ND Center for Civil and Human Rights Launches New Human Rights Database

Author: Caesar Montevecchio

The University of Notre Dame's Center for Civil and Human Rights recently launched Convocatean innovative database and research tool, in late April 2017. Developed in partnership the Notre Dame Hesburgh Libraries, Convocate will enable scholars to explore connections between international human rights law and Catholic Social Teaching. Initial database documents in international human rights include documents from the United Nations, the International Labour Organization, the African Union, and others; those that focus on Catholic Social Tradition are from the Vatican and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.