Reforming the human rights system : a chance for the United Nations to fulfill its promise

UN-01The ICJ released its report entitled “Reforming the Human Rights System: A Chance for the United Nations to fulfil Its Promise.”

The report expresses support for proposals to replace the UN Commission on Human Rights with a standing human rights council with a higher position in the UN system.

It sets out how a new council can strengthen the UN’s work in addressing serious human rights situations at the country and thematic levels and in human rights standard-setting.


reform UN human rights system-thematic report-2005-eng (full text in English, PDF)

reform UN human rights system-summary-thematic report-2005-eng (summary in English, PDF)

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