United Nations Human Rights Council


About the committee

The United Nations Human Rights Council is the intergovernmental body responsible for the protection and promotion of human rights. Its 47 seats are filled by member states on three year terms. The UNHRC deals largely with conflicts such as Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but also deals with a range of thematic human rights issues such as freedom of association and assembly, freedom of expression, freedom of belief and religion, women's rights, LGBT rights, and the rights of racial and ethnic minorities.


1. The Question of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms for Indigenous Peoples

2. Working Group on Human Rights Violations in the Central African Republic


Blake Smith & Bridget Deane