Protection Mechanisms

21.11.2007

Following the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights Defenders in 1998, a number of initiatives were taken, both at the international and regional level, to increase the protection of defenders and contribute to the full implementation of the Declaration. In this context, the following mechanisms were established: 

 

Following the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights Defenders in 1998, a number of initiatives were taken, both at the international and regional level, to increase the protection of defenders and contribute to the full implementation of the Declaration. In this context, the following mechanisms were established: 

Visit the relevant sub-section for further information on each of these mechanisms.