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When planning travel, learn about the state of human rights in your destination.  How you can get involved: below you will find information on how you can promote human rights, as well as resources to assist you in taking action.

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Research the Human Rights Situation

It is important for travelers to be aware of the major human rights concerns in their destination. Many organizations, such as those listed below, release reports and information documenting the human rights situations in various countries worldwide. 

-United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Country Reports

-Amnesty International Country Reports


Locate Your Embassy 

Travelers should keep contact details of their home country's embassy when  visiting foreign countries. Information about U.S. and other embassies worldwide can be accessed through the links below. 

-United States Embassies and Consulates (from the U.S. Department of State)

-EmbassyPages Directory of Embassies, Consulates, and Other Diplomatic Representations                                                                                                                                          


 Members of the U.S. National Academies are encouraged to contact the CHR at for information regarding human rights in their destination country.    


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