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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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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

Report of the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office on Serious Human Rights Violations Committed by Members of the Congolese Defense and Security Forces in Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo between 26 November and 25 December 2011

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

Response of the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

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

Conscientious objection to military service

January 2012 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Research, Background and Discussion Papers

Human Rights Indicators: A Guide to Measurement and Implementation

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

Women and the Right to Adequate Housing

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

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