Balkan Human Rights Web Page: Includes country-specific topics,
organizations and publications.
and Eastern European Internet Directory for Human Rights: Provides a
collection of links to sites with reference to human rights issues in
Europe and the NIS.
- Centre for Europe's Children:
European document and information centre on children’s welfare, policies
and rights. Includes full-text documents and a database with links to
more than 500 websites.
- Council of Europe: Official home
page of the COE. Includes background information, news, texts of COE
treaties and links to the different organizations within the COE.
- Legal Affairs-Treaty Office:
The texts of all COE treaties are available on this COE site.
Signatures, ratifications, declarations and reservations are included.
Html and word documents are provided.
HUDOCS: Sophisticated database of the case law of the European
Convention on Human Rights. Cases can be searched by title, text,
respondent, application number, keyword and many other fields.
- Human Rights Web:
The Council of Europe’s Human Rights Web provides access to the
various human rights bodies within the Council of Europe system,
including a link to HUDOCS.
- European Court of Human Rights:
Includes information of the court including information regarding
pending and recent cases. For searching case law, users link to the
- European Committee for the
Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment:
Includes text, ratifications and other information regarding the
European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or
Degrading Treatment or Punishment. Includes a database of all CPT
reports, public statements and substantive sections of their Annual
- Committee of
Ministers: Includes information regarding the COE’s Committee of
Ministers, including their texts, resolutions and other documents.
- Parliamentary Assembly:
Home page of the COE’s Parliamentary Assembly. This site includes
Parliamentary Assembly documents such as adopted texts and working
- Commissioner for Human
Rights: Many documents of the Commissioner for Human Rights,
including opinions and recommendations are available as PDF, Word and
- Congress of
Local and Regional Authorities of Europe: Includes information on
Draft European Charter of Regional Self-Government.
- Secretary General: The
home page of the COE’s Secretary General. Includes text of speeches
and information documents.
- Constitutional and
Legal Policy Institute: The legal reform program of the Open Society
Institute in Budapest, COLPI's mission is to contribute to the
development of open societies in the countries of Central and Eastern
Europe, Central Asia, and Mongolia.
Human Rights in EUROPE: Resource guide with links to regional human
rights organizations, reports, and articles as well as country-specific
- EUMAP: The European Union
Accession Monitoring Program monitors human rights and the rule of law
in ten Central and Eastern European countries and the five largest EU
- European Union: Europa, the
official home page of the European Union, provides excellent access to
official EU documents, especially recent documents.
The EU’s portal to European Union law, including recent Official
- CVRIA: Includes,
among other things, text of recent European Court of Justice decisions
- Gabriel: Gateway to Europe's
- Human Rights in Europe: From the
EU Accession Monitoring Program. Includes full-text reports.
- Human Rights
Watch-Europe/Central Asia: Contains up-to-date news releases on
human rights violations throughout the region and access to their World
- Minority Rights Information
System: A comprehensive database of legal documents relating to
ethnic and national minorities in Europe, provided by the European
Academy of Bolzano.
- Organization for Security and
Co-operation in Europe (OSCE): Deals with issues including arms
control, preventive diplomacy, confidence- and security-building
measures, human rights, democratization, election monitoring and
economic and environmental security. Web site includes many final
documents, reports, journals and decisions.
- Public Interest Law Initiative in
Transitional Societies: Assists the development of public
international law communities in Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and
Central Asia. Includes links to
- Union of Councils for Jews in
the Former Soviet Union: News, opinion, and advocacy.
- United States
Agency for International Development: Contains country-specific
information and links to European and Eurasian resources.
VOICE International: Focusing on Central and Eastern Europe,
facilitates the exchange of information regarding democratic development
of civil society.
Resources in Central and Eastern Europe and the Newly Independent States:
Dedicated to empowering women and girls throughout Central and Eastern