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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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Report from OHCHR Fact-finding Mission to Kenya, 6-28 February 2008

28 February 2008 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Mission Reports

Rule of Law Tools for Post-Conflict States: Reparations Programmes

2008 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Operational Guidelines

Working with the United Nations Human Rights Programme. A Handbook for Civil Society

2008 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Handbooks/Manuals

Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

2008 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Annual Reports

Rule of Law Tools for Post-Conflict States: Maximizing the Legacy of Hybrid Courts

2008 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Operational Guidelines

Claiming the Millennium Development Goals: A human rights approach

2008 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

Human Rights in Nepal: One Year after the Comprehensive Peace Agreement

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

Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of human rights in Uganda: Update report on the situation of human rights in Karamoja, from 1 April to 12 August 2007

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

Eighth Periodic Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the Human Rights Situation in the Sudan: Women Abducted, Raped and Kept as Sex Slaves Following the December 2006 Attacks on Deribat

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

Making Peace Our Own: Victims' Perceptions of Accountability, Reconciliation and Transitional Justice in Northern Uganda

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

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