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International Human Rights

A guide to research sources for international human rights law created by John Bolan, Bora Laskin Law Library.

UN Charter Based Human Rights Bodies

 

The best place to begin searching for documents of a UN body is always the website of the body itself. In addition however, documents can be found in an array of locations. Below is a table summarizing alternative locations for documentation issued by the bodies.

 

Body

Alternative Online UN Resources for Body’s Documents

Human Rights Council

 

Official Document System

UN Digital Library

Universal Human Rights Index

 

Periodic Review Working Group

 

Official Document System

UN Digital Library

Universal Human Rights Index 

Human Rights Council Advisory Committee

 

Official Document System

UN Digital Library

Universal Human Rights Index

special procedures

 

Official Document System

UN Digital Library

Universal Human Rights Index