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Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Department of the Secretariat of the United Nations that works to promote and protect the human rights that are guaranteed under international law

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Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: Department of the Secretariat of the United Nations that works to promote and protect the human rights that are guaranteed under international law
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, commonly known as the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) or the UN Human Rights Office, is a department of the Secretariat of the United Nations 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 in the wake of the 1993 World Conference on Human Rights.

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Israel’s annexation plans 'illegal', says UN human rights chief [Video]

Israel’s annexation plans 'illegal', says UN human rights chief

The consequences are likely to be "disastrous for the Palestinians, for Israel itself, and for the wider region," warns UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:46Published

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