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Human Rights Research Guide: Human Rights Organization

Intergovermental Organizations (IGOs)

UN Charter-based bodies:

Human Rights Council, Universal Periodic Review Working Group, Human Rights Council Advisory Committee.

UN Treaty-based bodies:

Human Rights Committee (CCPR), Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR), Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), CEDAW, CAT, SPT, CRC, CMW, CRPD, CED

Regional

Council of Europe: Human Rights

OAS: The Inter-American Human Rights System

Inter-American Commission, Inter-American Court

Africa, Islam, Asia, etc.

Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs)

NGOs

Amnesty Int’l, Human Rights Watch, Human Rights First, Human Rights Internet, International League for Human Rights, etc.

Refer to the following resources to find a relevent NGOs:

DPI-NGO Directory, UM Human Rights Library (NGO Links), Human Rights Links (NGOs), Hurisearch, CIAO (working papers), etc.