Acknowledging the diversity of culture, background, and life style of the world population, the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse aims to increase society's ability, through international collaboration, to recognise and respond to the mistreatment of older people in whatever setting it occurs, so that the latter years of life will be free from abuse, neglect and exploitation.
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This site maintained by the Law Society of Upper Canada links to the websites of law societies and similar bodies which regulate legal practitioners in other jurisdictions. These websites typically provide contact information, descriptions of member programs and services, news, and notices to the legal profession. In addition, many law society sites now include the full text of relevant legislation, rules of professional conduct, committee reports, and recent issues of the organization's publications
Research assistance, subject guides, and useful resources compiled by the NATO librarians. Use the tabs to navigate through the individual guides. Topics include: Arctic Security; Cyberspace Security; Maritime Security; Missile Defence; Women, Peace and Security; NATO's New Strategic Concept; Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan; and Arms Control, Disarmament and Non-Proliferation.
The NAFTA partners have created this website to provide Canadians, Americans, and Mexicans with information about how NAFTA works.
The Organization provides a setting where governments compare policy experiences, seek answers to common problems, identify good practice and coordinate domestic and international policies.
Refworld contains a vast collection of information of refugee status: reports relating to situations in countries of origin, policy documents and positions, and documents relating to international and national legal frameworks. It also includes special features on topics of importance to UNHCR such as refugee status determination, statelessness, migration, gender equality and women, internally displaced people, resettlement, voluntary repatriation and children.
On December 10, 1948 the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The full text appears on this webpage.
The purpose of this site from UNICEF is to offer all children and adolescents a safe and supportive global cyberspace within which they can explore, discuss and partner on issues related to human rights and social change. Topics include Education, Environment, Violence and Conflict, Poverty and hunger, HIV/AIDS, Health, and Human Rights.
WITNESS trains and supports activists and citizens around the world to use video safely, ethically, and effectively to expose human rights abuse and fight for human rights change. Projects include Critical response, Technology advocacy, Video as evidence, Video archiving and Training. Their Human Rights Channel project provides access to citizen video verification and curation resources.
A United Nations agency dedicated to developing and international intellectual property system. The site provides a wealth of information and resources about intellectual property (IP) - patents, trademarks, industrial designs and copyright. They also offer a service for domain name dispute resolution.