UN Human Rights Treaty Information Portal

The UN human rights treaties are at the core of the international system for the promotion and protection of human rights. Every UN member state is a party to one or more of the nine major human rights treaties. It is a universal human rights legal system which applies to virtually every child, woman or man in the world. The purpose of this portal is to enhance the access of human rights victims and their advocates to electronic information concerning the human rights treaty system.


Site devoted to the UN human rights treaty system. Complete information on the nine core UN human rights treaties. Searchable by subject matter. Unique system for assisting with individual complaints.

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Non-Governmental Organizations

Disclaimer: These sites contain information related to the UN human rights treaty system. The information contained on these sites is not controlled by the Human Rights Information Portal. Links to these sites do not in any way imply the Human Rights Information Portal supports the organizations listed, or the views presented.