Human Rights Research and Advocacy: Holocaust and Lessons Learned
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Bayefsky.com Database www.bayefsky.com
The UN human rights treaty system applies to virtually every child, woman or man in the world. The successful implementation of the human rights treaty standards, whether at the international or national level, depends on their accessibility to the victims of human rights abuse. This means both familiarity with the standards and access to remedial mechanisms. Bayefsky.com was designed, in collaboration with the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, for the purpose of enhancing the implementation of the human rights legal standards of the UN by making materials associated with the treaty system available in electronic and user-friendly form. The information provided on the website encompasses a range of data concerning the application of the UN human rights treaty system by its monitoring treaty bodies since their inauguration in the 1970's. Launched in 2003, it has had over 2 million visitors from over 200 states and territories and services victims of human rights abuse, educational institutions, advocacy groups and governments on a daily basis.
UN Human Rights Treaty Information Portal www.humanrightsinfo.com
The UN human rights treaties are at the core of the international system for the promotion and protection of human rights. Every UN member state is a party to one or more of the seven major human rights treaties. It is a universal human rights legal system. The purpose of this portal is to enhance the access of human rights victims and their advocates to electronic information concerning the human rights treaty system.