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UN Human Rights goes live on TIND Institutional Repository

Released August 18, 2023

Geneva, Switzerland and Oslo, Norway – August 18, 2023. The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UN Human Rights) has gone live on TIND IR. This collaboration aims to create a worldwide database of academic publications, UN documents, reports, and other resources on the impact of unilateral sanctions on human rights. The repository leverages TIND IR's comprehensive feature set and user-friendly interface to ensure this vital collection is widely discoverable.

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The repository, implemented by the Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures, serves as a global resource for data collection and research. Researchers, scholars, experts, and stakeholders can now effortlessly submit and access relevant research, shedding new light on the unilateral coercive measures' complex implications on human rights.

TIND's commitment to supporting this significant initiative echoes our broader mission to enhance the discoverability and accessibility of research outputs and to facilitate global knowledge exchange. By hosting an array of materials, including scholarly publications, insightful articles, and comprehensive reports, the repository offers a holistic understanding of the consequences and effects of unilateral sanctions on individuals and communities.

About TIND
TIND is an official CERN spin-off providing commercial library management systems, digital preservation, and research data management solutions based on CERN open-source software. Serving academic, public, and special research libraries around the globe, TIND is headquartered in Oslo, Norway. More info at 

About the UN Human Rights
The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights is a specialized agency of the United Nations entrusted with the promotion and protection of human rights globally. Through its advocacy, monitoring, technical cooperation, and international coordination efforts, OHCHR works towards ensuring the respect, protection, and fulfillment of human rights for all individuals, regardless of their nationality, race, religion, or any other status. For more information, visit the OHCHR Website.

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