OAU/AU Treaties, Conventions, Protocols & Charters

Database of African Union treaties, conventions, protocols and charters and status by country. Available in English or French.

The International Bill of Human Rights

Human Rights Machinery

Individual Complaint Procedures under the United Nations Human Rights Treaties


Lists of legal instruments, case law, and country specific information.

Complete List of the Council of Europe’s Treaties

Universal Human Rights Instruments

Non-exhaustive list of other human rights treaties outside of the nine core treaties, including those on refugee law, international criminal law, and humanitarian law. All UN treaties. Includes links to ratifications and reservations.

Core International Human Rights Treaties and their monitoring bodies

List of the 9 core human rights treaties and their monitoring bodies with links to all of the treaties wording, including:

  • CERD
  • CAT
  • CRC
  • CMW
  • CED
  • CRPD