Government of Canada

Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

Human Rights

Human Rights and Development

Realising Human Rights for Poor People - Strategy Paper- Department for International Development (DFID) - UK

This paper is one of a series of DFID "Strategy Papers" that aims to lay out how DFID, together with the international community, and developing country stakeholders, can contribute to achieving the International Development Targets through cooperation in sectors such as economic growth, health, gender equality, human rights, education, governance and the environment. The paper explains why the human rights framework is a core element to the achievement of the international development targets.

The Stockholm Workshop on the Human Rights Approach to Development Cooperation, 16-19 October 2000

Prepared by Andre Frankovits and Patrick Earle, Human Rights Council of Australia for The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, The Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Swedish NGO Foundation for Human Rights.

Working Together - The Human Rights Based Approach to Development Cooperation Stockholm Workshop was convened by the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), and the Swedish NGO Foundation for Human Rights. It aimed to bring together donor organizations and NGOs, to share lessons learned, and identify obstacles and practical implication in applying a human rights approach to development cooperation.

Human Development Report 2000 - Human Rights and Human Development - UNDP

International Human Rights Instruments

Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

Convention on the Rights of the Child

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families

Universal Declaration of Human Rights