Council of Europe An international organisation in Strasbourg which comprises 47 countries of Europe. It was set up to promote democracy and protect human rights and the rule of law in Europe. See Reports of Judgments and Decisions for case law.
United Nations - Human Rights Links to documents, treaties and cases.
Universal Declaration of Human Rights The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which was adopted by the UN General Assembly on 10 December 1948, was the result of the experience of the Second World War. With the end of that war, and the creation of the United Nations, the international community vowed never again to allow atrocities like those of that conflict happen again.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR is governed by the UN General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
CEDAW: Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) is the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.