Relevant to sector: There are eight human rights treaty bodies that monitor implementation of the core international human rights treaties :

The Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body within the UN system made up of 47 States responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe. The Council was created by the UN General Assembly on 15 March 2006 with the main purpose of addressing situations of human rights violations and make recommendations on them.


General Assembly resolution 60/251 establishing the Human Rights Council (url: ) with additional documents listed at

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