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UNICs contribute to enhancing multilingualism in the work of DPI by producing and translating information materials into local languages. UNICs produce various print materials including booklets, brochures, pamphlets and information kits and they also translate UN publications into local languages. UNICs have produced publications in 153 local languages.

Below you will find a list of some of the information materials produced by UNICs in local languages, with links to electronic versions, where available.

Human Rights
  • Basic Facts About the Universal Periodic Review
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  • Basic Principles for the Treatment of Prisoners
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  • Convention Against Discrimination in Education
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  • Convention Against International Terrorism
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  • Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
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  • Convention and Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees
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  • Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance
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  • Convention on Consent to Marriage, Minimum Age for Marriage and Registration of Marriages
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  • Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
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  • Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination
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  • Convention on the Non-Applicability of Statutory Limitations to War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity
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  • Convention on the Political Rights of Women
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  • Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide
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  • Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness
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  • Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
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  • Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - Backgrounder
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  • Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - Fact sheet
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  • Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Option Protocol
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  • Convention on the Rights of the Child
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  • Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees
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  • Convention Relating to the Status of Stateless Persons
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  • Conventions, Declarations and Other Instruments found in General Assembly Resolutions
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  • Declaration on Territorial Asylum
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  • Declaration on the Elimination of All Forms of Intolerance and of Discrimination Based on Religion or Belief
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  • Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women
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  • Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples
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  • Declaration on the Protection of Women and Children in Emergency and Armed Conflict
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  • Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
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  • Declaration on the Right of Peoples to Peace
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  • Declaration on the Right to Development
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  • Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
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  • Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities
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  • Fact Sheet: Human Rights Council – Universal Periodic Review
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  • Factsheet: Work and Structure of the Human Rights Council
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  • Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War
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  • Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War
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  • Handbook for Parliamentarians on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities “From exclusion to equality: observing rights of people with disabilities”
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  • Human Rights Council - Q and A
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  • Human Rights Council, Decision 6/102. Follow-up to Human Rights Council resolution 5/1
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  • Human Rights in the Administration of Justice: Protection of Persons Subjected to Detention or Imprisonment
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  • International Bill of Human Rights
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  • International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
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  • International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
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  • Let's Unite! Teaching Lessons from the Rwanda Genocide
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  • Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the Protection of Victims of International Armed Conflicts (Protocol 1)
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  • Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and Relating to the Protection of Victims of Non-International Armed Conflicts (Protocol II)
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  • Recommendation on Consent to Marriage, Minimum Age for Marriage and Registration of Marriages
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  • Rights of Persons with Disabilities
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  • United Nations Principles for Older Persons
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  • Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity
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  • Universal Declaration on the Eradication of Hunger and Malnutrition
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  • Universal Periodic Review
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  • World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance 2001
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Basic Facts About the Universal Periodic Review
  • Persian
  • Tehran
  • pdf   117 KB
     
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Basic Principles for the Treatment of Prisoners
  • Turkish
  • Ankara
  • pdf   91 KB
     
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Convention Against Discrimination in Education
  • Persian
  • Tehran
  • pdf   100 KB
     
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Convention Against International Terrorism
  • German
  • Brussels
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Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
  • Armenian
  • Yerevan
  • pdf   3.23 MB
  • Bengali/Bangla
  • Dhaka
  • pdf   780 KB
  • Turkish
  • Ankara
  • pdf   212 KB
 
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Convention and Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees
  • Armenian
  • Yerevan
  • pdf   1.12 MB
  • Greek
  • Brussels
  • pdf   628 KB
  • Italian
  • Brussels
  • html   
 
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Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance
  • Persian
  • Tehran
  • pdf   191 KB
     
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Convention on Consent to Marriage, Minimum Age for Marriage and Registration of Marriages
  • Persian
  • Tehran
  • html   
     
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Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
  • Armenian
  • Yerevan
  • pdf   3.23 MB
  • Bengali/Bangla
  • Dhaka
  • pdf   624 KB
  • Ewe
  • Lome
  • pdf   724 KB
  • Greek
  • Brussels
  • html   
  • Hausa
  • Lagos
  • pdf   848 KB
  • Kabye
  • Lome
  • pdf   644 KB
  • Kiswahili
  • Nairobi
  • pdf   57 KB
  • Sinhala
  • Colombo
  • pdf   918 KB
  • Tamil
  • Colombo
  • pdf   1.0 MB
  • Turkish
  • Ankara
  • pdf   210 KB
  • Yoruba
  • Lagos
  • pdf   692 KB
 
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Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination
  • Armenian
  • Yerevan
  • pdf   3.2 MB
  • Turkish
  • Ankara
  • pdf   208 KB
   
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Convention on the Non-Applicability of Statutory Limitations to War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity
  • Armenian
  • Yerevan
  • pdf   45 KB
     
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Convention on the Political Rights of Women
  • Bengali/Bangla
  • Dhaka
  • pdf   216 KB
     
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Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide
  • Turkish
  • Ankara
  • pdf   152 KB
     
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Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness
  • Turkish
  • Ankara
  • pdf   259 KB
     
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Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Azerbaijani
  • Baku
  • pdf   238 KB
  • Italian
  • Brussels
  • pdf   524 KB
  • Polish
  • Warsaw
  • pdf   256 KB
  • Russian
  • Moscow
  • pdf   1.6 MB
  • Ukranian
  • Kyiv
  • pdf   472 KB
     
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Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - Backgrounder
  • Azerbaijani
  • Baku
  • pdf   81 KB
     
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Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - Fact sheet
  • Azerbaijani
  • Baku
  • pdf   85 KB
     
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Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Option Protocol
  • Greek
  • Brussels
  • html   
     
