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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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Preventing Torture: An Operational Guide for National Human Rights Institutions

May 2011 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Operational Guidelines

Rule of Law Tools for Post-Conflict States: Reparations Programmes

2008 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Operational Guidelines

Rule of Law Tools for Post-Conflict States: Maximizing the Legacy of Hybrid Courts

2008 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Operational Guidelines

Rule of Law Tools for Post-Conflict States: Truth Commissions

2006 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Operational Guidelines

Rule of Law Tools for Post-Conflict States: Monitoring Legal Systems

2006 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Operational Guidelines

Rule of Law Tools for Post-Conflict States: Vetting: An Operational Framework

2006 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Operational Guidelines

Rule of Law Tools for Post-Conflict States: Prosecution Initiatives

2006 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Operational Guidelines

Rule of Law Tools for Post-Conflict States: Mapping the Justice Sector

2006 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Operational Guidelines

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