Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights ( OHCHR )


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The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is a United Nations agency that works to promote and protect the human rights that are guaranteed under international law and stipulated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948. The office was established by the UN General Assembly on 20 December 1993.

OHCHR press release, blog etc

08/15/2017 - 01:40 Italy-EU search and rescue code could increase Mediterranean deaths, UN expert warns
08/14/2017 - 09:18 Le Comite pour l'Elimination de la discrimination raciale auditionne la societe civile sur le Canada et la Nouvelle-Zelande
08/11/2017 - 07:48 Committee against Torture concludes sixty-first session
08/11/2017 - 07:24 Venezuela sanctions would worsen plight of suffering people, UN expert warns
08/11/2017 - 06:12 UN rights expert welcomes release of Canadian pastor in North Korea
08/11/2017 - 05:18 UN Committee against Torture publishes findings on Antigua and Barbuda, Paraguay, Ireland and Panama
08/11/2017 - 02:53 Press briefing notes on Gaza
08/11/2017 - 01:01 Myanmar: UN rights expert urges restraint in security operation in Rakhine State
08/11/2017 - 00:55 UN rights expert outraged at Iran execution of a young man sentenced as a child
08/10/2017 - 02:55 UN disability rights committee to review Panama, Morocco, Montenegro, Latvia, Luxembourg, and the UK
08/09/2017 - 02:15 UN rights expert on toxic materials launches first official visit to Sierra Leone
08/08/2017 - 01:37 UN human rights teams findings indicate patterns of rights violations amid mass protests in Venezuela
08/07/2017 - 13:57 Kenya must act to ensure peaceful elections, UN experts say on eve of poll
08/07/2017 - 04:19 World still lagging on indigenous rights 10 years after historic declaration, UN experts warn
08/06/2017 - 12:47 Statement of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Syria Regarding the Announcement of the Resignation of Ms. Carla Del Ponte
08/04/2017 - 12:24 New UN Human Rights Office to open in Liberia in early 2018
08/03/2017 - 10:49 Commission of Inquiry on Syria calls for justice on the occasion of the third anniversary of ISILs attack on the Yazidis
08/03/2017 - 09:46 UN expert urges Maldives to step back from imminent death penalty return