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Glossary

CAT

Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

CEDAW

The Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women

CRC

Convention on the Rights of the Child

CRPD

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

CSOs

Civil Society Organizations

GCC

Global Citizenship Commission

EFA

Education for All

GIAS

Global Institute for Advanced Study

HRE

Human Rights Education

ICCPR

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

ICERD

International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

ICESCR

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

ILO

International Labour Organization

MDGs

Millennium Development Goals

OHCHR

Office of the High Commission for Human Rights

OPCAT

Optional Protocol to CAT

The P5

Permanent Members of the Security Council

RtoP

Responsibility to Protect

SDGs

Sustainable Development Goals

UNESCO

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNHCR

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

UPR

Universal Periodic Review