- The Stockholm Programme: A chance to put fundamental rights protection right in the centre of the European Agenda
- The UN Principles and Guidelines on Access to Legal Aid in Criminal Justice Systems
The first international instrument exclusively dedicated to legal aid: The United Nations Principles and Guidelines on Access to Legal Aid in Criminal Justice Systems; was adopted at the twenty first session of United Nations Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice from 23-27 April 2012. More >>
- United Nations Declaration on Human Rights Education and Training
On 19 December 2011, the General Assembly adopted, without a vote, the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights Education and Training by resolution 66/137. This step marks the final adoption of this new instrument by the United Nations.
- Principles relating to the Status of National Human Rights Institutions (Paris Principles).