The International Council on Human Rights Policy
The International Council on Human Rights Policy was established in Geneva in1998 to conduct applied research into current human rights issues. Its researchis designed to be of practical relevance to policy-makers in international andregional organisations, in governments and intergovernmental agencies, and involuntary organisations of all kinds. The Council is independent, international in itsmembership, and participatory in its approach. It is registered as a non-profitfoundation under Swiss law.
© The British Museum. Brooch in theUrnes style. Viking, 11th century AD.Found near the village of Kiaby, Skåne,Sweden. This copper-alloy brooch is inthe form of a ribbon-bodied animalentwined with interlacing tendrils. Theanimal does not represent any particularspecies, but may show Christianinfluence as a symbol of the strugglebetween good and evil.