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Human Rights for All


The Office of the United Nations High commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), part of the UN Secretariat, has been given a unique mandate to promote and protect all human rights. Headquartered in Geneva, the Office is also present in some 50 countries. Headed by the High Commissioner for Human Rights, a position established by the General Assembly in 1993 to spearhead the UN human rights efforts, the Office takes action based on the unique mandate given it by the international community to guard and advocate for international human rights law. For more information please visit www.ohchr.org

Universal Human Rights Index

The UDHR in 379 languages

Working with the United Nations Human Rights Programme: A Handbook for Civil Society

Human Rights in Action - Promoting and protecting rights around the world

A Compilation of International instruments - Universal instruments Part 1 - Part 1.1 l Part 2 - Part 2-1 - Part 2-2

OHCHR Channel on You Tube

Contact OHCHR
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
Palais des Nations
CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland

General Inquiries
+41 22 917 90 00