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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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Investigations into violations of international humanitarian law in the context of clashes and attacks between the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) and Government Security Forces: Findings and recommendations, January - March 2006

18 April 2006 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

Third Periodic Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the Human Rights Situation in the Sudan

April 2006 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

Second Periodic Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the Human Rights Situation in Sudan

27 January 2006 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

Rule of Law Tools for Post-Conflict States: Truth Commissions

2006 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Operational Guidelines

Rule of Law Tools for Post-Conflict States: Monitoring Legal Systems

2006 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Operational Guidelines

Rule of Law Tools for Post-Conflict States: Vetting: An Operational Framework

2006 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Operational Guidelines

Rule of Law Tools for Post-Conflict States: Prosecution Initiatives

2006 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Operational Guidelines

Rule of Law Tools for Post-Conflict States: Mapping the Justice Sector

2006 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Operational Guidelines

Working with OHCHR: A Handbook for NGOs

2006 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Handbooks/Manuals

Annual Report 2005. Implementation of activities and use of funds

2006 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Annual Reports

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