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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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Annual Report 2006

2007 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Annual Reports

From Exclusion to Equality: Realizing the rights of persons with disabilities

2007 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Handbooks/Manuals

Handbook for parliamentarians on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with disability: from exclusion to equality realizing the rights of persons with disabilities

2007 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Handbooks/Manuals

The torture and death in custody of Maina Sunuwar: Summary of concerns, December 2006

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

Sixth Periodic Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the Situation of Human Rights in the Sudan: 29 October 2006: Attack on Villages around the Jebel Moon Area

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

Fifth Periodic Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the Situation of Human Rights in the Sudan: Killings of Civilians by Militia in Buram Locality, South Darfur

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

Human rights abuses by the CPN-M: Summary of concerns, September 2006

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

The April Protests: Democratic Rights and the Excessive Use of Force

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

Fourth Periodic Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the Situation of Human Rights in the Sudan: Deepening Crisis in Darfur, Two Months after the Darfur Peace Agreement: An Assessment

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

Compilación de observaciones finales del Comité para la Eliminación de la Discriminación Racial sobre países de América Latina y el Caribe (1970-2006)

June 2006 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Concluding Observations

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