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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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Overview of Violations of International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law during the ongoing Violence in Libya

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

Report on the human rights situation in Ukraine

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

Report on the human rights situation in Ukraine

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

Open wounds : Torture and ill-treatment in the Syrian Arab Republic

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

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

Living Under Siege - The Syrian Arab Republic

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

Torture and Deaths in Detention in Libya

October 2013 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

Working Group on Arbitrary Detention : Statement upon the Conclusion do its visit to Hungary (23 September - 2 October 2013)

October 2013 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

Report on Human Rights in Iraq: January - June 2013

August 2013 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic established pursuant to United Nations Human Rights Council Resolutions S-17/1, 19/22 and 21/26

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

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