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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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Special Rapporteur on violence against women finalizes country mission to the United Kingdom and calls for urgent action to address the accountability deficit and also the adverse impacts of changes in funding and services

15 April 2014 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Statement by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea, Sheila B. Keetharuth, after her visit to Tunisia and Malta (11 - 20 November 2013)

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

Statement by Mr. Chaloka Beyani Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons

16 September 2013 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Statement by the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants at the High Level Dialogue on International Migration and Development

4 September 2013 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Statement by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, on International Women's Day - 8 March 2013 : Violence against women

8 March 2013 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Opening Statement by Ms. Navi Pillay United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

18 June 2012 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Nineteenth Special Session of the Human Rights Council

1 June 2012 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Statement by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia, Professor Surya P. Subedi

11 May 2012 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Oral Statement of Margaret Sekaggya Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders

5 March 2012 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Special Session to examine the situation of human rights in the Syrian Arab Republic

2 December 2011 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

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