The founding document of the United Nations, the UN Charter has set the groundwork for decades of global peacebuilding and humanitarian efforts.
Geneva conventions I, II, III, IV
The Geneva Conventions formulated groundbreaking agreements laying out Humanitarian Law in Conflict Zones.
The Paris Agreement is set within the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and focuses on means of limiting gas-house emissions to mitigate climate change.
Convention on the Rights of the Child
The Convention on the Rights of the Child sets out the political, social, economic, health and cultural rights of the child globally, and is a binding document.
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is the milestone document laying out unshakable tenets of human rights.
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)
Groundbreaking resolution outlining the rights and needs of women, and their inherent human rights.
Security Council Resolution 1325
Security Council Resolution 1325 was the first to highlight to unique impact war has on women, and how women uniquely can impact war efforts for peace.
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)
The ICCPR delineates inherent rights specific to civil and political boundaries, and is considered a binding document.