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

12/11/2017 - 07:19 Des Experts de lONU appellent a la mise en place dun mecanisme national prevention de la torture au Burkina Faso
12/11/2017 - 07:00 UN human rights expert group begin visit to South Sudan, Uganda and Ethiopia
12/11/2017 - 06:39 Independent International Fact Finding Mission on Myanmar concludes visit to Malaysia
12/11/2017 - 05:35 Cambodia: UN Special Rapporteur calls for restoration of democracy and vibrant civil society
12/10/2017 - 23:43 Somalia conflict exacting terrible toll on civilians UN reportAl Shabaab responsible for most civilian casualties
12/08/2017 - 10:38 UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination publishes findings on Serbia, Algeria, Jordan, Australia, Slovakia and Belarus
12/08/2017 - 07:57 Statement by Special Procedures on the occasion of Human Rights Day
12/07/2017 - 10:38 UN expert group on the use of mercenaries to visit Ghana
12/07/2017 - 08:23 16 Days of Advocacy on ending violence against women and International Human Rights Day
12/07/2017 - 04:13 Bahrain: UN experts welcome medical care for Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim but urge full respect for rights
12/07/2017 - 03:47 Fiji urged by UN expert to act now to safeguard people with albinism and bring them out of the shadows
12/06/2017 - 08:19 Bahamas set for first visit by UN expert on violence against women
12/06/2017 - 04:27 UN's North Korea human rights expert makes official visit to region
12/06/2017 - 04:05 UN Committee against Torture publishes findings on Moldova, Cameroon, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Italy, Mauritius, Bulgaria, Timor Leste, Rwanda
12/05/2017 - 03:22 UN experts urge Azerbaijan to end travel ban on award-winning investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova
12/05/2017 - 03:07 Myanmar: UN human rights chief calls for international criminal investigation of perpetrators of violence against Rohingya
12/04/2017 - 13:16 Human Rights Council elects Vojislav Suc of Slovenia as its President for 2018
12/01/2017 - 05:01 Human rights must be central in all discussions concerning migrants, UN experts urge States