FRA suggests technological developments in call for UN treaty body reform

The agency responded to a call for input to a UN Secretary-General report on strengthening and enhancing the effective functioning of the human rights treaty body system.

Its input drew on feedback from key experts participating in an meeting at the agency in Vienna from 7 to 8 February in relation to developing an online tool, which will draw together assessments by human rights mechanisms from the United Nations, Council of Europe and European Union.

The input related to issues such as recommendations to be provided in machine readable format and greater harmonisation across mechanisms.