The UN Charter

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. The Statute of the International Court of Justice is an integral part of the Charter. Visit the UN Dag Hammarskjöld Library’s collection …

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Treaty bodies

There are seven human rights treaty bodies that monitor implementation of the core international human rights treaties : Human Rights Committee (HRC) Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) Committee Against Torture (CAT) Committee on the Rights of the …

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