International Human Rights Mechanisms

International_Human_rights_MechanismsThe United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945 after the Second World War by 51 countries committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting and encouraging respect for human rights and for fundamental issues, from sustainable development, environment, to promoting democracy, gender equality and the advancement of women, governance, economic and social development, and more, in order to achieve its goals and coordinate efforts for a safer world for this and future generations.

The UN Charter sets out the purposes of the United Nations are:- To maintain peace throughout the world, to develop friendly relations among nations and to achieve international co-operation in solving international problems of an economic, social, cultural and in promoting human rights and for fundamental freedoms for all. The Charter of the United Nations was signed on 26 June 1945, in San Francisco, at the conclusion of the United Nations Conference on International Organization, and came into force on 24 October 1945.


Global Practice of Reparation Laws

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Organization of American States (OAS)Read More

Inter-American Court of Human Rights, Read More

Council of EuropeRead More

European Court of Human RightsRead More

Organization of African UnityRead More

The Universal Declaration of Human RightsRead More

Legal Framework of Rome StatuteRead More

The International Criminal Court (ICC)Read More


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Reparation Mechanisms Between India and Gulf CountriesRead More

National and Regional Human Rights Mechanisms: Asia-Europe FoundationRead More

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International Human Rights Mechanisms for Internally Displaced Persons and their AdvocatesMore Deatails (PDF 4.5MB)

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