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A Human Rights-Based Approach Toolkit

Date added: 12/22/2009
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A Human Rights-Based Approach Toolkit

Here you can download a zipped file containing the seven documents - in PDF format - that together constitute the Human Rights-Based Approach Toolkit.  The Toolkit is a concise and user-friendly guide to help UN Viet Nam staff integrate a human rights-based approach (HRBA) into their projects.


The Human Rights-Based Approach

A human rights-based approach to programming (HRBAP) is an approach that gives equal attention to what should be done and to how it should be done. A HRBA often aims at achieving the same goals as current development approaches (e.g.the MDGs), but puts equal attention on the process chosen to achieve these goals, as on the achievement of the goals themselves.

Compilation of General Comments and General Recommendations Adopted by Human Rights Treaty Bodies

Date added: 06/18/2008
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Compilation of General Comments and General Recommendations Adopted by Human Rights Treaty Bodies

This document contains a compilation of the general comments or general recommendations adopted, respectively, by the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural, Rights, the Human Rights Committee, the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, the Committee against Torture and the Committee on the Rights of the Child. The Committee on Migrant Workers has not yet adopted any general comments.