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UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), a department of the United Nations Secretariat, is mandated to promote and protect the enjoyment and full realization, by all people, of all rights established in the Charter of the United Nations and in international human rights laws and treaties. The mandate includes preventing human rights violations, securing respect for all human rights, promoting international cooperation to protect human rights, coordinating related activities throughout the United Nations, and strengthening and streamlining the United Nations system in the field of human rights. In addition to its mandated responsibilities, the Office leads efforts to integrate a human rights approach within all work carried out by United Nations agencies.  Website: www.ohchr.org/english/
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Rule of Terror: Living under ISIS in Syria

14 November 2014 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

The Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of Migrants in an Irregular Situation

October 2014 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report on the human rights situation in Ukraine

16 September 2014 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

Human Rights Council 27th Session - Opening Statement by Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

8 September 2014 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Overview of Violations of International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law during the ongoing Violence in Libya

4 September 2014 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

The right of anyone deprived of his or her liberty to bring proceedings before court, in order that the court may decide without delay on the lawfulness of his or her detention - Background Paper on State Practice on Implementation of the Right

2 September 2014 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Research, Background and Discussion Papers

Report on the human rights situation in Ukraine

17 August 2014 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

Report on the human rights situation in Ukraine

15 July 2014 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

Report on the human rights situation in Ukraine

15 June 2014 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

Report on the human rights situation in Ukraine

15 May 2014 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

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