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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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UN rights expert calls for international protection of Eritreans in their quest for safety

25 November 2013 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country News

Nigeria : attack on a wedding convoy in Borno State

5 November 2013 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country News

Pillay urges action to halt violations and lawlessness in Central African Republic

16 April 2013 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country News

Commission of Inquiry on Syria: civilians bearing the brunt of the "unrelenting spiral of violence"

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

Joint Urgent Appeal ETH 1/2012

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

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

Joint Urgent Appeal ETH 4/2011

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

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

Joint Urgent Appeal ETH 3/2011

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

Joint Urgent Appeal ETH 2/2011

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

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