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Equality and Human Rights Commission Project Resources

Useful links:

Equality and Human Rights Commission
http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/

Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission
http://www.nihrc.org/

Scottish Human Rights Commission
http://www.scottishhumanrights.com/

International Coordinating Committee of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights
http://nhri.ohchr.org/EN/Pages/default.aspx

Principles relating to the Status of National Institutions (The Paris Principles)
Endorsed by the UN General Assembly in Res. 48/134 of 20 December 1993
http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/parisprinciples.htm

UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and NHRIs:
http://www.ohchr.org/en/countries/nhri/pages/nhrimain.aspx

UN Human Rights Council and NHRIs
http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/hrcouncil/nhri.htm

National human rights institutions: effectiveness and legitimacy
International Council on Human Rights Policy:
http://www.ichrp.org/en/projects/102

Human Rights, State Compliance, and Social Change: Assessing National Human Rights Institutions
Ryan Goodman and Thomas Pegram (editors)
http://www.cup.cam.ac.uk/asia/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=9780521761758&ss=cop