Human Rights Handbook for Parliamentarians

Keywords: Human Rights - Parliamentarians - International Guidelines

Parliamentarians often know little about the international legal human rights framework, the obligations their countries have entered into by signing human rights treaties, and the various international and regional human rights bodies and mechanisms that exist to monitor their implementation. In response to this, IPU and OHCHR have created a Human Rights Handbook for Parliamentarians to enable parliamentarians to strengthen their role as guardians of human rights.

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