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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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Fact Sheet No. 33, Frequently Asked Questions on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

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

Conflict-related Disappearances in Bardiya District

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

Human Rights, Health and Poverty Reduction Strategies

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

Tenth periodic report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of human rights in the Sudan: Arbitrary arrest and detention committed by national security, military and police

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

Map of Existing IDP Camps and Transitional Shelter Sites in Dili as of 09 September 2008

9 September 2008 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Maps

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: Preliminary Human Rights Assessment on Somalia 19 July to 2 August 2008 - Mission Report

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

Fact Sheet No. 32, Human Rights, Terrorism and Counter-terrorism

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

Fact Sheet No. 31, The Right to Health

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

Police killing of three protesters in Nepal prompts UN human rights probe

30 May 2008 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country News

2007 Report: activities and results

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

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