The International Councilon Human Rights Policy
The International Council on Human Rights Policy was establishedin Geneva in 1998 to conduct applied research into current humanrights issues. Its research is designed to be of practical relevanceto policy-makers, in international and regional organisations, ingovernments and intergovernmental agencies, and in voluntaryorganisations of all kinds. The Council is independent,internationalin its membership, and participatory in its approach. It is registeredas a non-profit foundation under Swiss law. Additional information about the Council may be found at the endof this document.