This publication provides an overview of the main steps that were undertaken during these efforts, and captures lessons learned and good practices in ensuring that national systems are in place to support the principles of justice for victims.
UNDP RBEC was a corporate early adopter of the innovation agenda and this publication illustrates how each of the countries benefited from a strategic use of innovation, and details practical, positive development results that have helped transform the way UNDP works in the region.
This guide reflects the current research and international experiences in ratifying the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and its implementation. The convention was adopted by the UN General Assembly on 13 December 2006. As one of international human rights laws, the convention pursues the goal of safeguarding the integrity and dignity of the persons with disabilities by establishing legal obligations on states to protect the rights of all persons with disabilities under their jurisdiction.
This report contains findings and recommendations from the international conference held on November 2011 regarding the Universal Periodic Review (UPR). The UPR is a mechanism of the United Nations and the Human Rights Council that examines the human rights performance of all 193 UN Member States.
Analysis of the national studies that were carried out in five selected countries/territories (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kazakhstan, Kosovo*, Kyrgyzstan and Serbia) to assess the capacities of judicial institutions to address the needs of persons with disabilities, minorities and women.
This report contains findings and recommendations from the International Conference held in April 2013 in Moldova on UN Principles and Guidelines on Access to Legal Aid in Criminal Justice Systems, adopted in April 2012 as the first international instrument exclusively dedicated to legal aid.