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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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Progress and Obstacles in the Fight Against Impunity for Sexual Violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

April 2014 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office on Human Rights Violations Perpetrated by Armed Groups during Attacks on Villages in Ufamandu I and Ii, Nyamaboko I and Ii And Kibabi Groupements, Masisi Territory, North Kivu Province, between April and September 2012

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

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

Report of the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms During the Pre-electoral Period in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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

Report of the Panel on Remedies and Reparations for Victims of Sexual Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo to the High Commissioner for Human Rights

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

Report of the Mapping Exercise documenting the most serious violations of human rights and international humanitarian law committed within the territory of the Democratic Republic of the Congo between March 1993 and June 2003

August 2010 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

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