This International Covenant is an agreement that is a part of the International Bill of Rights.
In this agreement, some of the rights you will find are the rights to:
This Declaration talks about the basic rights that every person has, but with more specific rights included for Indigenous people all over the world.
This Declaration was made because of the trouble Indigenous people all over the world have gone through in the past and are still going through. It is meant to reinforce Indigenous rights, strengthen the relationship between the government and the people and to recognise the duty that comes with this relationship.
This Convention is a document about basic and essential human rights. It also includes information about other rights, such as privacy, rights of the family, right to a name, and rights of the child. The rights mentioned in this document could also be mentioned in other Canadian documents.
How to use it?
This Procedure is a guide that tells you what you need to do if you wanted to make a complaint about a country that has broken an agreement about human rights. If you are making a complaint in place of someone else, you will need to get permission from that person in writing, to have proof. This will need to be sent to the Human Rights Committee.
How does it work?
This resource outlines how municipalities can work to better serve marginalized populations such as Aboriginal people, those who are deaf, women, people with disabilties, racialized people and newcomers and seniors. It involves information on how to engage communities, create mandates, types of training and how to ensure the change is sustainable.
This document prepared by the Rural Ontario Institute is prepared to empower children and youth to create a council that will allow their voices to be heard in their community on what they believe would benefit the youth in their area. It includes information about forming the group, what the groups roles are and other important information such as funding.