Level Title Institution Country Description
National Human Rights Act National law United Kingdom


Act which incorporates the European Convention on Human Rights into English law. Provides an overview of convention rights, legislation, remedial action, derogations reservations as well as the acts of public authorities.

National Human Rights in Health Care: A framework for local action Department of Health & British Institute for Human Rights United Kingdom


Explains why and how human rights are relevant to health care and makes references to compliance with Human Rights law, as for example the Human Rights Act.

National Human Rights and Local level British Institute of Human Rights United Kingdom

The five local authorities are testing out how Human Rights principles and standards can support improvements in a specific area of service provision and can provide expertise to those interested.

Local, National Guide for mainstreaming equal opportunities on local level (Guide Mainstreaming de l’égalité des chances dans la vie locale) Centre for Equal Opportunities and Opposition to Racism Belgium

This guide is presented as a practical tool that will stimulate and support leaders in their efforts to develop equal opportunities and diversity in their towns or villages through four identified dimensions: local policies, services to the population, personnel policy and consultation with the public. The guide is also available in Dutch.

EU, Local, National Municipal non-discrimination services act Local law Netherlands

Obliges all local governments to provide for independent and accessible local anti-discrimination bureaus. As regards the obligations under the EU anti-discrimination directives, these Bureaus are part of the system of equality bodies in The Netherlands.

Local, Regional Barcelona for Human Rights -The Observatory on Human Rights in the City of Barcelona Barcelona City Council Spain

Overview of the monitoring of human rights observance in the international and European sphere, in Spain, Catalonia and Barcelona. It is a descriptive and illustrative tour of human rights that includes an examination of existing monitoring tools at all the territorial levels mentioned above.

Local, National Madrid's Plan Against Racism and Intolerance: An Example of the Implementation of the 10 Points Plan of Action City of Madrid Spain

A tool presenting useful recommendations in raising awareness educating and implementing sufficient policies on the grounds of racism and intolerance.

National Law reforming the child protection system (loi n 2007-293, 5 mars). National law France

The 2007 law reforming the child protection system in France required all departments to develop a centralised system for the collection, evaluation and analysis of “information that raises concern” on children in danger or at risk. 

Local, Regional Scotland Business Plan 2010-2011 Equality and Human Rights Commission, Scotland United Kingdom

The 2010-2011 Business Plan underpins the strategic priorities, which aim at securing and implementing an effective legislative and regulatory framework for equality and human rights.

Local, National, Regional Human Rights: improving public service delivery Audit Commission for Local Authorities and the National Health Service in England & Wales United Kingdom


Describes the impact of Human Rights Act on service delivery and provides the available law updates on the topic and how they affect service delivery.