The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948


The Convention and Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees, 1951


The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 1966, and its two Protocols, 1966 and 1989


The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 1966


The Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1989, and its two Optional Protocols, 2000


The Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, 1948


The International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, 1965


The Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, 1984


The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, 1979, and its Protocol, 1999