Regional protection of human rights

Regional organizations are overviewed in this chapter. The links are thus to the main web sites of the regional organizations which are discussed.

Principal regional organizations

These regional organizations are addressed in further detail in chapters 7-9.

www.coe.int - The Council of Europe

www.oas.org - Organization for American States

https://au.int - The African Union

Other regional organizations

These regional organizations are not discussed in discrete chapters. However, further information on them and their human rights instruments, policies and agendas can be found on their websites.

www.cisstat.com/eng/cis.htm - Commonwealth of Independent States

https://forumsec.org - The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

www.thecommonwealth.org - The Commonwealth Secretariat

www.cis.minsk.by - Executive Committee of the CIS

asean.org - Secretariat of ASEAN

www.aichr.org - The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR)