National human rights institutions
National human rights institutions (NHRIs) are administrative bodies set up to protect or monitor human rights in a given country. The growth of such bodies has been encouraged by the Office of the U...
Human Rights Commission (New Zealand)
The Human Rights Commission (Te Kāhui Tika Tangata in Maori) is the national human rights institution (NHRI) in New Zealand. It is funded through the Ministry of Justice, but operates independently of...
Asia Pacific Forum
The Asia Pacific Forum (APF) is one of four regional networks of national human rights institutions (NHRIs) within the International Co-ordinating Committee of NHRIs. The APF formerly accredited NHRIs...
Human Rights Chamber for Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Human Rights Chamber for Bosnia and Herzegovina (Bosnian: Dom za ljudska prava za Bosnu i Hercegovinu), which was active between March 1996 and 31 December 2003, was a judicial body establishe...
National Institute Against Discrimination, Xenophobia and Racism
The National Institute Against Discrimination, Xenophobia and Racism (Spanish: Instituto Nacional contra la Discriminación, la Xenofobia y el Racismo, aka INADI) is a state agency of the Governmen...
National Human Rights Commission of India
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of India is an autonomous public body constituted on 12 October 1993 under the Protection of Human Rights Ordinance of 28 September 1993. It was given a sta...
Kenya National Commission on Human Rights
The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) is an autonomous national human rights institution, established by the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights Act, 2011. It is a successor to t...
Myanmar National Human Rights Commission
The Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (Burmese: မြန်မာနိုင်ငံ အမျိုးသားလူ့အခွင့်အရေး ကော်မရှင်, abbreviated MNHRC) is Burma's (Myanmar) independent national human rights commission, consist...
Paris Principles
The Paris Principles were defined at the first International Workshop on National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights held in Paris on 7-9 October 1991. They were adopted by ...
International Coordinating Committee of National Human Rights Institutions
The International Coordinating Committee of National Human Rights Institutions, sometimes shortened to the International Coordinating Committee (ICC), is a global network of national human rights inst...
Network of African National Human Rights Institutions
The Network of African National Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI) is one of four regional groupings within the global network, the International Co-ordinating Committee of NHRIs (ICC). NANHRI promot...
Network of National Institutions in the Americas
The Network of National Institutions in the Americas is one of four regional groups of national human rights institutions (NHRIs) within the global network, the International Co-ordinating Committee o...
National Human Rights Commission (Mongolia)
The National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia (Mongolian: Монгол Улсын Хүний Эрхийн Үндэсний Комисс; ХЭҮК) was established under the Law on the National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia 2000...
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Human Rights Commission of Malaysia
The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Malay: Suruhanjaya Hak Asasi Malaysia) better known locally as SUHAKAM is the national human rights institution (NHRI) of Malaysia. It was established by t...
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Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice
The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) is an independent organisation for the safeguarding of human rights in Ghana.It was established in 1993 by an Act 456 of the Parliamen...
Irish Human Rights Commission
The Irish Human Rights Commission (IHRC) is a public body, state-funded but independent of government, that promotes and protects human rights in the Republic of Ireland. It was established in 2000 by...
South African Human Rights Commission
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) was inaugurated in October 1995 as an independent chapter nine institution. It draws its mandate from the South African Constitution by way of the Hum...
Uganda Human Rights Commission
The Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) serves to monitor and advance human rights in Uganda.The UHRC is a body established under the 1995 Constitution Article 51 under the Bill of Rights found in C...
National Human Rights Commission (Mexico)
Mexico's National Human Rights Commission (Spanish: Comisión Nacional de los Derechos Humanos; CNDH) is the national human rights institution (NHRI) accredited at the United Nations with 'A' statu...
Commission on Human Rights (Philippines)
The Commission on Human Rights is an independent office created by the Constitution of the Philippines, with the primary function of investigating all forms of human rights violations involving civil ...
Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission
The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC) is a non-departmental public body funded through the Northern Ireland Office but operating independently of government as the national human rights...
National Centre for Human Rights (Jordan)
The National Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) is the national human rights institution of Jordan. In 2006 the NCHR secured 'A-status' accreditation from the peer review process of the International Coor...
Norwegian Centre for Human Rights
Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (Norwegian name: Norsk Senter for Menneskerettigheter, Norwegian short-form name:SMR) is organized under the University of Oslo Faculty of Law and is both the ICC (UN...
National Council for Human Rights
The National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) is an Egyptian human rights organization established in 2003 with a mission of promoting and maintaining human rights in Egypt. The President of the NCHR i...
National Human Rights Commission of Korea
The National Human Rights Commission of the Republic of Korea (NHRCK) was established on November 25, 2001 under the National Human Rights Commission Act. Fulfilling an election pledge of then-Preside...
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Ombudsman's Office of Colombia
The Ombudsman's Office of Colombia (Spanish: Defensoría del Pueblo) is the national government agency that is charged with overseeing the protection of civil and human rights within the legal fram...
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Fiji Human Rights Commission
The Fiji Human Rights Commission was created by presidential decree in 2009, succeeding the entity of the same name established as an independent statutory body under the 1997 Constitution of the Repu...
Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission
The Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) (Dari: کمیسیون مستقل حقوق بشر افغانستان, Pashto: د افغانستان د بشري حقونو خپلواک کميسيون‎) is the national human rights institution (N...
Scottish Human Rights Commission
The Scottish Human Rights Commission (SHRC) is the national human rights institution for Scotland. It was established by an Act of the Scottish Parliament and started its work in 2008. The Commission ...