Human Rights Monitor Quarterly: Issue 1, Vienna +20, 2013


Please find below the table of contents for Issue 1, 2013, covering news and events from August to November. Chapters can be downloaded individually, and the full publication is available to download here (pdf, 2 MB).


Introduction to the Vienna +20 issue

Thematic Focus

Vienna Declaration & Programme of Action

International Developments

General Assembly Third Committee

Universal Periodic Review

Human Rights Committee

Committee against Torture

Committee on Enforced Disappearances

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Regional Developments

African Commission on Human & Peoples' Rights


Quick reference guide

Opportunities for NGO engagement

Useful links

Calendar of upcoming events - February - June 2013

ISHR thanks Irish Aid and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands for their support to this issue of the Human Rights Monitor Quarterly. The contents are the sole responsibility of the authors and cannot be regarded as reflecting the views of the project sponsors


  • Committee against Torture (CAT)
  • Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR)
  • Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED)
  • Human Rights Committee (CCPR)
  • UN General Assembly
  • UN Human Rights Council
  • Universal Periodic Review