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Fact Sheets

Archived publications in this section refer to those Fact Sheets that were published a number of years ago and whose contents remain available for historical reference purposes.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 Fact Sheets are accessible in electronic format, copies of some of these titles are still available in print.

No. 2

The International Bill of Human Rights (Rev.1)
Arabic l English l French

No. 3

Advisory Services and Technical Cooperation in the Field of Human Rights (Rev.1)
English l French l Spanish

No. 4

Combating Torture (Rev.1)
Arabic l Chinese l English l French l Russian l Spanish

No. 10

The Rights of the Child (Rev.1)
Arabic l Chinese l English l French l Russian l Spanish

No. 11

Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions (Rev.1)
Arabic l Chinese l English l French l Russian l Spanish

No. 12

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Chinese l English l French l Russian l Spanish

No. 13

International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
Chinese l English l French l Spanish

No. 14

Contemporary Forms of Slavery
Chinese l English l French l Russian l Spanish

No. 15

Civil and Political Rights: The Human Rights Committee (Rev.1)
Arabic l Chinese l English l French l Russian l Spanish

No. 16

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (Rev.1)
Chinese l English l French l Russian l Spanish

No. 17

The Committee against Torture
Chinese l English l French l Russian l Spanish

No. 18

Minority Rights (Rev.1)
Arabic l Chinese l English l French l Russian l Spanish

No. 19

National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights
Chinese l English l French l Russian l Spanish

No. 20

Human Rights and Refugees
Chinese l English l Russian l Spanish

No. 22

Discrimination against Women: The Convention and the Committee
Arabic l Chinese l English l Russian l Spanish

No. 23

Harmful Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Children 
Chinese l English l Russian

No. 24

The International Convention on Migrant Workers and its Committee (Rev.1)
Arabic  l ChineseEnglish | French | Spanish

No. 25

Forced Evictions and Human Rights
Chinese l English l French l Spanish

No. 27

Seventeen Frequently Asked Questions about United Nations Special Rapporteurs
Arabic l Chinese l English l French l Russian l Spanish

No. 28

The Impact of Mercenary Activities on the Right of Peoples to Self-Determination
Arabic l Chinese l English l French l Russian l Spanish

N° 1, N° 5 and N° 8 are no longer issued.

Special Issues

Archived publications in this section refer to Special Issues 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 Special Issues are accessible in electronic format, copies of some of these titles are still available in print.

Human Rights and Disability: The current use and future potential of United Nations human rights instruments in the context of disability*
English l French

Legislation against Racial Discrimination: Model National Legislation for the Guidance of Governments (HR/PUB/96/2)
English l Russian

Gender Dimensions of Racial Discrimination
hard copy only (currently out of stock)



Training and Education Materials

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

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)


Guides

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
Russian

No. 2

United Nations Guide for Minorities
Arabic
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
Russian



Other

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

OHCHR (information booklet)
English | French | Spanish
Human Rights in Action: Promoting and Protecting Rights Around the World
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