Human Rights Based Approach

Taking a human rights based approach is about making sure that people's rights are put at the very centre of policies and practices.  Our self assessment toolkit can help you adopt a human rights based approach. 

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Scotland's Human Rights Report Card (UPR)

Every four to five years, Member States of the United Nations assess each other's progress on human rights through the Human Rights Council. This is called the Universal Periodic Review (UPR).

The next review of the United Kingdom is due to take place in November 2022. The Commission is currently engaging with civil society organisations and stakeholders to create Scotland's Human Rights Report Card. The deadline for civil society reports to the Universal Periodic Review is 31st March 2021

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