Human Rights Information And Documentation Systems, International

Objectives and Mission: 

Help human rights organizations use information technologies and documentation methods to maximize the impact of their advocacy work.

General description: 

Develops and offers tools and techniques for information handling and documentation control; develops new standards; provides advocates with customized training and support; offers advice on the establishment/strengthening of information systems; offers advice on software; encourages cooperation among documentation centres. Task Forces: (3) Software Development; HURISEARCH search engine; Semantic Web.

Country Presence: 
Field of Interest: 
Human rights, Training