Human Rights Law

UN - United Nations

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

United Nations, 1948.


Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities

Adopted by General Assembly resolution 47/135 of 18 December 1992.


CoE - Council of Europe


Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

Council of Europe, 1995.


European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages

Council of Europe, 1992.


EU - European Union


Charter of Fundamental Freedoms

Adopted 7 December 2000


OSCE - Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe


Bolzano/Bozen Recommendations on National Minorities in Inter-State Relations

2 October 2008


Guidelines on the Use of Minority Languages in the Broadcast Media

10 October 2003


LundRecommendations on Effective Participation of National Minorities in Public Life

1 September 1999


OsloRecommendations Regarding the Linguistic Rights of National Minorities

1 February 1998


Hague Recommendations Regarding the Education Rights of National Minorities

1 October 1996


Australian legislation


Racial Discrimination Act 1975

Commonwealth of Australia


Racial and Religious Tolerance Act 2001

State of Victoria