missions (FFMs) and similar complex human rights investigations are regularly, and with increasing frequency, called upon to “identify those responsible” for violations and crimes falling within their mandate. Yet identifying responsible ...
PREVENTING TORTURE ROLE NATL

Preventing Torture: The Role of National Preventive Mechanisms

A Practical Guide

Series:
Professional Training Series in Human Rights
4 Mar 2019
This guide was developed in the context of the OHCHR Treaty Body Capacity Building Programme, established by General Assembly Resolution 68/268 to support States parties in building their capacity to implement their treaty obligations, in this case, their obligations under the Optional Protocol. ...
DISABILITY & DEVELOPMENT RPT

Disability and Development Report

Realizing the Sustainable Development Goals by, for and with Persons with Disabilities

12 Jun 2019
Disability-inclusive development is an essential condition for a sustainable future. In 2015, the United Nations adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, pledging to leave no one behind in the global efforts to realize the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Without the world’s one bill...
GLOB EDUCAT MONITOR RPT 2019

Global Education Monitoring Report 2019

Migration, Displacement and Education – Building Bridges, not Walls

Series:
Global Education Monitoring Report
24 May 2019
The Report examines the education impact of migration and displacement across all population movements: within and across borders, voluntary and forced, for employment and education. It also reviews progress on education in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. In view of increasing divers...
FROM PLANNING TO IMPACT A MANUAL

From Planning to Impact

A Manual on Human Rights Training Methodology

Series:
Professional Training Series in Human Rights
13 Mar 2020
If effectively designed and implemented, human rights training builds the capacity of individuals, groups and institutions for greater human rights protection. Based on its expanding training practice and lessons learnt, at both headquarters and field level, as well as on related research, the UN...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2017 (R)

State of World Population 2017 (Russian language)

Worlds Apart - Reproductive Health and Rights in an Age of Inequality

Series:
State of World Population (Russian language)
21 Nov 2018
No country today—even those considered the wealthiest and most developed—can claim to be fully inclusive, where all people have equal opportunities and protections, and fully enjoy their human rights. In many developing countries, women who are poor, in the bottom 20 per cent of the income scale,...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2017 (A)

State of World Population 2017 (Arabic language)

Worlds Apart - Reproductive Health and Rights in an Age of Inequality

Series:
State of World Population (Arabic language)
12 Nov 2017
No country today—even those considered the wealthiest and most developed—can claim to be fully inclusive, where all people have equal opportunities and protections, and fully enjoy their human rights. In many developing countries, women who are poor, in the bottom 20 per cent of the income scale,...
GLOBAL RPT TRAFFICK IN PERSON 2018

Global Report on Trafficking in Persons 2018

Series:
Global Report on Trafficking in Persons
22 Feb 2019
This report, which comprises three booklets, provides a comprehensive analysis of the crime of trafficking in persons and how different countries are responding to this crisis. Countries worldwide have been detecting and reporting a larger number of victims and are also convicting more trafficker...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2018 (G)

State of World Population 2018 (German language)

The Power of Choice - Reproductive Rights and the Demographic Transition

16 Nov 2018
Human rights are universal, interrelated and interconnected. This publication highlights the fact that reproductive rights, one of the most fundamental rights inherent to all persons and one of the most intimate choices a person can make, are still not available to all. Evidence remains that the ...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2018 (P)

Situação da população mundial 2018

O poder de escolha - Direitos reprodutivos e a transição demográfica

23 Nov 2018
Human rights are universal, interrelated and interconnected. This publication highlights the fact that reproductive rights, one of the most fundamental rights inherent to all persons and one of the most intimate choices a person can make, are still not available to all. Evidence remains that the ...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2018 (R)

State of World Population 2018 (Russian language)

The Power of Choice - Reproductive Rights and the Demographic Transition

Series:
State of World Population (Russian language)
23 Oct 2018
Human rights are universal, interrelated and interconnected. This publication highlights the fact that reproductive rights, one of the most fundamental rights inherent to all persons and one of the most intimate choices a person can make, are still not available to all. Evidence remains that the ...