Focus Switzerland - Overview

This section present a selection of articles on human rights issues in Switzerland as well as information on the implementation by Switzerland of human rights international standards.

  • Human Rights in Swiss Internal Affairs
    Vulnerable groups / Gender / Racism / Protection of Persons / Protection Private Violence / Search, Punish, Confine / Policy on Foreigners / Asylum Policy / Social and educational policies / National policy: miscellaneous
  • Human Rights in Swiss Foreign Affairs
    Foreign Human Rights Policy / Foreign Trade
  • UN Conventions: Implementation
    ICESCR (social rights) / ICCPR (civil rights) / Conv. against racism / Conv. against torture / Conv. women's rights / Conv. children's rights / Non ratified conventions
  • European Conventions: Implementation
    Implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and the ECHR Optional Protocols / Implementation of other Council of Europe human rights conventions in Switzerland
  • Universal Periodic Review (UPR)
    Universal Periodic Review of Switzerland 2008 and 2013
  • Recommendations to Switzerland
    Reports by UN Bodies / Reports by Bodies of the Council of Europe / General Implementation Deficits / Human Rights Education / Police / Women / Children / Travellers / Racism and more
  • Swiss Human Rights Players
    Human Rights in the Federal Administration / Swiss Centre of Expertise in Human Rights

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