African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights
Information on the Commission, its members, sessions, status, events. Provides reports, basic legislation on human rights, publications, and links to other resources on human rights.
Council of Europe
Official web site of the Council of Europe (COE). Information on the activities of the COE and the Committee of Ministers of the COE. News, press releases, newsletter. Access to official documents: resolutions, European conventions, recommendations, summits and conference materials, speeches, monitoring reports, Activities Reports. Links to the web sites of the Parliamentary Assembly, European Court of Human Rights and Commissioner for Human Rights. Information on the Secretary General, Congress of Local and Regional Authorities and OSCE. Catalogue of the Library of the COE, catalogue of the latest publications and journals. Sites to the web sites of journals. Latest projects of the COE. Human Rights documents, pages on equality of gender, national minorities, combating racism and torture prevention. Information on legal co-operation, Venice Commission, Group of States against corruption (GRECO), social cohesion, information on Youth groups, COE activities in the field of environment, education, culture and heritage, youth and sport. Information on the COE and NGOs. Information on the ratification and signatures of the conventions. A list of the member states to the COE and their permanent representatives. Informational materials (leaflets, brochures, educational materials). Prizes and competitions.
Derechos Human Rights
Guide to human rights resources. Includes topics such as death penalty, economic and social rights, corruption, freedom of speech, impunity etc. Provides links to documents, reports, information sources and articles as well as links to various non-governmental organizations related to human rights.
EUR-Lex. European Union Law
Full text of the Official Journal of the European Union, texts of the treaties of EU, accession treaties, founding treaties. Consolidated legislation, application of Community law in the Member States. Legislation in preparation (Commission proposals, activities of the European Parliament, Council documents). EU policies, summaries and legislative follow-up. Case-law database (Court of Justice, decisions of the Competition Directorate-General of the European Commission). Links to the Court of the European Free Trade Association, European Court of Human Rights decisions). Parliamentary questions and other documents of public interest (Green papers, White papers, reports, European Commission working papers).
European Court of Human Rights
General information on the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), information for persons wishing to apply to the ECHR. Overview and analyses of the work of the ECHR. Database of the case law of the European Convention on Human Rights (HUDOC). Case law, judgements and decisions of the ECHR. Text of the European Convention on Human Rights and Rules of Court.
European Union Law. An Integrated Guide to Electronic and Print Research
Marylin J. Raisch's extensive guide includes: treaties establishing the European Union, legislation, case law, periodical literature and other sources, implementing legislation at the national level, the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, citation issues, and "a guide to the guides."
Foreign Law: Legal Research Resources in the Internet
Links to homepages with information on the legal systems of the world and legal resources databases. Information on war tribunals, human rights in Balkans and East Timor.
Government of Cyprus
Official website of the government of Cyprus. Contains information on the government, its organisation, parliamentary elections, and the constitution of Cyprus. In addition, includes the United Nations', the European Union's, and the Commonwealth's documents related to Cyprus. Contains information on Cyprus accession to the European Union and the conflict between Cyprus and Turkey.
HELP - Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals.
The European Programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) supports the Council of Europe member states in implementing the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) at the national level, in accordance with the Committee of Ministers Recommendation (2004), the 2010 Interlaken Declaration, the 2012 Brighton Declaration and the 2014 Brussels declaration.
This is done by enhancing the capacity of judges, lawyers and prosecutors in all 47 member states to apply the ECHR in their daily work. Indeed, legal professionals, who are at the forefront of the protection of human rights, including those of victims, must benefit from high-quality training. This is to ensure that they are kept up-to-date with the ever-evolving standards and case law of the European Court of Human Rights. HELP precisely aims at providing high-quality and tailor-made training tools to all European legal professionals.
The European Union (EU) countries benefit from the HELP in the 28 Programme, funded by the EU.
the only pan-European Network of national training institutions for judges, prosecutors and lawyers in the 47 Member States;
an e-learning platform on human rights;
a human rights training methodology for legal professionals.
Human and Constitutional Rights
The site, maintained by Arthur W. Diamond Law Library at Columbia Law School, compiles international and regional documents in the area of constitution law and human rights, reports of international organizations, and links to national, regional and international resources.
U.S. Department of State reports on human rights situation in the world. Search possibilities by country.
Human Rights in Latvia
Information about regional and international activities (seminars and conferences) and education in the field of human rights, links to the web pages of other human rights' organizations. Information on Latvian Human Rights Institute and Human Rights Quarterly. Domestic law (in English). Search possibilities.
Human Rights Internet
Search of information and publications by themes. Database on human rights events around the world. Information on UN and European human rights system and documents. UN Commission on Human Rights reports, UN conventions, resolutions, decisions.
Interights. International Centre for the Legal Protection of Human Rights
Search of case texts of international courts of human rights by subject, country; search of international human rights documents and organs. The International Centre for the Legal Protection of Human Rights established in order to support and promote development of legal protection for human rights and freedoms worldwide through the effective use of international and comparative human rights law.
International Human Rights Network (IHRN)
Guide to international human rights research. Webpage contains legal theory on human rights, its development and history, legal systems of protection of human rights as well as links to basic instruments on human rights, case law web pages and articles.