International Human Rights Resources

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Government Information: the Most Interesting Information in the World

Join Minitex and the University of Minnesota Libraries Regional Depository Library in a unique webinar series that highlights the exciting government information available to you and your patrons for free. Learn to determine the best starting points for your government information searching and be informed, my friends, through these free webinars.

Amid the wide range of UN human rights committees, State Department reports, and NGOs, finding the right documentation on international human rights and humanitarian aid can be difficult. Join Jason Paul (Arts & Humanities Librarian and Special Projects Coordinator in Social Sciences & Professional Programs at the University of Minnesota Libraries) for an introduction to some useful international human rights resources. We’ll explore the State Department’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; the UN High Commissions for Refugees and Human Rights; Human Rights Watch reports; digital collections such as the University of Minnesota’s Human Rights Library, Project Diana, and The Hub; and more.