The library of the National Commission on Human Rights and Freedoms was created a few years after the creation of the institution.

LOCATION

It is situated at the Block C building of the Commission opposite the Chambers of Commerce.

COMPOSITION

The library and information centre is a specialized library which deals with human Rights. The documentation centre is essentially made up of : 

  • Reference works (Bibliographies, atlas…)
  • Books or monographs
  • Reports (annual reports, activity reports, proceedings)
  • Maps
  • CD-ROMs
  • Video Tapes 

OBJECTIVES

Our goals are:

  • To meet the need of users, researchers, technicians, students, interns and citizens whose rights have been violated especially the vulnerable groups like the disabled, women and children,
  • To collect and treat information with respect to the domain of competence of Human Rights,
  • To install a base of computerize data,
  • To sensitize and publish the works of the Commission to the general public. 

COMPETENT AREAS

The library and information centre of the Commission being a specialized library that deals with law and human rights is classified as follows:

  • 340 Law
  • 341 International Law
  • 341.48 Human Rights
  • 342 Administrative law
  • 343 Constitutional law
  • 344 Social law
  • 345 Criminal Law
  • 346 Private Law
  • 347 Civil procedure 

TREATMENT

Treatment of data is done with the help of documentary software, EndNote

EQUIPMENTS

  • Shelves
  • A computer

OUR SERVICES

  • Direct consultation on the spot
  • No borrowing for home use
  • Direct and orientate users on how to carry out research
  • Readers are given the privilege to do photocopy out of the building

MODALITIES FOR USING THE LIBRARY

  • presentation of your national identity card
  • the user‘s identity is registered
  • the reader takes only two books at a time

VISITING HOURS

The library is opened every day from Monday to Friday, 9 am to 4:30 pm.