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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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Opening Statement by Ms. Navi Pillay United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

18 June 2012 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Nineteenth Special Session of the Human Rights Council

1 June 2012 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Strengthening the United Nations human rights treaty body system : A report by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

June 2012 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

Independent International Commission of Inquiry established pursuant to resolution A/HRC/S-17/1 and extended through resolution A/HRC/Res/19/22

24 May 2012 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

Joint Urgent Appeal ETH 3/2012

22 May 2012 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Commentaries

Statement by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia, Professor Surya P. Subedi

11 May 2012 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

OHCHR Report 2011

May 2012 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Annual Reports

Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the question of the realization in all countries of economic, social and cultural rights

10 April 2012 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

Joint Urgent Appeal ETH 1/2012

16 March 2012 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country News

Oral Statement of Margaret Sekaggya Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders

5 March 2012 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

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