Archived Training and Education Materials

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Archived publications in this section refer to Training and Educations Materials that were published a number of years ago and whose contents remain available for historical reference purposes. Selected titles are under revision and will be made available to the public once updated. While all the archived Training and Education Materials are accessible in electronic format, copies of some of these titles are still available in print.

Human Rights Education Series

No. 2 Human Rights Education and Human Rights Treaties
Arabic | Chinese | English | Russian
No. 3 The Right to Human Rights Education (13 MB)
English and Corrigendum (no hard copy –
e-version only)
English and Corrigendum
ACT Project: Assisting Communities Together
English l French l Spanish

Professional Training Series

  Pocket Guide on Basic Human Rights Instruments
English l French l Spanish

Manual on Human Rights Reporting
English (560 pages)
Spanish (Introduction, part 1, part 2a, part 2b, part 2c, part 2d, annex)


This series was launched in 2001 with an information set for indigenous peoples on United Nations operations and procedures. The second publication in the series consists of 14 leaflets indicating how minorities can use United Nations human rights procedures and those established by regional mechanisms.

No. 1

United Nations Guide for Indigenous Peoples
English - Introduction, Leaflets: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Annex
French - Introduction, Leaflets: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Spanish - Introduction, Leaflets: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

No. 2

United Nations Guide for Minorities
Chinese: Parts: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
English- Core documents: UN Declaration, Commentary to the UN Declaration, Parts: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, Annexes

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Laws that discriminate against women
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