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Finding UN documents and information about the UN.
A research and learning database sharing documentation, analysis, and interpretation of major human rights violations and atrocity crimes worldwide. The collection is growing to include 75,000 pages of text and 150 hours of video that give voice to the countless victims of human rights crimes in the 20th and early 21st centuries.
Reports on various human rights topics, published by the UN Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights. Topics include human trafficking, rights to water/food/housing, and indigenous peoples.
UN Bodies and Human Rights
Official United Nations bodies that deal with human rights issues include:
Third Committee of the General Assembly: provides a forum for member states to discuss social, cultural, and humanitarian affairs. GA resolutions relating to human rights usually originate in this committee or are referred here.