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Human Rights Activities in Your Association

Human Rights Structures in Your Association

Human Rights in Association Documents

Reporting Human Rights Concerns to Your Association

Human Rights Reports to National and International Bodies

Human Rights Reporting / Followup

In many countries, there is access to a variety of national human rights mechanisms or organizations engaged in reporting and follow-up on human rights issues.

Many of these have connections to ongoing reporting in different UN bodies (for details see

These include organizations such as the following:

  • Civil Society Human Rights organizations engaged in monitoring, advocacy, reporting and followup in relation to state compliance with human rights obligations
  • National Preventative Mechanisms established under the Optional Protocol on Prevention of Torture (OPCAT)
  • National Institutions for Human Rights or Ombudsman offices, as independent entities with a mandate to promote human rights at the national level and to submit recommendations to the national government.
  • National Mechanisms for reporting the followup of human rights respect and implementation. These are government structures.
  • National Institutions to report discrimination