Useful links


Universal System

Commissioner for Human Rights

Commission on Human Rights (replaced by the Human Rights Council)

Committee Against Torture (CAT)

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR)

Committee on Migrant Workers (CMW)

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

Human Rights Committee

Human Rights Council

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

International Court of Justice

International Criminal Court

International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR)

International Criminal Tribunal for the formerYugoslavia (ICTY)

International Labour Organization (ILO)

International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

Peace and Security - United Nations

Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL)

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

United Nations General Assembly

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

United Nations Human Settlements Programme (HABITAT)

United Nations Organization

United Nations Security Council

Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

World Health Organization (WHO)


Inter-American System

Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM)

Civil Society Participation in OAS activities

Committee on Juridical and Political Affairs

General Assembly of the OAS

Inter-American Children’s Institute (IIN)

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD)

Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA)

Inter-American Institute of Human Rights (IIHR)

Organization of American States (OAS)

Permanent Council (Organization of American States)

Secretariat for Legal Affairs (SLA)

Secretariat for Political Affairs (SPA)


European System

Council of Europe

European Court of Human Rights (ECHR)

European Union


African System

African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR)

African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AFCHPR)

African Union