Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

OHCHR

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Type IGO
Website ohchr.org
Year founded 1993
Location Geneva Switzerland Switzerland
Budget USD >100M
Functions Advocacy, Fieldwork
Funding sources Governments or multi-govt organizations
Tags human rights
Summary The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UN Human Rights) is the leading UN entity on human rights. We represent the world's commitment to the promotion and protection of the full range of human rights and freedoms set out in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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OHCHR: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights · 12 May 2023 English

I also thank you for, and welcome, your willingness to provide the Office of the Prosecutor (“Office”) with specific support if required, and your “pledge to support the Court’s efforts …


OHCHR: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights · 8 May 2023 Portuguese

As empresas devem estabelecer ou participar de mecanismos efetivos de reclamação em nível operacional e participar de boa fé na resolução de reclamações através de tribunais regulares, tribunais de trabalho, …


OHCHR: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights · 1 May 2023 English

The Presidency provided a written submission for the hearing, in which it requested the Court to resume the eviction, on the basis that, as it claimed: interim measures requested by …


OHCHR: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights · 1 May 2023

La efectividad de este derecho a una vivienda asequible, digna y adecuada, de acuerdo con lo establecido en este artículo, genera la obligación jurídica de la administración autonómica valenciana y …


OHCHR: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights · 30 April 2023 English

A place to live in dignity for all: Making housing affordable Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing to the 78th session of the UN General …


OHCHR: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights · 28 April 2023

In our view, both the HRC agenda item 10 and the existing avenues for the technical cooperation and capacity building are underutilized in terms of promotion and protection of human …


OHCHR: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights · 28 April 2023 English

12 (2009) on the right of the child to be heard, as well as the Committee’s working methods for the participation of children in the reporting process and in the …


OHCHR: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights · 28 April 2023 English

Unfortunately, to-date, the Council’s work under item 10 has manifestly failed to realize the body’s mandate, under paragraph 5a of GA resolution 60/251, to provide ‘technical assistance and capacity-building, [...] …


OHCHR: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights · 28 April 2023 English

The importance of effective technical cooperation and capacity-building in the field of human rights has never been as apparent as it is now, in the face of rising authoritarianism, shrinking …


OHCHR: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights · 28 April 2023 English

As some of you may know, I was the Permanent Representative of Denmark to the United Nations in Geneva, from 2013 to 2018, often participating in discussions of the Human …


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