The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is a crucial institution within the United Nations system, established in 1993. OHCHR's primary mission is to promote and protect human rights globally. This office works tirelessly to advocate for the fundamental rights and dignity of all individuals, regardless of their nationality, race, religion, or other distinguishing factors. OHCHR monitors human rights situations around the world, provides technical assistance to countries in strengthening their human rights institutions, and engages in advocacy to prevent and address human rights abuses. With a commitment to upholding the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, OHCHR plays a critical role in holding states and non-state actors accountable for violations and contributing to the realization of a more just and equitable world for all.
Agenda Item : Protecting indigenous communities' rights, culture, land, and self-determination.