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UPDATED: Simple Guide to the UN Treaty Bodies - Guide Simple sur les organes de traités des Nations Unies

ISHR's Simple Guide to the UN Treaty Bodies has been updated. The 2015 edition is now available in English and French.

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NEWLY UPDATED: July 2015

ISHR's Simple Guide to the UN Treaty Bodies provides an overview of the UN human rights treaty body system and the different ways human rights defenders can make use of it to further their human rights causes. The guide also provides information on the relationship between the treaty bodies and other UN human rights mechanisms, relevant developments related to the harmonisation of the working methods of the treaty bodies, and a glossary and e-resources for further reference.

Read the simple Guide to the UN Treaty Bodies here

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Versión española aquí

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