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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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Statement of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons on conclusion of his official visit to the Republic of Honduras, 23 to 27 November 2015

27 November 2016 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Preliminary findings by the UN Working Group on the use mercenaries on his Mission to Ukraine

18 March 2016 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

End-of-mission statement on Honduras by the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples

10 November 2015 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Opening Statement by Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights : Geneva, 14 September 2015

14 September 2015 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria: No end in sight for Syrian civilians

3 September 2015 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Press Release from the Commission of Inquiry on Syria (release of human rights defenders)

14 August 2015 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Committee on the Rights of the Child reviews the reports of Honduras

21 May 2015 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

UN expert dismayed over Thai leader's intimidating statements against freedom of the press

1 April 2015 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Human Rights Council 27th Session - Opening Statement by Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

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

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

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