THE BILL OF RIGHTS
The General Assembly proclaims this universal declaration of human rights as a common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations, to the end that every individual and every organ of society, keeping this Declaration constantly in mind, shall strive by teaching and education to promote respect for these rights and freedoms and by progressive measures, national and international, to secure their universal and effective recognition and observance, both among the peoples of Member States themselves and among the peoples of territories under their jurisdiction.
- The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
- International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
- International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
- Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
- Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, Aiming at the Abolition of the Death PenaltyThe Core International Human Rights Instruments and Their Monitoring Bodies
THE CORE INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS INSTRUMENTS AND THEIR MONITORING BODIES
There are nine core international human rights treaties. Each of these treaties has established a committee of experts to monitor the implementation of the treaty provisions by its States parties.