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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 of the High Commissioner on OHCHR's visit to Yemen

13 September 2011 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

Opening Statement by Ms. Navi Pillay United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights : Geneva, 13 September 2011

13 September 2011 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Response of the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

24 August 2011 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country News

Report of the Fact-Finding Mission on Syria pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution S-16/1

August 2011 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

Preliminary report on violations of international human rights and humanitarian law in Southern Kordofan from 5 to 30 June 2011

August 2011 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

Climate change adaptation: A human rights based framework for internal displacement necessary

21 July 2011 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Joint Urgent Appeal ETH 3/2011

12 July 2011 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country News

Final Report of the Fact-Finding Missions of the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office into the Mass Rapes and Other Human Rights Violations Committed by a Coalition of Armed Groups along the Kibua-Mpofi Aix in Walikale Territory, North Kivu, from 30 July to 2 August 2010

July 2011 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Fact Finding Reports

Report on the Investigation Missions of the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office into the Mass Rapes and Other Human Rights Violations Committed in the Villages of Bushani and Kalambahiro, in Masisi Territory, North Kivu, on 31 December 2010 and 1 January 2011

July 2011 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

Commentary to the Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

July 2011 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

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