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HR Instruments

This section includes a detailed, yet incomprehensive, list of international and regional conventions, protocols, declarations and statements. Below is a list of Human Rights instruments in the reverse chronological order:

UN Human Rights Declarations and Conventions and Other International Instruments

UN declaration on sexual orientation and gender identity
(UN, 2008)
Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
(UN, 2007)
Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities & its Optional Protocol
(CRPD, 2006)
International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance
(CPED, 2006)
Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
(2002)
Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict
(2002)
Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography
(2002)
Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity
(UNESCO, 2001)
Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
(1999)
Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
(GA, 1998)
Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action
(World Conference on Human Rights, 1993)
International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of all Migrant Workers and their Families
(ICMW, 1990)
Convention on the Rights of the Child
(CRC, 1989)
Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention
(ILO, 1989)
Declaration of the Rights of the Child, and Convention on the Rights of the Child
(1989)
Declaration on the Right to Development
(UN, 1986)
Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
(CAT, 1984)
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
(
CEDAW, 1979)
Declaration on the Rights of Disabled Persons
(UN, 1975)
International Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid
(ICSPCA, 1973)
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights – UN Covenant II
(ICCPR, 1966)
International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights – UN Covenant I
(ICESCR, 1966)
International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
(ICERD, 1965)
Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness
(1961)
Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and its Protocol
(1951)
Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide
(1948)

Universal Declaration of Human Rights
(UN, 1948)
Geneva Declaration of the Rights of the Child
(1924)