Featured stories, news and videos from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) - 10 - 16 March
OHCHR represents the world's commitment to universal ideals of human dignity. They have a unique mandate from the international community to promote and protect all human rights.
Stories of abuse and violations but also of perseverance and optimism: UN Human Rights Chief in Guatemala
UN Human Rights Chief visits Guatemala to discuss human rights issues.
No boundaries for climate change
A UN Human Rights Council expert meeting addresses the adverse impacts of climate change on the full enjoyment of human rights.
The UN Human Rights Office working to build capacity
The UN Human Rights Office assists many countries globally to develop the technical expertise necessary to implement, measure and report on their obligations as signatories and parties to international human rights conventions and treaties.
Ensuring the right to fair trial for terrorist suspects
According to the UN, the measures adopted by some States in their fight against terrorism infringe on basic standards of fair trial and due process, and have a disproportionate and excessive negative impact on human rights.
High Commissioner concludes visit to Guatemala
Climate change - seminar
Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights Situation in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
United Nations Human Rights on Facebook , Twitter and Youtube
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