Welcome to the Universal Human Rights Index (UHRI)

The UHRI allows you to explore over 230.000 observations and recommendations made by the international human rights protection system:

Treaty Bodies-Universal Periodic Review-Special Procedures

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What information can I find in the UHRI?

The UHRI facilitates access to human rights recommendations issued by three key pillars of the United Nations human rights monitoring system: the Treaty Bodies established under the international human rights treaties as well as the Special Procedures and the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the Human Rights Council. Learn more about the human rights mechanisms – Click Here

The users can produce overviews of recommendations by region, country, human rights themes, concerned groups and by Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and targets, as well as to perform text searches and advanced searches by using filters. For more information and search tips, Click Here

Who is the UHRI for?

UHRI is a central repository of human rights information and aim at assisting States in the implementation of these recommendations and to facilitate the work of national stakeholders such as National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs), non-governmental organisations, civil society and academics as well as the United Nations in support of such implementation efforts and for human rights analysis including to identify who may be at risk of being left behind and mapping of systematic, recurring and unresolved human rights issues.;