This ISHR guide seeks to demystify and democratise the TPI procedure and thus widen the circle of those who can make use of it. It aims to do so by providing practical tools and tips on how to submit TPIs to the UNTBs.
ISHR has published its quick guide to a model law, an essential tool for human rights defenders to protect the rights and freedoms of everyone.
ISHR is pleased to launch its new guide to the UN Special Procedures, an essential tool for human rights defenders seeking to engage more strategically with these experts, for greater impact on the ground.
Whether as community activists, NGO workers, or diplomats, most of us who support human rights are involved in putting stories out into the world. Discover our new guide to crafting effective human rights narratives at the UN!
The work to hold the Chinese government accountable for its commitments is more important than ever before. To this end, ISHR has developed a hands-on, multilingual guide to UPR monitoring and follow-up for civil society groups, halfway between its last review, and it's upcoming in 2023.
On 18 June, the Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) launched the ‘ASPIRE’ guidelines on a COVID-19 response free from discrimination against LGBTI persons.
In two new joint public calls, NGOs are calling on States to provide suitable funding to the UN treaty bodies, and proposing a model for enhanced predictability and coordination of treaty body reviews.
ISHR's Simple Guide to the UN Treaty Bodies has been updated. The 2015 edition is now available in English and French.
ISHR's Practical Guide to the UN Committee on NGOs has been updated. The 2017 edition is now available in English and Spanish.
Coinciding with International Human Rights Defenders Day, we're pleased to share our rough guide to UN General Assembly Resolution 68/181 regarding the protection of women human rights defenders.