Transitional Justice Legal and Policy References

Legal Sources

UN Security Council Resolutions/Presidential statements

UN General Assembly

Human Rights Council

  • Human Rights Council resolution on transitional justice and human rights (UN Doc A/HRC/RES/12/11, October 12, 2009)*
  • Human Rights Council resolution on the right to truth (UN Doc A/HRC/9/L.23, September 19, 2008)*
  • Human Rights Council resolution on forensic genetics and human rights (UN Doc A/HRC/RES/15/5, October 6, 2010)*

Policy Sources

UN Reports and Guidance Notes

Organisation of American States

Treaties/other international documents

*Documents available via UN Document Database.