This publication provides brief information on major instruments, procedures and mechanisms to protect human rights, principal events (international conferences, decades, years, days, etc.), and institutions dealing with human rights. It contains 600 entries and is designed for all those who are concerned about, and interested in, human rights primarily educators, students, human rights activists and mass media professionals. It aims to provide the reader with a better understanding of the international system of promotion and protection of human rights, based on international human rights law.
Also available in the Human Rights in Perspective series