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Human Rights

Resources and information for international human rights research

Human Rights Bodies of the UN

Websites for some of the human rights-related bodies of the UN. A comprehensive list of relevant bodies can be found in the UN Documentation Research Guide for Human Rights created by the Dag Hammerskjold Library. 

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How to cite UN documents  Check out this online guide from Readex! (This is only a guide; the final format depends on what style guide you are using).

Using UN Documents

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Search across 34 UN agency and organizational databases for data and statistics here.

A selection of source organizations listed below. Full list here.

For information on how to find statistics from UN agencies not included in the UNData database see the Research Guide from the UN's Dag Hammerskjold Library here.