Resources

A RESOURCE FOR LEADING ORGANIZATIONS, MODEL PROGRAMS, RULE OF LAW INFORMATION

Leading Organizations

The following organizations are globally recognized leaders in the field of rule of law. Refresh the page to see additional organizations, and be sure to check back in the coming weeks—I.J. will be rolling out an expanded, detailed, and searchable list of trusted organizations working on rule of law issues around the world.

Clipboard_30United Nations Development Programme
UNDP is an intergovernmental development agency working to build peace and democratic governance across the full range of development contexts, through rule of law and human rights assistance.
www.undp.org

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Hague Institute for the Internationalisation
of Law (HiiL)

HiiL is dedicated to improving rulemaking and conflict resolution processes through innovation, by supporting clients and other stakeholdersacross borders and based on the best available knowledge.

Clipboard_11International Council of Jurists

The International Council of Jurists is a body of jurists working towards the promotion of administration of justice and the healthy development of law, suitable to social and economic needs of the people.

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SELECTED HUMAN RIGHTS INTERNET RESOURCES

African Union
www.africa-union.org

American Society International Law
www.asil.org/resource/humrts1.htm#SectionD

Commission on Human Rights: Country and Thematic Mechanisms, Resolutions and Decisions
www.unhchr.ch/html/menu2/2/chr.htm

Committee Against Torture (CAT):Individual complaints, Decisions, Official records and Country Reports
www.unhchr.ch/html/menu2/6/cat.htm

Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights: Country Reports and Other Documents
www.unhchr.ch/html/menu2/6/cescr.htm

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women(CEDAW): Country Reports and Other Documents
www.unhchr.ch/html/menu2/6/cedw.htm
www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/cedaw/committ.htm

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD): Individual complaints, Decisions, Official records and Country Reports
www.unhchr.ch/html/menu2/6/cerd.htm

Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC): Country Reports and Other Documents
www.unhchr.ch/html/menu2/6/crc.htm

Council of Europe: Human Rights Directorate
www.coe.int/T/E/Human_rights

European Committee for the Prevention of Torture
www.cpt.coe.int

European Court of Human Rights
www.echr.coe.int

European Union
europa.eu.int

Global IDP Project
www.idpproject.org

HUDOC Case-Law Collection
hudoc.echr.coe.int

Human Rights Committee: Individual complaints, Decisions, Official records and Country Reports
www.unhchr.ch/html/menu2/6/hrc.htm

ILOLEX (Database on International Labour Standards)
www.ilo.org/ilolex/english

Inter-American Commission of Women
www.oas.org/cim/default.htm

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
www.cidh.oas.org

Inter-American Court of Human Rights
www.corteidh.or.cr

International Committee of the Red Cross
www.cicr.org/eng

Netherlands Institute of Human Rights (SIM)
www.law.uu.nl/english/sim/instr

Organisation of American States (OAS)
www.oas.org

OSCE
www.osce.org

ReliefWeb
www.reliefweb.int/w/rwb.nsf

Southern African Development Community
www.sadc.int

Thesaurus of Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights
shr.aaas.org/escr/thesaurus.htm

Tufts University
fletcher.tufts.edu/multilaterals.htm

UNESCO
www.unesco.org

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCHR)
www.unhchr.ch

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
www.unhcr.ch

United Nations Treaty Collection
untreaty.un.org

University of Minnesota Human Rights Library
www1.umn.edu/humanrts

University of Minnesota
www1.umn.edu/humanrts/asylum /refugee_index.html

Selected Non-Governmental Organisations

Bayefski.com: The United Nations Human Rights Treaties
www.bayefsky.com

Canadian Council for Refugees
www.web.net/~ccr/fronteng.htm

Center for Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE)
www.cohre.org

ESCR-NET: The International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
www.escr-net.org

European Council for Refugees
www.ecre.org

FIAN International (For the Right to Feed Oneself)
www.fian.org

Human Rights Campaign: Working for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equal rights
www.hrc.org

Human Rights First
www.humanrightsfirst.org

Human Rights Internet
www.hri.ca

Human Rights Network International
www.hrni.org

INTERIGHTS: The International Center for the Legal Protection of Human Rights
www.interights.org

International Council on Human Rights
www.ichrp.org

International Service for Human Rights
www.ishr.ch

International Women ’s Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific (IWRAW)
www.iwraw-ap.org

Policy Project: Improving reproductive health through policy change
www.policyproject.com

Project Diana: An Online Human Rights Archive at Yale Law School
www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/diana

Project on International Courts and Tribunals
www.pict-pcti.org

The Central American Refugee Center
www.icomm.ca/carecen

The Danish Institute for Human Rights
www.humanrights.dk

West African for Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons Network
www.waripnet.org

Yourrights: Liberty’s guide online guide to Human Rights Law in England and Wales
www.yourrights.org.uk