National implementation of human rights: Global survey of State implementation systems and processes
New study into implementation of human rights commitments
It was announced today that The Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law, at BIICL, the Universal Rights Group, the University of Bristol and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer are starting a new project to conduct, for the first time, a global survey to understand the systems and processes that States have put in place to implement their international human rights commitments.
The project will focus on decisions and recommendations emanating from three UN mechanisms: the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), the Treaty Bodies and the Special Procedures. The aim is to produce an overview of existing systems and processes, and to distil best practice with a view to strengthening national implementation of human rights.