International Institute of Human Rights


International Institute of Human Rights

The International Institute of Human Rights (French: "Institut international des droits de l'homme," IIDH) is an association under French local law based in in Strasbourg, France. It is composed of approximately 300 members (individual and collective) worldwide, including universities, researchers and practitioners of human rights.

The IIDH was founded by René Cassin who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1968. René Cassin donated the prize money for the creation of an international institute of human rights in Strasbourg.

ee also

* Universal Declaration of Human Rights
* European Convention on Human Rights
* European Court of Human Rights
* Three generations of human rights
* CCJO René Cassin
* European Institutions in Strasbourg

External links

* [http://www.iidh.org/index2.php?language=en International Institute of Human Rights]
* [http://www.iidh.org/les_membres.php?language=en IIDH Members]


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