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The United Nations was founded in 1945 and has 193 member states. The main UN structures could be divided into 2 parts: Treaty and Charter-based bodies.

The Treaty Bodies

The core international human rights treaties are monitored by 9 human rights treaty bodies:

Charter-based Bodies

UN Human Rights Council (2006 - 47 member states)

The most important UN Human Rights Treaties are: