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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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Transitional Justice and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

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

The Core International Human Rights Treaties

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

Fact Sheet No. 7, Rev.2, Individual Complaint Procedures under the United Nations Human Rights Treaties

18 November 2013 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

Fact Sheet No. 9, Rev. 2, Indigenous Peoples and the United Nations Human Rights System

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

Promoting and Protecting Minority Rights : A Guide for Advocates

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

Who Will be Accountable? Human Rights and the Post-2015 Development Agenda

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

Migration and human rights : Improving Human Rights-Based Governance of International Migration

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

Born Free and Equal: Sexual Orientation and Gender identity in International Human Rights Law

September 2012 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

Fact Sheet No. 30/Rev.1, The United Nations Human Rights Treaty System: An introduction to the core human rights treaties and the treaty bodies

August 2012 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

Strengthening the United Nations human rights treaty body system : A report by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

June 2012 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

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