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Convention on the Rights of the Child
  • Armenian
  • Yerevan
  • pdf   3.23 MB
  • Greek
  • Brussels
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  • Polish
  • Warsaw
  • pdf   412 KB
  • Turkish
  • Ankara
  • pdf   231 KB
  • Ukranian
  • Kyiv
  • pdf   2.71 MB
     
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Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees
  • Turkish
  • Ankara
  • pdf   100 KB
     
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Convention Relating to the Status of Stateless Persons
  • Turkish
  • Ankara
  • pdf   259 KB
     
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Conventions, Declarations and Other Instruments found in General Assembly Resolutions
  • German
  • Brussels
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Declaration on Territorial Asylum
  • Turkish
  • Ankara
  • pdf   121 KB
     
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Declaration on the Elimination of All Forms of Intolerance and of Discrimination Based on Religion or Belief
  • Persian
  • Tehran
  • pdf   85 KB
  • Turkish
  • Ankara
  • pdf   145 KB
   
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Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women
  • Kiswahili
  • Nairobi
  • pdf   22 KB
  • Persian
  • Tehran
  • pdf   97 KB
  • Turkish
  • Ankara
  • pdf   159 KB
 
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Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples
  • Turkish
  • Ankara
  • pdf   80 KB
     
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Declaration on the Protection of Women and Children in Emergency and Armed Conflict
  • Persian
  • Tehran
  • pdf   79 KB
     
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Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
  • Turkish
  • Ankara
  • pdf   181 KB
     
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Declaration on the Right of Peoples to Peace
  • Turkish
  • Ankara
  • pdf   108 KB
     
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Declaration on the Right to Development
  • Turkish
  • Ankara
  • pdf   134 KB
     
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Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
  • Belarusian
  • Minsk
  • pdf   113 KB
  • Chinanteco Del Norte
  • Mexico City
  • pdf   
  • Cho'l
  • Mexico City
  • pdf   
  • Mapuzugun
  • Buenos Aires
  • pdf   
  • Mayan
  • Mexico City
  • html   
  • Mazahua
  • Mexico City
  • pdf   
  • Mexicano De la Huasteca Hidalguense
  • Mexico City
  • html   
  • Nahuatl Del Istmo
  • Mexico City
  • pdf   
  • Persian
  • Tehran
  • pdf   186 KB
  • Toba
  • Buenos Aires
  • pdf   139 KB
  • Totonaco De la Costa
  • Mexico City
  • pdf   
  • Tseltal
  • Mexico City
  • pdf   
  • Turkish
  • Ankara
  • pdf   179 KB
  • Wichí
  • Buenos Aires
  • pdf   
  • Zapoteco De la Planicie Costera
  • Mexico City
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Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities
  • Persian
  • Tehran
  • pdf   83 KB
  • Turkish
  • Ankara
  • pdf   148 KB
   
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Fact Sheet: Human Rights Council – Universal Periodic Review
  • Persian
  • Tehran
  • pdf   107 KB
     
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Factsheet: Work and Structure of the Human Rights Council
  • Persian
  • Tehran
  • pdf   97 KB
     
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Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War
  • Persian
  • Tehran
  • pdf   594 KB
     
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Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War
  • Persian
  • Tehran
  • pdf   910 KB
     
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Handbook for Parliamentarians on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities “From exclusion to equality: observing rights of people with disabilities”
  • Ukranian
  • Kyiv
  • pdf   917 KB
     
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Human Rights Council - Q and A
  • Polish
  • Warsaw
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Human Rights Council, Decision 6/102. Follow-up to Human Rights Council resolution 5/1
  • Persian
  • Tehran
  • pdf   87 KB
     
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Human Rights in the Administration of Justice: Protection of Persons Subjected to Detention or Imprisonment
  • Persian
  • Tehran
  • html   
     
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International Bill of Human Rights
  • Armenian
  • Yerevan
  • pdf   2.10 MB
  • Kazakh
  • Almaty
  • pdf   2.2 MB
  • Sinhala
  • Colombo
  • pdf   6.95 MB
  • Tamil
  • Colombo
  • pdf   3.01 MB
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International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
  • Bengali/Bangla
  • Dhaka
  • pdf   956 KB
  • Italian
  • Brussels
  • pdf   1.8 MB
  • Turkish
  • Ankara
  • pdf   287 KB
 
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International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
  • Bengali/Bangla
  • Dhaka
  • pdf   732 KB
  • Italian
  • Brussels
  • pdf   1.8 MB
  • Turkish
  • Ankara
  • pdf   125 KB
 
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Let's Unite! Teaching Lessons from the Rwanda Genocide
  • Russian
  • Moscow
  • html   
     
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Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the Protection of Victims of International Armed Conflicts (Protocol 1)
  • Persian
  • Tehran
  • pdf   582 KB
     
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Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and Relating to the Protection of Victims of Non-International Armed Conflicts (Protocol II)
  • Persian
  • Tehran
  • pdf   149 KB
     
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Recommendation on Consent to Marriage, Minimum Age for Marriage and Registration of Marriages
  • Persian
  • Tehran
  • html   
     
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Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Persian
  • Tehran
  • html   
     
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United Nations Principles for Older Persons
  • Persian
  • Tehran
  • pdf   74 KB
     
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Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity
  • Persian
  • Tehran
  • html   
     
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Universal Declaration on the Eradication of Hunger and Malnutrition
  • Persian
  • Tehran
  • html   
     
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Universal Periodic Review
  • Persian
  • Tehran
  • html   
     
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World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance 2001
  • German
  • Brussels
  • html   
  • Portuguese
  • Brussels
  • pdf   5.15 MB
   
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* Please note some of these translations were produced by third parties.