Topics International human rights treaties

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

More information about the CCP’s research design is available here, including background information on how the team designed the inventory of constitutional topics as well as the full coding survey


Reference to one or more specific international treaties or instruments concerning human rights.


International Law

Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution refer to any of the following international treaties or instruments?
  • Does the constitution specifically incorporate the provisions of any of the aforementioned treaties or instruments?