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About the Human Rights Timeline

The Human Rights Timeline is your guide to the history of human rights development through official documents of the United Nations:

  • reports and resolutions of the Commission on Human Rights and Human Rights Council, reports of the Special Rapporteurs and Working Groups,
  • resolutions of the Economic and Social Council and of the General Assembly related to human rights,
  • treaties, conventions and declarations and human rights conferences.

The guide complements the information that researchers can currently find on the OHCHR website

We welcome your comments and suggestions concerning this resource guide.  Please send any recommendations to library@ohchr.org


In the spotlight

         21st special session of the Human Rights Council on the human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem took place in Geneva on 23 July 2014. The Council established an independent, international commission of inquiry to investigate all violations of international humanitarian law and international human rights law in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (see press-release)

         OHCHR Report 2013

The latest OHCHR Report 2013 presents results achieved under 11 expected accomplishments as set out in the OMP 2012-2013. It also provides information about OHCHR management, funding and expenditure


Related: OHCHR reports, management plans, human rights appeals


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