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UNIV DECLAR HUMAN RIGHTS R5 (A)

Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Arabic language)

Dignity and Justice for All of Us (Booklet)

9 Dec 2010
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is the first international agreement setting out freedoms, rights and entitlements for all humanity to claim. It emphasizes the inextricable relationship between fundamental freedoms and social justice, and their connection with peace and security....
LAT AMER DEMOGRAPH OBSERV 2008 #6

Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory 2008, No.6

Indigenous People - Year III (Includes CD-ROM).

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Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory / Observatorio Demográfico América Latina y el Caribe
16 Sep 2010
New publication which replace the Demographic Bulletin, published by CELADE since 1968. The Demographic Observatory provides information regarding population estimates and projections at national and urban/rural level, economic active population, fertility, mortality, international migration and ...
AGEING HUMAN RGHTS & PUBL POL

Ageing, Human Rights and Public Policies

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ECLAC Books / Libros de la CEPAL
16 Sep 2010
The book sets out the framework of rights-based social protection policies and how they apply to the particular situation of the elderly population and looks at the status of older persons in terms of income security, access to health and inclusive environments. It also examines the impacts of po...
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...
HNDBK FOR LEGISLATION VIOLENCE (A)

Handbook for Legislation on Violence against Women (Arabic language)

16 Nov 2010
Comprehensive legislation is fundamental for an effective and coordinated response to violence against women. The Handbook outlines the international and regional legal and policy frameworks which mandate States to enact and implement comprehensive and effective laws to address violence against w...
MUJERES EMPRENDEDORAS EN AMERICA

Mujeres Emprendedoras en América Latina y el Caribe

Realidades, Obstáculos y Desafíos

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Mujer y Desarrollo
11 Jun 2010
El presente informe examina continuidades y transformaciones en la participación de la mujer latinoamericana en actividades productivas en un sentido amplio: se incluyen pequeñas y medianas empresas (PYME) y micro emprendimientos. El análisis se propone por una parte, caracterizar las particulari...
HUMAN RIGHTS REGIMES AMERICAS

Human Rights Regimes in the Americas

5 Apr 2010
Human Rights Regimes in the Americas examines the complex role of human rights norms and standards in the region’s progression, illustrating the evolution and impact of international conventions, laws and institutions. The chapters combine historical detail with a focus on presentday challenges f...
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)

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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).
STATE WORLDS INDIGENOUS PEOPLE

State of the World's Indigenous Peoples

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State of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
24 Dec 2009
While indigenous peoples make up around 370 million of the world’s population – some 5 per cent – they constitute around one-third of the world’s 900 million extremely poor rural people. Every day, indigenous communities all over the world face issues of violence and brutality. Indigenous peoples...
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...
RULE OF LAW TOOLS POST CONFL (R)

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

Amnesties

30 Apr 2010
This tool identifies core principles that should guide United Nations personnel when confronted with draft amnesties that may be inconsistent with international law and United Nations policy. The first chapter defines amnesties, describes their use and distinguishes them from other legal measures...
RULE OF LAW TOOLS POST CONFL (C)

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

Amnesties

30 Apr 2010
This tool identifies core principles that should guide United Nations personnel when confronted with draft amnesties that may be inconsistent with international law and United Nations policy. The first chapter defines amnesties, describes their use and distinguishes them from other legal measures...
RULE OF LAW TOOLS POST CONFL

Rule-of-law Tools for Post-conflict States

Amnesties

31 Dec 2010
This tool identifies core principles that should guide United Nations personnel when confronted with draft amnesties that may be inconsistent with international law and United Nations policy. The first chapter defines amnesties, describes their use and distinguishes them from other legal measures...
TRAFFICKING OF MEN

Trafficking of Men

A Trend Less Considered - The Case of Belarus and Ukraine

Series:
IOM Migration Research Series
5 Mar 2009
To date, trafficking in males has been underconsidered in research despite noteworthy signals that it is a violation faced by many males, adults and minors. Through the case of Belarus and Ukraine, this study, established from a survey of about 685 trafficked males and qualitative information fro...
UN CHRONICLE V45 #2/3 2008

UN Chronicle Vol. XLV No.2-3 2008

Speaking to our Common Humanity... 60 Years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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UN Chronicle
3 Mar 2009
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...
GAOR 63RD SUPP44 RPT COMM TORTURE

Report of the Committee against Torture

Thirty-ninth Session (5-23 November 2007); Fortieth Session (28 April-16 May 2008)

Series:
Reports of the Committee Against Torture
25 Nov 2008
This is the official Record of the Report of the Committee against Torture on the 
Thirty-ninth Session (5-23 November 2007); Fortieth Session (28 April-16 May 2008).
GAOR 62ND SUPP44 RPT COMM TORTURE

Report of the Committee against Torture

Thirty-seventh Session (6-24 November 2006); Thirty-eighth Session (30 April-18 May 2007)

Series:
Reports of the Committee Against Torture
15 Sep 2008
This is the official Record of the Report of the Committee against Torture on the 
Thirty-seventh Session (6-24 November 2006); Thirty-eighth Session (30 April-18 May 2007) .
GAOR 62ND SUPP40 V1 HR COMM RPT

Report of the Human Rights Committee

Volume I - 88th Session (16 October-3 November 2006); 89th (12-30 March 2007); 90th Session (9-27 July 2007)

Series:
Report of the Human Rights Committee
15 Sep 2008
This is the official Record of the Report of the Human Rights Committee:Volume I - Eighty-eighth Session (16 October-3 November 2006); Eighty-ninth Session (12-30 March 2007); Ninetieth Session (9-27 July 2007).
GAOR 62ND SUPP40 V2 HR COMM RPT

Report of the Human Rights Committee

Volume II - 88th Session; 89th Session; 90th Session

Series:
Report of the Human Rights Committee
12 Sep 2008
This is the official Record of the Report of the Human Rights Committee: 
Volume II - Eighty-eighth Session (16 October-3 November 2006); Eighty-ninth Session (12-30 March 2007); Ninetieth Session (9-27 July 2007).
SELECT DECIS COMM AGAIN TORTURE V1

Selected Decisions of the Committee Against Torture, Vol.1

Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

19 Jan 2009
The worldwide eradication of the practice of torture was one of the major challenges of the United Nations only a few years after it was created. To ensure adequate protection for all persons against torture and other forms of cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, the United Nation...