The european and international systems and human rights – An overview

The european system and human rights

 

  The european treaties


European social Charter

European social Charter (revised)

European Convention for the prevention of torture and inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment

European Charter for regional minority languages

European Convention on the exercice of children’s rights

Framework Convention for the protection of national minorities

Convention on human rights and biomedicine

Council of Europe Convention on action against trafficking in human beings

Convention on contact concerning children


Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence adopted by the Ministers’ Deputies on 6 April 2011

For more information, please consult the website of the Treaty office  

 

The institutions and the monitoring bodies


Committee of ministers

Commissioner for human rights

European Committee for the prevention of torture and inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment

European Committee for social rights

Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the protection of national minorities

European Commission against racism and intolerance

The Council of Europe group of experts on action against trafficking into human beings

 

 

European Union

 

Court of justice of the european union

European union agency for fundamental rights

   
   
 

The international system and human rights

    

 The international human rights treaties
 
and their treaty body


International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Human Rights Committee

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

Committee against Torture

Convention on the Rights of the Child

Committee on the Rights of the Child

International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families

Committee on Migrant Workers

International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance

Committee on Enforced Disappearances

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

 

 The international agencies

 
 United Nations (UN)

 High Commissioner for Human Rights (HCHR)

 United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

UN Women

International Labour Organization (ILO)


 

 

 The international and special courts

 

International Court of Justice

International Criminal Court

International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia 

Special Tribunal for the Lebanon

International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda 

Special Court for Sierra Leone

Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia