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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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The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

August 2013 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Handbooks/Manuals

Evaluating Human Rights Training Activities: A Handbook for Human Rights Educators

April 2011 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Handbooks/Manuals

Professional Training Series No. 18 Evaluating Human Rights Training Activities: A Handbook for Human Rights Educators

April 2011 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Handbooks/Manuals

Guide on Ratification. International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families

April 2009 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Handbooks/Manuals

Working with the United Nations Human Rights Programme. A Handbook for Civil Society

2008 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Handbooks/Manuals

From Exclusion to Equality: Realizing the rights of persons with disabilities

2007 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Handbooks/Manuals

Handbook for parliamentarians on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with disability: from exclusion to equality realizing the rights of persons with disabilities

2007 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Handbooks/Manuals

Working with OHCHR: A Handbook for NGOs

2006 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Handbooks/Manuals

Human Rights - A Handbook for Parliamentarians

2005 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Handbooks/Manuals

Manual on the Effective Investigation and Documentation of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment ("Istanbul Protocol")

2004 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Handbooks/Manuals

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