What are treaties and declarations?
The two broad types of international human rights standards are declarations and treaties.
Treaties are legally binding agreements between governments. Each United Nations treaty has a treaty body to monitor its implementation. The main functions of treaty bodies are to:
The main United Nations declarations on indigenous peoples is the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Core United Nations Human Rights Treaties
The nine core United Nations human rights treaties include:
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