Addressing implementation gaps: improving cooperation between global and regional human rights mechanisms (WP1291)
Location: Wiston House
The 10th in a series of annual human rights conferences sponsored by the Norwegian and Swiss Governments, this conference drew on experience and good human rights practice across Europe to improve human rights implementation across the region.
While ratifications of international human rights instruments continue to increase, closing the implementation gap remains a major challenge for the realisation of human rights. Governments are primarily responsible for implementing human rights at national level. Global and regional organisations with a human rights mandate play complementary roles in promoting, protecting and enhancing the universality of human rights, together with national human rights institutions and civil society… Expand