Creating a fairer Britain
As an official human rights body, one of the Commission’s roles is to submit evidence and reports to national, regional and international human rights committees, relating to the situation in Britain. In this section you will find details of these reports.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has the status of Great Britain’s national human rights institution, which gives us a key role in engaging with the United Nations’ human rights system. Follow this link to find out more about the UN’s international human rights committees.
The UN Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner has produced a film – ‘What is a human rights treaty body?’ The film is an introduction to the concept of human rights, and the United Nations framework to promote and protect human rights. You can watch the clip here.