"The present guide offers information related to norms and mechanisms developed to protect the rights of persons belonging to national, ethnic, religious or linguistic minorities. It includes detailed information about procedures and forums in which minority issues may be raised to minorities and by also covering selected specialized agencies and regional mechanisms, the present Guide complements information contained in Working with the United Nations Human Rights Programme: A Handbook for Civil Society"--Introduction.
Minority rights focus in the United Nations. Overview : develoment of minority rights in international law
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
The United Nations Human Rights Council and its subsidiary bodies
The United Nations special procedures
Human rights treaty bodies
Other relevant bodies in the United Nations system. The United Nations Development Programme
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugess
The United Nations Children's Fund
The International Labour Organization
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
Regional systems. The human rights system of the African Union
The Council of Europe
The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
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