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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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Torture and Deaths in Detention in Libya

October 2013 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

Working Group on Arbitrary Detention : Statement upon the Conclusion do its visit to Hungary (23 September - 2 October 2013)

October 2013 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

Statement by Mr. Chaloka Beyani Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons

16 September 2013 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Statement by the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants at the High Level Dialogue on International Migration and Development

4 September 2013 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Fact Sheet No. 9, Rev. 2, Indigenous Peoples and the United Nations Human Rights System

August 2013 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

August 2013 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Handbooks/Manuals

Report on Human Rights in Iraq: January - June 2013

August 2013 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

Pillay urges action to halt violations and lawlessness in Central African Republic

16 April 2013 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country News

Statement by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, on International Women's Day - 8 March 2013 : Violence against women

8 March 2013 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Promoting and Protecting Minority Rights : A Guide for Advocates

2013 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

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