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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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UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria: No end in sight for Syrian civilians

3 September 2015 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Report on the human rights situation in Ukraine 16 May to 15 August 2015

15 August 2015 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

Press Release from the Commission of Inquiry on Syria (release of human rights defenders)

14 August 2015 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Committee on the Rights of the Child reviews the reports of Honduras

21 May 2015 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Report on the human rights situation in Ukraine

15 May 2015 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

UN expert dismayed over Thai leader's intimidating statements against freedom of the press

1 April 2015 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Human Rights Defenders Under Attack

25 March 2015 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

Report on the human rights situation in Ukraine

15 February 2015 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

Rule of Law Tools for Post-Conflict States: Archives

2015 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Operational Guidelines

Update on Violations of International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law During the Ongoing Violence in Libya (Revised*)

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

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