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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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Protection of Civilians: Building the Foundation for Peace, Security and Human Rights in Somalia

December 2017 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

The Human Rights Situation of Internally Displaced Persons in Darfur, 2014 - 2016

21 November 2017 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

Situation of human rights in the temporarily occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol (Ukraine)

25 September 2017 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

Syria: Monthly Human Rights Digest - September 2017

September 2017 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country News

Syria: Monthly Human Rights Digest - August 2017

31 August 2017 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country News

Report of a Mission of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights – accounts of Congolese fleeing the crisis in the Kasai region, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

August 2017 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Mission Reports

Syria: Monthly Human Rights Digest - July 2017

31 July 2017 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country News

Human rights violations and abuses in the context of protests in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela from 1 April to 31 July 2017

31 July 2017 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

Syria: Monthly Human Rights Digest - June 2017

30 June 2017 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country News

Report of the Mapping Project documenting serious violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law committed within the territory of Central African Republic between January 2003 and December 2015

30 May 2017 | Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Document type: Country Reports

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