The International Council on Human Rights Policy
The International Council on Human Rights Policy was established in Genevain 1998 to conduct applied research into current human rights issues.Its research is designed to be of practical relevance to policy-makersin international and regional organisations, in governments andintergovernmental agencies, and in voluntary organisations of all kinds. TheCouncil is independent, international in its membership, and participatory inits approach. It is registered as a non-profit foundation under Swiss law. Additional information about the Council, and other research projects it isundertaking, may be found at the end of this document.